Television Series, Comedy
1988 Ana Alicia plays Mary in the episode: And the Word was Made Flesh.
The Blue Moon Detective Agency, is hired by the owner of a PR firm (Brian Gates). His firm is going bankrupt, because of his partner (John Wickloe) who is loosing accounts, because of his preoccupation with a woman he calls Juliet, who he loves from afar.
David and Maddie, read John's journals full of poems about the woman, to try to find Juliet, and let her meet John. David and Maddie, feel it is almost impossible, since Juliet is described poetically. How can they find, "The daughter of the sun", for example? David meets Maddie at a cafe, because she gets a clue from the poems. Every Tuesday, John writes in his journal as if he were with Juliet. So Maddie found out where he has lunch on Tuesdays. They realize, the woman is a window dresser, in the shop across the street. They find out the woman's name is Mary, who just happens to be married to John's partner. When Brian Gates turns up dead, John is the prime suspect. John wont tell that his partner was killed by Mary, for fear of her going to prison. When David and Maddie suspect that John may be covering for Mary, they visit her at her home. We learn that Mary actually loves John too. He gives her a higher love than she had with her husband. Mary explains, that she followed her husband to his office, where she found him with a gun. Mary thought her husband would kill John, in a jealous rage. Brian Gates is actually planning to kill John, so he could sell their business, and keep all the money for himself. Brian wants Mary to reject John, so it will look like John committed suicide, and his journal would be proof, and Mary would be Brian's alibi. When Mary refuses, a struggle ensues, and the gun accidentally goes off, killing Brian Gates. Mary says, if John goes to prison, she couldn't go on. Mary decides, she should take her own life. After a crazy and hilarious chase seen, David and Maddie, convince Mary to tell her side of the story, and trust that love will see them through, no matter what happens.