Viva Laughlin (2007– )

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Small-time casino owner, Ripley Holden, dreams of opening up a snazzy resort on the Laughlin Strip. Based on the BBC murder-mystery-musical series, "Blackpool."

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 Mick Murphy (7 episodes, 2007)
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 Jack Holden / ... (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Amy (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Ripley Holden (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Natalie Holden (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Peter Carlyle (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Dealer (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Himself (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Dealer (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Jonesy (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Marcus (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Cheyenne Holden (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Bunny (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Casino Waitress (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Diane (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Ring Girl / ... (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Nate (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Kristina 2007 (2 episodes, 2007)
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Small-time casino owner, Ripley Holden, dreams of opening up a snazzy resort on the Laughlin Strip. Based on the BBC murder-mystery-musical series, "Blackpool."

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Sin has a new city!

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18 October 2007 (USA)  »

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Soap Opera or musical, they can't decide
18 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It would be almost decent if the actors would stop bursting into cheesy (and I'm talking extra cheese with a side of cheddar) musical/dance numbers every five minutes. I'm not kidding.

I can understand how Melanie Griffith (playing a character named "Bunny" - yeah, a real stretch!) and Wings Hauser (the kiss of death to any show) would be desperate enough to sign up for this train wreck, but Hugh Jackman? At least he has talent.

I'm all for trying out new concepts for TV shows, especially because the industry is so resistant to innovation. But with innovation comes a lot of flops. And Viva Laughlin is the flip-floppiest!

Sorry, guys! Try again!


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