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Vegas: Pilot

When rancher Ralph Lamb reluctantly accepts the role of sheriff in 1960s Las Vegas, he now has the authority to take on the mobsters looking to cash in on the casinos. Chicago mobster Vincent Savino is the new general manager of the Savoy, the swankiest casino on the strip, and they instantly clash as Lamb investigates the murder of the governor's niece.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Tuesday September 25th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (one) Oct 14, 2012
UK (sky ATLANTIC) Feb 14, 2013
DE (Fox) Mar 06, 2014


Guest Stars
Gil BirminghamGil Birmingham
As Don Simmons
James RussoJames Russo
As Anthony 'Red' Cervelli
Joe SabatinoJoe Sabatino
As Vic Borelli
Kai LennoxKai Lennox
As Bob Perrin
Mark Allan StewartMark Allan Stewart
As Dealer #1
Michael OMichael O'Neill
As Mayor Ted Bennett
Michael Reilly BurkeMichael Reilly Burke
As Rich Reynolds
Sonny MarinelliSonny Marinelli
As Nick 'Beansy' Cota
William RussWilliam Russ
As Mert Hayes
A.J. RomeA.J. Rome
As Bellman #2
Alesandra StephanAlesandra Stephan
As Mrs. Tuna
Billy LushBilly Lush
As Cale Green
Casey MesserCasey Messer
As Office Worker
James MacDonald (1)James MacDonald (1)
As Don Blachford
Jason DouglasJason Douglas
As Stuart Mills
John Haymes NewtonJohn Haymes Newton
As William Van Dyke (as John Newton)
John WylieJohn Wylie
As Business Man
Jon Kristian MooreJon Kristian Moore
As Cessna Mechanic
Judith BaldwinJudith Baldwin
As Dorris Meade
Matthew PageMatthew Page
As Deputy Armstrong
Randy HallRandy Hall
As Mechanic #1
Richard EdsonRichard Edson
As Arthur Speziali
Rob TodeRob Tode
As Bellman #1
Roy LeaRoy Lea
As Dealer #2
Sean HenniganSean Hennigan
As Sheriff Clinton Hennigan
Sunny MabreySunny Mabrey
As Jodie Kent
Thomas BorrilloThomas Borrillo
As Fat Frankie
Tim HolmesTim Holmes
As Monty
Tom RomeroTom Romero
As Desk Clerk
Victor TalmadgeVictor Talmadge
As Governor Kern
Main Cast
Dennis QuaidDennis Quaid
As Ralph Lamb
Michael ChiklisMichael Chiklis
As Vincent Savino
Carrie-Anne MossCarrie-Anne Moss
As Katherine O'Connell
Jason OJason O'Mara
As Jack Lamb
Taylor HandleyTaylor Handley
As Dixon Lamb


The episode begins in Las Vegas in the 1960. Two cowboys are seen riding alongside each other, with cattle all around them. Suddenly the cattle begin to run in fear, on hearing a plane fly by just overhead. One of the cowboys chases after the plane in anger. The plane lands at an airstrip and a man named Vincent Savino steps out of it. Just then, the cowboy too arrives at the airstrip. He comes and in a fit of rage and tells the airport manager “that plane just scattered my herd”. The manager though, doesn’t care about the problems of Ralph the cowboy. He in fact tells him to move his ranch somewhere else. Ralph in anger gets into a fight with the workers at the airport. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorNicholas Pileggi  |  Greg Walker
Executive ProducerNicholas Pileggi  |  Cathy Konrad  |  James Mangold  |  Arthur Sarkissian  |  Greg Walker
Co-Executive ProducerDennis Quaid  |  Michael Chiklis
ProducerKaren Moore
Co-ProducerJohn Forrest Niss
Production DesignerMarek Dobrowolski
EditorMark S. Manos
MusicDavid Carbonara
Director of PhotographyKramer Morgenthau
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