Vega$ Season 2
S02 E01Sep 19, 1979
Redhanded Sep 19, 1979 Dawn Peters, a girl whom Two-Leaf knows comes to Vegas to do a favor for someone. While having a drink in the lobby, a man approaches them and goads Two-Leaf into a fight. Dawn lets Two-Leaf rest and places the knife that he carries with him on the table. She then makes a phone call. The next day she is dead, killed with Two-Leaf's knife and he has some scratches on his face. Nelson has no choice but to arrest him. Dan doesn't believe he's guilty but still has to prove it. Dan learns that she went to a Dr. Barrow, who tells her that she came for a vitamin shot. Merrill Wayne, a television reporter has been painting Two-Leaf in a bad light. When Two-Leaf watches her, he loses it. When a guard tries to calm him, Two-Leaf knocks him, takes his uniform and gets out of the jail. Dan learns that Dawn was once a call girl so he goes to where she worked and talked to the man in charge Shining. It seems that Dawn worked there before he joined and that she called to talk his partner who died rec
S02 E02Sep 26, 1979
The Usurper Sep 26, 1979 Roth is talking with a man named J.T. Rodmore who gave him a tape which Roth doesn't want made public and in exchange for that Roth signs control of his empire to him and he leaves town. Dan arriving to see Roth, finds Rodmore and is incredulous that Roth would leave town without telling him. Dan then goes to everyone who saw Roth within last 24 hours and learns that it was during that time that Rodmore met with Roth. Dan learns that Roth went to Washington and has been seen all over the place but in places that he doesn't normally go to. Dan notices that someone has been following him and it seems to be someone working for Rodmore. A woman who knows Roth arrives with a message from Roth, who then calls him to back off and to get her to the airport. Rodmore tries to grab her but ends up getting her hurt. Later that night, Roth walks into Dan's place and tells him that Rodmore is his brother. It seems that his brother was originally going to go into politics but Roth's line of work made
S02 E03Oct 3, 1979
Mixed Blessing Oct 3, 1979 Sister Bridget Callahan hires Dan to find drug addict Jimmy Porter and recover the Cross of Casseras, which Jimmy stole from her New Mexico mission to sell to someone else. But she won't reveal Jimmy's name, thereby complicating Dan's task.
S02 E04Oct 24, 1979
Runaway Oct 24, 1979 Dan is hired by a man to look for his daughter who is pregnant. While Dan tries to find her someone is following him. When he eventually finds her, she calls her father to come but when he arrive she claims he is not her father. That's when he pulls a gun.
S02 E05Oct 31, 1979
Design for Death Oct 31, 1979 Sarah Bancroft, a swimsuit designer, is planning to launch her line at the Desert Inn. She hires Dan, because it seems that her models are being terrorized. Dan begins by interviewing a girl who had a car accident; he also meets an old girlfriend, Holly, another model, who saw a man through a pipe on them. Dan goes to see Manny the mechanic, and learns that her car was tampered with. Later, there's a fire at the photo lab of Tom, Sarah's nephew, the photographer. The man fearing that Holly might recognize him kills her. Sarah considers canceling the show but Tom convinces her that they should go on. Tom goes to see the man, and his boss, George Crowley. It seems that Crowley is suppose to arrive at the Desert Inn with two million in diamonds. It seems he wants security concentrated at the fashion show, and his man will rob him of the diamonds, and he will then file an insurance claim and blame it on the inadequate security. When Crowley fears that Dan is getting too close, they try to
S02 E06Nov 14, 1979
Shadow on a Star Nov 14, 1979 A singer who's going to perform at the hotel is attacked. She calls Dan but wants the whole thing kept quiet for fear that it might have a negative impact on her career. Dan sets out to find the attacker and learns that he will do it again.
S02 E07Nov 21, 1979
Dan Tanna Is Dead Nov 21, 1979 A man steals a toxin from a medical research facility, then proceeds to infect Tanna with it. Dan, after feeling a little uneasy, decides to go to the doctor, who tells him that Dan's infected with a toxin and that he is going to die. The man calls and taunts Dan. He intially suspects a man named Cruger, who he sent to prison, but he tells him that he has nothing to do with it but is looking forward to seeing Dan die. He also tells him where he can go to find some of the answers he is looking for at the Nevada Research Center, because the man who did it called him. When Dan gets there, the doctor in charge of the project tells him that unless they get back the toxin so that they could make an anti-toxin, Dan has very little hope. Dan suspects that a doctor named Durand, whom he sent away for making bogus cures and medical treatments. But Nelson tells him that Durand is still in prison but when they get there, they discover that the man whom the prison believes to be Durand is not Duran
S02 E08Nov 28, 1979
The Macho Murders Nov 28, 1979 When pimp Luke Manning is gunned down in his home, women's rights activist Virginia Marshall is accused, hires Dan, and tells him she couldn't have killed Luke because her gun was stolen two weeks earlier.
