Rags to Riches

Season 2 Episode 1

Vegas Rock

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 18, 1987 on NBC
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Episode Summary

Vegas Rock
Diane donates Elvis's guitar to a celebrity auction to one up her rival Amy Hillerman. The problem is Diane doesn't actually have the guitar. Meanwhile Nick has received a threat toward his family from a local mob boss. The FBI has him go undercover in Vegas to catch the man threating him. With Nick out of town, Diane decides to trick Clapper into taking them to Vegas so she can ask Elvis in person to donate his guitar. While in Vegas the girls get into trouble more than once. Eventually Nick runs into the girls and all hell breaks loose.moreless

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (5)

      • Mickey: Here. You can auction this.
        (Mickey hands Diane a small basket)
        Diane: What is it? Ah! It's a frog.
        Mickey: His name is Bruce. He's very valuable.
        Diane: (nervously) Ha Ha I'm sure he is. Hey why don't take that away.

      • (After Patty stating that Friday the 14th is her lucky day)
        Marva: Gambling is a science not a voodoo. See I have a system for black jack. I count cards. It's mathematical. Scientific. Guaranteed.
        Patty: I know I can win today.
        Marva: Suckers like you built this town.

      • Casino Security Guard: Young lady, you have to be 21 in here.
        Patty: I am. I just look young because I have a hormone condition.

      • Patty: Put your money were your mouth is.
        Marva: If you don't shut up I'm going to put this handbag where your mouth is.

      • Mickey: Is it okay to pray in a casino?
        Patty: Everyone else does.

    • NOTES (2)

      • Music:

        "Blue Suede Shoes" by Elvis Presley

        Music sung by cast: (In order sung)

        "High Heeled Sneakers" - Original song by Tommy Tucker
        "Keep A Knockin'" - Original song by Little Richard
        "Respect" - Original song by Aretha Franklin
        "(Who Wrote) The Book of Love" - Original song by The Monotones
        "Baby (You've Got What It Takes)" - Original song by Brook Benton and Dinah Washington

        Episode lyrics by Mark Mueller

      • This was a two hour episode that never reran on any station.

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