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Las Vegas' series creator Gary Scott Thompson has lent his support to the campaign and said, We're ready and willing to give you the series end you deserve. Jeff Mariotte, Gary Scott Thompson Millions in cash and chips went into vaults. The whole thing, in typical frenetic Vegas fashion, had taken just days. around with Ed's daughter, Delinda, the relationship had almost ended very badly. You think you're upset that Las Vegas is ending its five-year run on a frakkin' cliff- hanger? Imagine how the show's creator, Gary Scott Thompson.
In Season 5, when Danny accepts the job as President of Operations for the Casino, Mike is promoted to head of security and surveillance. Mike and Piper are married in the series cliffhanger. Whenever approaching a beautiful girl, he first uses breath spray.
He is Danny's best friend. Some discrepancy exists over whether Mike is a local or not. The initial season, he is stated to be a local who moved back as evidenced in "Decks and Violence" through his conversations. She lives in a Montecito suite, and is portrayed as a ruthless businessperson whose sole interest is to get high rollers to play at the Montecito. However, in the season-four episode, "The Burning Bedouin", she reveals that she is only "cold and jaded because everyone expects it of her", and "underneath it all, she is weak and pathetic like everyone else.
She is also involved in an on-and-off relationship with Det.
Woody Hoyt from Crossing Jordanwhich ends officially based on the events from season-four episode, "History of Violins". From "The Burning Bedouin", she is seen to be currently in love with and waiting for Jeremy, who fell into a year coma after falling off a stool at a slot machine; he is the man who first brought her to Las Vegas from Austin, Texas.
Following the death of her ex-husband Casey in a freak fishing accident he is later revealed to have been poisonedSam is left control of the casino.
She becomes the latest former owner of the Montecito after failing to pay the back taxes owed on the property. Her ownership of the Montecito lasts for a week, when A. Cooper buys the Montecito by paying off the back taxes. After Delinda intervenes, Sam and Cooper work things out over a milkshake, bowling, beers, and cigars, and Cooper agrees to rehire Sam. Sam is originally from Texas and enjoys playing bingo. In the season-five finale, Casey Manning's younger brother Vic Manning visits the Montecito to take over the ownership of the casino.
At the end of the show, Sam and Vic are said to plan to get married. When asked why Sam wants to marry Vic — she always stated she did not have feelings for him, though he loved her — she says it is because Vic understands her and will not try to change her; plus, he reminds her of Casey. Delinda is also shown to have a genius-level IQ, and once majored in psychology, but decided the human race's biggest problem is that they are boring.
Delinda has also been shown to be fluent in French, in the season-four episode, "The Burning Bedouin". Delinda leaves the Montecito in the beginning of season three, until Monica forces Ed to hire her back. She becomes Danny's girlfriend after a long and complicated romantic history with him. They are "involved" briefly for the first episodes of season one before calling it off. During season three, an old college flame returns and asks Delinda to marry him. She accepts, but before the ceremony, Ed is shot.
In the fray of Ed's medical crisis, Delinda calls off her wedding to Derek. At the end of the season-five finale, Delinda becomes overwhelmed with pain after just learning that A. Cooper is alive; he was supposedly killed in a plane crash. Jillian is with her, and Delinda begins bleeding. Mary Connell seasons 1—4 [ edit ] Mary Connell Nikki Cox is the special events director at the casino. Originally, she was supposed to play the casino's personal hooker, but at the last minute during the pilot filming, Gary Scott Thompson changed her position to special events director.
A Las Vegas native, her father sexually abused her when she was a child, and Danny always came to her rescue. In season three, Mary is rehired and promoted to hotel manager. In season four, she helps her stepmother and half sisters testify against her father — a case which is lost because of his connections.
In the episode "Bare Chested in the Park", she is shown purchasing a revolver to shoot her father in the season-four finale. She is involved in a relationship with Danny, who proposes to her in season two — she accepts, then later calls off the engagement. Mary is hiding from the law for her part in her father's murder, but is apparently safe, as she sends Danny a photo with a house and white picket fence her dream house. She was born in Manchester, England, and has a shady past due to her father's connections with Ed Deline.
Her father was a well-known gambler, cheater, and con artist, who was forcefully recruited into the CIA and faked his death. Nessa was raised by Ed and Jillian for some years, and is referred to as a sister to Delinda.
At the opening of season three, Nessa is explained to have left Las Vegas and been given a new identity to be able to live with her father and long-lost sister. Nessa fails to say goodbye to Mike, although they were getting closer to a relationship. Cooper season 5 [ edit ] A. Cooper Tom Selleck is the new owner of the Montecito as of He is a former Marine and cattle rancher from Wyoming who stirs things up at the casino. On his first day, he allows an oncologist to avoid jail for cheating the Montecito by making him lose his winnings and promise not to return to Las Vegas again.
He was a Marine who served in the Battle of Khe Sanh, a day siege in which outnumbered Marines fought off and killed between 10 and 15 thousand NVA regulars as told by Danny in the episode. Before Piper's father died, Cooper promised he would watch over Piper.
Cooper also owns condominiums in Florida, the largest paper mill in Wisconsinthe largest cattle ranch in Wyomingand a high-tech company in California.
