Judge Judy Sheindlin, a former judge from New York, tackles actual, small claims cases with her no-nonsense attitude in which damages of no more than $5,000 can be awarded. Also by her side... See full summary »
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Judy Sheindlin ...  Herself - Judge / ... 2,640 episodes, 1996-2019
Petri Hawkins Byrd ...  Himself - Bailiff / ... 1,643 episodes, 1996-2019
Jerry Bishop Jerry Bishop ...  Announcer 1,625 episodes, 1996-2019
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Judge Judy Sheindlin, a former judge from New York, tackles actual, small claims cases with her no-nonsense attitude in which damages of no more than $5,000 can be awarded. Also by her side is bailiff Petri Hawkins-Byrd who keeps order in the court. After a case is closed, the defendant and plaintiff briefly confront each other outside the court-room. Written by Tony Meier <discokid@aol.com>

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The people are real. The cases are real. The rulings are final. See more »

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16 September 1996 (USA) See more »

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In the second case of the season 18, episode 215, the on-screen text says the plaintiff is suing for $5,0000. See more »

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What is her appeal!
1 November 2009 | by SylSee all my reviews

I mean I don't get Judge Judy. Every time her show is on the air or she is on Larry King Live, I get annoyed by her superior attitude and her authoritative mannerisms. Maybe we live in sadistic society where we enjoy people getting lessons in etiquette, proper rules, and dealing with one another. Judge Judy would be the last that I would call. She's mean to most of the people who come into her courtroom. It's like they know what to expect. She did for courtroom shows what Oprah did for talk shows. Hopefully, many of these courtroom shows will fade away as the talk shows did. She's loud, whiny, opinionated, and annoying. That's only after one episode. She's got lots of opinions but where are her critics. I'm sure that because of realism and sadism's popularity in today's culture can allow the intolerance of a former family judge to let people air their dirty laundry in public for their fifteen minutes of fame. To me, Judge Judy isn't worth the time.


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