CTVA US Crime - "Vega$" (Aaron Spelling/ABC) (1978-81) Robert Urich

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Vega$ (1978-81)
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Vega$ (season 1) (ABC) (1978-79)
Vega$ (season 2) (ABC) (1979-80)
Vega$ (season 3) (ABC) (1980-81)
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VEGA$
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Aaron Spelling Productions (A.S.P.)
    for ABC
Created by Michael Mann
Music by Dominic Frontiere

US Detective Series 1978-81 Pilot + 64 episodes x 60 min + 2 eps x 120min
Pilot Movie: 25Apr78 Series: 20Sep78-3Jun81
Starring:
Robert Urich as Dan Tanna
Recurring Guest Star:
Tony Curtis as Philip "Slick" Roth [TC]
Co-Starring:
Phyllis Davis
as Beatrice "Bea" Travis [PD]
Bart Braverman as Benji Binzer [BB]
Judy Landers as Angie Turner [JL]
Naomi Stevens as Sgt.Bella Archer [NS]
Greg Morris as Lt. David Nelson [GM]
Will Sampson as Harmon Twoleaf [WS]

Premise:
Dan Tanna is a private detective mainly employed by Roth Casinos. He makes it clear he is not a bodyguard
nor does he do divorces.

Note: Bea changes her hair color from blonde to brunette in some episodes. PD* will indicate other than blonde.

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[--] VEGA$ aka HIGH ROLLER (90 min Pilot)
25Apr78 ABC
w. Michael Mann d. Richard Lang
Cast: GM BB PD JL NS TC
Chick Vennera.........................Mitch Costigan
Michael Lerner........................Nate Stephanson
Elissa Leeds..........................Marilyn
June Allyson..........................Mother of girl
Red Buttons...........................Tommy Cirko
Edd Byrnes............................Crystal
Scatman Crothers......................Rosey
Jack Kelly............................Stepfather of girl
Johnnie Collins, III..................? Action Jackson
Ned Glass.............................Charlie
John Quade............................Masseur
Jeannie Wilson........................Lucille
Dian Parkinson........................
Catherine Hickland....................
Al Scaglione..........................Pit Boss
Janis Hansen..........................
A couple asks Dan to find their missing daughter. They are not entirely truthful as later events prove.
Red Buttons has a way with jackpots.

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