1. The Tale of Flipper and Miami Vice Bill Monty 23:18

When Joseph Young named his local parcel of land Hollywood, he was hoping to mirror in South Florida the burgeoning film industry of its Californian namesake. While the aspiration seemed lofty, South Florida did indeed become a cinematic hotspot, especially during the mid to late 20th century. This week, we delve into two iconic television shows that not only showcased the unique allure of South Florida but also left an indelible mark on American culture.

Perhaps no two shows had as much impact as a little half-hour drama about a family living in the Keys with a pet dolphin and another about two cops fighting the drug cartels of the 1980's.

In this week's episode we look back on these two entertaining yet vastly different takes on our area and lifestyles.

It's time to Take a TALK down Memory Lane once more for the Tale of Flipper and Miami Vice.

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William Montgomery Podcaster, Entertainment professional, Senior expert. Florida native

Bill Monty, an entertainment veteran with over 30 years of experience in stage, commercial/film voice overs, radio broadcasting, and host of the podcasts Bill Monty's Guide for Getting Older and Tales from South Florida, brings his diverse background to a fun and informative look at the aging experience as well as the place he has called home for 60 years.