In the season-five finale, Cooper tells the Montecito workers he must go to New York and take care of some lawsuits filed against him by Vic Manning. Later, Mitch alerts Danny that the Montecito's jet has crashed in Colorado. The news reports say only one of the pilots survived. In lieu of the planned triple wedding, Danny and Mike set up a memorial service for Cooper's presumed death.
At the last moments of the show, Cooper arrives at the service and appears to be fine. Recurring cast and characters[ edit ] Piper Nielsen season 5 [ edit ] Piper Nielsen Camille Guatythe newest concierge of the Montecito, is introduced in season five.
She frequently socializes with both Sam and Delinda. In the episode "The Glass is Always Cleaner", she is arrested at a rave party with Sam and has to be bailed out by Mike. In her first episode, she states she is just 22 years old, but later slips and says she is Piper never knew who her father was, but her father was revealed to be a Marine who was Cooper's best friend during the Vietnam War.
He died sometime after Vietnam. Before he died, Cooper promised him that he would keep an eye on Piper. Mike and Piper were married in season five. With the help of Cooper and Delinda, she won a magazine award as Las Vegas' best concierge. Mitch Sassen seasons 1—5 [ edit ] Mitch Sassen Mitch Longleya regular member of the surveillance team, and like the actor who plays him, is paraplegic and uses a wheelchair.
Mitch has a recurring role from season one through season five. Polly seasons 3—5 [ edit ] Polly Suzanne Whangis a Korean manicurist in the Montecito's spa, who has recently formed a friendship with A. Polly is always open about discussing her sexual experience, such as claiming she was one of Wilt Chamberlain 's 20, partners in "2 on 2".
Delinda is specifically described as having a genius IQ. She is very good at running restaurants, fashion, and sex, while appearing to be a ditzy blonde. Get a Hold of Yourself, Man! Mike, who is claustrophobic, starts freaking out, leading Ed to hit him. Delinda does it to Mike again in a later episode. What is it with your family and hitting people?
When Ed and Jack Keller are looking for a stolen painting they use this approach to the suspects twice, but switch the roles around. Sam and Delinda both describe themselves openly as sluts on at least one occasion. Montecito owners are usually killed or bought out, with the notable exception of Sam and outright subversion of Cooper. In one episode, a prosphetic foot belonging to a boxing champion's assistant is stolen and he refuses to fight until he gets it back.
The casino's manager Ed Deline, a former CIA operative, puts the culprits all in one room, then makes some very pointed threats including that unless the foot shows up, when he's done with them "their kids will come out well-behaved".
He quietly leaves and returns 10 minutes later to get the foot. Hot Men at Work: Appears in an episode when two window washers are doing work on the Montecito casino's many hotel windows while shirtless.
Justified because they were specifically paid extra to follow this dress code to placate the guests. I Let You Win: Part 2" Soli Tendar threw his final bet on the roulette wheel, saving the casino from a lose in the millions.
He showed this by after making his bet, he wispers to Sam another number and that is the one the roulette wheel came out with.
Danny and Mike have two pretty funny ones of these when they think Ed may have had an affair with the deranged Monica Mancuso. The first involves Monica being dominant and Ed submissive behind closed doors, and the second the other way around. It wasn't explicitly referenced often, but Danny's status as an ex-Marine made his fighting and marksmanship talents more believable.
Ed Deline and Jack Keller do this to get info from an effeminate artist by destroying his paintings, virtually giving the guy a heart attack in the process. Subverted in the same episode when Ed tries this approach with another artist. It's modern art, and the guy says it can't actually be ruined. Also used by Ed and Danny while questioning an escort service manager. Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Sam Marquez had enough genuinely nice and selfless moments, where she did something kind even though there was nothing in it for her, to keep her from being a pure Jerkass or Ice Queen.
She ends up receiving the most Character Development of anyone on the show.
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Every seven years or so he comes to Vegas from his monastery and wins big each and every time. He gives all winnings away, so as not to accrue negative karma from greed. He even lost a final double or nothing bet on purpose. The show was fairly light in tone despite several dramatic moments such as Danny's shellshock and the episode's typical villains were usually high-profile thieves, cheaters and con artists.
Then comes Vince Petersen in season 4, who quickly establishes himself as the most twisted and horrifying one when he is revealed as a rapist serial killer when he abducts Sam Marquez to do the same to her. After Sam kills him she suffers from PTSD in the next season and spends most of it trying to cope with the trauma. A guy came to the Casino to look for a prostitute to sleep with while away from his wife.
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As it turns out, she took some self-defense courses way too far, and became a Domestic Abuser who likes hurting him. He finally gets the courage to leave her for good; ties her to the bed, goes downstairs and leaves his wedding ring in an envelope with Mike.
Then he drives off free. Sam was faced in bet against another Host to see who could be the best. She end up being so desperate she goes to a Gambler's Anonymous meeting to try and convince one of her old whales to come back into the game but relents and is willing to accept a lose when the meeting starts. Mistaken for one of them, she stays and listens to some of their stories, which included a man who recently when off the wagon because the new drug prescription his doctor gave him was causing him to gamble.
