Miami Vice: Season 2, Episode 14

One Way Ticket (24 Jan. 1986)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama
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When the State Attorney's killed, Crockett investigates. And brings him in contact with the man's friend an attorney whom Crockett hates. They learn that a Canadian, the S.A. was ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview:
Olivia Brown ...
Laurence Thurmond
Wedding Musican
Philippe Sagot
Jean-Pierre Matte ...
Jean Faber
Guy Thauvette ...
Jon DeVries ...
D.A. Richard Langley
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When the State Attorney's killed, Crockett investigates. And brings him in contact with the man's friend an attorney whom Crockett hates. They learn that a Canadian, the S.A. was investigating could be the man who ordered it. Later Crockett gets an anonymous call telling him that the Canadian and a man who was arrested on a minor charge, whom the lawyer got off, are indeed responsible for the S.A.'s death. Written by

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This is Lothaire Bluteau's first American appearance. See more »


Laurence Thurmond played by John Heard is seen flying a jet to presumably let off a little steam while Crockett simultaneously "visits his therapist" at a gun range. Unfortunately there are two different jets being flown, a Learjet 25A (registration number N24PJ) and a Learjet 24D (registration number N464CL). See more »


Written by Steve George, John Lang and Martin Page
Performed by Mr. Mister
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A solid episode of "Vice"
13 August 2007 | by (England) – See all my reviews

This is an entertaining tale, with Crockett and Tubbs on the trail of a deadly assassin who causes mayhem at the wedding of an old friend, a popular deputy DA.

John Heard is first-rate as the lawyer, Laurence Thurmond, who finds himself in a difficult situation. Lothaire Bluteau is also superb as the slippery assassin.

Annie Golden, who made a fleeting appearance in "Prodigal Son" as a prostitute, plays Tommy for the first time in this episode. Tommy is Crockett's no-nonsense mechanic.

"Miami Vice" fans will notice there's a blink-and-you'll-miss-him appearance by composer Jan Hammer in the opening wedding scene of "One Way Ticket". This marks the first appearance of Hammer in the series.

This episode contains tracks from Wilson Pickett, Pete Townshend and Mr. Mister.

9 out of 10. Despite a grim opening, this "Vice" episode actually finishes on something of a light note, a rarity for this series.

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