Moonlighting: The Lady in the Iron Mask (1985)

Genres - Comedy Drama, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Show [TV], Prime-Time Drama [TV], Romantic Comedy, Romantic Mystery  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A woman wearing a heavy veil shows up at the offices of the Blue Moon Detective Agency and hires David (Bruce Willis) and Maddie (Cybill Shepherd) to locate a recently paroled convict named Frank Harbert (Joel Polis). It seems that, years ago, Frank had horribly disfigured the veiled woman's face, and now she wants to find him--and marry him! Inevitably, Frank turns up dead, prompting the detectives to launch a second search for the killer. The episode climaxes with a profusion of people wearing black veils, in a chaotic mistaken-identity sequence reminiscent of The Pink Panther--or at the very least, the Marx Brothers' Duck Soup.