The show's actual name is "Vega$" which can't be used as an article name directly.

''Vega$'' was a television series from Creator/{{ABC}} that aired from 1978 to 1981. It revolved around the life of UsefulNotes/LasVegas private investigator Dan Tanna (Robert Urich) who went around solving various crimes. He drives around in a classic car and has a secretary that probably has a bit of a crush on him.

!!This series provides examples of:

* AsHimself: Name any major headline act in Las Vegas in the 1970's - chances are they popped up on the show. A notable example was Wayne Newton playing a psychopath who believed ''he'' was the real Wayne Newton.
* CaliforniaDoubling: Averted. Except for specific episodes set elsewhere, the show was filmed entirely in Las Vegas.
* CoolCar: Dan's red Thunderbird. Which actually got fan mail!
* FriendOnTheForce: Lt. Nelson was a no-nonsense copper, but always had Tanna's back and handed him cases Las Vegas Metro couldn't touch.
* JackTheRipoff: One of these terrorized the city in an episode.
* SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace: Dan tries to stop his secretary from marrying a man who is only doing so in order to raid the trust fund for her son, which he will do by killing her and her son after they're married, a particular practice he did at least once before.