Often times (much to the characters involved) they happen to get a jury duty letter and are often assigned to be a member of the jury or have to go to court for legal reasons. This is often used as a Filler Episode
. Also because of the natures of the shows, TV shows like Judge Joe Brown
, Judge Judy
, Eye For An Eye
to be added for obvious reasons
- Series/Monk: Monk and Natalie get jury duty letters but only Natalie is excused and Monk is forced to be in the jury.
- Series/Charmed: Phoebe is assigned to jury duty when a man supposedly kills a woman Phoebe summons the spirit of the girl and she revaeals it wasn't him. Leo then uses a special type of magic to erase the members of the jury's memories of magic ever existing