Night Court (TV Series 1984–1992) Poster



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Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Robert Blake/Louie Anderson/Selma Diamond (1984) (TV Episode)
Selma Diamond talks about her series
Saturday Night Live: Harry Anderson/Bryan Adams (1985) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the monologue
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Charles Grodin/Dom Irrera/Tommy Walton (1986) (TV Episode)
Johnny displays various T-shirts with NBC series logos
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Tim Conway/Harry Anderson/Diane Schuur (1987) (TV Episode)
Harry Anderson talks about his series
The Facts of Life: Down and Out in Malibu: Part 2 (1987) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Tim Conway/Kevin Rooney/Jester Hairston/Donald O. Cram (1987) (TV Episode)
Johnny jokes that the series' Harry Anderson will be nominated for the Supreme Court in the aftermath of Robert Bork's defeat
Saturday Night Live: John Lithgow/Tracy Chapman (1988) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Dennis Miller on Weekend Update.
Perfect Strangers: Crimebusters (1989) (TV Episode)
Larry: "Gonna go hang out at night court." Balki: "Love that show!"
My Two Dads: Playing with Fire (1989) (TV Episode)
The character of Bull Shannon from Night Court, played by Richard Moll, appears in the episode.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Harry Anderson/Bobby Slayton/Eugene Fodor (1990) (TV Episode)
Harry Anderson talks briefly about his series
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: John Larroquette/Mark Schiff/Kurt Thomas (1990) (TV Episode)
John Larroquette talks briefly about his series
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Kevin Pollak/John Larroquette/Anthony Griffith (1990) (TV Episode)
John Larroquette comments briefly on filming his series
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Citizen Kube (1991) (TV Episode)
The litigator who presents the bounced check to Larry says, "We'll have your butt in litigation faster than you can say 'Night Court.'"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: John Larroquette/Anthony Griffith/Roy Blount Jr. (1991) (TV Episode)
John Larroquette talks about his series
Tiny Toon Adventures: A Cat's Eye View (1992) (TV Episode)
Members of the "Night Court" cast appear at Shirley MacVaine's party.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: 12 to the Moon (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Tonight, on 'Space Court'"
The Critic: Every Doris Has Her Day (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay criticizes Doris about her smoking habits, and mentions two of the bailiffs who died from cancer because of their habit of smoking.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Violent Years (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Ironically, this is still funnier than 'Night Court.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sword and the Dragon (1994) (TV Episode)
"It's the Finnish verison of Night Court"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time Chasers (1997) (TV Episode)
"I thought Night Court was on"
South Park: Roger Ebert Should Lay Off the Fatty Foods (1998) (TV Episode)
"I'm talking Night-Court-in-its-fifth-season lame!"
Psycho Sisters (1998)
The journalist has the suspicion that the murdered is "the ghost of Selma Diamond. The old lady from Night Court"
Family Guy: Da Boom (1999) (TV Episode)
Peter says "The dead will encounter the two dead bailiff ladies from Night Court".
The Geena Davis Show: Piece of Cake (2000) (TV Episode)
Geena Davis mentions the show.
Saturday Night Live: Pierce Brosnan/Destiny's Child (2001) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during 'Jeffreys' sketch.
Saturday Night Live: Queen Latifah/Ms. Dynamite (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
Red Dwarf: Dwarfing USA (2004) (Video)
Referenced by name
Seinfeld: How It Began (2004) (TV Movie)
mentioned once
Arrested Development: Righteous Brothers (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Four (2005) (Video)
In "Car", Homestar "plays" the theme from the show when Strong Bad spins his "buzzer"
Family Guy: The Father, the Son and the Holy Fonz (2005) (TV Episode)
TV announcer refers to an upcoming episode of this
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes' (2006) (TV Movie)
This show is one of the squares on the network schedule board.
Saturday Night Live: Forest Whitaker/Keith Urban (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Weekend Update
Family Guy: Bill & Peter's Bogus Journey (2007) (TV Episode)
Bill Clinton and his Secret Servicemen play the theme song for Peter
Veronica Mars: Debasement Tapes (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Desmond.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Alma Mater (2007) (TV Episode)
one of the shows brought up in the TV show identification duel between Lester and Morgan
30 Rock: The One with the Cast of 'Night Court' (2008) (TV Episode)
Tracy reunites Harry Anderson, Markie Post, and Charles Robinson to shoot the Night Court finale episode that Kenneth thinks the show deserved.
Psych: Mr. Yin Presents (2010) (TV Episode)
Mary refers to Buzz as the "baliff from 'Night Court.'"
Saturday Night Live: Emma Stone/Kings of Leon (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth on Weekend Update
Half in the Bag: Sucker Punch (2011) (TV Episode)
Plinkett owns it on VHS
Tosh.0: Parkour Girl (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
Half in the Bag: Silent House and John Carter (2012) (TV Episode)
Plinkett finds a DVD of it at Best Buy
The Cinema Snob: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2013) (TV Episode)
"He was Dan Fielding, goddamn it!"
Tosh.0: Courtroom Cock Guy (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
The Simpsons: Dark Knight Court (2013) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Best of the Worst: V-World Matrix, the Amazing Bulk, and???? (2013) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Gayracula (2013) (TV Episode)
"I love this episode of Night Court."
Barbie: The Pearl Princess (2014) (Video)
Title Reference
Satan's Pigs & Severed Heads: Making Evilspeak (2014) (Short)
mentioned once
The Cinema Snob: Suspiria (2015) (TV Episode)
"He made a very wrong turn and ended up at Night Court."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Adam Sandler/Judd Apatow (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Judd Apatow
Ricki and the Flash (2015)
Julie asks her mother: "Do you always look like a hooker from 'Night Court'?"
One Hit Wonderland: Turning Japanese by the Vapors (2015) (TV Episode)
The theme song is played.
Gravy (2015)
mentioned in dialogue
Robot Chicken: Yogurt in a Bag (2016) (TV Episode)
The Crypt Keeper thinks his trial is taking place in Night Court.
Red Oaks: The Bris (2016) (TV Episode)
Sam says he doesn't think a woman wants a heart patient, divorcee that just wants to watch this show.
Best of the Worst: Plinketto #3 (2017) (TV Episode)
photo still of Bull appears when Rich Evans talks about Richard Moll
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "Bull from 'Night Court' joins the fight."
Half in the Bag: IT (1990) and IT (2017) (2017) (TV Episode)
photo still of Harry Stone appears when Jay and Mike talk about Harry Anderson
Atop the Fourth Wall: A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Beginning #1-2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Linkara jokes that Freddy used to lounge around and watch reruns of this show
Rifftrax: Batman v. Superman (2017)
"I believe Mr. Luthor has a photograph that belongs to me." Janet: "It's a picture of the cast of 'Night Court' signed by Bull."
Half in the Bag: Truth or Dare and A Quiet Place (2018) (TV Episode)
photo still of Harry T. Stone appears in the dedicatory to Harry Anderson at the end
Honest Trailers: The Incredible Hulk (2018) (TV Episode)
"Fifty dollar fine and time served"
GLOW: Rosalie (2018) (TV Episode)
At the TV Expo.
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Dinners of Death: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (2018) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob mentions the show while discussing narrator John Larroquette.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #17.161 (2019) (TV Episode)
Included as incorrect response to a question.
Mixed-ish: Weird Science (2019) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Alicia

