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Starring Bruce Willis & Cybill Shepherd
Season 2 (ABC) (1985-86)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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ABC Tuesdays 9-10pm (18 episodes)

2.1 [--] Moonlighting: BROTHER, CAN YOU SPARE A BLONDE?
Prod. no. 85301 / 24-Sep-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Glenn Gordon Caron
Directed by Peter Werner
Guest Cast:
Ed O'Ross
Jonathan Stark
Gene Ross
Synopsis:
To have found one Addison might be considered a misfortune: to be landed with two is an unmitigated disaster! While facing the prospect
of losing her house to the taxman, Maddie meets Richard Addison, a chip off the old block who shares with his brother an uncanny talent
for getting people into deep trouble....

2.2 [--] Moonlighting: THE LADY IN THE IRON MASK
Prod. no. 85302 / 01-Oct1-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Roger Director
Directed by Christopher Leitch.
Guest Cast:
Dennis Christopher
Judith Hansen
Joel Polis
Synopsis:
There's a morale problem at Blue Moon. The staff are fighting and Addison is taking bets on the outcome. But then a veiled woman walks
in and asks that the man who disfigured her be found - because she still loves him. Passion is obviously boundless and Maddie and David
are dragged into a very bizarre case indeed ...

2.3 [--] Moonlighting: MONEY TALK ... MADDIE WALKS
Prod. no. 85303 / 08-Oct-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Kerry Ehrin & Ali Marie Mathewson
Directed by Christian Nyby II
Guest Cast:
Mark Lonow
Alan Blumenfeld
Rick Fitts
Anthony Alexander
Toni Nero
Synopsis:
Maddie's good deed for the day is to talk down a would-be suicide from a skyscraper, a man who has been cheated by the same crooked accountant
who introduced her to poverty. The rat runs a casino in Buenos Aires and Maddie determines to get down there, get mad and get even!

2.4 [--] Moonlighting: THE DREAM SEQUENCE ALWAYS RINGS TWICE [black and white]
Prod. no. 85305 / 15-Oct-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Debra Frank & Carl Sautter
Directed by Peter Werner.
Introduced by Orson Welles
Guest Cast:
Jack Bannon
Phil Rubinstein
Frank McCarthy
Raleigh Bond
Synopsis:
1945: the Flamingo Cove nightclub where the stars gathered while a glamorous chanteuse and a smooth cornet player planned the murder of the
singer's husband - before turning on each other and leaving the case unsolved.
1985: a 'discussion' on sexism finds Maddie and David sleeping on the mystery and featuring in their own dreams as the desperate lovers
in a tale of hot jazz, cool blondes and deadly passion ... it's all there in black and white (and colour).

2.5 [--] Moonlighting: MY FAIR DAVID
Prod. no. 85306 / 29-Oct-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Bruce Franklin Singer
Directed by Will Mackenzie
Guest Cast:
Barbara Bain
Robert Joy
Will Nye
Synopsis:
The case for the day is a kidnapped concert pianist and a stepmother who wants him back - providing Blue Moon can negotiate the lowest possible ransom!
Meanwhile, limbo-dancing in the office prompts Maddie to bet Addison that acting like an adult is beyond him. Will David accept the challenge of going
a week with no singing, no dancing, no sexist wisecracks? Well, the prize is a tantalising one - Maddie's dignity....

2.6 [--] Moonlighting: KNOWING HER (a.k.a. Blast from the Past)
Prod. no. 85307 / 12-Nov-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by: Jeff Reno and Ron Osborn
Directed by Peter Werner / Directed by Gary Grillo (on copyright description)
Guest Cast:
Dana Delany
Joel Colodner
Richard McGonagle
Synopsis:
It could have been a simple case: a frightened wife, missing jewellery, an estranged and vindictive husband. But Gillian Armstrong happens to have
been involved with Addison, whose personal attention to the matter is accepted by Maddie with all the good grace she can muster - until a walk in
the park sets off the spark ...

2.7 [--] Moonlighting: SOMEWHERE UNDER THE RAINBOW
Prod. no. 85304 / 19-Nov-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Debra Frank & Carl Sautter
Directed by Peter Crane / Directed by Peter Werner (on copyright description)
Guest Cast:
Alexandra Johnson ........ Kathleen
David Patrick Kelly
Robert Alan Browne
Sam Whipple
Danny Dayton
Synopsis:
Dave and Maddie argue over whether to help a young woman who claims to be a leprechaun find the pot of gold she insists her father
has hidden for her in Los Angeles. Will Addison's blarney persuade Maddie to take this case?

2.8 [--] Moonlighting: PORTRAIT OF MADDIE
Prod. no. 85308 / 26-Nov-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Kerry Ehrin & Ali Marie Matheson
Directed by Peter Werner
Guest Cast:
John Calvin
Dan Lauria
Paul Rudd
Synopsis:
What a day for Blue Moon! Their first profit and Maddie is glowing. Until, that is, the police call her in to ask questions about a painter
with her pictures on his wall, her portrait on his easel, a gun in his hand and a bullet in his heart. Are these artists temperamental, or what?

2.9 [--] Moonlighting: ATLAS BELCHED
Prod no. 85309 / 10-Dec-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Roger Director
Directed by Christian I. Nyby II
Guest Cast:
Mark Linn-Baker
George Coe
Sid Conrad
Synopsis:
Do the big guys always win? Maddie accepts an offer for Blue Moon from hot shot sleuth Lew Lasalle, but Addison has a thing about independence.
Drowning his sorrows in a bar, David meets Phil West, a man with a problem over some very powerful telephone numbers, and together they make a
stand for the little man ... and woman.

