Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 30 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
a green pest control van. The vehicle certainly wasn't subtle, but it never drew a lot of attention.
a fuzzy pink blanket. We learn this in the episode "Heart of Darkness." Sonny threatens to throw the blanket overboard after Elvis devours his Buddy Holly records.
The Bahamas. They go to the Bahamas to bust a drug lord in the episode "Calderone's Return, Part II."
New York. Tubbs moved out of the Big Apple after his brother was killed and tracked the killer to Miami.
a game show host. Phil played the host of a game show called "Rat Race." Stan called in sick to be a contestant on the show, only to be scammed out of his prize money.
Noogie. Noogie's motormouth often irritated Sonny, but he had to put up with him because Noogie was a valuable assistant.
Elvis. Elvis was the retired mascot of the University of Florida Gators. Sonny took the reptile in after he graduated. In the '90s, another gator by the same name starred in the Nickelodeon series "Clarissa Explains It All."
Little Miss Dangerous. "Mama Kin" is an Aerosmith song, "Hotel California" is sung by The Eagles, and "Voodoo Child" is performed by Jimi Hendrix. Later in the season, Ted Nugent guest-starred as an abusive husband in the episode "Definitely Miami."
Bags of it were stuffed inside KIA bags.. This disrespect for the dead made Sonny all the more determined to catch the dealer.
1984. The show premiered on September 28, 1984.
|The scene on Crockett's boat, where he is accusing Tubbs, at gun point, of not being Raphael has a bit of name-calling in it. What does Tubbs call Crockett?||"Miami Vice" Series Premiere
A "Southern Cracker". It's a rather intense scene with Tubbs admitting that Raphael was his brother and Crockett spouting that he's working with an "Outlaw New York street cop out on a hit mission."
Flare gun. Crockett pulled Tubbs headfirst down the hatch and threatened to light his whole intestinal track up "like Cape Canaveral".
Wide-receiver number 88. Tubbs realized Crockett was an old football star when Crockett referenced a "fourth down passing situation" in Leon's apartment.
A warranty on a set of steel-belted radials. Crockett is supposedly reading the details of the search warrant to the apartment manager where Leon lived, but when the manager has to go answer the phone, Tubbs takes it out of his hand and announces, "Hey, man, this is a two year warranty on a set of steel- belted radials." To which Crockett replies, "No." in mock surprise.
Somebody's Watching Me. Tubbs was singing and dancing to this tune while watching an exotic dancer perform on stage. Before leaving he slips her some money and says "Keep up the good work, Princess"
He got blown up.. Eddie was caught in a car bomb that had been intended solely for a fellow named Corky. Corky was supposed to be Crockett and Eddie's lead in to the "Columbian" only Corky decided to go into business for himself.
Eddie. Gina was Trudy's partner and potential girlfriend to Crockett. Larry and Stanley were partners, kind of the comic relief to the squad.
4W16ST. The numbers are visible for a brief moment as Calderone pauses to look around before starting down the steps.
New York. The opening shot shows a rather intent looking Tubbs keeping an eye on a building. There is no music to start, only sirens wailing in the background, but it doesn't take long for a song to start. The music was as much a part of the "Miami Vice" culture as the clothes and cars.
He hung himself. Artie had been too far on the other side and couldn't come back again so he hung himself in the bathroom during a break in his interrogation.
On the edge. Crockett seemed to be the only one willing to give Artie a chance to show he hadn't stepped over to the other side. While trying to procure the money for the upcoming meet with Kovics, Rodriguez and Tubbs both question Artie's intentions.
Kovics. After Crockett and Tubbs are made, Kovics decides to execute them. He tells Artie to do it and join the "family". Artie then tosses the gun to Crockett while grabbing his own and a gunfight breaks out. When the bullets are done flying and all the bad guys are dead except Kovics, who is hiding in his limo, Artie takes a machine gun and just rips into the limo.
A nice French poodle. Tubbs didn't get along too well with Elvis, but found it rather humorous when he would test Crockett's patience.
took a dip in the marina. Elvis was a great comic relief. They phased him out until in later seasons he wasn't even mentioned. A toast to Elvis the alligator. That's al-li-gator.
Pornographic videos. One of the many episodes where they weren't dealing in drugs.
Kansas. There's a line in the movie where she says "I just got off the bus from Nebraska", but when Tubbs kids her a bit saying he heard she just got off the bus from Nebraska, she gives him this look and says it was Kansas.
|In a particularly sarcastic moment at the beginning of the episode, while watching a sleazy movie being filmed, Crockett says, "If all else fails we can pop 'em for felony _______."
What?|| "Miami Vice" has a "Heart of Darkness".
bad dialogue. In a further burst of sarcasm, when asked by Crockett if the girl in the movie looked underage, Tubbs replies "No, Sonny. She looks like she's been to preschool and everything."
Artie. Artie was an undercover operative trying to bust Kovics.
Ed O' Neil. Ed O' Neil did a fantastic job. Most of you probably remember him best as Al Bundy from the sitcom "Married, With Children". Bruce Willis, Sheena Easton, and Phil Collins all guest starred on "Miami Vice", although in different episodes.