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)
Reuben A. Tafoya ...
 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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Comedy | Drama | Musical

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18 October 2007 (USA)  »

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Viva Blackpool  »

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$6,800,000 (estimated)
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(4 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Remake of Blackpool (2004) See more »

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Laughlin Laughable
8 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I live close enough to the real Laughlin to be able to spend lots of time there, and so I was looking forward to this series. But what a joke! It was obvious that nothing was filmed there, except a few establishing shots of the Colorado Belle. I also laughed at references to 'Laughlin PD' (the town is considered a rural area and is served by Las Vegas Police) and especially the aged boyfriend introduced as 'a professor at the University'. Um...would this be Bullhead Community College, the closest thing to higher learning and a considerable distance across the river? It follows that I was so very disappointed at the lack of realism. This is Laughlin! Where are the queues of old people waiting for the buffet to open? Where are the chain-smoking old ladies with their key rings full of players cards? The folks hooked both to their oxygen and their slot machines dropping their dollars? The man arguing that his two-for-one should be valid at weekends? Thinking about it, I lament the show's cancellation; sometimes something so bad is actually quite good - for laughs.


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