Vega$ (1978–1981)

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Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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 Dan Tanna (69 episodes, 1978-1981)
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 Bobby 'Binzer' Borso (69 episodes, 1978-1981)
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 Beatrice Travis (69 episodes, 1978-1981)
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 Lt. David Nelson / ... (57 episodes, 1978-1981)
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Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps the only known portrayal of a house with a "drive-in" living room. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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20 September 1978 (USA)  »

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In the pilot episode, Greg Morris' Lieutenant Nelson is named "George". When he returns for the series later he is named "David or Dave". See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels Revenge (1995) See more »

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Note the dollar sign
16 May 2004 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Vega$...the show where P.I. Dan Tanna drives his car into his living room...Vega$...where Dan Tanna never runs after the bad guy, he walks after him (and still manages to catch up with them) ...Vega$... featuring Tony Curtis as the man who appears in the opening credits and precious little elsewhere in the show...Vega$...where a glitzy showbiz soundtrack and a montage of glittering casino shots actually masks a show about a fairly shabby P.I. surrounded by badly dressed guest stars. I think this show deserves repeating for it was totally unlike any detective show before or since; think CSI meets Magnum P.I. meets Night of a 1000 stars and you get close as to what this show was like.


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