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Remade as 

Miami Vice (2006)
An update of the classic TV series.


Miami Vice (2004) (Video Game)
The game is based on the show.

Referenced in 

Gimme a Break!: Monkey See, Monkey Do (1985) (TV Episode)
Nell disapproved of Samantha wearing a short leather mini-skirt when she said, "What is this, Miami Vice?"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Carl Reiner/George Miller/Teresa Ganzel (1985) (TV Episode)
Johnny contrasts Tommy's wardrobe with the look of the series
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Arnold Schwarzenegger/Ed Begley Jr./Ginger McLamb (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a public service announcement
The Facts of Life: Born Too Late (1985) (TV Episode)
Natalie mentions the title
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Alan King/Vlasta Krsek (1985) (TV Episode)
Johnny decribes a fake Christmas special featuring Crockett and Tubbs
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Sade (1985) (TV Episode)
Title mentoined during Entertainment Tonight cold opening and Observational Stand-Ups
The Fall Guy: Miami's Nice (1986) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Golden Girls: Nice and Easy (1986) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
227: Redecorating Blues (1986) (TV Episode)
Brenda mentions this title when she is on the phone talking to her friend
Night Court: The Mugger (1986) (TV Episode)
This show is mentioned by name.
Valerie: Benefit of the Doubt (1986) (TV Episode)
David tries to dress like Don Johnson on the series
The Mystery of Al Capone's Vaults (1986) (TV Special)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Philip Michael Thomas/Joan Embery/Joan Rivers (1986) (TV Episode)
Philip Michael Thomas talks about his series
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Episode #25.72 (1986) (TV Episode)
The television series was mentioned during the opening monologue.
Ruthless People (1986)
Earl Mott named his fish Crockett and Tubbs.
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
A little boy is wearing a "Miami Vice" T-Shirt.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Charles Grodin/Dom Irrera/Tommy Walton (1986) (TV Episode)
Johnny displays various T-shirts with NBC series logos
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Bob Newhart/Saundra Santiago/Teresa Ganzel (1986) (TV Episode)
Saundra Santiago talks briefly about her series
Sledge Hammer!: Under the Gun (1986) (TV Episode)
two extras are dressed as Crockett and Tubbs
Mama's Family: Farewell, Frannie (1986) (TV Episode)
Iola mentions that she learned on "Miami Vice" how someone who is on probation, like Bubba, can't leave the state
Amazing Stories: Miscalculation (1986) (TV Episode)
Phil reads an article about the series and its star Don Johnson.
True Stories (1986)
Life with Lucy: Lucy Gets Her Wires Crossed (1986) (TV Episode)
Kevin can't sleep because he's afraid "Miami Vice" will be canceled before he's old enough to watch it.
Girls on Top: Mr Fluffy Knows Too Much (1986) (TV Episode)
Shelley says, "Somebody call Miami Vice."
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Jack Paar/Stephen Lang (1986) (TV Episode)
Stephen Lang mentions that his series is moving to a time slot after the show
The Golden Girls: Family Affair (1986) (TV Episode)
Dorothy says she is upset Crockett and Tubbs are wearing darker colours
Growing Pains: Do You Believe in Magic? (1986) (TV Episode)
This show is mentioned by name.
Growing Pains: Jason's Rib (1986) (TV Episode)
On the subject of a dress code at school, Don Johnson's name is brought to attention and a man stands up in a Vice outfit looking like Sonny Crockett.
Mr. Belvedere: Pills (1986) (TV Episode)
Mr. Belvedere mentions all the different names for amphetamines that he said he learned from watching "Miami Vice"
ALF: Oh, Tannerbaum (1986) (TV Episode)
ALF: "This would never happen to Sonny Crockett."
Bionic Ninja (1986)
Contains the theme from Miami Vice during a climactic fight scene.
Night Court: Murder (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mannequin (1987)
Hollywood tells Jonathan that Captain Felix Maxwell has a "bad case of Miami Vice" while dressing a window - 20 minutes into the movie.
Return to Horror High (1987)
Mentioned by Oliver
Down Twisted (1987)
Mentioned by Reno.
Was (Not Was): Walk the Dinosaur (1987) (Video)
"I felt a little tired, so I watched Miami Vice"
Sweet Lorraine (1987)
logo on employee's cap
The Monster Squad (1987)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: David Brenner/Dale Robertson/Don Johnson (1987) (TV Episode)
Don Johnson talks about his series
Small Wonder: It's Okay to Say No (1987) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by title
Full Throttle (1987) (Video Game)
One of the billboards features two detectives who are reference to Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs.
Growing Pains: Gone But Not Forgotten (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Punky Brewster: The Matchmaker (1987) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Perfect Strangers: Night School Confidential (1987) (TV Episode)
Larry: "It'll be just like 'Miami Vice.'"
Overkill (1987)
Miami Vice shirt seen
The Dark Side (1987)
Mentioned by Lou.
