Moonlight: Season 1, Episode 13

Fated to Pretend (25 Apr. 2008)

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Beth's Editor is murdered and Mick and Beth pursue leads on the killer. Mick and Beth struggle to make decisions about their relationship and now that Mick is Mortal. Mick faces an agonizing decision regarding the price of Mortality.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kent Morrow
Bonnie Morrow
Pierce Anders
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Luis Perez (as Antonio Elias)
Jennifer Chu ...


Mick starts to enjoy life as mortal, he and Beth spend a day at the beach. Beth's editor is murdered, and she may have been in contact with a vampire before her death. As they check out suspects, Mick begins to realize how limited he is by his current condition. When the culprit captures Beth, Mick realizes he cannot face him as a human and must make a difficult decision. Beth realizes the true barrier between her and Mick. Written by Jesse Sanchez

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The song 'Lucky', used at the end of this episode is also used in an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), 'The Harsh Light of Day'. See more »


In the scene where Mick is gathering items from his bookshelf when Josef comes in and Mick whirls around the knife he is holding has the blade pointed up. In the next shot the blade is pointed down. See more »


Mick St. John: Donuts.
[takes a donut and takes a bite]
Mick St. John: Not bad.
Beth Turner: How long has it been since you've had a donut?
Mick St. John: 1952.
Beth Turner: Two words: Krispy Kreme.
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