~ Stunned at the office break-in, in which three sets of accounting books were stolen, Vincent and Bobby feared for their lives. Vincent suggested they create new books, so Bobby ordered some from his connection. Joey felt they should try to replace the half-million dollars in ‘losses’. Fiona advised them to stall or create a diversion.
~ Rudy had compliments for Virginia, but was unimpressed with Audrey when she failed to trick Libby into signing his marriage license.
~ Unsure if her wedding to Rudy was legit and if so, what the terms were, Libby sought legal advice. Rudy offered to be her lawyer and represent her – against himself. Libby was shocked when Rudy gifted her with her own Pink Diamonds of Tanzania, as she had given the earrings to Bobby to lock in the hotel safe.
~ Peggy Sue told Uncle Tony that she had stolen the accounting books in order to examine them. She was sure the books held proof that staff had been skimming his casino profits. She also told Tony that Frankie had pocketed wads of casino cash.
~ An enraged Uncle Tony tasked Rudy with breaking Frankie’s arms.
~ After the Amazing Confoundo performed on the Show Lounge, Vincent had his hands full dealing with an escalating rivalry between the Showgirls; he gave Virginia a ‘time out’, for which Bellhop Jonesy taunted her.
~ And a stranger looking for two insurance men introduced himself to Frankie ... as FBI.
a~ Thinking it was a ‘skit’, Libby playfully said “I do”, but was shocked to learn the wedding ceremony was real. She frantically sought loopholes and advice from Fiona.
~ Meanwhile, Joey told Rudy that his marriage would only be legal if Libby signed the license. Rudy then sent Audrey to ask Libby for her ‘autograph’.
~ Bobby confided to Joey that he had beaten a stranger to death; his business card identified him as ‘Orrin Groat - Insurance Investigator’.
~ Vincent reprimanded Audrey for keeping rival showgirl Virginia in a tipsy/hungover state.
~ Ethel Merman dazzled on the Show Lounge, and paid a courtesy visit to Libby.
~ Peggy Sue and Frankie impulsively stole all the sets of accounting books from the office; Bobby was floored at what appeared to have been a break-in.
~ After Bobbie and Fiona callously tossed the once-again-unconscious and possibly dead ginger-headed stranger into the hallway, they discussed accessories. Later, Fiona felt guilty that her scream to ‘wake up’ the stranger may have caused his demise.
~ Peggy Sue and Uncle Tony had an awkward ‘Morning After’ in the Penthouse.
~ Libby was incensed to discover Peggy Sue alone in her bed, and accused her of attempted burglary. A food fight ensued, which ended in a detente.
~ Frankie told Joey that Virginia said, a few weeks ago, she had overheard Libby and Rudy discussing a murder. A great deal of confusion then ensued over who may have killed who.
~ Uncle Tony and Bobbie compared notes and realized they had both beaten the same ginger-haired stranger. Rudy came in to ask Uncle Tony to officiate his wedding, and blurted that he had killed a different man - but being mobsters, they took no note of this.
~ Vincent reprimanded Audrey for giving Virginia her first taste of alcohol.
~ Backed by the Showgirls, Johnny Taupe sizzled on the Camel’s Toe Show Lounge with tribute songs to love, sex, heartbreak, one-night-stands and canteloupe.
~ Libby sang ‘Funny Valentine’, which Rudy took as his cue to assemble his entire bridal party on the show lounge stage, in order to surprise Libby with a wedding...
~ Peggy Sue pushed her way into the office to discover a bloodied man on the floor. Uncle Tony admitted to having beaten him. Invigorated by this brush with violence, Peggy Sue was wildly passionate in the bedroom - but Uncle Tony was disconcerted by her unexpected behaviour.
~ Bobbie returned to his office to discover the stranger passed out in his office, and had no idea what had happened. When Orrin awoke he was startled and attacked Bobbie, so Bobbie had no choice but to beat the tar out of the stranger a few times.
~ Fiona returned to the Casino and was surprised to learn of the numerous job changes amongst the staff.
