Miami Vice: Season 1, Episode 15

Smuggler's Blues (1 Feb. 1985)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama
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Someone in law enforcement is murdering drug dealers and their families in cold blood. To find the culprit, Crockett and Tubbs go undercover and travel to Colombia with a laid-back pilot to pose as dealers.

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Olivia Brown ...
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DEA Agent Ed Waters
Jaime Sánchez ...
Grocero (as Jaime L. Sanchez)
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Wavey Davey
Ron Vawter ...
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Tucker Smith
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John Girard ...
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Someone in law enforcement is murdering drug dealers and their families in cold blood. To find the culprit, Crockett and Tubbs go undercover and travel to Colombia with a laid-back pilot to pose as dealers.

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Inspired by the Glenn Frey hit of the same name. Frey guest stars in the episode. See more »

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Before they board the plane it has three-rotor props, the next scene where the engine starts it shows a two-rotor prop. See more »

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Jimmy Cole: [some street thugs try and rip off Crockett and Tubbs and Jimmy pulls out a Mac10 seemingly from nowhere] Hey... somebody gets the jump on you, you jump back! Let's take'em down! It'll be violent man... I *hate* violence!
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.10 (2009) See more »

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Smuggler's Blues
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Written by Glenn Frey and Jack Tempchin
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An excellent first season episode
2 April 2007 | by (England) – See all my reviews

"Smugglers Blues" was inspired by the song of the same name by one Glenn Frey. In fact, the talented Frey appears in the episode as the guitar playing bush pilot, Jimmy Cole.

This is, not surprisingly, a fan favourite. The episode has a great use of locations and a fast-moving plot, with Crockett and Tubbs journeying to Cartagena in Colombia. Accompanied by Frey's "Smugglers Blues", the tale is entertaining, tense and gripping.

With a kidnapped Trudy in genuine danger, this episode has a nail-biting and memorable finale.

Again, Paul Michael Glaser shows his usual strong directing skills here. Jan Hammer's soundtrack is the icing on this delicious Miami cake.

One of the best stories of the first season - 10 out of 10.


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