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Baseballs of Death 

Crockett and Tubbs are investigating the murders of prostitutes which appears to be the work of a sadist. They discover that the killer is a Chilean police official. They try to arrest him ... See full summary »

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... Detective James Crockett
... Detective Ricardo Tubbs
... Detective Gina Calabrese
... Detective Stan Switek
... Detective Trudy Joplin
... Lieutenant Martin Castillo
... Ernesto Guerrero
... Agent Brody
... Speed Stiles
... Cinder
... Shane Dubois
Frank A. DeVito III ... Fuel Jockey
... Translator
Steve Geng ... Schecter
Duane Hutson Jr. ... Detective
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Crockett and Tubbs are investigating the murders of prostitutes which appears to be the work of a sadist. They discover that the killer is a Chilean police official. They try to arrest him but someone from the government gets him out. It's obvious that the government man and the Chilean have something going on. So they try to find out what it is. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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19 February 1988 (USA)  »

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At Trudy's desk, you can see a sign saying "Big Booty Trudy". See more »

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In the beginning of this episode Guerreros henchman fires a weapon with suppressor attached but pretty normal gunshot sound is heard, a few moments later Guerrero shoots the girl with same gun and suppressed sound is heard. See more »

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Has it where it counts
23 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

With a name like 'Baseballs of Death' (silly though it is), one can't be blamed for assuming this'd be about, y'know, baseball. I mean, look at hos many other sports have already been used on the show: jai alai, basketball, grand prix, football.

Turns out it's a euphemism for cluster bombs, and this is another tale of gunrunning to third-world conflicts. It plays out according to Miami Vice formula; the team (all of them, not just Crockett and Tubbs)happen on a no-good Chilean with DEA ties and run down all leads until the big chase scene. But it moves, and proves an engaging episode.

For a wildly uneven season, this is terra firma.

7/10


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