Once in a Blue Moon 

A Lua Me Disse (original title)
The story of ex-babysitter Heloísa who fell in love with one member of her boss' family. After the boss' death, she gets the custody of her boss' 15 year old daughter Branca, the inheritor ... See full summary »




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Series cast summary:
Adriana Esteves ...  Heloísa 169 episodes, 2005
Zezé Polessa ...  Ester Bogari 161 episodes, 2005
Wagner Moura ...  Gustavo Bogari 156 episodes, 2005
Marcos Pasquim ...  Tadeu 153 episodes, 2005
Arlete Salles ...  Ademilde Goldoni 151 episodes, 2005
Débora Bloch Débora Bloch ...  Madô 115 episodes, 2005
Aracy Balabanian ...  Leontina 101 episodes, 2005
Miguel Magno Miguel Magno ...  Dona Roma 96 episodes, 2005
Patricya Travassos Patricya Travassos ...  Geórgia 91 episodes, 2005
Bia Nunnes Bia Nunnes ...  Adail 88 episodes, 2005
Rafael Paiva Rafael Paiva ...  Pedro 88 episodes, 2005
Natália Lage Natália Lage ...  Beatriz 86 episodes, 2005
Stella Miranda Stella Miranda ...  Adalgisa 85 episodes, 2005
Maurício Mattar Maurício Mattar ...  Lúcio 81 episodes, 2005
Zezeh Barbosa Zezeh Barbosa ...  Latoya 81 episodes, 2005
Monique Alfradique ...  Branca 81 episodes, 2005
Guilhermina Guinle Guilhermina Guinle ...  Sílvia 80 episodes, 2005
Bete Coelho Bete Coelho ...  Marisinha 79 episodes, 2005
Juliana Baroni ...  Soraya 79 episodes, 2005
Dartagnan Júnior Dartagnan Júnior ...  Adilson Goldoni 78 episodes, 2005
Guilherme Vieira Guilherme Vieira ...  Arthur 77 episodes, 2005
Pepita Rodrigues ...  Diva 74 episodes, 2005
Isabel Fillardis Isabel Fillardis ...  Violeta 74 episodes, 2005
Beth Goulart ...  Elvira 74 episodes, 2005
Paulo Vilhena Paulo Vilhena ...  Adonias 72 episodes, 2005
Maria Zilda Bethlem ...  Zelândia 71 episodes, 2005


The story of ex-babysitter Heloísa who fell in love with one member of her boss' family. After the boss' death, she gets the custody of her boss' 15 year old daughter Branca, the inheritor of a fortune and needs to fight the envy of all the rest of the "rich" family. The story also includes Ademilde who's the owner of the main Supermarket at the "Beco da Baiuca" (Baiuca Alley) where most of the low class characters live. The supermarket is called "O Frango com Tudo Dentro", which means "The Chicken with Everything Inside". In the Baiúca Alley live Dona Roma, the owner of the Bed and Breakfast who cross dresses as a woman and Morcega, the singer in the local cabaret. They both are also the private investigators/ gossip queens in the neighborhood; besides the sisters Anastacia and Jurema, afro descendants who hate to be black and decide to be called Latoya and Whitney, respectively. Through those two last characters, the writers approach the racism issue with a lot of humor and a ... Written by Mauricio Oliveira

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