Miami Vice

Season 2 Episode 10

Back in the World

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Aired Friday 10:00 PM Dec 06, 1985 on NBC
9.1
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A journalist that Crockett knew in Vietnam is ready to break a story about "The Sergeant"--a shadowy legend thought to have shipped heroin stateside in body bags.

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  • Break on through

    9.4
    This epsiodes is a time capsule for the USA in 1985. Like Born In The USA, the unfair plight of Vietnam Vets takes center stage in this one and doesn't let you look away.



    The character of Ira Stone is a well written mix of passion and plodding annoyance. In Maynard, it seemed like the writer corssed between vigilante leader and stoic public frontman, without meshing the two perfectly, but close enough.



    Stone proved to Crockett during the war how a mysterious Sergeant was smuggling heroin in soldier's body bags. Now he's trying to publish the story and enlists Crockett's help. But the help he really wants is for Crockett to locate the Sergeant, who turns out to be Maynard, played with aplomb by Watergate felon Liddy.



    Maynard's crew silences Stone's separated wife, and nearly take care of Stone himself, with his story literally saving his life.



    This storyline with Maynard and Stone would be reivisted one more time in Season 3's "Stone's War."moreless
Don Johnson

Don Johnson

Det. James "Sonny" Crockett

John Diehl

John Diehl

Det. Lawrence "Larry" Zito

Olivia Brown

Olivia Brown

Det. Trudy Joplin

Michael Talbott

Michael Talbott

Det. Stanley "Stan" Switek

Saundra Santiago

Saundra Santiago

Det. Gina Navarro Calabrese

Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos

Lt. Martin Castillo

Bob Balaban

Bob Balaban

Ira Stone

Guest Star

Iman

Iman

Dakotah

Guest Star

G. Gordon Liddy

G. Gordon Liddy

Capt. Real Estate

Guest Star

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    • This was the last episode Detective Sonny Crockett was seen smoking a cigarette and it is very brief. In this case, viewers complained about Crockett's smoking and Johnson himself took action and quit.

    • This episode was not aired in Germany.

    • Patti D'Arbanville is the mother of Don Johnson's son, Jesse.

    • Only the music of The Doors was used in this episode, which opens with a flashback to the 1975 fall of Saigon: "Strange Days" (at begin) from album of same name; "The Crystal Ship" (at VA hospital) from S/T album; "Five to One" (in hotel) from Waiting for the Sun; "The Spy" (at party) and "Roadhouse Blues" (in bar) from Morrison Hotel; "Break on Through (To the Other Side)" (during chase) from S/T album; "I Can't See Your Face in My Mind" (in glades) and "My Eyes Have Seen You" (searching island) from Strange Days.

    • Don Johnson's directorial debut. G. Gordon Liddy's acting debut.

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