Moonlighting: Season 2, Episode 15

Witness for the Execution (11 Mar. 1986)

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A man dying from an incurable disease comes into the agency. He says he is going to be murdered for the insurance and he wants Maddie and Addison to be a witnesses. Maddie doesn't want anything to do with it but Addison wants to do it.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Amy Everette
Michael MacRae ...
Lt. Tappia (as Michael Macrae)
Maurice Sneed ...
Lawrence Everette
Judith Searle ...
Front Desk Nurse
Corinne Carroll ...


A dying man comes into the agency stating that he is going to be murdered. He has an incurable disease but wants the insurance payout for his family. He offers Maddie and Addison $25 000 to be a witness. Maddie doesn't want anything to do with it but Addison wants to do it. When he arrives, the man is dead and Addison thinks he did it, so he goes on the run with the police after him. Written by jem

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suicide | euthanasia





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[Maddie has entered David's office, and found him looking like hell]
David Addison Jr.: All I gotta do is zip, tuck, comb, and shave. I will be the same old David you've known and loved.
Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes: Is that a promise or a threat?
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References Witness for the Prosecution (1957) See more »


Sympathy For The Devil
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
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