Three vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California. Nick and Cody are the muscles and Murray is a computer wizard of ... See full summary »
Due to a political conspiracy an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out from the inside out.
Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, ... See full summary »
Miami Vice cop Sonny Crockett is working undercover to get a Columbian drug lord. When he tries to bust a man who is apparently in business with the Columbian he discovers that the man is New York cop who is also after the Columbian. They both agree to work together but the New York cop is keeping something from him. While the New York cop suspects that someone on Crockett's team might be on the take. Written by
When this pilot script was being considered at NBC, an executive wrote the note "MTV Cops" to summarize the show. That nickname stuck. See more »
In this first episode of the show, the judge refers to a recommendation by the State Attorney's Office. However, after the first episode, the characters frequently refer to the "Assistant D.A." or "District Attorney," which is incorrect. In Florida, prosecutors are referred to as Assistant State Attorneys. See more »
This pilot episode for the popular "Miami Vice" series is a great window into the long-lasting series. It has all the facets that have made the series so popular: trendy pastels, rapid editing, popular music, synthesizer scoring, Tubbs and Crockett banter and good ol' fashioned violence. The subject matter is gritty, but its presentation slick, and that combination works to make "Miami Vice" an undeniably entertaining series from an aesthetic standpoint. The film is given heart by its two leads, Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas, which make this more than just an hour and a half MTV spot.
For those who missed this great TV series, this pilot is the perfect place to start!
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