Lucky (2003– )

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A dark comedy dealing with the lives and addictions of compulsive gamblers set in Downtown Las Vegas.

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 Michael 'Lucky' Linkletter (13 episodes, 2003)
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 Vincent Sticcarelli / ... (13 episodes, 2003)
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 Buddy LeGendre / ... (13 episodes, 2003)
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 Theresa (10 episodes, 2003)
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Lucky is a comedic romp through gambling and addiction starring "Sex and The City's" John Corbett. Corbett plays a compulsive gambler, Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, who is trying to regain his life after losing a million dollars and his wife. Written by Joey Pluggz

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The odds keep getting odder.

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Due to his commitment to the show, John Corbett had to decline to reprise his role as Ian Miller in the My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) spin-off, My Big Fat Greek Life (2003). See more »

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[after seeing Theresa's husband wrote 'loser' on her head backwards]
Michael "Lucky" Linkletter: What is he, dyslexic?
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F/X Does It Again
16 April 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

How is it that the WB, UPN and to a degree FOX, miss on every new show, and F/X can hit such home runs as "The Shield" and now "Lucky". This is inspired stuff. Almost every line is repeatable at tomorrow's coffee break (i.e. - "he's white and dead, and I'm black and gone!!"). The characters - after only two weeks -- are unforgettable. The loan shark (Dan Heyada) who hears everything, the "trac" puffing thru his surgical hole, a robber on a 1st name basis with his victim and two of the wackiest sidekicks ever seen. And all held together by a smooth acting job from John Corbett as the most unlucky World Poker Champ ever. He has gotten better with ever role since "Northern Exposure". After scoring big on "Sex and the City",(and My Big Fat....)check out his scene with his deceased wife's parents. This is on several times a week, so pick a time, hopefully catch a few replayed episodes, and strap in!!


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