Hunter: Naked Justice: Part 1 (1988) (TV Episode)
mentioned by name
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Prism (1988) (TV Episode)
Rykker's partner mentions the show. The Forrester's neighbor's kids play cops and robbers pretending to be Crockett and Tubbs.
Siskel & Ebert: Little Nikita/Vice Versa/D.O.A./Off Limits/Stand and Deliver (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Stand and Deliver" review.
Night of the Sharks (1988)
The woman in the Winnebago in Miami asks the person who pulls her over if he's Don Johnson after he says he works for the vice squad.
Hawaii Vice (1988) (Video)
title spoof
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #1.9 (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Emerald City (1988)
Some of the script ideas are compared to this show.
Police Quest II: The Vengeance (1988) (Video Game)
The password for the computer sub-directory "Vice" is Miami.
Out of This World: Evie Goes to Hollywood (1989) (TV Episode)
While looking for the lost Evie and Lindsay, Beano and Kyle come across the Miami Vice Action Spectacular stunt show and Kyle joins in claiming it to be his favorite show.
Female Reporter (1989)
Opening music mimics "Cockett's Theme"
Freddy's Nightmares: The Light at the End of the Tunnel (1989) (TV Episode)
"Miami Vice" soundtrack is referenced.
Hellgate (1989)
Identity Crisis (1989)
Dialogue: "What's that show with the good-looking black cop and the good-looking white cop? Miami Vice!"
Saturday Night Live: Bruce Willis/Neil Young (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Highjack sketch
Wooly Booly: Ang classmate kong alien (1989)
One of the characters told his companion they are not from Miami Vice as they spied on the alien.
Zeg 'ns Aaa: Top Secret (1989) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Wiep
Hawaii Vice 2 (1989)
title spoof
Hawaii Vice 4 (1989) (Video)
title spoof
Hawaii Vice 5 (1989)
title spoof
Hawaii Vice 8 (1989)
title spoof
Laat maar zitten: Klap op de vuurpijl (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Wieb and Faber
Freddy's Nightmares: What You Don't Know Can Kill You (1990) (TV Episode)
When a hotel maid enters a room and finds herself staring down the barrel of a cop's gun, she asks, "What is this, Miami Vice?"
Laat maar zitten: Zo Faber, zo dochter (1990) (TV Episode)
Faber says his daugter can put his vase on her TV set as she watches Miami Vice
Home and Away: Episode #1.585 (1990) (TV Episode)
Grant mentions this
Døden på Oslo S (1990)
the taxi driver asks the boys if they are from miami vice
Last of the Summer Wine: Walking Stiff Can Make You Famous (1990) (TV Episode)
Nora Batty says she could never live in Miami because of all that vice.
Out of This World: Marlowe Vice (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Laat maar zitten: Terreur en maneschijn (1991) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in jest by Miechels
The Bill: The Negotiator (1991) (TV Episode)
Dave Quinnan stats that hostage situations are different in real life compared to that in Miami Vice
Samurai Cop (1991)
"'Miami Vice' meets 'Miami Connection' set in Los Angeles".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Sonny Crockett had a crocodile."
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
Mentioned by Mitchell.
Detective Extralarge: Yo-Yo (1992) (TV Movie)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Outlaw of Gor (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tom
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Ace mentions the show.
Married with Children: Shoeway to Heaven (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Animaniacs: Miami Mama-Mia/Pigeon on the Roof (1994) (TV Episode)
Pesto refers to his mother's fiance as a "Miami viceroy."
Tollbooth (1994)
Jack wants to work for the real Miami Vice, inspired by the show; the theme music plays in several scenes.
Bad Boys (1995)
Baantjer: De Cock en de motorclub moord (1995) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Schouten
Get Shorty (1995)
Mirror, Mirror III: The Voyeur (1995)
Fictional TV show called "Miami Heist"
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Dignan's line "Ain't no trip to Cleveland" was one of Sonny Crockett's catchprases on this show. This is mentioned in the DVD commentary.
Grand Theft Auto (1997) (Video Game)
Vice City (based on Miami) is named after this show.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time Chasers (1997) (TV Episode)
"Got some leftover Miami Vice music here!"
Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998)
characters talk about it
The Big Hit (1998)
Pam mentions it.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Devil Fish (1998) (TV Episode)
Mike makes a joke about Miami Vice character Sonny Crockett.
Friends: The One with All the Thanksgivings (1998) (TV Episode)
In the Thanksgiving 1988 flashback, Ross and Chandler are dressed like characters from the show.
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #3.1 (1999) (TV Episode)
In "Vinyl Justice", they find a record of the soundtrack for this series.
Big Wolf on Campus: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow (1999) (TV Episode)
Tommy suggests to Stacey that they go to the '80s dance in his uncle's 1986 Camaro and throw the Miami Vice (1984) soundtrack into the tape deck.
Gun Shy (2000)
Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Lopez (2001) (TV Episode)
Reverenced on Weekend Update
Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
mentioned in dialogue
E! True Hollywood Story: Miami Vice (2001) (TV Episode)
This tv special tackles the 1984 miami vice.
