History Trivia / NightCourt

13th Apr '16 1:59:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy (may overlap with RetroactiveRecognition):
** Creator/BrentSpiner, before he hit it big on ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'', made recurring appearances as Bob Wheeler.
** Lou Ferrigno - most famous at that time for playing ''Series/TheIncredibleHulk'' on TV - played a professional wrestler who was beat up by an old lady in one episode.
** Gordon Clapp, later Det. Greg Medavoy on ''Series/NYPDBlue'', plays Bull's AmbulanceChaser cousin in one episode.
** John Astin (aka [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Gomez Addams]]) as Buddy.
** Creator/RobertEnglund pops up in Season 3.
** Creator/PamGrier was one of the pregnant women trapped in the building by a hurricane.
*** Dick Butkus was another woman's husband in those same episodes.
** Leon, the young shoeshine boy that Harry adopted in season 3, later grew up to be [[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Bumblebee]] & [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Dwight]].
** Al Craven, a sleazy tabloid reporter who hassled the gang a few times during the first two seasons [[Film/WeekendAtBernies is the titular Bernie]].
** Estelle Harris, best known as George Costanza's mother on ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' played a hooker that got arrested with Christine's father in season 3.
** Bull's girlfriend in one episode was played by the diminutive[[note]]she stands at 4'11, making her the shortest ''SNL'' female cast member ever[[/note]] Denny Dillon, from ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' (during its notoriously awful sixth season[[note]]much like Creator/EddieMurphy and Joe Piscopo, Dillon was one of the few cast members who was a decent actress and genuinely funny during that season despite being given shoddy material to work with, but she ended up getting fired after Dick Ebersol took over[[/note]]) and the {{Creator/HBO}} sex comedy ''Series/DreamOn''.
** Michael Richards (before he was on ''{{Seinfeld}}'', but after he was on ''Fridays'') as a man who thought he was invisible.
** In the Season 2 episode 'Nuts About Harry', James Cromwell and [[Franchise/{{Predator}} Kevin Peter Hall]].
** [[Series/LoisAndClark Teri]] [[Series/DesperateHousewives Hatcher]] as Dan's superior's niece whom he's supposed to "keep out of trouble."
** [[Film/TheTerminator Dr. Silberman]] is the defendant in the season 2 premiere.
** "The Gypsy" has Hal Smith, best known to sitcom fans as [[Series/TheAndyGriffithShow Otis]] and animation fans as the original [[WinnieThePooh Owl]].
** Creator/DonCheadle is the armed robber in "Jung and the Restless".
** Kelly Hu is the young Eskimo girl in "Danny Got His Gun Part 2".
** Gregory Itzin (Charles Logan from Series/TwentyFour) played a mobster's defense lawyer in one episode, and a mugger in another two-parter.
** In the very next episode (after the one where Itzin played a lawyer) Dennis Haysbert ([[Series/TwentyFour David Palmer]]) shows up as an ex con who dates Roz for a brief time.
** Markie Post was originally a model on ''Series/CardSharks'', and had played Terri on ''Series/TheFallGuy''.
** James Burrows directed the pilot episode. Burrows is best known as co-creator and co-executive producer of ''Series/{{Cheers}}''.
** Linwood Boomer wrote seven episodes. Boomer is best known as creator and executive producer of ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'' and for playing Adam Kendall on ''Series/LittleHouseOnThePrairie''.
** Creator/MichaelJFox played a teenage runaway in the second episode. Ironically, Michael Gross, whom played Fox's on-screen dad in ''Series/FamilyTies'', made an appearance in season 4, playing a public defender who is sexually harassing Christine.
** [[Film/PoliceAcademy Officer Tackleberry]] was Mac's Vietnam war buddy.
** [[Series/MurphyBrown Eldin]] was a pimp in the Season 5 episode "Let It Snow".
* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Ellen Foley, who played public defender Billie Young in season 2, sang back-up vocals for MeatLoaf. Her best known vocals are on "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" ("I wanna know right now / Will you love me forever?")
** [[Creator/RichardMoll Bull]] is [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Two-Face]].
** Bull's foster son Andy [[spoiler:aka Stella]] from the season 2 episode "Bull Gets a Kid" is played by a young Pamela Adlon (under her maiden name Pamela Segall) best known for voicing boys, like [[WesternAnimation/TheOblongs Milo Oblong]], [[WesternAnimation/TimeSquad Otto Osworth]], and, most famously, [[WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill Bobby Hill]].
** Markie Post later voiced [[WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime June Darby]].
** As noted on this page, horror fans will surely recognize John Larroquette's baritone.
27th Mar '16 9:49:03 AM nombretomado
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** "The Gypsy" has Hal Smith, best known to sitcom fans as [[TheAndyGriffithShow Otis]] and animation fans as the original [[WinnieThePooh Owl]].

