Whether you’re planning to visit Miami soon or even if you’re considering relocating there, you will enjoy reading this article.
As you may know, the Sexy City has much going in its favor: from the sunny weather to the interesting places and people, you will hardly ever feel bored here. But asides from all that, Miami is also the setting for many popular TV shows, both modern and classic.
If you’re a fan of any of the following TV shows, you will surely love to spend time in Miami and look for all those familiar places. Let’s see:
One of the most outrageous and provocative TV shows in recent memory, Nip Tuck hinges on the premise that we live in a deeply superficial society. This show followed the adventures of two hot shot plastic surgeons who got caught up in the most bizarre situations, both personally and professionally. Most of the series was filmed and set in Miami, and it’s fairly common to see several local monuments and popular buildings during most episodes.
Pretty women, secret organizations, and exciting fights: all good reasons to like this classic TV show from the 70′s. And if you really like Miami, that would qualify as yet another good reason! For all the pretty ladies and engaging stories featured in this action packed homage to girl power, the familiar backdrops of Miami also did their part to help make it such a legendary show.
From all the shows every set in Miami, this is arguably the most ostentatiously controversial and provocative. As you may know, Dexter is the name of the protagonist – a mild-mannered and friendly blood splatter analyst… who happens to moonlight as a serial killer. One who pursues and executes criminals only, but who does it with remarkable ease and with little graphic impediments. Yep, this is the kind of show that really doesn’t hold back punches or mellow out the gore… but for all it’s worth, it also works a
The classic of classics, and a reference to hundreds of subsequent TV shows. Miami Vice could be the most popular show that viewers immediately associate with the city. This action packed detective drama followed the adventures of two cool investigators in the ever-going pursuit for civil order. It was notable for the dynamic way it was shot and presented, something up until then absolutely ground-breaking and revolutionary.
There’s no shortage of people who regard Lost as one of the greatest TV shows of all times. But what not everyone realizes is how several locations in this show were filmed in the vicinity of Miami. Not to mention that one of the most controversial parts of the show was actually set in the Sexy City (do you know which?) This isn’t the best show to watch if you’re looking to catch a glimpse of Miami buildings and monuments, but still the connection between the city and the show is undeniable.
Crime Scene Investigation is more than a TV show; it’s become more akin to a TV institution, spawning multiple shows set in several key locations across the USA. From the multiple CSI flavors, CSI:Miami is undisputedly the most popular. In fact, this show was recently recognized as the most popular show across the entire world. Does that sound like an overstatement? Not when you realize for how long it has been clinging to the top of the charts, in no less than 20 countries all around the globe.
And this brings us to the end of this article. Do you know of any other TV Shows set in Miami that you’d have included in this list? If so, don’t hesitate to let us know via comments. And if you’re itching to explore this city, look up some flights to miami and get on living the dream!