Like it says on the tin for episode four, “Calderone’s Return” is all about the big bad that set up this whole show clearing the way to come on back.
While looking up the use of “cool running” as slang, I ended up reading the Wikipedia entry for Cool Runnings
And with the second episode of Miami Vice we’re not only introduced to the secondary cast but the particular relationship the show has with both sex workers and the stress of working undercover.
Now we’re gonna get into the second half of the 1984 Miami Vice pilot episode, “Brother’s Keeper,” which aired in two parts and which I stuck to for posting about it, because that’s a lotta Miami Vice. First part here. In this episode is the Most Iconic Miami Vice Scene and also an encounter with an actor that is reborn as another character later in the series, much to my delight. For a full summary of this episode, see the Miami Vice wiki entry for “Brother’s Keeper” Miami Vice…
Pilot episodes give you the feel for a show. Miami Vice hits stride on step one and creates the tone it will hold for the first three seasons.