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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Michael Mann
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1981   1980   1979   1978  
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Robert Urich ...  Dan Tanna 69 episodes, 1978-1981
Bart Braverman ...  Bobby 'Binzer' Borso 69 episodes, 1978-1981
Phyllis Davis ...  Beatrice Travis 69 episodes, 1978-1981
Greg Morris ...  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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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Trivia

Robert Urich was nine years older than Catherine Hickland in real-life, even though his character, Dan Tanna, was the younger brother to Julie. See more »

Quotes

Paging Operator: [overhead paging] Paging Mr. Cohen. Mr. Burt Cohen.
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Referenced in The Red Green Show: The Funniest Video (1993) See more »

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Note the dollar sign
16 May 2004 | by ubercommandoSee 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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Country:

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25 April 1978 (USA) See more »

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(68 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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4:3
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