Miami Vice is an American crime drama television series. The series centered on Sonny Crockett and Rico Tubbs, two undercover detectives working for the vice division in Miami. The show was groundbreaking for drawing heavily on the music, culture, and styles of the 1980s, often using those elements to set the mood. It's impact is still felt in a number of today's crime drama shows.
Miami Vice debuted on NBC in September 1984; the first episode
was "Brother's Keeper." Miami Vice ran until 1990. The popular show
about two Miami detectives starred Don Johnson as James "Sonny"
Crockett, and Philip Michael Thomas as Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs.
According to this guy "Tsalyer", Vice means a flaw or something
that you do that is wrong or bad. Drinking, chocolate, smoking and
drugs are all vices. It is usually something that is morally
depraved or an addiction.