Judge Harold T. Stone presides over "Night Court", a court which deals with petty crimes which can be dealt with in a dime-a-dozen manner. Invariably, the cases appearing before the court are bizarre, but that's ok because Judge Stone is not your regular judge. He's assisted by a motley crew of clerks and District Attorneys who often create as much chaos as the criminals they bring in for trial.
An impressionable young nun decides to leave her order after meeting Harry.
A brand new public defender has a rough first day in court, thanks to Harry and her over-protective father.
Harry sends public defender Billie Young to jail for refusing to reveal the whereabouts of a cat her client is accused of kidnapping.
The courtroom becomes a circus when a meek little fellow chooses Harry to decide what worthy person will receive the money from his winning lottery ticket.
A precocious computer whiz barricades himself in Harry's office and threatens to wipe out all his school's records.
Bull finally is allowed a foster son by a volunteer-fathers organization, but he winds up with a bit of a surprise.
Harry is called before a disciplinary board for his unorthodox courtroom behavior.
Harry feels a lot of official pressure when a notorious madame with a hot diary comes before his bench.
Harry is reluctant to have surgery for his ulcer symptoms.
A blizzard traps everyone in the courthouse and Dan in an elevator with a man who's attracted to him.
Mac marries Quon Le, a girl he knew in Vietnam, and Harry conducts court despite temporary blindness.
Billie's birthday dinner for Harry is disrupted by an insecure intruder.
Dan's past is revealed when the parents he told everyone were dead come to see their successful sonny boy.
Patients from a mental institution stage a strike to convince the court they're being mistreated at the hospital.
Selma's old beau wants to rekindle their romance and a substitute judge makes a mockery of the judicial system.
Harry uses a little hocus pocus to convince Bull he's cured of a gypsy curse.
Bull quits his job in frustration and becomes a professional wrestler.
Billie's new boyfriend turns out to be a professional problem for her, despite his romantic accomplishments.
His friends believe the worst when Dan starts dating a homely, gauche woman who's heir to $40 million.
Quon Le appears before the court for prostitution and Harry has to choose between Billie and Dan for the mayoral commission.
Harry searches for Yakov's brother, a Russian circus defector. Meanwhile, Soviet and American agents negotiate an arms agreement.