Featured in 

NBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002) (TV Special)
20 Years of Must See TV (2002) (TV Special)
Clips shown.
30 Rock: The One with the Cast of 'Night Court' (2008) (TV Episode)
Jane Krakowski is edited into the show as Sparky Monroe, the were-lawyer
WatchMojo: Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1980s (2011) (TV Episode)
Night Court is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Television Lawyers (2014) (TV Episode)
Dan Fielding is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Womanizers (2014) (TV Episode)
Dan Fielding is #8.
The Eighties: Raised on Television (2016) (TV Episode)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Television Characters of the 1980s (2016) (TV Episode)
Dan Fielding gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Female TV Lawyers That Kick Ass (2016) (TV Episode)
Christine Sullivan is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional TV Judges (2018) (TV Episode)
Judge Harry T. Stone is #1.

Spoofed in 

30 Rock: The One with the Cast of 'Night Court' (2008) (TV Episode)
Several "clips" are shown of Jenna as the werewolf lawyer from Night Court's final season. She is told by the cast members that she is the reason the show was cancelled.
The Simpsons: Homer the Father (2011) (TV Episode)
"Supreme Court Me" spoofs "Night Court".
Robot Chicken: The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Night Cop" in the vampire TV segment
Mad: S Cape from Planet Earth/The X-Mentalist (2013) (TV Episode)
Night Crawler Court is a spoof of this show.

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