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Pilot for the popular TV series paired Crockett and Tubbs for the first time on the trail of a killer in Miami's sleazy underground. Music by Jan Hammer and other pop notables.

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Available on Running time 99 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Adventure Drama, Miami, TV Pilot Movies, Cops
Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott, John Diehl, Gregory Sierra
Thomas Carter
Inc. Michael Mann Company, Mark Huffam

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Miami Vice
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This was the hottest show to hit the airwaves in the 1980's. Don Johnson played Sonny Crockett and Philip Michael Thomas played Rico Tubbs who were two undercover detectives working the streets and water in Miami, Florida. The two actors had a great chemistry that made crime fighting look easy. Their show had to have the trendiest of clothes and many fashion designers were consulted. Crockett's t-shirt with a blazer and white pants became an icon that every man must have in their wardrobe. They even made Ray Ban's popular. Their slightly unshaved look became popular as well. Besides their fashion statement, the car they drove, a black 1972 Ferrari became popular, and the boats used for the show were a Wellcraft Scarb, Chris Craft Stinger and Endeavour sailboat which made boating even more popular. The series ran from 1984 through 1989. The music used in each episode was not typical of other TV shows which made their own music, the producers bought the rights to the popular songs from the 1980's and used them in their episodes. Miami Vice is great to watch and there won't be any detective shows that will ever come close!