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** "The Gypsy" has Hal Smith, best known to sitcom fans as [[TheAndyGriffithShow [[Series/TheAndyGriffithShow Otis]] and animation fans as the original [[WinnieThePooh Owl]].



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11th Feb '16 8:39:54 AM Movienut376
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** As noted on this page, horror fans will surely recognize John Larroquette's baritone.
9th Nov '15 4:40:06 PM Cranberries
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** Bull's foster son Andy [[spoiler:aka Stella]] from the season 2 episode "Bull Gets a Kid" is played by a young Pamela Adlon (under her maiden name Pamela Segall) best known for voicing boys, like [[WesternAnimation/TheOblongs Milo Oblong]], [[TimeSquad Otto Osworth]], and, most famously, [[WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill Bobby Hill]].

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** Bull's foster son Andy [[spoiler:aka Stella]] from the season 2 episode "Bull Gets a Kid" is played by a young Pamela Adlon (under her maiden name Pamela Segall) best known for voicing boys, like [[WesternAnimation/TheOblongs Milo Oblong]], [[TimeSquad [[WesternAnimation/TimeSquad Otto Osworth]], and, most famously, [[WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill Bobby Hill]].
27th Sep '15 6:31:57 PM randomsurfer
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* TheDanza: Selma Hacker/Selma Diamond, and Florence Kleiner/Florence Halop.

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Selma Hacker/Selma Diamond, and Florence Kleiner/Florence Halop.


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** William Utay as Will, the EvilTwin of homeless guy Phil.
13th Sep '15 5:03:41 PM nombretomado
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** Bull's foster son Andy [[spoiler:aka Stella]] from the season 2 episode "Bull Gets a Kid" is played by a young Pamela Adlon (under her maiden name Pamela Segall) best known for voicing boys, like [[TheOblongs Milo Oblong]], [[TimeSquad Otto Osworth]], and, most famously, [[WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill Bobby Hill]].

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** Bull's foster son Andy [[spoiler:aka Stella]] from the season 2 episode "Bull Gets a Kid" is played by a young Pamela Adlon (under her maiden name Pamela Segall) best known for voicing boys, like [[TheOblongs [[WesternAnimation/TheOblongs Milo Oblong]], [[TimeSquad Otto Osworth]], and, most famously, [[WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill Bobby Hill]].
7th Aug '15 2:55:55 PM Nicolletta
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** [[Series/MurphyBrown Eldin]] was a pimp in the Season 5 episode "Let It Snow".
7th Aug '15 2:48:20 PM Nicolletta
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** [[Film/PoliceAcademy Officer Tackleberry]] is Mac's Vietnam war buddy.

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** [[Film/PoliceAcademy Officer Tackleberry]] is was Mac's Vietnam war buddy.
5th Jun '15 6:04:12 PM BDA1978
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* TheOtherDarrin: Phil Sanders was played by a different actor (and had a quite different characterization) when he first appears (and is revealed to actually be a wealthy former Wall Street banker who suffered a breakdown).

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* TheOtherDarrin: Phil Sanders was played by a different actor (and had a quite different characterization) (Blackie Dammett, Anthony Kiedis' father) when he first appears (and and is revealed to actually be a wealthy former Wall Street banker who suffered a breakdown).more snarky than deferential towards Dan.
24th May '15 1:46:42 AM glickmam
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** Creator/MichaelJFox played a teenage runaway in the second episode. Ironically, Michael Gross, whom co-starred with Fox in ''Series/FamilyTies'', made an appearance in season 4, playing a public defender who is sexually harassing Christine.

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** Creator/MichaelJFox played a teenage runaway in the second episode. Ironically, Michael Gross, whom co-starred with Fox played Fox's on-screen dad in ''Series/FamilyTies'', made an appearance in season 4, playing a public defender who is sexually harassing Christine.
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