~ Rudy set about planning a surprise wedding, enlisting people to be part of the bridal party – but Joey and Vincent remained unconvinced that Libby was really his fiancée. Finding Libby’s Pink Diamonds of Tanzania in his pants, Rudy forgot why he had them, and handed the valuable earrings over to Vincent.
~ Libby decided she would be the new headliner at the Camel’s Toe Lounge and performed a song with a Spanish theme. Bellhop Jonesy Ford also took to the stage to tell jokes, but had less success.
~ Encouraged by Audrey, Virginia had her first taste of alcohol. A tipsy Virginia blurted out to Frankie that she had overheard Rudy and Libby discussing a murder, but Frankie may not have understood the significance of what she was saying.
~Joey got Frankie to swap jobs with him, so Frankie had to clean the Penthouse Suite while Joey took on dealing cards in the Casino.
~ Peggy Sue confided to Audrey that she had fallen for Uncle Tony. Jonsey overheard and his heart was broken once again.
~ Libby and Uncle Tony were not impressed with the quality of the pre-poured martinis.
~ Vincent worked the phones, trying to book celebrities for the Show Lounge. He asked Libby to step in and perform a song.
~ Rudy pressed Libby to set a date for their wedding.
~ When it became clear that newcomer Orrin Groat was pretending to be Canadian, Uncle Tony got suspicious and proceeded to beat the tar out of him.
~ Peggy Sue explained to Uncle Tony that she had been blamed for stealing the earrings he had given her.
~ Libby was unhappy in her new digs behind the show lounge, entreating both Vincent and Joey to move her back into the Penthouse. Libby expressed another concern to Rudy privately - that she had met a man who was looking for his ‘old friend’ Lloyd Bentley.
~ Uncle Tony was drunkenly despondent over his divorce from Marie. He decided to take over hand-on management of the Casino, and offered former boss Joey a job as janitorial staff. Joey was relieved to accept, as it meant he wasn’t going to get whacked.
~ Rudy realized this job change would put Joey under his direct supervision. Rudy made a slip and revealed to Joey that he was secretly engaged to Libby. Bobbie was chuffed to be promoted to Executive Accountant.
~ Virginia debuted a new costume and dance, and played games with Frankie the Dealer and Jonesy the Bellhop.
~ Vincent was thrilled to introduce The Great Hornacio The Great and his 7 piece Cuban ‘Land of Jazz’ Jazz Band on the Camel’s Toe Show Lounge.
- Gambling enthusiast Fiona Olaconacher won big at the slots and at the tables; card dealer Frankie tried to get her winnings back for the Casino, but his bosses suspected him of collaboration. Uncle Tony arrived and demanded the casino repay the family a very large debt.
- Since movie star Libby Montgomery had her savings stolen by a crooked agent, she tried to file a false insurance claim for her famous earrings the Pink Diamonds of Tanzania. When suspicious Insurance investigator Lloyd Bentley showed up and accosted her, ex-pugilist Rudy Bellini beat the man to death. Libby accepted Rudy’s marriage proposal, in hopes of keeping their secret. Libby kept the half-million dollar payout Lloyd had brought; but accountant Bobby DeFaro sniffed it out and stole her cash in order to pay off Uncle Tony.
- Bellhop Jonesy had a crush on Peggy Sue, but was heartbroken when she waffled on his proposal, then broke it off when she caught him ‘practising’ kissing with Audrey the Showgirl.
- Peggy Sue found the now-lost earrings while cleaning the Camel’s Toe Show Lounge, and handed them over to a Uncle Tony, who gave her a $50,000 tip. With this windfall, she was able to quit her job as a chambermaid, but asked to become Bobbie’s accounting apprentice.
- Uncle Tony became enchanted with Peggy Sue, but his wife Marie appeared on the scene. Sensing something was up, she gave Peggy Sue her blessing to pursue a relationship - after she asked for a divorce. Uncle Tony gave the earrings back to Peggy Sue as a gift, unaware of their value. When Libby found her with the earrings, she accused Peggy Sue of theft and demanded she be fired and arrested. Libby then gave the earrings to Bobby to keep in the hotel’s (non-existent) safe.
