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Starring Bruce Willis & Cybill Shepherd
Season 1 (ABC) (Spring 1985)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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ABC Tuesday 9-10pm (Pilot TV Movie + 5 episodes)

1.0 [--] MOONLIGHTING [2hr Pilot TV Movie]
Prod. no. 18455 / 03-Mar-1985 ABC Sun
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniels
Written by Glen Caron
Directed by Robert Butler
Guest Cast:
Dennis Lipscomb
Rebecca Stanley
Robert Ellenstein
Synopsis:
A special feature length episode introducing a new romantic comedy series about LA's most unlikely pair of private detectives.
Her name is Maddie Hayes (Cybill Shepherd), an ex-model robbed blind by her business manager. His name is David Addison (Bruce Willis),
the wisecracking boss of a spectacularly inefficient detective agency unknowingly owned by Maddie. Words to describe Addison's resistance
to her attempts at shutting him down do not come easy to the sophisticated lady whose day started badly and who could have done without
the stolen diamonds, the men with guns and the guy with the funny haircut who so wanted to give her the time that he dropped dead at her feet....
 
1.1 [--] Moonlighting: GUNFIGHT AT THE SO-SO CORRAL
Prod. no. 85001 / 05-Mar-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniels
Written by Michael Petryni
Directed by Peter Werner
Guest Cast:
Pat Corley
Tony Burton
Gary Graham
Synopsis:
She is not the coolest of blondes and he does nothing to calm her nerves - but together they make sleuthing fun.
It's Maddie's first day as a detective, but where are the clients? Addison breaks his creative flow to find his harassed
partner a case, but what begins as a simple job of tracking down an old man's estranged son soon becomes a deadly remake
of "The Hustler" and "High Noon" ...

1.2 [--] Moonlighting: READ THE MIND ... SEE THE MOVIE (Episode title on Copyright description: An Inkling of Murder)
Prod. no. 85002 / 12-Mar-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniels
Written by Joe Gannon
Directed by Burt Brinckerhoff
Guest Cast:
John Harkins
Lenore Kasdorf
Cotter Smith
Joe Lambie
Bill Morey
Synopsis:
The bickering bloodhounds are contracted to find out who is leaking secrets at SRT Industries - a simple job,
apart from the exploding laser-guns, sibling rivalry, psychics and barracudas.

1.3 [--] Moonlighting: THE NEXT MURDER YOU HEAR
Prod. no. 85003 / 19-Mar-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniels
Written by Peter Silverman
Directed by Peter Werner
Guest Cast:
Gregg Henry
James Sloyan
Barbara Stock
Ross Evans
Synopsis:
DJ Paul McCain. the voice of the 'Heartbreak Hotline', is murdered on air and this, reasons Addison, is the big case.
It has everything: sex, violence, hit tunes. Maddie thinks it's too unseemly. But things are never quite what they seem
- and anything is better than David's obsession with things that go 'boink' in the night....

1.4 [--] Moonlighting: NEXT STOP, MURDER
Prod. no. 85004 / 26-Mar-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniels
Written by Ali Marie Matheson and Kerry Ehrin
Directed by Kevin Connor
Guest Cast:
Leonard Frey
Vincent Schiavelli
Lisa Blake Richards
Synopsis:
Ms Dipesto's overheated imagination wins her a trip on novelist J. B. Harland's Murder Train; a weekend of mystery, suspense and the
chance to solve a contrived 'killing'. Maddie and David become unexpected items on the guest list and are suddenly embroiled in a
multiplicity of murderous motives when a corpse is discovered - and it's real!

1.5 [--] Moonlighting: THE MURDER'S IN THE MAIL
Prod. no. 85005 / 02-Apr-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniels
Written by Maryanne Kasica and Michael Scheff
Directed by Peter Werner
Guest Cast:
Jon Cedar
Art Koustik
James Walch
Synopsis:
With clients beating a path away from their door, Maddie and David stoop to debt collection to pay the bills. But when a spy comes in from
the cold - only to receive a warmer reception than expected - the detectives end up in the wonderful world of the CIA and moles in strange places....

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