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Holy Fucking Shit! "Night Court" is coming back!

More reboots! More, more!

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by Anonymousreply 5602/22/2021

Huh.

by Anonymousreply 112/16/2020

Many reboots don't work because there's nothing new to say using the same exact characters.

This intrigues me because it would be more like what Frasier was to Cheers - taking a few familiar characters and opening a different direction of story, but in the same universe. Maybe more technically a spinoff, but with elements of some of the same characters.

by Anonymousreply 212/16/2020

Trivia for the "COVID is just the flu" folks: Anderson's cause of death was a stroke in his sleep brought on by a bout of the flu.

by Anonymousreply 312/16/2020

The original was such a product of the 80s that I don't know that this will even qualify as a reboot. It reminds me of the One Day at a Time reboot, which was basically just a new family sitcom using an old show's title.

It also seems like some shows that were only on a season or two, like Picket Fences or even Sledge Hammer (which was terrible but I loved it) would be much better for reboots than something that was on several seasons.

by Anonymousreply 412/16/2020

Let's do "Night Court" without the lead!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 512/16/2020

What's old is new again ... and again!

by Anonymousreply 612/16/2020

Seeing as though they're bringing back Fantasy Island.....

by Anonymousreply 712/16/2020

[quote]What's old is new again ... and again!

Then I should be a fucking fetus.

by Anonymousreply 812/16/2020

Marsha Warfield needs a gig so she can stop complaining on FB about everyone and everything.

by Anonymousreply 912/16/2020

Why are there no trans women of color in Night Court?! It's 2021@! Literal violence!!@

by Anonymousreply 1012/16/2020

I like Marsha Warfield a lot, but Roz wasn't the most interesting character. She is kind of a handful on FB, she reminds me of every theater teacher I ever had in high school and college, once they hit their 60s they went straight to Facebook to complain full time.

by Anonymousreply 1112/16/2020

Is this show even beloved enough? They don’t seem to air reruns anywhere.

by Anonymousreply 1212/16/2020

It has not aged well. I think it's on Prime or Hulu.

by Anonymousreply 1312/16/2020

They should bring back Markie Post as Abby Stone's mother.

by Anonymousreply 1412/16/2020

I just started watching it and love it. It’s a feel good comedy that is a nice break from current day real world.

by Anonymousreply 1512/16/2020

So they won't have all of the cast back. But AT LEAST get Markie Post, & Marsha Warfield on the show.

by Anonymousreply 1612/16/2020

R16 has stated his boundaries!

by Anonymousreply 1712/16/2020

John Larroquette is coming back? How many 75 year old (or however old he is) prosecutors are there in the court system?

by Anonymousreply 1812/16/2020

I simply will not rest until they've rebooted "I Married Joan" and "My Mother the Car."

by Anonymousreply 1912/16/2020

What about the bailiff Bull?

by Anonymousreply 2012/16/2020

Wow. Dan's shenanigans wouldn't go over too well in the me-too era. He groped women, said horrible things about them, and he openly sexually harassed his co-worker, Christine.

An attorney once told me that Night Court was the most realistic portrayal of the court system he'd ever seen on TV, much more realistic than all those courtroom drama shows. The courtroom is an interesting setting for a comedy; it was fun to see the extras that paraded through the courtroom.

My reboot idea: Dan got married, had several daughters, and had to change his ways. Now he's been promoted to judge, where he deals with assholes similar to his old persona. Maybe Christine is now a judge too, and they regularly meet with each other to compare notes about cases and get advice from each other. Hopefully Bull, the sentimental heart of the show will be back, and Roz, too.

by Anonymousreply 2112/16/2020

One of those shows I watched as a child but in my adult life I can't watch two minutes of, like most 80s sitcoms.

I know I'm an anomaly on DL, where 40 year-old tv shows are still watched and discussed today as if they weren't complete shit.

by Anonymousreply 2212/16/2020

r21 it's not just him, but there was also the endless parade of tranny hookers they brought in for the "Fifty dollars and time served!" favorite of Judge Harold T. Stone. This will be literal violence, because trans womxn of 2020 must never be portrayed as anything but beautiful womxn of color saving babies from burning buildings whilst renovating children's orphanages, often at the same time.

by Anonymousreply 2312/16/2020

r22 "it hasn't aged well".

by Anonymousreply 2412/16/2020

The suit and tie fetishist in me jacked himself raw to Fielding. That is all.

by Anonymousreply 2512/16/2020

Meh...I didn't even think the original was worth watching at the time. Even though I love big guys, Richard Moll didn't do anything for me, either. Now if they can find a really handsome, hunky tall guy this time, then maybe I'll watch.

by Anonymousreply 2612/16/2020

Okay I thought beating off to Jonathan Silverman on Gimme A Break was shameful, but knowing that r25 actually beat off to John Larroquette makes me feel better.

by Anonymousreply 2712/16/2020

I was visiting Lost Angeles years ago and attended a taping of one of the episodes of night Court. It was interesting to see the process. The bailiff played by Selma Diamond kept blowing her line and eventually they decided to go on and pick up the line afterward.

by Anonymousreply 2812/16/2020

R14 Markie Post is an underrated actress.

