1985 - 2010, Comedy, Romance
An out-of-work model becomes partners with a detective in the business she owns.

Episode Guide

  • Moonlighting - Lunar Eclipse (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Lunar Eclipse

    Agnes and Herbert announce wedding plans; David and Annie's affair is dealt a blow, forcing him and Maddie to re-examine their relationship.

  • Moonlighting - Eine Kleine Nacht Murder (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Eine Kleine Nacht Murder

    Maddie is given police protection after witnessing a murder, but David suspects the motives of her attentive bodyguard.

  • Moonlighting - In 'n' Outlaws (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    In 'n' Outlaws

    On the day she is supposed to meet Herbert's parents, Agnes is the dissenting vote on a sequestered jury.

  • Moonlighting - When Girls Collide (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    When Girls Collide

    David (Bruce Willis) falls for Maddie's visiting cousin, Annie (guest star Virginia Madsen). With Cybill Shepherd.

  • Moonlighting - Perfetc (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:


    A dying man hires David and Maddie (Bruce Willis, Cybill Shepherd) to prove that he committed the perfect crime. Guest stars: Jack Blessing and Tim Thomerson.

  • Moonlighting - Those Lips, Those Lies (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Those Lips, Those Lies

    Richie Addison asks Maddie and his brother David to help when his fiancee is cheated by her business partner.

  • Moonlighting - I See England, I See France (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    I See England, I See France

    During an investigation, Maddie and David repeatedly encounter a prospective client who apparently had died in Maddie's office.

  • Moonlighting - Take My Wife, for Example (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Take My Wife, for Example

    A divorce lawyer (Colleen Dewhurst) hires David and Maddie to patch up a marriage she helped destroy.

  • Moonlighting - Shirts and Skins (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Shirts and Skins

    Maddie and David try to prove who is the better detective when they investigate opposite sides of a sexual harassment lawsuit.

  • Moonlighting - Plastic Fantastic Lovers (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Plastic Fantastic Lovers

    A rich recluse (Andrew Robinson) hires the agency to investigate the surgeon who disfigured him but beautified his wife.

  • Moonlighting - The Color of Maddie (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    The Color of Maddie

    Investigating a client's husband, who surfaced after 10 years, exposes David and Maddie to big-time pool.

  • Moonlighting - Between a Yuk and a Hard Place (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Between a Yuk and a Hard Place

    Researching a man's mysterious past leads the pair on a chase across the desert in a hot-air balloon.

  • Moonlighting - A Womb With a View (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    A Womb With a View

    Two curious observers monitor the behavior of Maddie (Cybill Shepherd) and David (Bruce Willis).

  • Moonlighting - And the Flesh Was Made Word (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    And the Flesh Was Made Word

    The nature of Maddie and David's relationship still keeps them guessing as they work together on a case; guest Ana-Alicia.

  • Moonlighting - Here's Living With You, Kid (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Here's Living With You, Kid

    Frustrated by Agnes' refusal to move in with him, Bert retreats into a fantasy resembling the movie "Casablanca."

  • Moonlighting - Maddie Hayes Got Married (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Maddie Hayes Got Married

    A bridal shower, a bachelor party and a wedding incite more tension and arguments between Maddie and David.

  • Moonlighting - Eek! A Spouse! (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Eek! A Spouse!

    David and Maddie are reunited, but Maddie is confused by David's cool reaction to her startling news.

  • Moonlighting - Tracks of My Tears (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Tracks of My Tears

    On the train ride from Chicago, Maddie dreams of life with her ideal version of David; guests Dennis Dugan, Pat Boone.

  • Moonlighting - Fetal Attraction (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Fetal Attraction

    Curious about fatherhood, David becomes Viola's Lamaze partner, and meets a single mother who shares his confusion.

  • Moonlighting - Los Dos Dipestos (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Los Dos Dipestos

    Agnes' mother arrives from Mexico, unaware she is a courier for international smugglers now about to retrieve the loot.

  • Moonlighting - Father Knows Last (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Father Knows Last

    David must consider fatherhood when Maddie's father confronts him about his plans for her and the baby.

  • Moonlighting - Cool Hand Dave (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Cool Hand Dave

    While David (Bruce Willis) sits in his prison cell, the gang at the Blue Moon is celebrating Maddie's (Cybill Shepherd) pregnancy.

