Miami Vice: Season 4, Episode 9

The Rising Sun of Death (4 Dec. 1987)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama
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Crockett and Tubbs take on the Yakuza - Japanese organized crime - as they try to control Miami.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia Brown ...
Det. Sgt. Ernest Haskell
Kenji Fujitsu
Danny Kamekona ...
Riochi Tanaka
Caitlin Davies
Amazing Grace ...
Damian Chuck ...
Yakuza #3
Dennis Dylan Jones ...
Dr. Dees
C. Shick Park ...
Yakuza #2


Crockett and Tubbs take on the Yakuza - Japanese organized crime - as they try to control Miami.

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A very well done episode.
9 February 2008 | by (France) – See all my reviews

"The Rising Sun Of death" is probably of the best episodes from season four because of the night scenes and Jan Hammer's score. At first this episode didn't really hit me but when I viewed it a second time, I found it quite entertaining. The clothes worn by Crockett are great, the style and tone matches perfectly with the year it's set (1987). It also has a good soundtrack. The song "Moon On Ice" by Yello was very atmospheric to that scene in the club and so was the song that was used in that scene with the Ferrari testarossa at night. The style which season four has is quite impressive. 9/10, Miami Vice has never been better.

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