A dark comedy dealing with the lives and addictions of compulsive gamblers set in Downtown Las Vegas.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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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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The show was cancelled because of poor ratings two weeks after receiving an Emmy nomination. See more »

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Reporter: Mr. Linkletter, what are you going to do with all your winnings?
Michael 'Lucky' Linkletter: Lose it.
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Whoever cancelled this show deserves to go to Hell.
3 January 2004 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

A harsh stance to take, perhaps, but it's true. This was a genuinely funny show. You know what I mean; you don't have to force yourself to laugh at this. Unlike most sitcoms, I didn't find myself grasping for reasons to laugh. Maybe my favorite part about this show was the fact that there was no canned laughter. That really means a lot to me as a television watcher...it shows one of two things: first, that the makers of the show have enough faith in the viewing audience to make up their own minds about what is or is not funny without a "live studio audience" or a bunch of laughs edited into the show; second, it might also mean that the makers of the show couldn't afford it. But I digress. This show was great all around. Great characters, great acting, great writing...and then it all goes down the tube. The show also had a lot of heart. There were serious situation that were dealt with in a serious matter. Danny's drug addiction, Lucky's wife's death, his ever-lingering depression...none of these were taken lightly. If the cancellation of this show doesn't show you that there is no justice in this world, I don't know what will.


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