Miami Vice: Season 1, Episode 15 – Smuggler’s Blues

The tension in this episode of Miami Vice is slightly undercut by one of the characters being played by Glen Frey of the Eagles and the episode’s titular song, “Smuggler’s Blues.” Full disclosure? I had no idea that Glen Frey was Glen Frey and actually did not realise he was in the Eagles or sang the song that was not only the inspiration for the episode but also a bunch of dialogue was lifted from. AMAZING. Even more amazing is this episode was written by Miguel Piñero, who played Calderone…

Miami Vice always works

HA! We are halfway through season one so you’re all getting a mid-season treat instead of another recap. Also, I’m a little panicked as where I’ve been capping the episodes has slapped an “expiring” tag on all their Miami Vice, but don’t say when it’s expiring, so I don’t know how long I got of the easy way to do this. Luckily I do own the entire show’s run on DVD, it’s just gonna be more of a hassle. Anyway, Miami Vice is such an amazingly visual show. One of…