2.10 [--] Moonlighting: TWAS THE EPISODE BEFORE CHRISTMAS [Christmas Episode]
Prod. no. 85310 / 17-Dec-1985 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Glenn Gordon Carron
Directed by Peter Werner
Guest Cast:
Richard Belzer
Leslie Wing
James Avery
Daniel Chodos
Synopsis:
Maddie and David ready to sleigh you with a special seasonal show'. What does Christmas mean to the people at Blue Moon? For Maddie,
it's a time of warmth and giving - but not to Addison! For David, it's an opportunity to initiate 'Santa's Hotline' and get that
little extra in his stocking. For Agnes Dipesto, it's walking into your apartment and finding yourself with a baby called ...

2.11 [--] Moonlighting: THE BRIDE OF TUPPERMAN
Prod. no. 85311 / 14-Jan-1986 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Jeff Reno & Ron Osborn.
Directed by Christopher S. Nyby II
Guest Cast:
Guy Boyd
Deborah Wakeman
Nora Heflin
Synopsis:
Heard the one about the man who walks into a detective agency armed with details of the perfect woman and says, 'You find her, I'll marry her'?
Maddie and David are called upon to provide the punchline, but have a little trouble agreeing on what constitutes a man's object of desire ...

2.12 [--] Moonlighting: NORTH BY NORTH DIPESTO
Prod. no. 85312 / 21-Jan-1986 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Debra Frank & Carl Sautter
Directed by Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Douglas Warhit
Marshall Teague
Charlie Stavola
Jim Haynie
Bill Marcus
Synopsis:
Agnes Dipesto is depressed. She wants excitement, thrills, romance and gets them when she is swept off her feet at a Criminal
Investigators Banquet. But there ensue certain hitches in the form of secret plans, spies, serums, shoe salesmen and a dizzying climax
in a.... laundry. (Well, what did you expect? Mount Rushmore?)

2.13 [--] Moonlighting: IN GOD WE STRONGLY SUSPECT
Prod. no. 85313 / 11-Feb-1986 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Jay Daniel
Written by Scott Spencer Gordon
Directed by Will Mackenzie
Guest Cast:
K Callan
J.A. Preston
Eddie Quillan
F. William Parker
Dominic Barto
Barry Cutler
Synopsis:
Maddie's idea of birthday fun is a night at the morgue 'body-sitting' the corpse of an escapologist,
whose wife is convinced he will return from the dead to kill her. As complications arise, Hayes and Addison exchange profound questions:
Is this magic? Is there such a thing as the 'big guy upstairs'? What is a flying fig?

2.14 [--] Moonlighting: EVERY DAUGHTER'S FATHER IS A VIRGIN
Prod. no. 85314 / 18-Feb-1986 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Ron Osborn, Jeff Reno
Written by Bruce Franklin Singer
Directed by Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Robert Webber
Synopsis:
Maddie's heart may belong to daddy, but who makes his beat faster? David resists while Maddie insists on investigating
her own father when her mother voices fears that the man she married is slipping around and slipping away....

2.15 [--] Moonlighting: WITNESS FOR THE EXECUTION
Prod. no. 85316 / 11-Mar-1986 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Ron Osborn, Jeff Reno
Written by Jeff Reno & Ron Osborn
Directed by Paul Krasny
Guest Cast:
Roberts Blossom
Michael MacRae
Ellen Geer
Synopsis:
It's another morning after the night before in the sleazy, live-it-to-the-full life of David Addison , and Maddie has
little sympathy for this devil. But what will her reaction be to a man for whom the fullness of life is just torture
- and will she take on a case where the only instruction is 'Watch me die'?

2.16 [--] Moonlighting: SLEEP TALKIN' GUY
Prod. no. 85316 / 01-Apr-1986 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Ron Osborn, Jeff Reno
Written by Debra Frank & Carl Sautter
Directed by Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Lisa Blount
Steven Keats
Clinton Allmon
Synopsis:
What's this? David on an unprecedented run of successfully-solved cases after Maddie had accused him of being the world's
worst detective? Business may be booming on Blue Moon's first anniversary, but the boss doesn't know about Addison's latest
line in pillow talk ... Dave uses information passed on to him from a prostitute with an important client who talks in his
sleep to solve several big cases.

2.17 [--] Moonlighting: FUNERAL FOR A DOOR NAIL a.k.a. Beat the clock
Prod. no. 85317 / 29-Apr-1986 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Ron Osborn, Jeff Reno
Written by Jeff Reno, Ron Osborn & Charles H. Eglee
Directed by Allan Arkush
Guest Cast:
Granville Van Dusen
Teri Hafford
Leslie Ackerman
Jeffrey DeMunn
Synopsis:
For Raymond Clements , living becomes unbearable following the death of his wife so he decides to end it all through the services
of a hit-man. But a sudden change of mind disrupts Maddie's plan for a weekend away at a family wedding - with Addison as paid escort
- as the lady mixes with the tramps on the seamier side of LA life.... The depressed man, then desperately seeks Dave and Maddie's help
to call him off the hit- man when he sees his supposedly dead wife alive.

2.18 [--] Moonlighting: CAMILLE
Prod. no. 85318 / 13-May-1986 ABC Tue
Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron / Produced by Ron Osborn, Jeff Reno
Written by Roger Director
Directed by Peter Werner
Guest Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg
Judd Nelson
David Paymer
Edie McClurg
Gerry Gibson
Synopsis:
It makes good business sense. With an ex-fashion model at the helm the agency is good: with a full-blown saviour of senators they would be
Great! So enter, to David's delight and Maddie's doubts, one Camille Brand - heroine, celebrity and now a detective with a fear of detection ...

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