Sep. 20, 1978
60 min.
ABC TV Network

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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.


Vega$ Season 3 (1980-1981)

3x01 3 3x01 Aloha, You're Dead (1)
Dan is kidnapped and taken to Hawaii, where his captors propose that he commit a murder for them.
Nov. 05, 1980
3x02 3 3x02 Aloha, You're Dead (2)
Tanna is kidnapped by a cartel of illegal casino operators who recruit him to kill Philip Roth, whom they see as a threat when they learn that Roth plans to expand his casino empire ...
Nov. 05, 1980
3x03 3 3x03 The Black Cat Killer
When several people including Bea are attacked by a person wearing black, Dan sets out to find out who and why. Eventually he learns that Bea and all the other victims just came from ...
Nov. 12, 1980
3x04 3 3x04 Sudden Death
Dan fatally shoots a man who points a gun at him. When he finds out it was a young guy with a BB gun, Dan is deeply effected. He investigates the guy's life, which creates friction. ...
Nov. 19, 1980
3x05 3 3x05 Love Affair
A $2,500/night call girl is shot by her pimp, Phil, Dick Sargent. Meanwhile Dan is falling in love with Pam, Priscilla Barnes. Unbeknownst to Dan, she is one of Phil's girls named ...
Nov. 26, 1980
3x06 3 3x06 A Deadly Victim
When two vagrants come across an attempted hit, and one of them is killed. The other calls Dan. When Dan goes to the place and asks Nelson to meet him and there are no signs of a ...
Dec. 03, 1980
3x07 3 3x07 Deadly Blessing
A nun Dan knows goes to see him and tells him someone bequeathed to her property in Nevada and needs his help to find him. So they go to city hall and he thinks he found it, problem ...
Dec. 10, 1980
3x08 3 3x08 Christmas Story
While Dan is at ski resort to spend the holidays with his newest girl, Rocket, a girl shows up claiming to be his daughter. Dan doesn't deny knowing her mother but wants to be sure. ...
Dec. 17, 1980
3x09 3 3x09 The Andreas Addiction
Joe Penny, June Lockhart, and Don Stroud. Regarding a vendetta, Dan is addicted to angel dust and heroin planted in Dan's morning health drink. He is, then, held captive. Lt. Nelson, ...
Jan. 07, 1981
3x10 3 3x10 Sourdough Suite
When a prospector comes across some men that ends with some of the men being shot.He goes over and gets the two bags they brought with them In one of them is papers and in the other ...
Jan. 14, 1981
3x11 3 3x11 Murder by Mirrors
Bea on final approach of her 1st solo flight, see's a murder on the ground. Tannna, Nelson and Bea go to the home and are met by the wealthy Lyle Jeffries-Patrick Macnee. A pool party ...
Jan. 21, 1981
3x12 3 3x12 Backlash
Three young girls who are on probation are being coerced by their probation officer to help him extort men who came to town looking for a little action from young girls. One of the ...
Feb. 18, 1981
3x13 3 3x13 Heist
After the D.I. death of 2 security guards, 1 of whom was very close to Roth, in an effort to tighten security, Roth hires Dan to put together the team of his choice to try and knock ...
Feb. 25, 1981
3x14 3 3x14 No Way to Treat a Victim
A masked man kidnaps and rapes Bea's friend Lisa and Lisa thinks her boyfriend was killed in the attack. More attacks happen. Bea feels responsible and asks Dan to help.
Mar. 04, 1981
3x15 3 3x15 Time Bomb
A couple of men who know Binzer are staying at the hotel and when they see they jump him, Dan tries to help but they get away. Binzer tells Dan he doesn't know them. Later they show ...
Mar. 11, 1981
3x16 3 3x16 Out of Sight
Two men grab Dan out of his place and take him to the desert where they try to kill him but Dan tries to get away but is shot. When Dan is found and taken to the hospital. When he ...
Mar. 18, 1981
3x17 3 3x17 Set Up
Nelson gets a call from one of his informants who asks Nelson to meet him. Nelson goes there and finds the man dead, that's when someone knocks him out. He then takes out Nelson's ...
Mar. 25, 1981
3x18 3 3x18 The Killing
A couple (Pamela Franklin and Lew Ayers) are at their wedding anniversary. 2 masked men rob the restaurant, and then machine gun all the patrons.
Apr. 15, 1981
3x19 3 3x19 Seek and Destroy
A Russian who was testing a new fighter plane decides to defect and goes to Las Vegas and lands at the nearby military base. One of the bases intelligence men is contacted by an informant ...
Apr. 22, 1981
3x20 3 3x20 Dead Ringer
Someone sent Wayne Newton a message saying he is a fake and if he continues to perform he will die. So Wayne calls Dan and tries to find out who this guy is.
Apr. 29, 1981
3x21 3 3x21 French Twist
French detective Rambeua (Louis Jourdan) returns to investigate male escorts, including Randolph Mantooth. He stays with Dan and Bea dates Mantooth.
May. 06, 1981
3x22 3 3x22 Nightmare Come True
A criminal just as he is leaving the courthouse with his lawyer, after beating another rap, is shot by a man driving a car like Dan's and dressed like Dan. Dan is brought in and he ...
Jun. 03, 1981
3x23 3 3x23 Judgement Pronounced
At the insistence of worried parents, Dan teams up with a beautiful psychic, Cynthia Jennnings (Cristina Ferrare) to find their kidnapped daughter (Karlene Crockett). Ransom is 2 ...
Jun. 10, 1981
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