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Episode #11 "Little Prince"

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Joe    17
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Again an awesome episode!!!:happy::happy:I agree with many previous speakers: plot, music and the wonderful style fit together perfectly!:clap:You have the feeling that each location is coordinated with the wide range of various clothing which the characters are wearing.:glossy::happy:Already the teaser is worth ten points!!! - Thrilling scenes with fantastic music and one of the best VICE- and electro songs of the 80s by Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax.:radio:Then we reside in the world of the rich population where we see that life doesn't work out well - despite of abundance of money.:thumbsup:And we enjoy Sonny's suit at the horse-race...The drama ends with the betrayal of Jorgenson Sen.Sonny's right when he says that they do good routine police work because this plot is a routine case - but in VICE style!:dance:Little Prince excels itself in change of clothing :happy:: Sonny almost wears another jacket in each scene - from a pale blue spencer to a green-patterned jacket with rolled up sleeves!! Very very cool!Rico doesn't change his suits less, but it doesn't attract attention because all his suits are black or grey.I really love Sonny's striped-spencer in the last scenes.:clap:Moreover music is as wonderful as ever: Tiny Demons by Todd Rundgren fits perfectly to the scene where Mark is high.:radio:And Turn Up the Radio is also selected well.10 of 10 points.

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MiamiVice23    5
MiamiVice23

Little Prince11. Little PrinceThis isn’t really one of my favorites from Season 1. There isn’t too much action here. The opening however, was awesome. “Relax†playing in the background and then the whole drug house thing was great. Loved Sonny’s line at the end. “No Fire Escapeâ€. Classic Sonny. Besides this, not too much interesting in the episode. The music was really the saving grace here for me. Turn Up the Radio and Tiny Demons were great. Also, I liked when Sonny was questioning the whole case with Castillo, “The ends justify the means?†It’s a tough sell with this case. Even Tubbs questions Sonny at the end, but he comes to the conclusion that it was routine Police work. Besides a few good scenes and good music, this is in my lowest tier of episodes for Season 1. 7/10

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BlackJack    10
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One of the worst episodes of Season 1, along with The Maze. Really didn't like it. Dull. 5/10

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MiamiCop123    2
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Better than Glades and Give a Little Take a Little, but not by much. The beginning was superb, classic Vice opener. The episode had a good storyline and focus, but the acting by Jorgensen Jr and even Mary wasn't too great. There were some stale moments which held it back from being even better than it could've been (boring parts such as the racketball match).I dunno, it just didn't spark enough interest for me, but the ending I liked.7/10

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Brother in Arms    29
Brother in Arms

a cool episode, the musik is great, the story verry good. i give 10 / 10 points:):cool::thumbsup::clap:

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ArtieRollins    194
ArtieRollins

Little Prince: (1984)

"The saddest thing is an uptown junkie. They're only into it because they hurt so much inside."

As with its two predecessors this one also starts out with lots of day/night shots of junkies, pimps and hookers on the street and after a drug bust which could have gone wrong Crockett and Tubbs comes Gina and Trudy to the rescue with Frankie Goes To Hollywood blastin' in the backround.

At the scene they locate the son of one of the wealthiest men in Miami and soon begins linking him up with some nasty business.

I liked this one. It was not great but still better than the three episode before.

After a short break of forgettable episodes this one brings back the music, look and vibe that is Miami Vice.

Little Prince also made me a fan of the great Todd Rundgren with the haunting scene where they play the song

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The only thing that bugs me about this episode are the audio when the play Autograph - Turn up the radio, as the sound is very low and I love the song from Vice City.

7/10

 

 

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Matt5    1,919
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Little Prince: (1984)

"The saddest thing is an uptown junkie. They're only into it because they hurt so much inside."

As with its two predecessors this one also starts out with lots of day/night shots of junkies, pimps and hookers on the street and after a drug bust which could have gone wrong Crockett and Tubbs comes Gina and Trudy to the rescue with Frankie Goes To Hollywood blastin' in the backround.

At the scene they locate the son of one of the wealthiest men in Miami and soon begins linking him up with some nasty business.

I liked this one. It was not great but still better than the three episode before.

After a short break of forgettable episodes this one brings back the music, look and vibe that is Miami Vice.

Little Prince also made me a fan of the great Todd Rundgren with the haunting scene where they play the song

.

The only thing that bugs me about this episode are the audio when the play Autograph - Turn up the radio, as the sound is very low and I love the song from Vice City.

