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Reinhold Weege dies at 62; creator of TV hit 'Night Court'
Reinhold Weege dies at 62; creator of TV hit 'Night Court'

Reinhold Weege, who created the popular Emmy-winning sitcom "Night Court" about an often-anarchic, after-hours New York courtroom and its cast of memorably loony characters, has died. He was 62. Weege, who also wrote and co-produced the television series "Barney Miller," died Dec. 1 of natural causes at his home in La Jolla, said Bonnie Covelli, his former assistant. "Night Court," which aired on NBC from 1984 to 1992, starred a boyish Harry Anderson as the unorthodox, fun-loving judge Harry Stone and John Larroquette as lecherous prosecuting attorney Dan Fielding. PHOTOS: Notable deaths of 2012 Beneath the carnival-like atmosphere of Stone's...

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