Braceface: Miami Vices (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Piñero (2001)
Pinero acts in it and writes two episodes
Forensic Files: Bad Blood (2001) (TV Episode)
Photo shown of Dr. Schneeberger wearing a Universal Studios t-shirt which reads "Miami Vice Stunt Team".
Saturday Night Live: Seann William Scott/Sum41 (2001) (TV Episode)
Title mentiond during 'Jeffreys'
The Directors: The Films of Michael Mann (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in film
The Simpsons: Sweets and Sour Marge (2002) (TV Episode)
The theme music from Miami Vice is played during the boat-chase.
That '80s Show: Pilot (2002) (TV Episode)
Tuesday says that she loved Corey's dad on Miami Vice, since he's dressed like Sonny Crockett.
Friends: The One with the Tea Leaves (2002) (TV Episode)
Chandler has a CD of this show.
Showtime (2002)
Futurama: Future Stock (2002) (TV Episode)
A character has a Miami Vice lunch box.
Queer as Folk: The Wedding (2002) (TV Episode)
Brian mentions the show while choosing his clothes for the party.
Phoenix Nights: Episode #2.1 (2002) (TV Episode)
Brian refers to Ray Von as "Miami Vice".
Miami Nice (2002) (Video)
title reference
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)
1) The game title; 2) Casting of Philip Michael Thomas as Lance Vance; 3) The song "Crockett's Theme"
Primetime: Episode dated 4 December 2002 (2002) (TV Episode)
theme song seen on Billboard chart
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: It's a Hot, Hot, Hot, Hot Christmas (2002) (TV Episode)
Sabrina mentions it
The Recruit (2003)
Scrubs: My Dream Job (2003) (TV Episode)
Their college pal calls Turk and J.D. Crockett and Tubbs.
Angel: Soul Purpose (2004) (TV Episode)
Spike : Well, look who's come to call, Crockett and Tubbs.
EuroTrip (2004)
The Sopranos: Rat Pack (2004) (TV Episode)
Artie says to Tony B, while checking out Tony B's suit, "Where's Tubbs?"
A Short Film About the Long Career of Abel Ferrara (2004) (Video)
mentioned several times
City of Heroes (2004) (Video Game)
Detectives Croquette & Basinns on Talos Island.
The 24th Day (2004)
The two lead men both agree that they like Crockett from Miami Vice.
Entourage: New York (2004) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Simon (2004)
Continual references to Simon's neighbors, one black, one white, who Simon calls "Crockett and Tubbs."
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks (2004) (TV Special)
Mentioned by the three stand-ups
Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
After getting Botox, Luther shows up wearing a white suit and blue shirt like Crockett
Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere: Episode #1.2 (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name.
The O.C.: The Chrismukkah That Almost Wasn't (2004) (TV Episode)
Some of the characters talk about the show.
Veronica Mars: Ruskie Business (2005) (TV Episode)
Crockett and Tubbs are mentioned at an 80s dance
Behind the Style: The Look of 'Friends' (2005) (Video)
Mentioned by Debra.
The Office: The Alliance (2005) (TV Episode)
In the picture on the wall of the '80s-themed party, Michael and Dwight are seen dressed as Crockett and Tubbs.
Broken Flowers (2005)
When Don Johnston introduces himself to Lolita, she thought he was kidding. This is a reference to Don Johnson who plays Sonny Crockett in the 80's series Miami Vice.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Room Service (2005) (TV Episode)
Hodges says he had a dream in which he lived in 80's and had Don Johnson's stubble from "Miami Vice".
Malcolm in the Middle: Malcolm's Money (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Silence (2006) (TV Movie)
mentioned by a girl
Cocaine Cowboys (2006)
Direct reference
Miami Vice: The Game (2006) (Video Game)
Based on the TV show
Scarface: The World Is Yours (2006) (Video Game)
In Scarface: The World Is Yours there are two Miami Vice cops. One white. One black.
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 2 (2006) (Video)
In "Where's The Cheat?", Homsar mispronounces Bubs' name as Tubbs, the last name of Rico Tubbs
Let's Go to Prison (2006)
"Nice stubble. Very 'Miami Vice'."
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.14 (2006) (TV Episode)
Talked about in interview.
Dead & Deader (2006) (TV Movie)
My Boys: Take One for the Team (2006) (TV Episode)
Mike asks Kenny if he's Crockett or Tubbs
'Til Death: Fight Friend (2007) (TV Episode)
Jeff refers to Eddie and Cofeld as "Crockett" and "Tubbs."
Hot Fuzz (2007)
One of the other officers refers to Angel and Butterman as "Crockett and Tubby".
Veronica Mars: Papa's Cabin (2007) (TV Episode)
Veronica introduces herself and Tim as "Crockett and Tubbs"
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #6.3 (2007) (TV Episode)
One of the judges comments that Paul Zaidman looks like Don Johnson from this title.
