A photographer suffers from "strange luck," and is the victim of both good and bad coincidences that involve him in the problems of others.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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 Chance Harper / ... (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Audrey Westin (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Dr. Anne Richter (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Angie (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Spirit (8 episodes, 1995-1996)
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Having survived a plane crash as a child in which all aboard, including his mother, perished, Chance Harper's every decision leads to incredible displays of luck, both good and bad. Chance tries to cope with the everyday results of his 'luck' with the help of his close circle of friends and the hope that someday he will find his long-lost brother, mysteriously taken away from his family shortly before the fatal accident. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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15 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Drôle de chance  »

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Episode #11, "Brothers Grim," has Chance's brother Eric telling him to contact Fox Mulder of the FBI - a reference to "X-Files, The" (1993). See more »

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[opening narration]
Chance Harper: People say I'm... lucky. It all began in a plane crash thirty years ago. One hundred and six lives ending in a single heartbeat. No one survived... except me.
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Referenced in Gone Home (2013) See more »

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Quirky,underrated show with the wonderful D.B. Sweeney
5 February 2005 | by (cramlington u.k.) – See all my reviews

One of the few shows of the 90's I really loved.Quirky,eccentric and difficult to classify,"Strange luck" followed the adventures of freelance photographer Chance Harper,who is afflicted/blessed with,well,strange luck,which leads him into all sorts of odd and at times dangerous situations.A lot of the charm of the series was thanks to D.B.Sweeney,a low key and enormously likable actor,who breathes life into the slightly seedy,lovable Chance,denizen of one of TV's weirdest rundown apartments,and eternal wearer of an ancient overcoat.Angie is Chance's friend,a counter assistant at the second rate eatery where he hangs out.Probably too odd for popular success,Fox soon pulled the plug on Chance and his overcoat. Should become a cult show.


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