Vega$ Season 1
S01 E01Sep 20, 1978
Centerfold Sep 20, 1978 A model who is doing a shoot at the Desert Inn decides that it's time for her to quit but her manager, who's worried about losing his meal ticket, resorts to drastic measures. He hires two guys to pretend to be cosmetic executives and at the meeting they drug her and take naked pictures of her. The next morning she calls Dan who picks her up and brings her back to the Desert Inn. He asks Two-Leaf to take care of her while he looks for her manager. The manager is met by the two men he hired who want in on the million dollar contract he told her of but he says that he made it up, they shoot him. Later they send her the photos they took, along with a contract they want her to sign. Dan tries to find them but she decides to give them what they want so no one else will be hurt. When Dan learns that she went to meet them Dan and Two-Leaf go there and grab them and make them turn the negatives over.
S01 E02Sep 27, 1978
The Games Girls Play Sep 27, 1978 Three Beverly Hills wives who added some excitement to their lives by posing as call girls get more than they expected when a senator is threatened with blackmail photographs.
S01 E03Oct 11, 1978
Mother Mishkin Oct 11, 1978 When a former madam starts receiving death threats, Dan begins to suspect that a land speculator wants to drive her off her property.
S01 E04Oct 18, 1978
Love, Laugh and Die Oct 18, 1978 When a former call girl is killed, Dan tries to figure out which of three well-known former lovers is responsible: a folk singer, a tennis star, or a construction tycoon.
S01 E05Oct 25, 1978
Yes, My Darling Daughter Oct 25, 1978 When a newlywed thinks she sees her supposedly long-dead father in the back of the hall at her wedding, she hires Tanna to find out the truth.
S01 E06Nov 1, 1978
Lady Ice Nov 1, 1978 A glittering jewelry convention at the Desert Inn attracts many buyers and sellers to the dazzling array of pricey gems...as well as some cunning thieves who plan to rob a wealthy Sheikh of his collection of valuable rubies. When Tanna gets drawn into the case, he encounters a seductive woman who may be involved in the caper.
S01 E07Nov 8, 1978
Milliken's Stash Nov 8, 1978 Cocaine smuggler Marty Trafalgar tries to retire, but his former partner Wendell Milliken from Miami won't allow him to do so.
S01 E08Nov 15, 1978
The Pageant Nov 15, 1978 Mike Logan hires Dan to find his daughter Jenny's rapist. Bella discovers that the serial rapist targets slender blondes in their late teens. When the rapist kills a victim, Jenny becomes a witness and Bea becomes a decoy.
S01 E09Nov 22, 1978
Lost Women Nov 22, 1978 Tanna investigates the mysterious disappearances of beautiful Las Vegas showgirls and discovers they have been abducted by a white slaver. When he gets caught trying to rescue them, Binzer and Roth try to rescue him.
S01 E10Dec 6, 1978
Second Stanza Dec 6, 1978 Faded singer Ginny Gordon's comeback is threatened, and her sanity imperiled, by attempts on her life. Is her former partner responsible for the attempts, or is a recent acquaintance terrorizing her?
S01 E11Dec 20, 1978
Serve, Volley and Kill Dec 20, 1978 An obnoxious and tempremental tennis player is about to have a grudge match with a rival at the Desert Inn. Now he has been receiving phone calls threatening him unless he throws the match. His manager hires Dan to protect him but he feels that his manager is overreacting. And Dan doesn't want to work for someone as obnoxious and inconsiderate as him and was about to quit when some men beat him up. Dan decides to look into it further and discovers that his girlfriend is involved with the man behind everything. When they try to get her he lets her go away. Later, his sister is kidnapped and he agrees to throw the match. Dan deduces that either the manager or the promoter is connected to the man, so when he goes to his office to find the sister, he subdues the man and his henchmen and discovers that it's the promoter. He finds the sister and arrives just in time to let her brother come from behind.
