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First look at Night Court sequel show

Laroquette looks good for his age. lol at him towering over Melissa Rauch.

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by Anonymousreply 35February 2, 2023 10:40 PM

I've been pining for the return of John Laroquette. This will be a smash!

by Anonymousreply 1December 13, 2022 1:51 PM

I think this looks sorta promising. It will really depend on whether they are able to capture some of the vibe of the original.

A lot of other "reboots" got stuck between try to deliver fan service to the original and trying something new, and failed. But I'll give this a watch, for sure.

by Anonymousreply 2December 13, 2022 1:57 PM


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by Anonymousreply 4December 13, 2022 2:38 PM

Everyone towers over Melissa Rauch. She’s tiny.

by Anonymousreply 5December 13, 2022 4:03 PM

Cancel it. Without Harry, Markie or Charles, what is the point of this?

by Anonymousreply 6December 13, 2022 4:13 PM

Larroquette did a show that I thought had a great premise, showing him at three different ages in life with him playing the oldest - Me, Myself and I.

I liked it, but it got cancelled pretty quickly.

by Anonymousreply 7December 13, 2022 4:18 PM

Laroquette has always been entertaining as hell.

by Anonymousreply 8December 13, 2022 4:47 PM

[quote]Without Harry, Markie or Charles, what is the point of this?

Excuse us?

by Anonymousreply 9December 13, 2022 4:55 PM

^^I'm still alive, fuckface

by Anonymousreply 10December 13, 2022 5:02 PM

r10 But not in the show.

by Anonymousreply 11December 13, 2022 5:05 PM

Today I learned that John Laroquette is still alive

by Anonymousreply 12December 13, 2022 7:17 PM

On one hand I would love to see this show come back, but on that same note, it just wouldn't be the same without the departed cast.

by Anonymousreply 13December 13, 2022 9:24 PM

They developed this show a couple years ago and it was supposed to premiere last fall. NBC said they wanted to hold it to this year.

Networks never hold shows they are confident in.

But maybe the time has allowed them to fine tune.

by Anonymousreply 14December 13, 2022 9:35 PM

Never saw the original so I can watch this with an open mind.

by Anonymousreply 15December 13, 2022 10:22 PM

You should look up the originals, r15. I think you’ll enjoy it.

by Anonymousreply 16December 13, 2022 10:37 PM

The original show is underrated imo.

by Anonymousreply 17December 13, 2022 10:38 PM

I would’ve climbed young John Larroquette like a cat in heat.

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by Anonymousreply 18December 14, 2022 12:52 AM

No Richard Moll?!?!?!

by Anonymousreply 19December 14, 2022 12:55 AM

I really liked the first season of The John Laroquette Show. The retooling killed it in season.

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by Anonymousreply 21December 14, 2022 12:56 AM

Both Laroquette and Moll looked like they had serious sizemeats back in the day.

by Anonymousreply 22December 14, 2022 2:12 AM

I love Melissa Rauch. I couldn't watch BBT, but she was great in the US Kath & Kim, and THE BRONZE is hilarious and dark.

Laroquette is a fine wine, I've wanted a sip since I was a boy, and has an elegance in his acting. It will be fascinating to see how the Dan Fielding character updates, he was such a pig.

I will be disappointed if Moll and Marsha Warfield aren't in an episode, at least.

I just realized I must have just loved this show as a gayling, Judge Stone's personal style, Richard Moll's BDE, and Laroquette- the 80s at its best for me.

by Anonymousreply 23December 15, 2022 10:34 AM

Is anyone watching?

by Anonymousreply 24January 23, 2023 2:02 AM

It's buried on Saturday night which doesn't bode well.

by Anonymousreply 25January 23, 2023 2:12 AM

‘Night Court’ Reboot Scores Best Comedy Debut Ratings In More Than 5 Years On NBC.............very surprising.

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by Anonymousreply 26January 23, 2023 2:14 AM

R25 = Wrong..Saturday was the "encore". Night Court airs on Tuesdays.

by Anonymousreply 27January 23, 2023 2:16 AM

Did I dream this or Bonnie Hunt was originally supposed to be in this reboot?

by Anonymousreply 28January 23, 2023 2:26 AM

No one was asking for a Night Court reboot, just like they weren’t asking for a Murphy Brown one.

Certain shows are fine for rebooting, but stop rebooting ones that aren’t even big in syndication.

by Anonymousreply 29January 23, 2023 2:27 AM

R29 = Over 7 million viewers. Sadly this is what passes as a "hit" now. If they hold these ratings it should be renewed within weeks. NBC has so few comedies they had to double up the episodes of Night Court.

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by Anonymousreply 30January 23, 2023 3:01 AM

The original was hilarious and I don't think this version will come close.

by Anonymousreply 31January 23, 2023 3:05 AM

Mellisa Rauch is so earnest, and she’s on the screen too much. I read somewhere that she’s a producer of the show, and she needs to step back a bit and let the other actors have more screen time.

by Anonymousreply 32January 23, 2023 3:36 AM

NBC has a shit track record for sitcoms.

by Anonymousreply 33January 23, 2023 3:57 AM

I haven't seen the original series since the 80s and the reboot reminded me why I don't feel any nostalgia for it. It was corny and hackneyed then and the reboot doesn't appear to be veering way from that. John Larroquette is on another level compared to the rest of the cast. I'd have been more interested seeing his character in a different court setting or even as the judge.

by Anonymousreply 34January 23, 2023 11:22 PM

Got renewed for a second season.

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