With this knowledge in mind, she was able to beat the other host as he is drugging his clients to play more. They do this by making out on the floor. Sperm Whales and Spearmint Rhinos: Mary and Sam may or may not have had sex after a night out at a strip club.
Also Delinda called dibs on the girl in the gold top while they were out. Polly the beautician, a woman who speaks near-perfect English, except with a Korean accent.
Problem is, she has no appropriateness filter. Take the time her friend Sam is offered a drink by a cute guy in Traffic school. Polly complains that no one offered to buy her a drink.
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Paraplegic Mitch offers to buy her one. Wheelchair give me bruises. Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: After Sam and one guy have sex, he wants to cuddle, but she zips up, adjusts her crotch, and moves on.
A meta-example in the pilot. Danny McCoy, the main character and Narrator for the first few episodes, is going through his work day and introducing the various supporting characters. After talking with his buxom colleague Mary, she walks off with one of her older, male clients, and Danny turns to the audience with "No, I know what you're thinking, and don't go there. Mary's not a hooker, she's our Special Events Director". Leo, one of the new guys at surveillance Ed hired in season 2, is revealed to be working together with a group of card counters.
Adam, an employee remotely overseeing the card games in "Hit Me" is revealed to be sending electronic signals to a player. As a result of most episodes involving at least two separate plots, this happens often on the show. One episode had a plot dealing with someone with a bomb threatening to blow up the casino unless he got to talk to a particular blackjack dealer, which was interspersed with a plot about an Everlast concert and another one about dealing with a prima donna chef.
The girl steals the car and takes it to a chop shop. Mike is able to track her down and while surrounded by the mechanics, with it already in the process of being chopped up, Mike tells them who actually owns the car. The mechanics don't care until the boss comes on and demands proof by looking at the registration which confirms this and promptly orders his men to put the car back together now. We don't even know what his initals mean. Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!
He asks Mike to prove he didn't and Mike uses some tech to show the light was green and the system needs recalibration. To confirm this is legitimate evidence, Ed shows it to a judge playing at the casino, just for consulting knowing the man cannot sit on any case Ed is involved with. The judge looks at the evidence and confirms he would agree Ed didn't run a red light, however he was driving without a seat belt on and that is a more serious offense.
No Animals Were Harmed: Parodied in the episode in which Jean-Claude Van Damme is killed in a rooftop motorcycle movie stunt gone wrong. No Celebrities Were Harmed: The series ends with a To Be Continuedbut was never given another season. The bad guys in the first episode of season 2 use this to infiltrate the Montecito surveillance room. Mary Connell, which isn't exactly atypical for abuse victims.
Why is everyone so fascinated with my breasts? Played straight in the episode where Danny is falsely being accused of sexual harassment. In case of a kidnapping or hostage situation in ops, those taken hostage should communicate this by saying things are "Nothing but aces. Played straight in the season five opener, as Delinda outruns an explosion started by one of Danny's old marine comrades, a Shell-Shocked Veteran. Take the episode that starts with Delinda being kidnapped unless Ed steals money from the Montecito for the bad guys.
This gets him in trouble a few episodes later when Danny tells Ed to give him and Delinda some space to which Ed agrees, then realizes Ed's installed spy cameras in their suite. He punches Ed in the face.
Sam receives a puppy as an unwanted Christmas present from Delinda, then brings it to a dying friend who it comforts. Threatened a couple of times after Sam had a rival raped.
Put on a Bus: Nessa put herself on a bus, and at the end of Season 4, both Ed and Mary left town to avoid getting charged with murder for killing Mary's father. Mary was molested by her father, which informed much of her character. Real Song Theme Tune: Ed's jobs as Chief of Security and then President of Operations came after he'd left his first job: Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Ed and Danny go on one of these together when Delinda is kidnapped.
Ed plays this role in "Tainted Love".
He's called for jury duty, but before the deliberation among the jury even begins, he already openly notes many discrepancies in the prosecution's case for which he is almost held in contempt of courtand even investigates the case himself on his off-time.
He discovers that the suspect is innocent, but the judge orders him that he can't use any of the evidence that he found out in his judgment. So instead he proves to the other jurors that the guy is innocent by noting that he is left-handed, while the real perpetrator would have to be right-handed to commit the crime the way the photos show.
He did this because of his own backstory. He tells his wife that when he was a teenager, he was caught for stealing hubcaps, but even though he committed the crime, a single juror outright refused to find him guilty, which he did because he wanted to give Ed a second chance.
People mistaking Mary for a prostitute, or ogling her breasts. Samus Is a Girl: In the pilot, Danny is surprised to learn that the super-host "Sam" is a hostess, as she'd previously maintained her mystique by posing as her own secretary. In an early episode there was a guy who went around parties slipping roofies into girls' drinks to rape them.
Delinda almost becomes one of the rapist's victims, which means It's Personal for her father Ed, who runs the casino. He tracks down the guy together with Danny and drives him out to the desert before forcing him at gunpoint to dig his own grave, which turns out to be a bluff on Ed's part. Danny McCoy when he returns from his second tour of duty with the Marines in season 2. He recovers later on.