Moonlighting: Season 5, Episode 2

Between a Yuk and a Hard Place (13 Dec. 1988)

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After the loss of the baby, Maddie and David have been avoiding each other, until Agnes intervenes and fixes the situation. A woman asks the agency to find out about a mystery woman in her husband's past, and then she dies in an accident.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Nicholas Cascone ...
Harold Swinburn
Joan Spring (as Cristina Raines-Crowe)
Rod McCary ...
Dennis Spring aka Dennis Jones
Nice Blonde Girl
Bald Man
Carmine Iannaccone ...
Dreamy-Eyed Man
Reserved Woman
Misty-Eyed Woman
Kate Murtagh ...
Elderly Woman


After the loss of the baby, Maddie and David have been avoiding each other. David, in particular, spends his days away from the office. Herbert sees it as a chance to better himself. Agnes arranges for David and Maddie to be stuck together alone in a lift and they come out happy. The agency gets a case where a woman wants them to find out about a mystery woman in her husband's past. They find out that she died in a car accident 10 years ago. Then the current wife dies in the same manner. This leads to a pursuit in a hot air balloon. Written by jem

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