The Best Episodes of Miami Vice

Mirror Image (2)

#1 - Mirror Image (2) 9.33

Season 4 - Episode 22

A concussion leaves Crockett thinking he is his drug dealer alter-ego Burnett and goes to work for a Colombian crime boss.

Directors: Richard Compton, Daniel Sackheim, Nelson Oramas
Deliver Us from Evil (1)

#2 - Deliver Us from Evil (1) 8.83

Season 4 - Episode 21

A murder case that hits close to home reunites Crockett with the man who used him to trick his way off Death Row.

Directors: George Mendeluk, Dick Wolf
Stone's War

#3 - Stone's War 8.73

Season 3 - Episode 2

Crockett's Vietnam journalist buddy, Ira Stone, is back--claiming to have footage of a secret U.S war in Nicaragua; the trail leads Stone, Crockett & Tubbs to Maynard a.k.a. the elusive Captain Real Estate.

Directors: David Jackson

#4 - Evan 8.69

Season 1 - Episode 22

A former Vice member, Evan Freed, is now working undercover with ATF to bring down an arms dealer. Sonny and Evan have a mysterious past that Tubbs is determined to learn. They must reconcile long enough to calibrate efforts in the weapons sting.

Directors: Rob Cohen
Son and Lovers

#5 - Son and Lovers 8.62

Season 2 - Episode 23

The Calderones are back: Angelina reveals that Tubbs fathered her son; and her half-brother has put up a $1 million bounty to revenge her father's death.

Directors: John Nicolella
Little Miss Dangerous

#6 - Little Miss Dangerous 8.55

Season 2 - Episode 16

A psychotic is dubbed the ""Crayon Killer"" for leaving behind childlike drawings at murder scenes. Tubbs tries to help a young woman get off the streets.

Directors: Leon Ichaso
Knock, Knock, Who's There?

#7 - Knock, Knock, Who's There? 8.50

Season 3 - Episode 21

Crockett & Tubbs probe drug busts ruined by phony federal agents who disappear with the evidence.

Directors: Gabrielle Beaumont, Dennis Cooper
Over the Line

#8 - Over the Line 8.40

Season 5 - Episode 15

In the midst of working an undercover assignment, Crockett and Tubbs come across a clandestine vigilante group of frustrated law enforcement officers working within the department. Aware of Sonny and Rico's own frustration with how easily the bad guys seem to circumvent the law, the vigilante organization offers them an opportunity to join in. Lieutenant Castillo encourages them to accept the offer and work undercover in ferreting out the identities of everyone involved and to make sure that no one gets hurt. Unfortunately, that is too tall an order for his detectives to accomplish successfully.

Directors: Russ Mayberry, Robert Ward, Scott Shepherd
Back in the World

#9 - Back in the World 8.38

Season 2 - Episode 11

A journalist that Crockett knew in Vietnam is ready to break a story about ""The Sergeant""--a shadowy legend thought to have shipped heroin stateside in body bags.

Directors: Don Johnson

#10 - Killshot 8.38

Season 3 - Episode 3

Crockett and Tubbs are fingered as cops by a Customs agent who's being blackmailed by the drug kingpin the detectives are trying to nail.

Directors: Leon Ichaso, Marvin Kupfer, Leon Ichaso, Manuel Arce
Down for the Count (2)

#11 - Down for the Count (2) 8.36

Season 3 - Episode 13

Switek is outraged by Internal Affairs' findings; Crockett and Tubbs' TV gambit may prove fatal when a mobster reclaims the action lost to Guzman.

Directors: Richard Compton, Dick Wolf
Out Where The Buses Don't Run

#12 - Out Where The Buses Don't Run 8.35

Season 2 - Episode 4

Crockett and Tubbs question the sanity of a retired vice cop who wants them to chase after a coke dealer thought to be dead.

Directors: Jim Johnston, Joel Surnow, Douglas Lloyd McIntosh

#13 - Bushido 8.32

Season 2 - Episode 9

Castillo is contacted by a former associate who's on the run from both the CIA and the KGB.