Knocked Up (2007)
References are made to Crocket and Tubs
Saturday Night Live: Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Snow Patrol (2007) (TV Episode)
Photograph during "La Rivista Della Televisione" intro
42nd Street Forever: XXX-Treme Special Edition (2007) (Video)
The on-screen title for 'A Passage thru Pamela' (featured in that film's U.S. theatrical trailer) copies the famous 'Miami Vice' lettering.
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Crockett and Tubbs mentioned
Ideal: The Wedding (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Moz
The Simpsons: Stop or My Dog Will Shoot (2007) (TV Episode)
Theme plays during training montage.
Saturday Night Live: Zach Braff/Maroon 5 (2007) (TV Episode)
Still seen during opening to La Revista Della Televisione
Psych: And Down the Stretch Comes Murder (2007) (TV Episode)
Gus mentions Crockett.
The Office: Dunder Mifflin Infinity (2007) (TV Episode)
Michael says to Ryan: "Hello, Mr. Sonny Crockett. I'm Tubbs!"
30 Rock: Rosemary's Baby (2007) (TV Episode)
Supposedly a spin off from "Supercomputer" (1975)
30 Rock: Greenzo (2007) (TV Episode)
Kenneth's parakeet is named Sonny Crockett
Bones: Boy in the Time Capsule (2007) (TV Episode)
Hodgins: So Miami Vice I could roll up my sleeves
Breaking Bad: Pilot (2008) (TV Episode)
When White said to Pinkman that they will not take the drugs that are making, Pinkman said "You've seen too much Miami Vice"
Bachelor Party 2: The Last Temptation (2008) (Video)
Two boys make and wear name-tags with the names 'Crockett' and 'Tubbs', hoping they can get in to a party.
Saturday Night Live: Shia LaBeouf/My Morning Jacket (2008) (TV Episode)
Still photo used during La Rivista Della Televisione credits
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Mac's Banging the Waitress (2008) (TV Episode)
Dennis mentions it in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: John Malkovich/T.I. (2008) (TV Episode)
Still during intro for La Rivista Della Televisione
Scrubs: My Jerks (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Come Dine with Me: Preston: Nigel (2009) (TV Episode)
Bernard tells Nigel that he is dressed like in the show.
Come Dine with Me: Sunderland: Anthony (2009) (TV Episode)
Ashley mentions the show by name.
CSI: NY: Communication Breakdown (2009) (TV Episode)
Flack and Sheldon suggest Danny name his baby "Crockett" or "Tubbs" respectively
Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Phoenix (2009) (TV Episode)
Still seen at the start of La Rivista Della Televisione
30 Rock: Cutbacks (2009) (TV Episode)
Kenneths says that his bird is named "Sonny Crockett"
Sounds Ideal (2009) (Video)
Joel Morris mentions "Crockett's Theme" from "Miami Vice".
Wizards of Waverly Place: Don't Rain on Justin's Parade - Earth (2009) (TV Episode)
Mr. Laritate assumes Alex's "detective work" is reminiscent of the former action series
Bridget's Sexiest Beaches: Miami, Florida (2009) (TV Episode)
Bridget says that she had correctly pictured Miami as looking like the opening credits of the show
Top Gear Australia: Episode #2.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
When Warren Brown shows the "moon roof" of the Toyota Tarago he has bought to convert to a ute to Steve Pizzati, he describes it as "the height of 1980's Miami Vice crassness".
Come Dine with Me: London: Amii (2009) (TV Episode)
Dave mentions the show in reference to what Hugo is wearing.
Pawn Stars: Sink or Sell (2009) (TV Episode)
The series is mentioned when talk of restoring a Chris Craft speedboat like those used in the series.
Saturday Night Live: Ryan Reynolds/Lady Gaga (2009) (TV Episode)
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is called A hairy little Hobbit on Miami Vice is mentioned by his wife on Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Regina Spektor (2009) (TV Episode)
Picture shown during opening credits of La Rivista Della Televisione
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.25 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in an $800 clue in the category "I Got a 4-Letter Word For Ya, Pal!"
Runaway, a Twist of Fate (2009) (Video Game)
Mentioned in game dialogue
30 Rock: Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001 (2009) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Yakov of Yakov's Nubian Bling Explosion
30 for 30: The U (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jimmy Johnson
Castle: Sucker Punch (2010) (TV Episode)
Castle remarks that Kate finding and tasting the heroin was "very Miami Vice".
Being Human: Long Live the King (2010) (TV Episode)
Crockett and Tubbs mentioned
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
character wears a T-shirt for it
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.181 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Johnson & Johnson"
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #6.184 (2010) (TV Episode)
Craig mentions, that with the white shirt on yesterday, he looked like Don Johnson in Miami Vice.
