Miami Vice

         Episode 61

The Afternoon Plane

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Original air date: 02/20/1987.

The episode starts at a wedding and reception. This has been reported to have been filmed within the Biltmore Hotel at the Metropolitan Museuem. 1212 Anastassia Avenue, Coral Gables. I have not confirmed this location yet.

Next we see Tubbs and his girlfriend arrive on vacation. This was filmed at Opa locka West Airfield. We have seen this used in: Back In The World, Smuggler’s Blues, Stone’s War and Baby Blues.

Then we see the standard season 3 opening montage.

After the opening montage, act 1 opens with them still at the Opa-locka West Airfield.

Then we see them arrive at the Police Station. This was filmed at the Deering Estate. 16701 SW 72nd Ave. We have seen the Deering Estate used in: Bushido and Cuba Libre.

Then we see them at the Island Inn. Also filmed at the Deering Estate.

Then we see them riding a horse. This was also filmed at the Deering Estate. The unique palm tree area where Bushido climaxed can be seen in the background at points.

Then back at the Inn (Deering Estate) for drinks and a good night.

The next morning, Tubbs is finally starting to catch on (Deering Estate).

Then we return to the airfield. Opa-locka West. This of course does not go well as Calderone owns the island.

Next we see the guns arrive and the Police Chief be paid $1,000.00 USD to leave the island. This was filmed at the Famous Jimbo’s on Virginia Key.

Then we see Tubbs trying to get off island by boat. This was also filmed at Jimbo’s.

As they walk away we get a great view of Jimbo’s as it existed in the 80’s.

Then we see them return to the Police Station, filmed on the Deering Estate.

Then we go to the airfield (Opa-locka West) where Alicia buys ticket for the afternoon plane.

Then we see Tubbs on the offensive where he runs into an old friend. This was filmed at Jimbo’s.

Then we return to the police station where the young deputy prepares for the trouble ahead. This was filmed at the Deering Estate.

Then back to Jimbo’s where Tubbs continues to look for help.

Then we return to the Inn where Sally is leaving.

Then we return to the airfield where the deputy walks into his own death. Tubbs is there to watch.

Then back to the inn.

Then we go to the Sweetfield Missionary Baptist Church. This was filmed on location at 3585 Plaza Street in Coconut Grove.

Then we cut to the airfield where they await the plane before we cut to Jimbo’s.

The Jitney drives down the dirt road that leads out of Jimbo’s to the north. They are driving southbound toward Jimbo’s. This road was used in 2 Fast 2 Furious but is now mostly grown over with vegetation.

We go to the airfield again as the plane approaches.

Then we see Tubbs at the Police Station (Deering Estate). There one of the locals comes thru with an old 12 gauge shotgun.

Tubbs loads up in front of the Inn.

We cut again to the airfield where the women arrive.

We then cut to Jimbo’s where the people are going into hiding.

We then return to the Deering Estate where Tubbs works on an old truck to get it ready then lays in wait.

Then the plane arrives at Opa-locka West.

We return to the Deering Estate where Calderone is arriving.

We cut to the airport then to Jimbo’s.

Then we cut to the Deering Estate again.

Alicia hears the gunshots and runs from the airfield (Opa-locka West).

We cut back to the Deering Estate where Tubbs runs behind the Inn.

Alicia joins in at the Inn.

She gets shot but so do all the bad guys. The episode ends here.

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06/03/2012

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If you recognize any of the unknown locations or have something else to add, please let me know at: cglide@floridamovielocations.org

If you recognize any of the unknown locations or have something else to add, please let me know at: cglide@floridamovielocations.org