A vampire lands work as a private investigator and falls for a mortal woman.
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Alex O'Loughlin ...  Mick St. John 17 episodes, 2007-2008
Sophia Myles ...  Beth Turner 16 episodes, 2007-2008
Jason Dohring ...  Josef Kostan 16 episodes, 2007-2008
Shannyn Sossamon ...  Coraline / ... 9 episodes, 2007-2008
Chris Krauser ...  Guard / ... 8 episodes, 2007-2008
Tami Roman ...  Maureen 'Mo' Williams 7 episodes, 2007-2008
Brian White ...  Lt. Carl Davis 7 episodes, 2007-2008
Jordan Belfi ...  Josh Lindsey 7 episodes, 2007-2008
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Over fifty years ago, Mick St. John was turned into a vampire. Now in modern Los Angeles, he is a private eye; working cases that often involve the undead. He uses his supernatural abilities to help mortals in need, a difficult task if he is to keep his own identity a secret. Mick's mentor is Josef, a powerful fellow vampire with many connections. One night, a case leads Mick to reporter Beth Turner, a beautiful human woman he feels bound to protect. But while he struggles with his romantic feelings towards Beth, he meets an enigmatic brunette who looks identical to his ex-wife Coraline --the woman who turned him into a vampire, a woman who was supposed to be dead... Written by L. Hamre

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When darkness falls, a hero will rise. See more »


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When the show went on hiatus during the writers' strike in early 2008, Sophia Myles (Beth Turner) cut her hair to her chin. When filming began again, she wore a wig beneath the bottom half of her hair to fit the character of Beth again. See more »

Goofs

As a vampire, Mick St. John regenerates and heals all wounds. However, throughout the show, Alex O'Loughlin clearly has his left ear pierced. The holes, to a vampire, would have healed. See more »

Crazy Credits

I think that you will find that each of the glowing letters in the credits reference different blood types, with O being the most common. See more »

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Referenced in Hawaii Five-0: Kekoa (2013) See more »

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don't listen to the naysayers
9 October 2007 | by KatharineFanaticSee all my reviews

Most of the complaints people have about this show are from embittered Buffy fans. I love both of those shows, but the truth is that "Moonlight" is more my style, kind of like how the 1979 version of Dracula soothes my romantic senses much more than the version from the mid nineties. If you like more "realism" in your vampire stories, you will love "Moonlight." The main protagonist is Mick St. John, a vampire who was turned by his bride on their wedding night in the mid 1900's. Due to a change of heart and to the disappointment of his mentor Josef (one of the series' best characters), he turns to crime-solving. Unlike Angel, the demons he deals with are human rather than razor-clawed blue monsters. In the background is Beth, a reporter who remembers Mick from her childhood, when he saved her from the evil clutches of an old flame (in more ways than one).

Every girl I know adores this show. I mentioned it once in passing and now all my friends are eagerly tuning in on Friday nights to watch what happens. We like the more natural pace of the programming, the lack of wrinkled prosthetics whenever the vampires pull their angry faces, the cute chemistry between the leads. True, some of the series' success comes from the novels by Stephanie Meyers about a "calm" breed of vampire, but hey, if those terrifying fangirls manage to keep "Moonlight" on air for a season (and if the tremendous ratings have anything to say about it, it'll be here awhile), I can deal with it.

The plots are not too predictable and the show likes to pull the rug out from under us with bringing on revelations much sooner than other series have in the past. But the honest truth is, for a vampire fan like me, this has given me a whole new excitement for autumn programming. Long live Moonlight!


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28 September 2007 (USA) See more »

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