The Other Guys (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.108 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Don Johnson starred on the show
Fringe: The Box (2010) (TV Episode)
Walter plays a segment from the theme of Miami Vice
Saturday Night Live: Bryan Cranston/Kanye West (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Anthony Crispino on Weekend Update
Top Gear: Episode #15.9 (2010) (TV Episode)
title and 'Don Johnson' mentioned
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1, It's About Time (2010) (Video Game)
Marty has a poster of this show and Sonny Crockett is one of the aliases Marty can choose in the game.
The Cinema Snob: New Year's Evil (2011) (TV Episode)
"So the killer, who is now Thug #1 from Miami Vice..."
Conan: VooDoo or Voo Don't (2011) (TV Episode)
Actor and artist Ice Cube (while being interviewed by Conan O'Brien) mentions this show
CSI: Miami: Wheels Up (2011) (TV Episode)
derby girl "Miami Spice"
Glory Daze: Some Like It Hot Tub (2011) (TV Episode)
poster of 'Don Johnson' and Philip Michael Thomas as Crockett and Tubbs visible at the Omega Sig house
Working Class: The Buddy System (2011) (TV Episode)
Buddy says at prom he looked like Sonny Crockett... if he ate Tubbs.
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 2, Get Tannen (2011) (Video Game)
Sonny Crockett is one of the aliases used by Marty.
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 3, Citizen Brown (2011) (Video Game)
One of Marty's aliases is Sonny Crockett.
Mike & Molly: Samuel Gets Fired (2011) (TV Episode)
Samuel's boss Abe calls Carl and Mike "Crockett and Tubbs".
Bad Movie Beatdown: 2 Fast 2 Furious (2011) (TV Episode)
"...and looks more like a particularly stupid episode of Miami Vice."
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 4, Double Visions (2011) (Video Game)
One of Marty's aliases is Sonny Crockett.
Midsomer Murders: The Oblong Murders (2011) (TV Episode)
A vacationing unshaved Jones wearing sunglassed reminds Barnaby of the Florida cop series.
The Hard Times of RJ Berger: The Better Man (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in Rick's poem to Suzanne
DVD-R Hell: Rock: It's Your Decision (2011) (TV Episode)
Brad references a song on this show's soundtrack.
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 5, Outatime (2011) (Video Game)
Marty's alias Sonny Crockett
Falling Skies: Silent Kill (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Hjelp, vi er i filmbransjen (2011)
DVD box set seen on the shelf in the video store
Mad: Super 80's/Captain America's Got Talent (2011) (TV Episode)
Sonny Crockett appears in "Super 80's."
Conan: I Know What You Did Last Lobsterfest (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Don Johnson and during interview
Dexter: A Horse of a Different Color (2011) (TV Episode)
"Crockett or Tubbs"
Psych: The Amazing Psych-Man & Tap Man, Issue No. 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Juliet gives Shawn a joke "set-up" that involves "Mr. T, Crockett, and a word that rhymes with 'Mork.'"
The Cleveland Show: Die Semi-Hard (2011) (TV Episode)
"Crockett" "Tubbs" mentioned
80's Dan: A Very Inappropriate 80's Dan Christmas (2011) (TV Episode)
"My jacket isn't white; it's Crockett!"
The Finder: Bullets (2012) (TV Episode)
Sweets says that Bronski and Fontana remind him of a TV show from the 80's. Fontana says that the show was based on them.
Rob: The Baby Bug (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Fernando.
Castle: The Limey (2012) (TV Episode)
Beckett says to Castle, "I feel like I've just walked into a bad episode of Miami Vice", to which he replies, "OK, first, there are no bad episodes of Miami Vice, and second, who died?"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.53 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
The Dictator (2012)
Series mentioned by character.
Midnight Screenings: ParaNorman/The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012) (TV Episode)
Sesame Street spoofed this as "Miami Mice"
What's My Car Worth?: Last of the Land Yachts (2012) (TV Episode)
Title is referenced
The Cinema Snob: Hack-O-Lantern (2012) (TV Episode)
"Meanwhile in an establishing shot from a Miami Vice episode..."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.51 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Don Johnson starred on the show
The Americans: Pilot (2013) (TV Episode)
The scene where the couple are driving down the highway at night with "In the Air Tonight" by Phil Collins playing and no dialogue, there is an identical, iconic scene in the pilot episode of "Miami Vice."
Community: Paranormal Parentage (2013) (TV Episode)
Jeff says, "It's like David Lee Roth threw up 'Miami Vice.'"
DVD-R Hell: Deception of a Generation: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
"...Gary is now dressed as a snitch from Miami Vice..."
Suburgatory: T-Ball & Sympathy (2013) (TV Episode)
Noah (to George): "I thought that you were Crockett and I was Tubbs."
The Amazing Race: Like James Bond Again (2013) (TV Episode)
Pam & Winnie mention Miami Vice while in the jet boat
Southland: The Felix Paradox (2013) (TV Episode)
Crockett and Tubbs mentioned
New Girl: Elaine's Big Day (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Nick.
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
The cops dress up as Crockett and Tubbs.