  • Moonlighting - Cool Hand Dave (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Cool Hand Dave

    A crafty convict pulls off an elaborate identity swap that lands David (Bruce Willis) in the slammer. With Cybill Shepherd.

  • Moonlighting - A Tale of Two Cities (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    A Tale of Two Cities

    In Chicago, a handsome neighbor falls for Maddie; an accountant, curious about the Blue Moon's books, hounds David.

  • Moonlighting - Take a Left at the Altar (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Take a Left at the Altar

    Herbert and David search for a groom who left his betrothed at the altar; Maddie's parents question her presence in Chicago.

  • Moonlighting - Come Back Little Shiksa (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Come Back Little Shiksa

    While Maddie is away, David searches for a mystery woman whose earring is the only clue to her identity.

  • Moonlighting - A Trip to the Moon (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    A Trip to the Moon

    Maddie and David (Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis) try to figure out where their relationship is headed.

  • Moonlighting - To Heiress Human (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    To Heiress Human

    Maddie wants David to forget their tryst, as they investigate the case of a lovesick heiress and her greedy fiance.

  • Moonlighting - I Am Curious ... Maddie (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    I Am Curious ... Maddie

    Sam's (Mark Harmon) marriage proposal forces Maddie to choose between the willing suitor and David.

  • Moonlighting - Maddie's Turn to Cry (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Maddie's Turn to Cry

    Maddie and David avoid discussing their relationship by immersing themselves in a love-triangle case.

  • Moonlighting - Sam and Dave (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Sam and Dave

    After hearing of Maddie's date with an old friend (Mark Harmon), jealous David sets out to evaluate the competition.

  • Moonlighting - Blonde on Blonde (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Blonde on Blonde

    Maddie (Cybill Shepherd) tells David (Bruce Willis) that she's going out on the town in search of a one-night stand.

  • Moonlighting - Poltergeist III -- Dipesto Nothing (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Poltergeist III -- Dipesto Nothing

    Ms. Dipesto seeks to prove herself as a detective by uncovering the chilling truth behind the haunting of a gloomy, old mansion.

  • Moonlighting - The Straight Poop (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    The Straight Poop

    Rona Barrett offers an anthology of Maddie and David's ups and downs at the Blue Moon Detective Agency.

  • Moonlighting - It's a Wonderful Job (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    It's a Wonderful Job

    A guardian angel (Richard Libertini) shows down-and-out Maddie how everyone's life would have been without her; guest Cheryl Tiegs.

  • Moonlighting - Atomic Shakespeare (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Atomic Shakespeare

    Maddie and David portray Katharina and Petruchio in a satire of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew."

  • Moonlighting - Big Man on Mulberry Street (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Big Man on Mulberry Street

    David's shocking revelation that he was once married launches Maddie into a search for information on his ex.

  • Moonlighting - All Creatures Great and ... Not So Great (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    All Creatures Great and ... Not So Great

    Maddie and David (Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis) encounter a clergyman (Brad Dourif) who is attracted to a woman he has never met.

  • Moonlighting - Yours Very Deadly (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Yours Very Deadly

    While Maddie and David try to protect a client from a sinister secret admirer, Ms. Dipesto woos temporary clerk Herbert.

  • Moonlighting - Symphony in Knocked Flat (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Symphony in Knocked Flat

    Maddie and David jump in the boxing ring to thwart a killer who plans to do away with a heavyweight Soviet pugilist.

  • Moonlighting - The Man Who Cried Wife (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Man Who Cried Wife

    Maddie and David aid a businessman who claims that his wife, whom he killed in a jealous rage, has returned to haunt him.

  • Moonlighting - The Son Also Rises (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Son Also Rises

    David's father (Paul Sorvino) arrives unexpectedly with news that he's marrying a younger woman (Brynn Thayer).

  • Moonlighting - Camille (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:


    With David's help, an enterprising con artist (Whoopi Goldberg) joins the staff of the Blue Moon Detective Agency; guest Judd Nelson.

  • Moonlighting - Funeral for a Door Nail (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Funeral for a Door Nail

    Maddie and David comb the underworld for a hit man whose grief-stricken client no longer wants himself murdered.