She was fantastic as the busy working Mom on the short-lived but entertaining ODD MAN OUT, with Jessica Capshaw, Erik von Detten, Trevor Fehrman, Natalie Cigliuti, and Vicki Davis.

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by Anonymousreply 2912/16/2020

R18 more than you think these days

by Anonymousreply 3012/16/2020

[quote] The suit and tie fetishist in me jacked himself raw to Fielding

George Jefferson had better suits so why not him. Unless you are a racist.

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by Anonymousreply 3112/16/2020

Oh please, r31.

by Anonymousreply 3212/16/2020

Fuck yes, bring back Markie Post! Would love to see her have a big comeback. She is an underrated actress.

by Anonymousreply 3312/16/2020

The actress who played the female lead before Markie Post pretty much disappeared except for a couple of episodes of Star Trek TNG or Voyager as a Klingon.

by Anonymousreply 3412/16/2020

Wasn't Markie a big ole dyke?

by Anonymousreply 3512/16/2020

She sure did look like one.

by Anonymousreply 3612/16/2020

R35, no, everyone had that mullet haircut back then.

by Anonymousreply 3712/16/2020

I hope they don't do something gross like having Dan hit on the new babe in court only to discover she's Harry's daughter.

by Anonymousreply 3812/16/2020

R38 that will be the first scene

and completely in character for Dan

by Anonymousreply 3912/17/2020

When I was in 3rd grade I had a music teacher who was a devout Christian. He told the class to stay away from filthy shows like Night Court and watch something wholesome like The Cosby Show. LOL!

by Anonymousreply 4012/17/2020

If Dan is back he'll probably be the judge.

by Anonymousreply 4112/17/2020

Markie Post had a recurring role on Chicago P.D. as a trashy, slutty addict whose daughter is a detective with Sgt. Voigt's Intelligence squad. The character was quite awful and Post was pretty good at it.

by Anonymousreply 4212/17/2020

Markie Post is now 70 years old and has been married to the same guy for 38 years. That said she is probably a) still younger than, b) has been in a relationship longer than, and c) probably gets more dick than, the average Datalounger.

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by Anonymousreply 4312/17/2020

OP, you still have not established the difference between holy fucking shit and secular fucking shit.

By default, this isn't even the worst reboot of a show that began in 1984, and neither is Ms. Brewster or those two women who lived together and insisted they weren't lesbians.

by Anonymousreply 4402/22/2021

[R26] I worked with Moll. Trust me, you’re not missing much. He is a Grade-A asshole.

by Anonymousreply 4502/22/2021

R34 The public defender before Markie Post’s Christine was Ellen Foley. Not sure about much of her career but she was the original Witch from Into the Woods. She played the role in the pre-Broadway try out. When it went to Broadway it was reworked and recast and the Bernadette Peters opened the show. Ellen did return as a Broadway replacement for Bernadette later in the original run.

Here she is with the late Marin Mazzie as Rapunzel on Broadway, and at the end is a clip of Boom Crunch (which later became The Last Midnight) from the San Diego try out.

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by Anonymousreply 4602/22/2021

There's something a bit depressing about rebooting a comedy whose star has since died.

by Anonymousreply 4702/22/2021

Markie Post's snatch

by Anonymousreply 4802/22/2021

I had no idea Harry Anderson died.

by Anonymousreply 4902/22/2021

What about Marsha Warfield?

WHET to her anyway? She dropped off the face of the earth.

by Anonymousreply 5002/22/2021

Marsha finally officially came out

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by Anonymousreply 5102/22/2021

Marsha posting about how her handheld shower nozzle makes her lady parts tingle

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by Anonymousreply 5202/22/2021

JOHN LAROQUETTE = GAYLING CRUSH

by Anonymousreply 5302/22/2021

I hope Rauch isn't playing Harry's daughter.

by Anonymousreply 5402/22/2021

More info R45. I'm intrigued!

by Anonymousreply 5502/22/2021

The show might have a chance if they bring back Teri Hatcher

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