America's Next Top Model: The Guy Who Gets a Weave (2013) (TV Episode)
Kelly mentions the '80s and Miami Vice during panel
Kendra on Top: Miami Vices (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip (2013) (TV Special)
Jeremy asks if they look like Tubbs and Crockett while in a speedboat
White Collar: Quantico Closure (2013) (TV Episode)
Jones compares himself and Neal to Tubbs and Crockett.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Gold Rush: Alaska: Ready to Roll (2013) (TV Episode)
James Bates mentioned Miami Vice and their famous aerial shots
Person of Interest: 4C (2014) (TV Episode)
Owen mentions the characters of Crockett and Tubbs.
Anime Abandon: City Hunter (2014) (TV Episode)
"An entire scene right out of Miami Vice."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 13 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
main theme is heard
Toy Hunter: $28K Wonder Woman (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dave.
Hollywood Game Night: Battle of the Champions (2014) (TV Episode)
Jane Lynch mentions this television show by name, Jane Lynch and Gary Dell'Abate both mention the actor Laurence Fishbourne, and Jane Lynch mentions the actors and actresses Julia Robrts, Chris Cooper. Benicio Del Toro, Liam Neeson, and Helena Bonham Carter during the game Smash the Buzzer
The Cinema Snob: The Infernal Rapist (2014) (TV Episode)
"Miami Vice Olmos, not Stand and Deliver Olmos."
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Verne Troyer (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Song Styles"
The Cinema Snob: Ninja Champion (2014) (TV Episode)
"I see they're attempting to spice things up by giving it a Miami Vice flair."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.53 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chuy mentions Don Johnson appearing on the show.
Midnight Screenings: Silence of the Lambs/The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad describes Manhunter as "if Silence of the Lambs was an episode of Miami Vice."
Hollywood Game Night: 50 Charades of Grey (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the TV Mashup Game.
Hot in Cleveland: Elka Takes a Lover (2014) (TV Episode)
Victoria tells a story about shooting in a hot tub with Don Johnson for Miami Vice
Chaos on the Bridge (2014) (TV Movie)
mentioned and photo shown
The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014) (TV Movie)
There is a poster for the series at NBC.
Play It Again, Dick: Episode #1.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Play It Again, Dick: Episode #1.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Crockett and Tubbs mentioned
RTL Autovisie: Episode #1.3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Eddy Zoëy
Person of Interest: Panopticon (2014) (TV Episode)
Fusco calls John "Crockett", the name of Don Johnson's character.
The Cinema Snob: Can't Stop the Music (2014) (TV Episode)
"...he'll probably be arrested by Crockett and Tubbs by the end of the day!"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 October 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of TV shows airing in 1985, the last time before 2014 that the Kansas City Royals reached the playoffs
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 16 October 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
theme music played
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 22 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Cris Carter mentions "Crockett and Tubbs"
Togetherness: Family Day (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Craig
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Dakota Johnson/Anthony Anderson/Mark Ronson feat. Mystikal (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions that Dakota Johnson's father Don Johnson starred in the series
Perception: Romeo (2015) (TV Episode)
Crockett and Tubbs are mentioned in dialogue by Max Lewicki: "All right. I'm on it. I'm the Tubbs to your Crockett."
Person of Interest: Skip (2015) (TV Episode)
Frankie refers to Reese as "Crockett."
The Cinema Snob: Miami Connection (2015) (TV Episode)
"...when you cross Miami Vice, a Troma film and every Godfrey Ho movie ever made..."
Scandal: Put a Ring on It (2015) (TV Episode)
Crockett and Tubbs mentioned
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ethan Hawke/Kumail Nanjiani/Dwight Yoakam/Jeremy Gara (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions the series while visiting the auto show
Modern Family: Patriot Games (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Johnny and Dora (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Modern Family: American Skyper (2015) (TV Episode)
Phil uses the two main characters as an expression when he thinks Gloria's cousin is smuggling heroin
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tandy Computer Whiz Kids: The Computer Trap (2015) (TV Episode)
"That's a teddy bear version of a Miami Vice character."
The Cinema Snob: Xanadu (2015) (TV Episode)
"First, he's Zito from Miami Vice..."
Limitless: The Legend of Marcos Ramos (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Scream Queens: Seven Minutes in Hell (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Night City (2015)
David's style (particularly in the Disco scene) is an homage to that of Don Johnson on the show
Kauppaneuvos Jethro: Juontaja-Jethro (2015) (TV Episode)
The Miami Vice theme tune's played during the episode.
Unforgettable: Behind the Beat (2015) (TV Episode)
Jay tells that he always wanted to be a cop, which is why he had a Miami Vice backpack in school
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #7.11 (2015) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #7.22 (2016) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.12 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as the 1980's TV series in which Crockett and Tubbs are the lead detectives during Daniel's Cash Builder round.
The Cinema Snob: Second Glance (2016) (TV Episode)
"He looks like when a trust-fund kid plays the villain of the week on Miami Vice."
