John Larroquette admits it was more than a little sad when he first walked on the set of the new Night Court. Speaking with reporters Tuesday from the comedy’s set on the Warner Bros.
lot, Larroquette recalled his state of mind when he decided to reprise his character, Dan Fielding, for the NBC reboot. “As we all know, out of all of the originally cast, I am literally the only one left on the door like Leo in Titanic, wondering if I would make it.” “There was some sadness involved,” he continued about the reboot. “But the aliveness of these people around me made me it bittersweet and it became sweeter and sweeter.
The heart of the show is in their hands. Melissa [Rauch] is running this boat well. I became sort of pleased with coming back.
Still, sometimes, I am reminiscent. So much of my career was buoyed by this show.” Executive Producers Winston Rauch and Dan Rubin teased some of the guest starts who will appear in season two, including the return of Brent Spiner and Annie O’Donnell as the Wheelers (who were “cursed with terrible luck in the original,” Rauch added) while Marsha Warfield will be back as Roz Russell in the season 2 finale.Read more on deadline.com