Stubble-faced detective Crockett lived in a sailboat guarded by his alligator Elvis. His partner Tubbs was a black New York cop looking for his brother's killer. Together they took on the Florida drug world.
Last Episode05x21 Too Much, Too Late Aired: Jan. 25, 1990
Tubbs reunites with old flame Valerie, and chooses to ignore her part in covering up a murder. The nature of the death and it's circumstances …
Miami Vice: Season 5, Episode #1 - Hostile Takeover
Still thinking he is really Sonny Burnett, Crockett starts a war between the crime family he has joined and a…
Series Fun Facts
- Miami tourism officials credit the series for transforming the impression of the city from a retirement community to a fun and exciting place for young people to visit.
- According to Sonny Crockett's character history he volunteered for military service in Vietnam in the early seventies. This is based on the real actions of Don Johnson who attempted to join…
[show]According to Sonny Crockett's character history he volunteered for military service in Vietnam in the early seventies. This is based on the real actions of Don Johnson who attempted to join the United States Marine Corps around that time. However, unlike Crockett who served a combat tour in Vietnam, Don Johnson was rejected by the marines due to a criminal conviction for drug possession.
- Larry Wilcox was a finalist to play Sonny Crockett.