NCIS: React (2016) (TV Episode)
Secretary of the Navy Sarah Porter says Anthony DiNozzo looks like Sonny Crockett. Di Nozzoa asks whether she's referring to Don Johnson in the original TV series or the Colin Farrell version of the theatrical movie.
Castle: And Justice for All (2016) (TV Episode)
When detectives Ryan and Esposito are arrested, they are called Crockett and Tubbs by agent Napier
Unsung Hollywood: New York Undercover (2016) (TV Episode)
Producer Dick Wolf is mentioned as having worked on this show previously.
Ashens: 1985 Pop-up Book: Inside the Personal Computer (2016) (TV Episode)
"Ashens.com" logo in the opening is is written in the font of this movie.
They Came from the Swamp: The Films of William Grefé (2016)
It's noted that the film "Cease Fire" played a key role in getting Don Johnson hired as a lead on this show.
The Real O'Neals: The Real Rules (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Manhunter: The Eye of the Storm - An Interview with Dante Spinotti (2016) (Video)
Dante Spinotti mentions watching episodes prior to shooting Manhunter
The First Lecktor: An Interview with Brian Cox (2016) (Video)
Brian Cox mentioned Manhunter being sytistically similar to the show
2 Lava 2 Lantula! (2016) (TV Movie)
Crockett and Tubbs clothing/dialogue.
Blackcatloner: Change Is in the Air (2016) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner admits having never watched this series in the 80's and says that he has been binge-watching this series.
Lethal Weapon: Surf N Turf (2016) (TV Episode)
The captain calls the detectives "Crockett" and "Tubbs".
Chris Gets Money (2016)
Mentioned in voice over
Legends of Tomorrow: Compromised (2016) (TV Episode)
Outfits during 80s segment in Miami
The Great Indoors: @emma (2016) (TV Episode)
Jack calls Clark and Mason Crockett and Tubbs
30 for 30: Catholics Vs. Convicts (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Dan Le Batard
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.89 (2017) (TV Episode)
referenced in correct response in "Pop Culture 'Vice'" category
Kids Baking Championship: Color Me Wow! (2017) (TV Episode)
Duff compares Audra's cake to Miami Vice
Talking Saul: Mabel (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Rhea Seehorn and Chris Hardwick.
The Cinema Snob: Another Son of Sam (2017) (TV Episode)
"That crossover of Miami Vice and Sleepaway Camp."
The Cinema Snob: Erotic Nights of the Living Dead (2017) (TV Episode)
"I might be a Miami Vice drug dealer..."
The Cinema Snob: Cannibal Holocaust II (2017) (TV Episode)
"They're getting to the Amazon by way of Miami Vice drug dealer montage music."
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Tony Stark calls Peter Parker "Crockett".
The Cinema Snob: Sex and the City 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
"Samantha is hit on by the villan of the week on Miami Vice"
Still the King: Trayning Day (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ronnie
The Cinema Snob: Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (2017) (TV Episode)
What co-star Martin Ferrero is better known for.
Talking Dead: Minotaur/The Diviner (2017) (TV Episode)
Chris Hardwick says he would love to see a pre-apocalypse episode about the character Strand in a style reminiscent of this show.
Modern Family: Tough Love (2017) (TV Episode)
During a bust, Cam makes a pun about being a Miami Vice principal.
Fuller House: Here Comes the Sun (2017) (TV Episode)
Danny & Steve dress as Sonny
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Nathaniel Gets the Message! (2018) (TV Episode)
Darryl says that he has a Miami Vice t-shirt.
Arizona (2018)
The brand name on the bag containing Sonny's ice cubes to put in wine is Miami Wice.
Jay Leno's Garage: Getting Away (2018) (TV Episode)
stills shown; Jay and Michael Mann discuss the Ferraris used in the series
Jay Leno's Garage: Movie Cars (2018) (TV Episode)
a quiz question and answer mention that Don Johnson drove a Ferrari Testarossa in the show
GLOW: Rosalie (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Debbie.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #12.24 (2018) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Jay Leno's Garage: Limited Funds, Unlimited Fun (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions the show as a reference to things from the 1980s

Featured in 

Glenn Frey: You Belong to the City (1985) (Video)
features clips from the television series
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images (1986) (TV Movie)
Clip from TV series seen with Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
A clip from the series is shown in the Café 80s.
Cop & ½ (1993)
The Universal Story (1996) (TV Movie)
main title shown
Weird Science: Bee in There (1997) (TV Episode)
1987 Gary watches the series.
Edtv (1999)
TV's Most Censored Moments (2002) (TV Special)
I Love the '80s: 1984 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this TV series was edited into this mini-series.
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
They are in the 100 Greatest Moments
Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005) (Video)
cop show distortion and tropes
Cocaine Cowboys (2006)
Clips from the show
Screenwipe: Episode #2.3 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.14 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
The Hour: Episode #7.75 (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Allan Hawco's bio segment.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.27 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip from the show's opening credits
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Masters of the Universe (2013) (TV Episode)
Features footage from the show.