- Virginia was hired as a new chambermaid, but impressed with her height, Vincent the Entertainment Director promoted her to Showgirl, under the tutelage of Audrey. Vincent also helped himself to cash from the office in order to book big name entertainers.
- When Joey was unable to pay Uncle Tony the full debt owed by the Casino, he feared for his life and went into hiding; but upon his return was fired for incompetence. And a stranger showed up making inquiries about the missing Lloyd Bentley.
- Bobbie, Rudy and Uncle Tony did not notice former Casino boss Joey hiding behind the coat rack in the office. Rudy was eager to take over as Boss but nobody was keen. Bobbie coached Uncle Tony on how to listen to women.
- Libby was not pleased when the Bellhop moved her out of the Penthouse. She gave her Pink Diamonds of Tanzania to Bobbie to keep in the (non-existent) Casino safe. They later ended up in Rudy’s pants.
- Marie wanted to find out if her hubby Uncle Tony was ‘in love’ with Peggy Sue, so she asked her to seduce him - while she hid in the bed. After listening to their awkward ‘second date’, Marie asked Tony for a divorce.
- Libby told Rudy that if worse came to worse they could blame Peggy Sue for the murder of Lloyd Bentley. They did not notice that Junior Showgirl Virginia was backstage and overheard.
- Frankie dealt a hand to a new arrival, Orin Groat - who was instantly smitten with Fiona. He met Libby and claimed to be an old friend of Lloyd’s.
- With the Showgirls in Christmas-themed outfits, Vincent welcomed guest star Johnny Taupe back to the Camel’s Toe Show Lounge, where he blew the roof off with songs about Christmas and Cowboys.
- Libby insisted that Rudy arrest Peggy Sue for stealing her earrings; Libby then urged Bobbie to fire the former maid and call authorities.
- Peggy Sue professed her innocence; Rudy spilled that he is secretly engaged to Libby
- news spread that Casino Boss Joey Calligari had been fired
-Aunt Marie arrived in Vegas looking for her husband Uncle Tony; her ears perked up when Bobbie and Vincent discussed Casino business, so they continued talking ‘in code’
-the Showgirls debuted Christmas themed outfits; Ventriloquist act “Mr. Yellow & Mr. Big” entertained on the Camel’s Toe Show Lounge
- Vincent escorted Libby back to her Penthouse for a late night duet
- Marie questioned Audrey the Showgirl and discovered that she had had a fling with Uncle Tony, but it was not love
- Fiona, Virginia and Frankie did merry antics on the casino floor
- after admitting she had feelings for Uncle Tony, Peggy Sue was crushed to learn he was a married man. But Marie revealed that she did not love her husband, and urged Peggy Sue to follow her heart
-Joey returned from hiding out at the Sands with Fiona, bringing her to the Penthouse Suite. Libby told Joey of her frustration that his employees Rudy and Jonesy were not on duty.
-Vincent enlisted Audrey to train Virginia in Showgirl skills; Libby gave the girls lessons in deportment and high kicks.
-Peggy Sue was terrified that Uncle Tony was mad at her for throwing a drink in his face, but he was enchanted.
-Bobbie explained that Vincent would have to give Virginia the Employee PCTW Assessment in order to re-classify her. With Frankie’s help, Vincent conducted the test on Virginia. She passed with 52%.
-Libby was intent on solving her own mystery á la Nancy Drew.
-Bobbie expressed his concern for Joey’s life. Adding money from Fiona to Bobbie’s bank roll, Joey hoped it would be enough to keep him safe from Uncle Tony.
-With encouragement from Fiona, Audrey showed off her assets - which impressed all the men.
-Uncle Tony took the earrings back from Audrey, then brought Peggy Sue to the Penthouse for a little romance. Between interruptions from Libby, he gave the earrings to Peggy Sue. Libby was then shocked to discover her long-lost Pink Diamonds of Tanzania in Peggy Sue’s possession.
- Fed up with his mismanagement, Uncle Tony abruptly fired Casino Boss Joey Calligari.
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