7/10

 

Good episode - some of the styling for this episode seem more dated than earlier episodes such as the Pilot of "Hit List" for example .  :dance2:  :balloon:  :dance: 

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vicegirl85    387
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(snipped)To understand Mark Jr.'s relationship with his father one needs to live it to be able to comprehend what kind of love<->hate goes on in one's mind, heart and soul. Some say he's just a spoiled brat, but in my view he's just been surpressed all his life, his mother died, and his father's new girlfriend - as loving and devoted as she might be isn't strong enough to get his father to change his destructive ways.The scene with Mark on drugs with Tiny Demons playing is amazing!Though I am not the one for drugs, everyone has their own vices.See I think Mark loved his father but also hated him, that's why in the end despite everything that had happened he still tried to stop the police from arresting him, albeit in vain. His father finally broke down too, as he's been dealt a mortal blow, or should I say he's responsible for it himself, killing the one woman who loved him, so uncoditionally, I think the actress portraying Mary did a fantastic job too.  (snipped) the point is it's not all white & black out there in the world and people do odd things, like do-good when they're being mistreated and such.

Just finished watching this episode.  Although I wouldn't rate Little Prince a 10, I agree with Fresh Prince that there's a lot of good stuff going on.  

 

The opening sequence, with Trudy portraying a junkie looking for a fix and Crockett's "we stopped for donuts", was great!  Mark Jr. and Mark Sr.'s relationship at first seemed quite superficial and I didn't get the sense of Mark Jr's suffering until near the end, as he talks with his father while wearing the wire.  Mark Sr., who has seemed fixated only on the success of his business and keeping the money flowing, is revealed (subtly) as very upset after ordering his girlfriend Mary's death (he's shown to be well on his way to numbness with alcohol).  The actress playing Mary did a great job, too.  I think she had faith in Mark Sr. (why she wouldn't admit anything to the police) right up until the driver locked the car doors after dropping off Mark Jr.  Then, she knew she was a goner.

 

Crockett's comment about the day being all about doing "good, routine police work" I took as ironic.  He obviously felt bad about the overall outcome for Mark Jr.  I wonder if he had an idea that Mark Jr. would really try to leave the area and make a fresh start.  They had a pretty long conversation as Mark Sr. was being arrested.

 

It has been suggested that Sonny Crockett and his dad had a difficult relationship and that Crockett's dad was an alcoholic.  In Bad Timing, he tells Kathleen his dad has been gone for about 20 years (maybe 25, I can't recall exactly), so obviously he has felt the lack of a father-son relationship in his own life (and he's not much of a dad to Billy throughout the series).  While I doubt that the whole run of the show was planned out that well, when viewing with hindsight it's interesting to connect the pieces of the characters that were gradually revealed.  We saw some of this with Sonny, although not much for the other members of the OCB team.

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OCBman    9
OCBman

Re-watched this episode last night. I really enjoyed it. The scene near the end when Mark Jr. speaks with Crockett as the father is being arrested reminded me of the scene in Heat (1995) when the prostitute's body is found (killed by Waingro) and the mother is held back by Hanna as she tries to see her daughter's body. Hanna is clearly emotionally distraught for the woman after they embrace. When Mark Jr. runs off and leaves Crockett by himself in the yard, we only see the back of     Crockett from a distance, but the same feeling is there. It was also very reminiscent of the end of "Milk Run"...without the violent ending, of course.

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Dadrian    761
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Good observation! I never thought of that. 

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Remington    127
Remington

One of the thing i love about this show is that even the weak episodes are somewhat enjoyable because of the scenery and music. This is no exception.

The opening is pretty cool. Love Olivia Browns performance.

Jorgensens house is top class.

I like the stakeout scenes and the polo. My gpa was really into Polo in Florida.

However, Mark and Mary are really unlikable which hurts the episode. There is just a little too much drama.

6/10

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Matt5    1,919
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1 hour ago, Remington said:

One of the thing i love about this show is that even the weak episodes are somewhat enjoyable because of the scenery and music. This is no exception.

The opening is pretty cool. Love Olivia Browns performance.

Jorgensens house is top class.

I like the stakeout scenes and the polo. My gpa was really into Polo in Florida.

However, Mark and Mary are really unlikable which hurts the episode. There is just a little too much drama.

6/10

The teaser and locations are very cool in this episode - good JH score too

I give it 8.5/10

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