The Goldbergs: The Circle of Driving (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in beginning montage.
Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded (2014)
Clips shown.
Britain's Favourite Detectives (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 38 in the Countdown
De Palma (2015)
Clips shown. De Palma talks about wanting to cast Don Johnson.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #7.22 (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
The Eighties: Raised on Television (2016) (TV Episode)
clips shown

Spoofed in 

Sesame Street (1969) (TV Series)
It was spoof as "Miami Mice".
New York Vice (1984) (Video)
Video's title is a takeoff on the TV series title.
Hollywood Vice (1985) (Video)
Video's title is a takeoff on the TV series' title.
Marina Vice (1985) (Video)
Porn parody of this TV series.
Saturday Night Live: Harry Dean Stanton/The Replacements (1986) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'Cleveland Vice'
Tuesday Night Titans: Episode dated 7 May 1986 (1986) (TV Episode)
Don Muraco and Mr. Fuji's "Fuji Vice" skit.
Dallas: Proof Positive (1986) (TV Episode)
The male character in Mandy's film is a parody of Sonny Crockett.
Dallas: Something Old, Something New (1986) (TV Episode)
The male character in Mandy's film is a parody of Sonny Crockett.
Miami Spice (1986)
Film's title is a takeoff on the TV series' title.
Halloween '87 (1987) (Short)
The two detectives are a skateboard punk version of Crockett and Tubbs and dress in a similar manner. The final piece of music used as score is "Evan", from "Miami Vice" (1984).
Muppet Babies: The Frog Who Knew Too Much (1987) (TV Episode)
spoofed by Rowlf and Fozzie
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)
Our heroes turn a tomato into a Det. James 'Sonny' Crockett from Miami Vice (Miami Vice-like music even plays during this scene)
Hawaii Vice III: Beyond the Badge (1989) (Video)
title spoof
Hawaii Vice 6 (1989)
title spoof
Hawaii Vice 7 (1989)
title spoof
Palm Harbor Vice (1991)
"Palm Harbor Vice" is a spoof of the television show, "Miami Vice" (1984) and uses a similar style, characters, plots, locations, wardrobe and music to parody the show.
Cartagena Vice (1991)
This comedy is a low-budget Chilean take on the old TV series Miami Vice.
Palm Harbor Vice 2: Brotherhood of the Monkey (1993)
"Palm Harbor Vice" is a spoof of the "Miami Vice" (1984) television show and parodies many of the show's elements, including the style, wardrobe, characters, plot and music.
X-Men: Mojovision (1994) (TV Episode)
as "Miami Mutants"
The Simpsons: Homer to the Max (1999) (TV Episode)
"Police Cops" is a big spoof of Miami Vice.
House of Mouse: Big Bad Wolf Daddy (2001) (TV Episode)
Goofy is dressed like Don Johnson
Family Guy: Brian Does Hollywood (2001) (TV Episode)
"Previously on Family Guy" starts with Peter and Cleveland on a speedboat in a similar setting
Orion's Cloud (2002) (Short)
The Kroller and Tibbs characters are direct parodies of Crockett and Tubbs
The Simpsons: Catch 'Em If You Can (2004) (TV Episode)
Spoof of the show's opening credits
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (2006) (Video Game)
The Brian Forbes character and his cover are based on Sonny Crockett and his cover Sonny Burnett
TV: The Movie (2006)
parody show: "Miami Mice"
City Kill (2007)
The whole movie is a parody of Miami Vice
American Idol: Auditions: Miami (2008) (TV Episode)
"American Idol in Miami" logo is parody of Miami Vice logo
Phineas and Ferb: The Bully Code/Finding Mary McGuffin (2009) (TV Episode)
Finding Mary McGuffin - While searching through the Charitable Charities stores, Phineas and Ferb use detective personas that parody Starsky and Hutch, Miami Vice, and CSI: Miami.
Castle: Anatomy of a Murder (2010) (TV Episode)
Druglord's from the 80's name is Calderon.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.27 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jaywalking participants re-enact the show's opening sequence
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jennifer Lopez/Keenen Ivory Wayans (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy and Steve Higgins reenact the intro of this show
Impractical Jokers: Welcome to Miami (2015) (TV Episode)
The Jokers introduce the show while standing by a convertible and wearing white sports coats over t-shirts.
Kung Fury (2015) (Short)
Police story set in Miami, heavy gun fights including 80s music and sound effects
The Simpsons: Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles (2016) (TV Episode)
Homer is dressed in a similar suit during Couch gag
Lasagna Cat: 10/20/1984 (2017) (TV Episode)
Shot-for-shot parody of scene.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Vin Diesel/Shaquille O'Neal/Pitbull feat. Stephen Marley (2017) (TV Episode)
In the opening sequence, Jimmy is made up as Sonny Crockett, driving a convertible at night, as "In the Air Tonight" is heard

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