  • Moonlighting - Sleep Talkin' Guy (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Sleep Talkin' Guy

    Maddie wants to know the particulars when David cracks an important case using information from a harlot.

  • Moonlighting - Witness for the Execution (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Witness for the Execution

    An aged man who wants to be sure his insurance company pays off asks Maddie and David to witness his self-arranged murder.

  • Moonlighting - Every Daughter's Father Is a Virgin (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Every Daughter's Father Is a Virgin

    David resists when Maddie investigates her father because her mother (Eva Marie Saint) thinks he's having an affair.

  • Moonlighting - In God We Strongly Suspect (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    In God We Strongly Suspect

    As David and Maddie watch over the corpse of a celebrated escape artist, the body vanishes from the coffin.

  • Moonlighting - North by North Dipesto (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    North by North Dipesto

    Ms. Dipesto attends the Criminal Investigators Banquet using Maddie's tickets and meets a handsome stranger.

  • Moonlighting - The Bride of Tupperman (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Bride of Tupperman

    Maddie and David separately seek the right female for a lonely millionaire looking for a perfect mate.

  • Moonlighting - 'Twas the Episode Before Christmas (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    'Twas the Episode Before Christmas

    The spirit of Christmas envelops Maddie, David and Ms. Dipesto when they care for an infant sought by three men named King.

  • Moonlighting - Atlas Belched (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Atlas Belched

    A businessman's lost file of phone numbers leads to an extortion plot that lands Maddie and David in trouble with the law.

  • Moonlighting - Portrait of Maddie (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Portrait of Maddie

    Maddie is summoned to identify an artist who died after painting her portrait, but she doesn't know who he is.

  • Moonlighting - Somewhere Under the Rainbow (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Somewhere Under the Rainbow

    Kathleen Kilpatrick (Alexandra Johnson) says she is a leprechaun and needs protection from an evil man seeking her pot of gold.

  • Moonlighting - Knowing Her (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Knowing Her

    Maddie and David suspect a client's missing jewelry may be part of her estranged husband's murder plot.

  • Moonlighting - My Fair David (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    My Fair David

    Maddie and David (Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis) make a bet aimed at changing each other's personal styles.

  • Moonlighting - The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice

    Maddie and David investigate a murder case from the 1940s in this episode containing black-and-white sequences.

  • Moonlighting - Money Talks -- Maddie Walks (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Money Talks -- Maddie Walks

    Revenge occurs to Maddie when she learns that the accountant responsible for her financial ruin runs a posh casino.

  • Moonlighting - The Lady in the Iron Mask (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Lady in the Iron Mask

    David and Maddie (Bruce Willis, Cybill Shepherd) discover that a woman's (Judith Hansen) disfiguring injuries were the result of a crime of passion. Dennis Christopher and Joel Pollis also guest star.

  • Moonlighting - Brother, Can You Spare a Blonde? (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Brother, Can You Spare a Blonde?

    An unexpected visit from David's brother (Charles Rocket) spells trouble for Maddie and David (Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis).

  • Moonlighting - The Murder's in the Mail (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Murder's in the Mail

    Maddie and David work for a collection agency and find their quarry murdered in an international plot.

  • Moonlighting - Next Stop Murder (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Next Stop Murder

    Maddie, David and Ms. Dipesto track a real killer on a train trip designed for murder-mystery buffs.

  • Moonlighting - The Next Murder You Hear (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Next Murder You Hear

    David and Maddie (Bruce Willis, Cybill Shepherd) investigate the on-air murder of a radio talk show personality (Gregg Henry).

  • Moonlighting - Read the Mind -- See the Movie (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Read the Mind -- See the Movie

    Maddie and David encounter a psychic and strange events while tracking an industrial spy.

  • Moonlighting - An Inkling of Murder (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    An Inkling of Murder

    Maddie and David encounter a psychic and strange events while tracking an industrial spy.

  • Moonlighting - Gunfight at the So-So Corral (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Gunfight at the So-So Corral

    Maddie and David help an elderly man search for his long-lost son, unaware their client is a hired killer.

  • Moonlighting - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    An ex-fashion model (Cybill Shepherd) becomes the unlikely head of a detective agency commandeered by a wise-cracking employee (Bruce Willis).