Family Ties: Season 3, Episode 1

The Gambler (20 Sep. 1984)

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When ma Elyse has a convention speech in 'fascinating east coast resort' Atlantic City, she didn't plan to waste any time and money gambling, but brainiac Alex is dying to get his ... See full summary »

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When ma Elyse has a convention speech in 'fascinating east coast resort' Atlantic City, she didn't plan to waste any time and money gambling, but brainiac Alex is dying to get his mathematical system tested and dad Steven makes sure they stay in a casino and play a few hands of blackjack. His luck runs out very soon, but Elyse has enough to win big with Alex's system. Of course casino lucks never lasts, yet when losing she's already hooked. When ma returns from her solo last run, she surprises the family with both results and conclusions... Written by KGF Vissers

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The family discuss how Atlantic City is the Las Vegas of the East Coast. When they arrive, their hotel room is 702, which is the area code for Las Vegas. See more »

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