Miami Vice: Season 1, Episode 19

The Home Invaders (15 Mar. 1985)

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The squad is assigned to assist Robbery with a string of brutal home invasions. Castillo is concerned the officer in charge - who was Crockett's mentor - is mishandling the investigation ... See full summary »

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Detective Ricardo Tubbs (credit only)
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Lt. John Malone
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Pete Romano
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The squad is assigned to assist Robbery with a string of brutal home invasions. Castillo is concerned the officer in charge - who was Crockett's mentor - is mishandling the investigation and the two clash, leaving Crockett torn between loyalty and a resolved case. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Philip Michael Thomas does not appear in this episode as he was injured in a stunt during the episode "The Maze". See more »

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When Crockett and Castillo start after the lady in the blue corvette it is obvious that their Ferrari has an automatic transmission when Crockett puts it in "Drive." No Ferrari 365 GTS/4 had an automatic transmission. See more »

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The Glamorous Life
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Written by Sheila E.
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Tubbs takes a break leaving Crockett and Castillo to crack the case
6 April 2007 | by (England) – See all my reviews

With Tubbs spending quality time with Valerie in Manhatten, Crockett and Castillo become involved with robbery division as violent and sadistic intruders strike the wealthy homes of Miami. This is a quality, atmospheric episode that is a marked contrast to the lighter mood of the previous tale.

Don Johnson is always excellent in this type of story, having the opportunity to show growing concern and tension as the case starts to take its toll on his nerves. However, the story itself is nothing special and fails to really excite, ending somewhat anti-climatically.

Jack Kehoe plays the robbery lieutenant whose approach to detective work causes a clash with Castillo.

Music-wise, Sheila E's "The Glamorous Life" is the notable track of this episode.

8 out of 10. A good episode but lacking the power of future Crockett-driven episodes, for example, "Shadow In The Dark" and "Death And The Lady".


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