Miami Vice (1984–1990)
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One Eyed Jack 

Crockett attempts to help an old flame free herself from a racketeer, then is framed for taking bribes. Martin Castillo becomes the squad's new lieutenant.

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Crockett attempts to help an old flame free herself from a racketeer, then is framed for taking bribes. Martin Castillo becomes the squad's new lieutenant.

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2 November 1984 (USA)  »

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First appearance in the series of Edward James Olmos as Castillo. See more »

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The rain drops on Tubbs' jacket in the opening scene on the boat. See more »

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Wonderful Tonight
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Written and performed by Eric Clapton
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Castillo walks in
7 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the things that really helps to sell 'One Eyed Jack' is the casting of Dennis Farina as a mob heavy. He doesn't have all that much to do here, but he's got screen presence. And I'm of the mind that he only enriches a cast. This is a great episode; good story, Crockett's under the microscope, and Tubbs gets to swoop in and save the day.

But it's also notable for Edward James Olmos' introduction. And clearly the producers knew what they wanted with him from minute one. It's all tightly-wound brooding as soon as he strolls in. This is a series turning point and the difference in squad room climate from the pilot is striking.

Talk about an entrance.

8/10


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