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Twas the Episode Before Christmas 

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.

Director:

Peter Werner

Writers:

Glenn Gordon Caron (created by), Glenn Gordon Caron

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Cybill Shepherd ... Maddie Hayes
Bruce Willis ... David Addison Jr.
Allyce Beasley ... Agnes DiPesto
Richard Belzer ... Leonard
Leslie Wing ... Mary Goodman
James Avery ... Reuben King
Daniel Chodos Daniel Chodos ... Saul King
John Hostetter ... Jim King
Ralph Meyering Jr. Ralph Meyering Jr. ... Joseph Goodman
Brian Libby ... Leonard's Henchman
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Storyline

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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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes: [about the baby Agnes found in her apartment] She has no business keeping that baby and you know it.
David Addison Jr.: I don't know it. I don't know anything.
Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes: Will you put that in writing?
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Connections

Referenced in The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Performed by Allyce Beasley
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

Greek | English

Release Date:

17 December 1985 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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