Miami Vice: Season 2, Episode 3

Out Where the Buses Don't Run (18 Oct. 1985)

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Crockett and Tubbs stake out a drug dealer, an investigation that is being helped along by an ex-cop that seems to know a bit too much about the case.



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Crockett and Tubbs stake out a drug dealer, an investigation that is being helped along by an ex-cop that seems to know a bit too much about the case.

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Crockett states that Hank Weldon was a Miami Vice detective in 1968. In real life, Bruce McGill was 18 years old in 1968. Although his character is portrayed as being much older than Crockett, McGill is actually seven months younger than Don Johnson. See more »


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Great Episode
27 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While not a great fan of Miami Vice, this episode sticks out not only as one of the best for the series, but one of the best episodes of any series in TV history. The plot line of an old retired Miami Vice detective coming back after having to leave for medical/psych reasons really sticks out. He was predicting what would happen while Crocket and Tubbs were only able to go along for the ride as Det. Hank Weldon led them down an interesting path. He was showing up two of the biggest (for the time) characters and totally stole the show. The way that all of the Miami Vice characters were teamed up with the character of Det. Weldon made this an enjoyable ride. Plus the musical score with Dire Striaghts doing Brothers in Arms makes this episode a 9 out of a 10.

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