Moonlighting: Season 2, Episode 10

Twas the Episode Before Christmas (17 Dec. 1985)

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A criminal in the witness protection scheme is killed but his wife and baby manage to escape. When fleeing, the baby is left in Agnes' apartment but without any explanation. Maddie and Addison decide to try to find the mother.

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Leonard
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Mary Goodman
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Reuben King
Daniel Chodos ...
Saul King
John Hostetter ...
Jim King
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It's Christmas time and Addison has set up a Santa hot line in the agency to earn some money. At the same time, a criminal in the witness protection scheme is killed but his wife and baby who witnessed the murder manage to escape. When fleeing, the baby is left in Agnes' apartment but without any explanation. Maddie and Addison decide to try to find the mother. The mother eventually turns up at the Blue Moon agency looking for Agnes and her baby. Written by jem

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The title is from "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" or "A Visit from St. Nicholas" first published anonymously in the Troy, New York Sentinel on December 23, 1823 by Clement Clarke Moore. See more »

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David Addison Jr.: I don't know if you believe this about me, but I take all this pain and suffering very personally.
Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes: I'll bet you do.
David Addison Jr.: Many a night, I sat up thinking
Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes: Imagine sitting and thinking.
David Addison Jr.: And then last night, it hit me.
Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes: Left a bruise, I hope.
David Addison Jr.: Who is the one beacon of hope, of fantasy, of joy still left out there in the world?
Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes: Steven Spielberg?
David Addison Jr.: Santy Claus!
Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes: Oh, yeah?
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Featured in The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments (2004) See more »

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Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Written by Haven Gillespie and J. Fred Coots
Performed by The Crystals
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