The BEST episodes of Night Court (2023)

Every episode of Night Court (2023) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Night Court (2023)!

Unapologetically optimistic judge Abby Stone, the daughter of the late Harry Stone, follows in her father’s footsteps as she presides over the night shift of a Manhattan arraignment court and tries to bring order to its crew of oddballs and cynics, most notably former night court prosecutor Dan Fielding.

Last Updated: 5/24/2024Network: NBCStatus: Continuing
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Wheelers of Fortune
star
7.41
96 votes

#1 - Wheelers of Fortune

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/12/2024

Surprises are in store for Dan when the Wheelers return to court after more than 30 years. Abby seeks a psychic in hopes of ending an argument she had with her late father.

Directors: Phill Lewis
Writer: Kim Tran
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The Honorable Dan Fielding (2)
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7.38
128 votes

#2 - The Honorable Dan Fielding (2)

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 5/9/2023

Abby is on trial, and she and Dan are fighting for her professional life. District Attorney Jeff Dewitt returns and forces Olivia to choose sides. Abby and Rand find their relationship at a crossroads.

Directors: Joanna Kerns
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Blood Moon Binga
star
7.37
190 votes

#3 - Blood Moon Binga

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/28/2023

A blood moon brings out some of the weirdest cases New York has to offer along with a surprise visitor: Abby's mom, who's carrying some secrets. Gurgs suspects Dan knows more than he's letting on. Olivia and Neil stumble on the truth.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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Just Tuesday
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7.36
250 votes

#4 - Just Tuesday

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/24/2023

After Abby makes a mistake in the courtroom, she decides to adopt an all-business approach to get things back on track, but her new style catches everyone off guard.

Directors: Anthony Rich
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The Nighthawks
star
7.33
297 votes

#5 - The Nighthawks

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/17/2023

Abby pushes Dan Fielding to embrace his new role as public defender. Neil gets on board with Abby's quest to improve the courtroom and quickly realizes why trying is for the birds.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Dan Rubin
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Chips Ahoy
star
7.29
98 votes

#6 - Chips Ahoy

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/5/2024

Dan weasels his way into a legendary underground Navy poker game during Fleet Week. Abby makes things complicated for Wyatt when she rules against the ruthless PTA president of his kids' school.

Directors: Phill Lewis
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The Apartment
star
7.28
207 votes

#7 - The Apartment

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/7/2023

In desperate need of a new apartment, Abby turns to Gurgs and her unconventional real estate skills. Dan helps Olivia prepare for the biggest case of her career and a shot at redemption.

Directors: Mark Cendrowski
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Dan v. Dating
star
7.25
229 votes

#8 - Dan v. Dating

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/31/2023

With Abby's encouragement, Dan attempts to venture back into the dating world, but reigniting his love life proves more complicated than anticipated. Gurgs and Olivia search for a new office and find something they weren't expecting.

Directors: Anthony Rich
Writer: Lon Zimmet
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A Night Court Before Christmas
star
7.24
138 votes

#9 - A Night Court Before Christmas

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/23/2023

It's Christmastime at Night Court. Abby enlists Dan on her quest to track down a little girl's letter to Santa. Gurgs' gift for Dan isn't what she expected. Olivia is haunted by a witness who believes herself to be the Ghost of Christmas Present.

Directors: Anthony Rich
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Taught and Bothered
star
7.23
96 votes

#10 - Taught and Bothered

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/20/2024

Abby finds she has a crush on the HR rep who's come to teach the Night Court crew about respect in the workplace. Wyatt gets more than he bargained for when he asks Dan for a thank-you.

Directors: Ren Bell
Writer: Shawn Parikh
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The Roz Affair
star
7.22
124 votes

#11 - The Roz Affair

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/2/2024

Dan helps Roz with an investigation that goes awry as they find themselves pleading their case in front of Abby. Gurgs regales the court with stories of her London adventures. Olivia tries to establish a side gig as a sports agent.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Dan Rubin
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When Abby Met Gabby
star
7.20
152 votes

#12 - When Abby Met Gabby

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/25/2023

Neil’s crush on Abby is making things uncomfortable for everyone, but Abby sees a way out when she meets an unrequited love from his past who just happens to be newly available. Meanwhile, Gurgs fails to protect Dan from an unruly member of the gallery and vows never to let him down again.

