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Moonlighting (TV Series 1985–1989) Poster

(1985–1989)

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Referenced in 

Return to Horror High (1987)
Mentioned by Oliver
The Charmings: An 80's Kind of Prince (1987) (TV Episode)
"You probably think Bruce and Cybill really like each other!"
Sledge Hammer!: The Spa Who Loved Me (1987) (TV Episode)
The terrorists also demand that a new episode of Moonlighting be broadcast each week.
Growing Pains: This Is Your Life (1987) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by character
Full House: Half a Love Story (1988) (TV Episode)
DJ reminds Robin that on the show, David and Maddie didn't like each other at first.
Growing Pains: Bringing Up Baby (1988) (TV Episode)
Jason says that he'll talk to Mike later, during Moonlighting.
The Golden Girls: Rose's Big Adventure (1988) (TV Episode)
mentioned by name
Your Alcohol I.Q. (1988) (Video)
Mentioned when Allyce Beasley is introduced, who was in the show.
Murphy Brown: Kyle (1989) (TV Episode)
A patron at Phil's thinks that Murphy is an actress on this show
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Donatello compares April and Casey's argument to the show.
Hearts Afire: Moonlighting (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference
1st Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1997) (TV Short)
references Bruce Willis's role in "Moonlighting"
Permanent Midnight (1998)
The other T.V. show is based on Moonlighting.
Saturday Night Live: Ben Stiller/Alanis Morrisette (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Yasser Arafat and Benjamin Netanyahu during Weekend Update
Taken (2002) (TV Mini-Series)
A character makes reference to the main characters in the show
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.14 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "'80s TV" category
Carbuncle (2006)
Dialogue quoted from the TV show
Strictly Confidential: Episode #1.5 (2006) (TV Episode)
The show as well it's stars Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd are mentioned in dialog during Maggie Radcliffe's flashback scene.
Pals (2007)
Mentioned in a dialogue
Allemaal film: Betere tijden (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by interviewee
Kevin Smith: Sold Out - A Threevening with Kevin Smith (2008) (Video)
Refers to Bruce Willis as David Addison, the character in Moonlighting
Saturday Night Live in the 2000s: Time and Again (2010) (TV Movie)
Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon are described as having a 'Moonlighting quality
NCIS: Moonlighting (2010) (TV Episode)
Episode title.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Semifinal 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "'M' & Emmys"
Bad Movie Beatdown: Hudson Hawk (2010) (TV Episode)
Bruce Willis' rise to fame is recalled
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Bruce Willis (2010) (TV Episode)
Bruce Willis described as actor from Moonlighting
Kevin Smith: Too Fat for 40! (2010) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Smith when talking about making Cop Out.
Hot in Cleveland: How Did You Guys Meet, Anyway? (2012) (TV Episode)
Melanie mistakenly admits to watching Moonlighting
White Collar: Pulling Strings (2012) (TV Episode)
Jones says, "Caffrey and Sara are probably reenacting 'Moonlighting' by now."
30 Rock: Hey, Baby, What's Wrong?: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Tracy says that waiting for Lutz to hit on Liz has been like watching the show
Jeopardy!: 2012 Teachers Tournament Quarterfinal Game 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Answer in category The Emmy Winner's Show
Veep: Fundraiser (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
30 Rock: What Will Happen to the Gang Next Year? (2012) (TV Episode)
Kim Jong-il says he wants a resolution for Jack and Liz like on the show
The Cinema Snob: They Saved Hitler's Brain (2012) (TV Episode)
"I'm really glad they changed things from the pilot episode of Moonlighting."
Home & Family: Episode dated 12 April 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jon likens Castle to Moonlighting, and Mark mentions that he named his cat after Maddie Hayes.
Taxi Brooklyn: Brooklyn Heights (2014) (TV Episode)
when Cat calls him Columbo, Leo replies that he would be more like David Addison from "Moonlighting".
Big Brother Israel: Episode #6.8 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Assi
Hot in Cleveland: Straight Outta Cleveland (2014) (TV Episode)
Melanie says she loved this show
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night IV: Initiation (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's nice to see what Alice Beasley was moonlighting as when she wasn't playing Agnes on Moonlighting."

Featured in 

100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) (TV Special)
TV shows in decline: David and Maddie do it on Moonlighting
Memories of Moonlighting (2006) (Video)
clips
20 to 1: TV Couples (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on David Addison Jr. and Maddie Hayes.
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Bruce Willis.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Sex on the Screen (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on David and Maddie.
TV's Most Dynamic Duos: Presented by the Paley Center for Media (2012) (TV Movie)
David Addison & Maddie Hayes are #30.
Britain's Favourite Detectives (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 18 in the Countdown

Spoofed in 

Moonlusting (1988) (Video)
Parody

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