Hi pals, coming up on this weeks episode of Go With The Heat the Vice investigates a foreign police chief suspected of selling bombs and a double murder in the episode Baseballs of Death . On This Week in Vice we’ll be taking a look back when this episode of Miami Vice aired, from Feb. 15 to Feb. 21, 1988, when Miami Vice was king.
On Feb. 17 Colonel William Higgins was kidnapped while serving as the Chief, Senior Military Observer for the United Nations Truce Organization in Lebanon. Following his abduction, the United Nations adopted Rule 618 and demanded his release. More than a year later, images of Colonel Higgins were broadcast around the world after a video tape was released of his murder by his captors. In April 2003, the Colonel was posthumously granted the Prisoner of War Medal.
Moving Tiffany aside and replacing the teen sensation at the top of the Hot 100 is Seasons Change from the band Expose. Their fifth single, the song is easily their biggest hit but would only hold the top spot for one week. From the album Exposure it was one of four songs to reach the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Another week with Good Morning, Vietnam at the top so we go to the archives. Starring Sidney Poitier and Tom Berenger is Shoot to Kill. The adventure crime thriller was a box office success and well received by critics and was the triumphant return to the silver screen for Poitier. There are so many great movies behind Good Morning, Vietnam, its easy to forget just how great 1988 was in film.
And that’s everything you need to know that was happening when Miami Vice was king. Be sure to join us on Go With The Heat at gowiththeheat.com. I’d love to hear from you! Email the show firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on Twitter @gowiththeheat. That’s all for this week, bye pals.
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