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Miami Vice Season 5 Episodes

22 Episodes 1988 - 1990

Episode 1

Hostile Takeover

Fri, Nov 4, 1988 60 mins

An amnesiac Crockett, believing he's the felonious Burnett, delights in playing the contentious members of a crime family against one another. Part 1 of two.

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Episode 2

Redemption in Blood

Fri, Nov 11, 1988 60 mins

Conclusion. As Crockett begins to remember fragments of his past, Burnett continues to build his drug-dealing empire. Cliff: Matt Frewer. Celeste: Debra Feuer. El Gato: John Polito. Salazar: Victor Argo. Frank Shaw: Leon Rippy. Switek: Michael Talbott.

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Episode 3

Heart of Night

Fri, Nov 18, 1988 60 mins

Castillo's former wife comes back looking for help and rekindles old passions as she and her husband are hunted down by killers.

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Episode 4

Bad Timing

Fri, Dec 2, 1988 60 mins

A vacationing Crockett, getting over his Burnett ordeal, runs afoul of escaped convicts on a rampage.

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Episode 5

Borrasca

Fri, Dec 9, 1988 60 mins

Castillo and Tubbs battle a Latin counterrevolutionary group out to sell a shipload of drugs, but an agent with questionable government ties interferes with the setup. El Martillo: Juan Fernandez. Lucia Meron: Gabriela Roel. Reese: Brion James.

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Episode 6

Line of Fire

Fri, Dec 16, 1988 60 mins

Crockett and Tubbs are assigned to protect a heavy-metal rocker who's set to testify against a drug kingpin.

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Episode 7

Asian Cut

Fri, Jan 13, 1989 60 mins

Trudy is used as bait for a killer who mutilates his victims, all prostitutes.

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Episode 8

Hard Knocks

Fri, Jan 20, 1989 60 mins

As his gambling debts mount, Switek is "encouraged" by thugs to persuade a star quarterback to throw a big game.

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Episode 9

Fruit of the Poison Tree

Fri, Feb 3, 1989 60 mins

Crockett and Tubbs, out to nail a drug kingpin, find a case against his slick down-home lawyer, who looks to be as dirty as his client.

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Episode 10

Second Chance

Fri, Feb 10, 1989 60 mins

Tubbs romances a drug lord's widow, while Crockett is away helping his son (Clayton Barclay Jones) adjust to his mother's pregnancy. Maria: Elpidia Carrillo. Ramon: Miguel Ferrer. Carlos: Rafael Ferrer. Caroline: Belinda Montgomery. Bob: Parris Buckner.

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Episode 11

Miami Squeeze

Fri, Feb 17, 1989 60 mins

Crockett recruits a young cop to aid in the investigation of a British drug dealer and his mule---the son of an antidrug legislator.

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Episode 12

Jack of All Trades

Fri, Mar 3, 1989 60 mins

Crockett's cousin Jack, up to his neck in debt and knee-deep in trouble, involves Crockett in his shady dealings.

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Episode 13

The Cell Within

Fri, Mar 10, 1989 60 mins

Tubbs accepts a dinner invitation from a purportedly recovered sociopath and winds up as a prisoner in the man's private version of hell. Jake Manning: John P. Ryan. Robert Phelps: L.M. Kit Carson. Rhoda King: Robin Bartlett. Anna: Maria Pitillo.

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Episode 14

The Lost Madonna

Fri, Mar 17, 1989 60 mins

Crockett and Tubbs team with a New York cop to nail a mob family dabbling in the highly profitable illegal art trade. Joey Scianti: Peter Dobson. Jeffrey Whitehead: Michael Chiklis. Julia Scianti: Elizabeth Berridge. Sal: Ned Eisenberg. Nikos: Ralph Marino.

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Episode 15

Over the Line

Fri, Apr 28, 1989 60 mins

Crockett and Tubbs walk a tightrope when they infiltrate a band of rogue cops who've fallen into vigilantism. Walter Stevens: Tomas Arana. Reginald Hawkins: John Galateo. Richard Highsmith: Robert Fields. Juan Lopez: Anthony Barrile. Crockett: Don Johnson.

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Episode 16

Victim of Circumstance

Fri, May 5, 1989 60 mins

Crockett and Switek infiltrate a white-supremacist group that may be linked to murders of concentration-camp survivors set to testify against a Nazi fugitive (William Hickey). Helen Jackson: Karen Black. Leo Krebs: Stefan Gierasch. Switek: Michael Talbott.

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Episode 17

Freefall

Sun, May 21, 1989 60 mins

Crockett and Tubbs embark on what could be a suicide mission: escorting a corrupt Latin American dictator out of his country. Part 1 of two.

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Episode 18

Freefall

Sun, May 21, 1989 60 mins

Conclusion. Crockett and Tubbs are escorts for a corrupt dictator. Gen. Borbon: Ian McShane. Caesar Montoya: Alfredo Alvarez-Calderon. Bianca: Maria Strova. Col. Baker: Sherman Howard. Crockett: Don Johnson.

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Episode 19

World of Trouble

Wed, Jun 14, 1989 60 mins

Pegged for dead by Vice, a retired gangster (Dennis Farina) returns from the netherworld to find his son involved in the theft of a high-tech weapon. Librizzi: Ned Eisenberg. Sal Lombard: Tim Quill. Lawrence Fowler: Vincent Schiavelli. Rita Lombard: Julian Brams.

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Episode 20

Miracle Man

Wed, Jun 21, 1989 60 mins

Miracle Man (Jose Perez), a self-proclaimed superhero, trips over Switek and Tubbs on his way to rescuing Miami from the clutches of its evil drug dealers. Izzy: Martin Ferrero. Eric Terry: Zach Grenier. Perena: John Castellanos. Henry Williford: Conrad Roberts.

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Episode 21

Leap of Faith

Wed, Jun 28, 1989 60 mins

Crockett persuades his protégé, Joey Hardin (Justin Lazard), to join a unit of hotshot cops formed to bring down a professor suspected of killing his students. Paul Cutter: Kiel Martin. Zack Andrews: Cameron Dye. Tanya Lewis: Laura San Giacomo. Crockett: Don Johnson.

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Episode 22

Too Much, Too Late

Thu, Jan 25, 1990 60 mins

Tubbs considers marrying a former love who is in Miami to help a drug-addicted friend, but then learns that she may be covering up a murder.

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