The teaser starts out on the set of a t.v. Show. This was filmed on set at Greenwich
Intercut we see Trudy in a woman’s apartment watching the show. This was filmed on
location at 705 NW 14th Street. Since the time of filming the address for this location
has changed to 701 NW 14th Street apartment 3.
Then we see the rapist walking down a hallway to a pay phone. This was filmed on
location at the Tides Hotel. 1220 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Most likely on the second
or third floor. We have seen the Tides used in; Nobody Lives Forever as well as in
Burn Notice episodes Wanted Man, Bad Blood, and Blind Spot. Also in the movies Bad
Boys and Ace Ventura.
Then we see the standard season 4 opening montage.
Act 1 opens with an exterior establishing shot of Gold Coast Shipping/OCB. This is
re-used footage originally seen in The Good Collar where it was the 25th version
(different footage) of the OCB exterior that we saw in the series. It was also re-used
in Cuba Libre.
Then we go inside. Filmed on set in Greenwich Studios.
Then we go to the school where Ellen is teaching. This location was a mystery for
a very long time. Thanks to Tom at miamiviceonline.com and his diligent work it is
no longer a mystery. This was filmed on location at the Alexander Montessori School,
Old Cutler Road Campus. 14400 Old Cutler Road, Miami.
Then we see Ellen walking home. We first see her walking northbound on Collins Ave.
in the 1100 block with the Kent hotel seen in the background. The Kent Hotel is located
at 1131 Collins Ave. The camera was located at 1228 Collins Avenue filming south.
The circular railing belongs to the Webster Hotel. Both the hotel and railing are
still there today.
It cuts and we see her arrive at 14th Street on Euclid Ave. Here she rushes past
the crowd and into her apartment at 705 14th Street.
Then we see Tubbs and Crockett at a cafe. This was filmed on location at 1200 Ocean
Drive. This is now a restaurant with much less charm. I will return there soon to
get re-creation pictures.
Then we see an ice cream truck northbound on Euclid Avenue to 14th Street passing
the Lawn Court Apartment Hotel on the way to the carnival at Ellen’s. The Lawn Court
Building is now well hidden by vegetation.
Intercut we see the interior of the OCB. Filmed on set inside Stage A at Greenwich
Then the filming returns to 1200 Ocean Drive where we just saw C+T at the cafe, only
now the same location, (right next door to Beak’s apartment building, The Tides)
is the Miami Parole and Rehabilitation Center.
Then we return to Ellen’s. The location of the filming of interior scenes is unknown.
Then we see an exterior establishing shot of Gold Coast Shipping/OCB. This is re-used
footage originally seen in Stone’s War. Also previously re-used in Killshot and Indian
Then we go inside, filmed on studio set.
Then we return to Ellen’s, filming location unknown.
Then we see Ellen picking up a magazine to put her plan into action. They made maximum
use of each filming location, as this is the Tides Hotel Lobby. Beak’s apartment
Then we return briefly to Ellen’s apartment.
Then we return to her school on Old Cutler Road where she hires help.
Then we see her walking on the beach with her new hire. The exact location on Miami
Beach is unknown.
Then we see Trudy at Ellen’s apartment.
Then we see an attempted hit on Beaks. This was also filmed on location in the Tides
Hotel, most likely the third floor.
Then we return to the interior of the OCB (set).
Then we see Tubbs pay Ellen a visit at her school. Filmed on location at 14400 Old
Then we see an exterior establishing shot of the Dade County Courthouse. This is
re-used footage from Heart of Darkness.
Then we go inside. This appears to be a set at the studio.
09/18/2013 major update to two pages on 06/02/2020