Vegas TV Show
80's TV Show Facts for Vegas
Television Show Summary
The 80's TV show Vegas chronicles the world of Vietnam vet turned Las Vegas private investigator Dan Tanna.
TV Show Plot For Vegas
In the action/drama TV series Vegas, private eye Dan Tanna (Robert Urich) lives in a warehouse apartment behind the Desert Inn in Las Vegas, Nevada and drives a classic Thunderbird.
Other Vegas series characters include: Tanna's boss, the owner of the Desert Inn, Phillip Roth (Tony Curtis); Tanna's sexy secretary Bea Travis; and Bobby "Binzer" Borso Dan's assistant; Lt. Dave Nelson is Dan's contact in the Vegas Police Department.
Many of Las Vegas' stars appeared on the show including: Dean Martin, Kim Basinger, Melanie Griffith, Kim Cattrall, Abe Vigoda, Sid Caesar, Muhammad Ali, Barbi Benton, Wayne Newton, Tanya Roberts and Lorne Greene.
ABC aired 68 one hour episodes of the TV show Vegas on Wednesday nights from 1978 to 1981.
Cast of Vegas TV Show
Robert Urich - Dan Tanna
Phyllis Davis - Beatrice Travis
Bart Braverman - Bobby "Binzer" Borso
Tony Curtis - Philip Roth
Naomi Stevens - Sgt. Bella Archer
Judy Landers - Angie Turner
Greg Morris - Lt. David Nelson
Will Sampson - Harlon Two-Leaf
Trivia for the TV Show VegasThe name of Vegas' main character Dan Tanna was taken from a favorite restaurant of series creator Aaron Spelling's in Santa Monica named Dan Tana's.
The Vegas character Dan Tanna first appeared in an episode of Charlie's Angels aptly titled Angels In Vegas.
80's TV Show Facts:
The TV Show Vegas was televised from 09/20/1978 to 06/10/1981, on the ABC network.
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