Directors: Joanna Kerns
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A Crime of Fashion
star
7.18
101 votes

#13 - A Crime of Fashion

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/6/2024

It's Fashion Week in New York as Abby gets caught in a whirlwind romance with a famous fashion designer. A high-profile defendant offers to make Dan's dreams come true, but it comes at a cost to Olivia.

Directors: Lynda Tarryk
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Past Apps
star
7.17
141 votes

#14 - Past Apps

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/11/2023

A tech entrepreneur in court has Dan and the gang seeing a chance to get in on the ground floor of the next billion-dollar idea. Abby stumbles on the young CEO's history of fraud in a sealed file and must warn her friends without breaking the law.

Directors: Betsy Thomas
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Broadway Danny Gurgs
star
7.15
100 votes

#15 - Broadway Danny Gurgs

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/13/2024

Gurgs asks Dan to defend a disgraced Broadway producer he despises. Abby helps Olivia mourn the death of her fake doorman.

Directors: Ren Bell
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Wrath of Comic-Con
star
7.14
100 votes

#16 - Wrath of Comic-Con

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/30/2024

When a childhood friend comes to visit, Abby is forced to confront the fact that she might actually dislike someone. Dan embraces Comic-Con and finds a potential love connection with a woman who has sworn to destroy him.

Directors: Anthony Rich
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Da Club
star
7.13
153 votes

#17 - Da Club

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/4/2023

When Abby lands a meeting with the New York City district attorney to talk about her ideas for reform, Dan invites himself along to share his expertise in the art of "backroom dealing." Gurgs teaches Neil a lesson in confidence.

Directors: Lynda Tarryk
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Two Peas on a Pod
star
7.13
171 votes

#18 - Two Peas on a Pod

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/7/2023

Abby tries to get the court featured on a popular podcast, but the host only has eyes for Dan, who soon learns that being the center of attention can have its downsides.

Directors: Kelly Park
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The Best Dan
star
7.12
85 votes

#19 - The Best Dan

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/26/2024

Roz finds herself in court after her wedding venue falls through, prompting Abby to offer up the courthouse for the big day. Dan strikes up a connection with a wedding guest who has ties to his past, only to realize that his reputation precedes him.

Directors: Lynda Tarryk
Writer: Caroline Fox
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Form Fetish
star
7.09
116 votes

#20 - Form Fetish

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/9/2024

Abby and Dan try to undo some drastic budget cuts by taking on City Hall and a bureaucrat who lives to say "no." Olivia and Gurgs stumble on a business opportunity and quickly realize why friendship and discontinued soda don't mix.

Directors: Anthony Rich
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The Honorable Dan Fielding (1)
star
7.09
138 votes

#21 - The Honorable Dan Fielding (1)

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 5/2/2023

Dan ponders his future after being offered the opportunity of a lifetime. Abby can't find time for her fiancé, Rand, and her heart lands her in some trouble. Olivia makes it a personal mission to help Gurgs pass the bailiff supervisor exam.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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Just the Fax, Dan
star
7.04
111 votes

#22 - Just the Fax, Dan

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/16/2024

When a cybercriminal hacks the courthouse server, the crew has to figure out who's behind it before all their secrets are revealed. Gurgs welcomes Wyatt, the new clerk, with suspicion.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Lon Zimmet
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Ready or Knot
star
7.01
167 votes

#23 - Ready or Knot

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/28/2023

When the court is overrun with cases from a wedding expo gone awry, the team looks to help Abby plan her wedding. A wedding planner shows Dan the finer things in life. Olivia and Gurgs wrestle over who will serve as maid of honor.

Writer: Shawn Parikh
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Pilot
star
7.01
397 votes

#24 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/17/2023

Judge Abby Stone follows in the footsteps of her late father Judge Harry Stone as she takes over the night shift of a Manhattan arraignment court. When the court finds itself in need of a public defender, Abby sees potential in an unlikely candidate from her father’s past: former night court prosecutor Dan Fielding.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Dan Rubin
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Hold the Pickles, Keep the Change
star
7.00
106 votes

#25 - Hold the Pickles, Keep the Change

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/23/2024

Abby learns her ex is seeing someone and confronts her feelings head on... by trying to find the city's best pickle. Dan discovers that new friends aren't always good for your health. Olivia finds herself trapped in a legal love triangle.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Chuck Tatham
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