Miami Vice: Season 2, Episode 20

Free Verse (4 Apr. 1986)

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The team is assigned to protect a renowned poet who has come to the US seeking political asylum. With sexy Carmen in the mix, things get complicated.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia Brown ...
Byrne Piven ...
Hector Sandoval
Bianca Sandoval
Héctor Mercado ...
Manuel Guerrero (as Hector Mercado)
Alfredo Gomez
Goon #1 (as Luis Guzman)
Marta Velasco ...
Goon #2
Goon #3


The team is assigned to protect a renowned poet who has come to the US seeking political asylum. With sexy Carmen in the mix, things get complicated.

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Hector Sandoval: That answers my question.
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Written by Mike Muir
Performed by Suicidal Tendencies
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A little repetitive, but overall entertaining, tale
23 August 2007 | by (England) – See all my reviews

"Free Verse" is an entertaining tale with Byrne Piven playing a fun-loving, recently freed Latin American writer whose life is in danger from political activists.

The delightfully sexy Yamil Borges plays Piven's daughter, Bianca. Appearing in this episode is Bianca Jagger as a cool, stylish and seductive assassin! Jaime Tirelli also appears as bad guy Gomez.

Interestingly, a young mega-producer Michael Bay appears as a goon in this episode.

8 out of 10. A little repetitive towards the end but still capable of maintaining tension, this isn't a bad tale.

The music soundtrack contains tracks from Honeymoon Suite, Suicidal Tendencies, Nancy Allen and Bruce Cockburn.

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