This memorable TV Series is often referred to when discussing 80s fashion, especially the pastel-coloured suits. The luxurious backdrops, no doubt, boosted tourism in Miami, and the images of excess were well-suited to the 1980s.
The crime drama originally aired on NBC and lasted for five seasons - 111 episodes. It followed two undercover detectives James "Sonny" Crockett played by Don Johnson and Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs played by Philip Michael Thomas.
The earlier series' were definitely more light-hearted and included funny characters such as Noogie Lamont who was played by Charlie Bennett. When the show started to feature more serious crimes, with grittier story lines and extra violence, the popularity started to decline, and left dedicated fans a little bemused.
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However, Enzo Ferrari demanded that the show stopped using replica Ferrari's and donated two white 1986 Testarossa's as replacements - a look-alike was used in the stunts which was actually a 1972 De-Tomaso Pantera. The replica Ferrari was actually blown-up in series three.
Crockett's partner, Tubbs, drove a Cadillac Coupe de Ville Convertible. Other cars to feature in the series were a Ford Thunderbird, Lamborghini's, Lotus, DeLorean and Porsche, to name but a few.
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