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 …
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Still thinking he is really Sonny Burnett, Crockett starts a war between the crime family he has joined and a…
Series Fun Facts
- Michael Mann was inspired to create the show's trademark pastel color scheme after a visit to a paint store.
- Edward James Olmos made a few changes to his character when he was hired for the show. He said that his character's desk should always be free of paper work, and that the cops knock on the…
[show]Edward James Olmos made a few changes to his character when he was hired for the show. He said that his character's desk should always be free of paper work, and that the cops knock on the door before entering the office.
- Initially, Jeff Bridges and then Nick Nolte were considered for the role of Sonny Crockett. At the time it was not seen as lucrative for movie stars to venture into television.