Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 16, 1984
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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Miami Vice

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.

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Det. Ricardo 'Rico' Tubbs Miami Vice
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A former New York police detective who travels to Miami as part of a personal vendetta against Calderone, the man who murdered his brother. After temporarily teaming up with Crockett, Tubbs follows his friend's advice and transfers to "a career in Southern law enforcement". He joins the Miami department and becomes Crockett's permanent partner. He often poses as Rico Cooper, a wealthy buyer from out of town.



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05x12 - Jack of All Trades
Season 5, Episode 12
04x18 - Badge of Dishonor
Season 4, Episode 18
05x04 - Bad Timing
Season 5, Episode 04
03x10 - Street Wise
Season 3, Episode 10
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