Moonlighting: Season 1, Episode 1

Moonlighting (Pilot) (3 Mar. 1985)

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Maddie Hayes wakes up to find her staff have quit and all her money has been stolen. One of her few remaining assets is a loss-making investigation agency run by David Addison. She sacks the staff but David is determined to keep it going.

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This is the pilot episode of the "Moonlighting" (1985) television series. Madeline 'Maddie' Hayes, a wealthy former model, discovers one morning that her business manager has stolen all the money she has in the bank. However, it turns out that she still owns some non-liquid assets -- money-losing companies which were maintained as tax write-offs -- one of which is a detective agency run by David Addison. Maddie meets with him to inform him that the company is to be shut down, but he tries to persuade her to keep it open by convincing her that the detective agency can make money. To prove it, David brings Maddie into a murder case involving a mysterious wristwatch and four million dollars worth of smuggled diamonds. Written by Brian C. Madsen <bcmmovies@earthlink.net>

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When Blond Mohawk is running through the park he is barefoot, But when he runs away after the accident he's wearing shoes. See more »

Quotes

David Addison: Hi, could you please tell me where I can find Booth Three?
Woman Behind Counter: [Stares blankly back as if she can't see or hear him]
David Addison: Ah, I see. First living brain donor.
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Since I Fell for You
Written by Buddy Johnson
Performed by Al Jarreau
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Cybill rules, Bruce drools
22 June 2000 | by (Detroit) – See all my reviews

Nothing intellectually stimulating, this movie and series are still great fun. The movie's mystery/case is about as contrived as they get, but who cares? Cybill Shepherd is wonderful, as usual. Bruce Willis is better than he normally is. Thanks to 'Bravo' for bringing it all back to us.


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