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Moonlighting: A snazzy, screwball comedy (1986)

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Moonlighting was a hugely popular TV show in the eighties, and starred Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd as private detectives. There were 66 episodes of the series, which ran from March 1985 to May 1989.

Moonlighting print ad from February 1986

Bruce Willis as David Addison, and Cybill Shepherd as Madeleine “Maddie” Hayes

 

Moonlighting intro music

Here is Moonlighting’s theme song from seasons 1 to 3, which earned singer/songwriter Al Jarreau a Grammy nomination.

Moonlighting

Some walk by night
Some fly by day
Nothing could change you
Set and sure of the way.

There is the sun and moon,
They sing their own sweet tune,
Watch them when dawn is due,
Sharing one space.

We’ll walk by night,
We’ll fly by day,
Moonlighting strangers
Who just met on the way

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