1 Episode, Frank Zappa 1 Episode, Malinda Williams It seemed to be an interesting socio-economic tide pool: the incredible number of refugees from Central America and Cuba, the already extensive Cuban-American community, and on top of all that the drug trade.  American muscle cars, such as the Pontiac GTO and Firebird Trans Am, Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Plymouth GTX and Barracuda, Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS, and the Buick Grand National also made appearances. Fox 1 Episode, Michael Lombard Celeste (as Anthony Curran), Isabella's Security 1 Episode, John Galateo Holiday , Jan Hammer credits executive producer Michael Mann with allowing him great creative freedom in scoring Miami Vice. Yvonne , Series Finale: 22 million viewers & a 14.7 rating on May 21, 1989 from 9 to 11 pm. The beauty of exotic locales, a plane in flight, a boat traveling in the water, even the characters on top of building among the city's skyline are all gorgeously shot. (uncredited), Mansion Nightclub Patron Rita Lombard Angela Mitchell  Crockett also boosted Ray Ban's popularity by wearing a pair of Model L2052, Ray-Ban Wayfarers, which increased sales of Ray Bans to 720,000 units in 1984. 1 Episode, Chris Rock 1 Episode. 1 Episode, Harvey Fierstein This situation caused the production team to switch to using Wellcraft 38 Scarab KVs for the remainder of the show. At Miami Vice they start with what's necessary and go beyond it. Rodriguez Maria 1 Episode, Nelson Villamor Jake 1 Episode, Brion James 1 Episode, Scott Plank Jeffrey Whitehead Paco Richard Cross 1 Episode, Rafael Lima Ricky Musicians include Sheena Easton, John Taylor, Andy Taylor, Willie Nelson, Gene Simmons, and Ted Nugent Additionally Glenn Frey, Frank Zappa, Phil Collins, Miles Davis, Frankie Valli, Little Richard, James Brown, Leonard Cohen, the band Power Station, Coati Mundi, and Eartha Kitt. In keeping with the show's namesake, most episodes focused on combating drug trafficking and prostitution. 1 Episode, Chris McCann 1 Episode, Vanity Girlfriend Eddie Abbott, Schecter Bob 2 Episodes, G. Gordon Liddy It was initially named the "Miami Device" by Wahl, but in the end the company wanted to avoid a trademark infringement lawsuit. Maria Sonny Crockett 1 Episode, Victor Rivers The choice of music and cinematography borrowed heavily from the emerging New Wave culture of the 1980s. 1 Episode, Matt Frewer Carol 59. Many actors, actresses, musicians, comedians, athletes, celebrities, appeared throughout the show's five-season run. 1 Episode, Oliver Platt 1 Episode, Eszter Balint 1 Episode, Stephen Joyce Cyrus, Dr. Morris 4 Episodes, Colin Bucksey , Other places commonly filmed in the series included scenes around Broward and Palm Beach counties. Izzy, Izzy Moreno Alicia, Vanessa 1 Episode, Antone Pagan After this phone call Tubbs and Trudy are in a diner talking about the flowers and how its part of being undercover. ", Crockett's partner, Ricardo Tubbs, drove a 1964 Cadillac Coupe de Ville Convertible.  Designers such as Vittorio Ricci, Gianni Versace, and Hugo Boss were consulted in keeping the male leads looking trendy. 1 Episode, James Hong Miami Vice Cast and Crew "No Law. 1 Episode, Rene Rokk In 1997, a county referendum changed the name from Dade County to Miami-Dade County. Faye Nell Portis Phil Carson 1 Episode, Jamie Foxx Killer The tone of many season 4 episodes grew lighter again, albeit sometimes veering off into the bizarre, e.g. Rita Miami Vice is an American crime drama television series created by Anthony Yerkovich and executive produced by Michael Mann for NBC. 1 Episode, Michael Wright 1 Episode, Fred Walton Howard  Other notable vehicles that appeared in Miami Vice included Lamborghinis, AMG Mercedes-Benzes, BMWs, Maseratis, Lotuses, DeLoreans, Porsches, and Corvettes. "Golden Triangle Pt. Oscar This allowed people to relate the county government to recognized notions and images of Miami, many of which were first popularized by Miami Vice. 1 Episode, Joe Santos 10 Best 80s Sitcoms, Ranked According To IMDb, 02 September 2020 Mary McDermott  The series also took a look at political issues such as the Northern Ireland conflict, the drug war in South America (e.g. 1 Episode, Helena Bonham-Carter Denny Allred Gina Navarro Calabrese 1 Episode, Ed O'Neill Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined. 2 hit), stayed on the top of the U.S. album chart for 11 weeks in 1985, making it the most successful TV soundtrack at the time. Wilcox Stories and story arcs included a courtship and marriage between Sonny Crockett (Don Johnson) and Caitlin Davies (Sheena Easton), and a plot in which Crockett developed amnesia (during which he mistakes himself for his drug dealer alter ego, and becomes a hitman). Dr. Baker 0rlanda, Calderone Wife of Drug Dealer Mrs. Goldman Anthony Yerkovich (TV series), Watch Trailer For Michael Mann’s Newest Project Launch: The Book ‘Hunting LeRoux’, Vin Diesel Developing Boxing Drama Crushers Club For NBC, Transformers spinoff Bumblebee casts John Ortiz, A 3 minute long boat race with opening credits. 4 Episodes (1990-1990), Pepe Serna 1 Episode, Robin Bartlett Dierks 2 Episodes, David Anspaugh Afterward, Johnson was frequently seen arriving to work in it. 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