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

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Dan Tanna 69 episodes, 1978-1981
...  Bobby 'Binzer' Borso 69 episodes, 1978-1981
...  Beatrice Travis 69 episodes, 1978-1981
...  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. 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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Money Moves This Town. People Gamble for It, Love for It...Even Kill for It. Just Ask Dan Tanna, Private Eye. He's Murder When the Heat's On!

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25 April 1978 (USA)  »

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The name "Dan Tanna" was taken from the name of a favorite restaurant of Aaron Spelling on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, California. Dan Tana's Restaurant is still in business as of November 2008. See more »

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Featured in ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003) See more »

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Vegas and Dan Tana
29 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

Used to watch the series on TV a long while ago.I have since visited Las Vegas and would love to see this series released on DVD. I have also bought through Amazon.com the VHS tape of the pilot movie.I have not watched it yet but am looking forward to it.I thought the drive- in garage into the living room was so "cool" but also unique.Only other car which did this was an episode of Everybody loves Raymond.Remember Doris Roberts expression when she realised she was in her son's living room?.Back to Vegas,I also always liked Robert Ulrich and enjoyed his acting in Spenser for Hire.Please " the power that be " release this ASAP. Ta very much. Millie


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