Directors: Edward James Olmos

#14 - Lombard 8.31

Season 1 - Episode 23

After crime boss Al Lombard is subpeonaed to testify against the Family, Crockett & Tubbs are assigned to provide his protective custody.

Directors: John Nicolella, Joel Surnow
El Viejo

#15 - El Viejo 8.30

Season 3 - Episode 7

Crockett & Tubbs keep tabs on a crusty old stranger who plans to cut a deal with a murderous Bolivian drug dealer.

Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
Smuggler's Blues

#16 - Smuggler's Blues 8.26

Season 1 - Episode 16

Crockett & Tubbs are recruited by DEA to pose as drug smugglers in an effort to expose someone in law enforcement who is murdering drug dealers and their families.

Directors: Paul Michael Glaser
The Good Collar

#17 - The Good Collar 8.25

Season 3 - Episode 5

A star high school athlete, arrested for delivering heroin, agrees to help Crockett trap a 15-year-old drug lord; it turns ugly.

Directors: Mario Di Leo
Definitely Miami

#18 - Definitely Miami 8.25

Season 2 - Episode 13

Crockett falls for the wife of a murderous drug dealer and the Feds want the vice cops to give up a protected witness to help bust a major distributor.

Directors: Rob Cohen

#19 - Freefall 8.20

Season 5 - Episode 17

Crockett & Tubbs embark on what they see as a suicide mission. They are recruited by a Special Drug Taskforce to escort the corrupt dictator of Costa Morada, a fictional Revolution ravaged Latin American country. Gen. Manuel Borbon has promised to reveal the members of the most powerful South American drug cartel. Crockett & Tubbs are faced with what might be their final showdown.

Directors: Russ Mayberry
The Fix

#20 - The Fix 8.17

Season 2 - Episode 19

A judge with heavy gambling debts tries to persuade his college all-star son to throw a game. Crockett suspects the judge let a drug dealer go free because of his money troubles.

Directors: Dick Miller
A Bullet for Crockett

#21 - A Bullet for Crockett 8.17

Season 4 - Episode 20

Sonny and Rico work undercover with a big dealer, Ricque ""Loco"" Mendez. During the police intervention, Sonny shot Loco, and the girlfriend of Loco shot Sonny. Members of the vice squad reminisce while Crockett lies close to death from the gunshot wound. We see why the other policemen love Sonny. At the end, we understand why Sonny is a cop.

Directors: George Mendeluk, Dick Wolf

#22 - Payback 8.17

Season 2 - Episode 20

A reclusive drug supplier thinks Crockett has the $3 million stolen by the dealer's former employee.

Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
Golden Triangle (2)

#23 - Golden Triangle (2) 8.16

Season 1 - Episode 15

Castillo asks Crockett & Tubbs to help him find an old adversary, a drug smuggler who has kidnapped his former wife.

Directors: David Anspaugh
The Hit List (1)

#24 - The Hit List (1) 8.16

Season 1 - Episode 5

Tubbs works to save Crockett and his family from falling victim to an Argentinean assassin hired by Calderon.

Directors: Richard Colla
Pilot (Brother's Keeper Part 2)

#25 - Pilot (Brother's Keeper Part 2) 8.15

Season 1 - Episode 2

Sonny Crockett is an undercover Miami vice detective. As part of his cover as Sonny Burnett, he lives on a sailboat called St. Vitus' Dance, guarded by his pet alligator, Elvis and drives a black Ferrari. Ricardo Tubbs is a New York street cop who comes to Miami looking for the drug smuggler responsible for his brother's death. He poses as a Jamaican looking for cocaine. Tubbs and Crockett unwillingly become partners in their efforts to catch the same man, a Colombian smuggler named Calderone. When Calderone gets away after a judge releases him on bail, Tubbs decides to stay on in Miami as Crockett's new partner. Episode Soundtrack In The Air Tonight - Phil Collins Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper Somebody's Watching Me - Rockwell Miss You - Rolling Stones All Night Long - Lionel Richie Body Talk - Deele Mi Rumbon - Los Virtuosos Only In Miami - Bette Midler Salsa Caliente - Los Virtuosos Inland Sea - Brian Eno

Directors: Thomas Carter