A dark comedy dealing with the lives and addictions of compulsive gamblers set in Downtown Las Vegas.
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2003  
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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Comedy | Drama

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8 April 2003 (USA)  »

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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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what moron canceled this?
26 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this show when it was on the air in 2003, and I couldn't believe it was canceled. Clever, funny, outrageous, with great situations, John Corbett stars as a recovering compulsive gambler who lives in, of all places, Las Vegas.

Corbett is handsome, he's cool, and he's charming as Michael Linkletter, who works to get his life back after losing his wife and the million dollars he won in poker.

This is a dark comedy about a man in sad circumstances and some of the crazy things he does. Why a compulsive gambler who is in recovery would live in Las Vegas is beyond me. But it was a clever idea, very well done, with a great cast, and I'll never understand why it was canceled.


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