Before it actually occurred
Articles from March 1985-March 31, 1987
As mentioned previously, interest was very high concerning Maddie and David's relationship and the possibility of a consummation. From across the US, newspapers carried stories on the couple and the potential coupling. Here is a sampling of some of those pieces.
Chicago Tribune, February 9, 1986: Sexual Tension Teases Stars and Viewers
Los Angeles Times, May 16, 1986: The Tale of the Carrot and the Shtick
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, January 20, 1987: Conspiracy theory attempts to explain absences on Moonlighting
Los Angeles Times, March 3 & 4, 1987: News of Cybill & Bruce
Los Angeles Times, March 20, 1987: Museeum of Broadcasting's TV Fest, Moonlighting Creator Faces Fans
United Press International, March 30, 1987: Moonlighting does the dirty deed
Associated Press, morning edition of March 31, 1987: Maddie-David Union?
Chicago Tribune, late edition of March 31, 1987: Moonlighting Babies are TV's Big Mystery
New York Times, late edition of March 31, 1987:
For Moonlighting Couple, a Very Public Private Affair