S02 E09Dec 12, 1979
The Day the Gambling Stopped Dec 12, 1979 The hotel's comptrollers call Dan and inform him that they have taken in more chips than they dispensed. And it seems that they have taken about two million. With no plausible explanation, Dan decides that they have to close the casino until they can find one. One of the hotel's executives recalls that Clay Sumner, the man who makes the Roth hotel's gambling chips, had a robbery last year but Nelson, who was called in, says that only 50,000 was taken and Dan recovered them. They then go to see Sumner and ask him if he had another robbery but says that after the robbery he redesigned the whole system and the door to the work plant has only one key which he wears around his neck. One of the employees Eddie Stolvak, who sees that Nelson is there goes to see what's going on. Nelson then decides to interview all of Sumner's employees, after Nelson leaves, Dan talks to Clay and he is still mourning his son, Brad, who died recently. Eddie then goes to see Brad who is alive and has a copy of t
S02 E10Dec 19, 1979
Classic Connection Dec 19, 1979 Justin Marsh, who was once a great race car driver, and Dan's friend is in town for a classic car auction. Wells Tate, a mechanic, who works on Dan's T-Bird was found dead and it seems that he was planning to call Dan but was killed before he could. Dan then notices that a woman is following Justin and when he confronts her, she tells him that Justin Marsh is working for a man named Rollins who smuggles drugs into the country in classic automobiles. And buy the cars at auctions. And it seems that Wells Tate was their buyer and when he refused to continue doing it, they killed him. Dan after doing a little investigating, agress to help her, after nailing Rollins, Dan goes after Justin, Justin tries to get away but Dan chases him and Justin drives his car off a cliff.
S02 E11Jan 2, 1980
Night of a Thousand Eyes Jan 2, 1980 When a friend of Dan's who's also a P.I. is killed, his girlfriend asks him to look into it. At the same time, there's a P.I. convention going on at the hotel and some other P.I.s are getting killed. A female P.I. knows something but she's not willing to share it. When an attempt is made on her, she reveals that she and other P.I.'s were hired to solve a case that's been unsolved for years.
S02 E12Jan 9, 1980
Lost Monday Jan 9, 1980 Binzer sees a hypnotist, Paula Conway to help him. But instead she has been prepping him to kill someone for two men. When Dan, who hasn't heard from for days goes looking for him. He meets an old friend, Paula Conway, a reporter, who is in town to interview a star basketball player about point shaving but he refuses to talk, for fear that the men behind the scheme will come after him. When Binzer surfaces, he has no idea of where he has been for the last few days. Paula then sends him to steal some plastic explosives and some other materials needed to make a bomb. The men who hired Paula are also the men behind the point shaving. They are going after Paula and the player. Now after giving Binzer, his final instructions, one of the two men shoots her so that she can't call him off. Dan catches him before he could get away. Dan deduces what they are up to and forces him to tell Dan what's going on. Dan manages to get to Binzer before he could set off the bomb.
S02 E13Jan 16, 1980
Comeback Jan 16, 1980 Mitch Costigian, Dan's Army buddy who's been away for sometime returns to town to perform at the hotel. He's also a newlywed. When he and Dan go to the hotel, his wife stays behind to fix things at the house. Later someone plants an explosive and blows the house up. Mitch is devastated. Later Dan learns that the explosive used is similar to what was used in Vietnam. So Dan thinks there may be a link to their time in Vietnam to what happened to Mitch's wife. Mitch is on a mission to find the one who killed his wife.
S02 E14Jan 23, 1980
All Kinds of Love Jan 23, 1980 Dan believes that Bea's new boyfriend is the same one who stole the girl he loved a few years ago and then killed her after he stole all of her money.
S02 E15Jan 30, 1980
The Magic Sister Slayings Jan 30, 1980 Dan is targeted by a man who's trying to get a gaming license because Dan has a videotape that shows him consorting with criminals. He sends a professional hit man to get Dan but he misses. He abducts Mitch Costigian, Dan's friend and holds him to get Dan to turn the tape over to him.
S02 E16Feb 6, 1980
The Lido Girls Feb 6, 1980 A trio of beauties become suspiciously good at the baccarat table. Another player at the table, Everett Mason (L.Q. Jones), wants in on their secret. As it turns out, so does aging French detective, Nicholas Rambeau.
S02 E17Feb 27, 1980
Consortium Feb 27, 1980 Roth is planning to put a hotel casino in Toronto and to help him with financing, he organizes a consortium of businessmen. But they're having a hard time on deciding who should be in charge. Roth wants Paul Bracken, one of his people and Dan's brother in law to be the one. But one of the members of the consortium, Mel Brandon, wants to be the one in charge. So sets out to make Paul undesirable by going after Dan and everyone around him, Bea and Binzer.
S02 E18Mar 5, 1980
The Hunter Hunted Mar 5, 1980 When someone with a grudge against Nelson goes after his family, he tries to handle it on his own. But Dan insists on helping.
S02 E19Mar 12, 1980
The Man Who Was Twice Mar 12, 1980 A headlining, talented, versatile illusionist and female impersonator is receiving bizarre death threats. His manager says he's just over reacting. When he reaches out to Dan Tanna for help, Dan begins, also, to get death threats.
S02 E20Mar 19, 1980
The Golden Gate Cop Killer (1) Mar 19, 1980 A cop from San Francisco who's a friend of Dan's comes to Vegas. It seems that someone is targeting cops, sending them messages telling them when they will be killed usually with a number in it. The man follows the cop and kills him in front of Dan. Dan notices two women when his friend was killed.
S02 E21Mar 19, 1980
The Golden Gate Cop Killer (2) Mar 19, 1980 Dan decides to go to San Francisco and is shunned by the police department but decides to investigate nonetheless and sees the women and later learns that they're cops who were sent by his friend's boss to keep an eye on him. Their boss wants Dan to leave but upon learning that he made some discoveries decides to let Dan stay.
S02 E22Apr 30, 1980
Siege of the Desert Inn Apr 30, 1980 Some men try to rob the hotel but something goes wrong and they take some the showgirls hostage and Bea who was there watching them was also taken. They hold up in a room where the cops can't get to them. The leader then demands 5 million dollars or else he'll kill one of the girls every hour. And to prove he's serious, he kills one and sends her down the elevator. Dan tries to find a way to save the girls and Bea.
S02 E23May 7, 1980
Vendetta May 7, 1980 A cursed goblet is blamed for the drug-overdose death of Dan's friend, a restaurateur, until a second death occurs.