An Overview of the Moonlighting TV Show
Moonlighting was an American television series that first aired on the ABC television network from March 3, 1985 to May 14, 1989. The ABC network showed a total of 66 episodes of the Moonlighting television series. The television show starred actor Bruce Willis and actress Cybill Shepherd as private detectives. The show was popular for having a great mixture of drama, comedy and romance.
The series was center around cases investigated by the Blue Moon Detective Agency. Cybill Shepherd played detective Maddie Hayes, who was a former model and also previously ran a detective agency. Bruce Willis plays detective David Allison Jr.
The show was a hit with audiences and critics alike. It was nominated for an won a score of Emmy’s, Golden Globe Awards and People’s Choice Awards.
The Moonlighting TV show’s theme song was performed by jazz singer Al Jarreau and became a top 40 hit.
In addition, Moonlighting is also credited with helping to make Bruce Willis a major star. He went on to become a huge action star in such films as the Die Hard Series, Armageddon and the Expendables. In addition, the show provided Cybill Shepherd with a critical shot in the arm after a bout of unsuccessful acting projects. In 2007, Time magazine included the show as on of the “100 Best TV Shows of All Time.”
Moonlighting TV Show Season Episodes on DVD
- Moonlighting Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD – Includes all episodes from the first and second season. Includes extras.
- Moonlighting Season 3 on DVD – The Third season of the Moonlighting TV show follows the antics of eccentric partners at the Blue Moon Detective Agency.
- Moonlighting Season Four on DVD – Includes all episodes from the fourth season.
- Moonlighting Season Five The Final Season on DVD – Includes all episodes from the fifth season, including the series finale.
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