Vega$/High Roller

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High Roller
Pilot
Airdate April 25, 1978
Written by Michael Mann
Directed by Richard Lang

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High Roller is the pilot episode of Vega$.

Starring:

Guest Starring: Michael Lerner (Nate Stephenson), Elissa Leeds (Marilyn), Red Buttons (Tommy Cirko), Scatman Crothers (Rosie), Jack Kelly (Merle Ochs), Ned Glass (Charlie), Jeannie Wilson (Lucille), Janis Hansen (Freedom East), June Allyson (Loretta Ochs), Edd Byrnes (Johnny Crystal), Colby Chester (Larry Johnson), Tony Curtis (Bernie Roth), Catherine Hickland (Julie), Dian Parkinson (Charlene), John Quade (Hugh), Chick Vennera (Costigan), Jason Wingreen (Hank Adamek)

Co-Starring:

Contents

Plot Overview

Las Vegas private eye Dan Tanna probes the murder of Marilyn Ochs, a teenage prostitute who ran away from home because she didn't get along well with her mother Loretta's new husband Merle.

Notes

Arc Advancement

Happenings

Characters

Referbacks

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.

The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments

Quotes