S01 E12Jan 10, 1979
Ghost of the Ripper Jan 10, 1979 Someone is killing prostitutes, and the police are baffled. A prostitute who is a friend of Dan's is cautioned not to work but feeling that he already got his mark will strike so soon. At the police, a man named Phillip Grayson, an amateur criminologist, arrives who says that another prostitute will be killed before sunrise. And it was the one Dan spoke to earlier. He says that they are dealing with someone who is emulating Jack the Ripper, because each of the victims have the same name of the Ripper's victims. After stating that the Ripper's next killing will not take place for another month, they feel that they have time. But Grayson and Dan suspect that he may be losing touch with reality and will not wait for the month to carry out his next killing. Valerie, a policewoman and friend of Dan's, suspects the same thing so she sets herself as a prostitute with the name of the Ripper's next victim. Dan finds her and backs her up. What they don't know is that he is already there, hiding
S01 E13Jan 17, 1979
The Eleventh Event Jan 17, 1979 Leon Hazlet, an Olympic gold medalist and a friend of Dan's, is paralyzed. Paul Baker, an entertainer sponsors a telethon for but Leon doesn't exactly want to have anything to do with it. Dan convinces him to make an appearance. After Paul performs someone kidnaps him and demands $250,000 but it seems that Paul doesn't have that kind of money right now. Leon offers to pay the ransom. While waiting for the kidnapper Dan calls Paul's wife and plays a tape of the kidnapper and starts to talk to him, which means that she was in on it. It seems that she's tired of being Paul's wife. Leon, who dropped the ransom and was left in the desert by the kidnapper but who managed to hang on to the van. Dan arrives to take out the kidnapper and Paul's manager, who is also in on it, with Leon's help.
S01 E14Jan 24, 1979
Kill Dan Tanna Jan 24, 1979 When Dan was in Vietnam, he once defied the orders of Captain North, who wound up crippled. North hires goons to help him take revenge by terrorizing Dan and the people around him.
S01 E15Jan 31, 1979
Death Mountain Jan 31, 1979 Chief Gray Bear is trying to stall a Japanese businessman's construction project on the reservation.
S01 E16Feb 7, 1979
Best Friends Feb 7, 1979 Dan's childhood friend visits Vegas. Unknown to Dan, he is the felon who kills Erwin Levy and wounds Roth in the process. Will Philip Roth be the next victim?
S01 E17Feb 14, 1979
Demand and Supply Feb 14, 1979 A teenager gets assaulted at the seedy Pinecrest Hotel. Her mother's friend, begs Dan to take the case. Meanwhile, the pimp threatens to harm another teenage girl if she doesn't turn tricks.
S01 E18Feb 28, 1979
Everything I Touch Feb 28, 1979 A girl whom Dan is seeing is killed. Dan goes all out to find out who killed her. After talking to a friend of hers, she is killed also. Dan surmises that the only thing that they have in common is that he was with them before they were killed. Initial investigation shows that the girls struggled with their attacker which leads Dan to think that the killer might be a woman. But when Angie is also attacked she says that the one who attacked her was a man. When the attacker makes another attempt, Dan chases him and discovers that it's a woman whom he knows and it appears that she has a fatal attraction for him.
S01 E19Mar 7, 1979
Doubtful Target Mar 7, 1979 Savings and loan president Tyler Dickinson murders investment counselor Cy Winters and then Binzer's girlfriend Kim Sarrason. Binzer is first devastated and then vindictive. Can Dan prevent Binzer from exacting vigilante justice?
S01 E20Mar 14, 1979
Touch of Death Mar 14, 1979 Newlywed Gary Cole goes to buy some jewelry for his wife Wendy, and disappears. When Wendy realizes he's missing, nobody that she questions seems to recognize the couple. Her hysteria only hampers Dan's investigation.
S01 E21May 2, 1979
A Way to Live May 2, 1979 Daredevil Shara Stanley's drunken mechanic Bill Woods tries to talk her out of a dangerous stunt because her beneficiaries plan to sabotage it and have her killed so they can collect on her insurance.
S01 E22May 9, 1979
The Visitor May 9, 1979 Dan is hired to be the escort and bodyguard of Princess Zara during her stay in Las Vegas. But political problems follow her. Fanatic Lucille tries to kill both Dan and Zara before she herself is shot dead in Zara's hotel room.