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  • 9.5

    Should Have Won an Emmy

    By grammarita, Jan 16, 2012

    Such a touching story! Yes, we watch GG for the broad laughter, but the last half of this episode is so poignant that the stirring of emotions was enough for me. Do you believe the girls would have really turned in that $10K lottery ticket. Maybe, maybe not, but wasn't the story worth it? I say that if the outcome caused some of us to re-examine our situations and do more to help those in tougher circumstances, then this episode was a blessing.moreless

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  • 2.0

    A winning lottery ticket is mistakenly lost and the girls go to great lengths to get it back.

    By grewupwatching, Feb 24, 2010

    One of the worst episodes in the series. Not funny and the most unbelievable of all. This episode, plus the awful Sophia's Wedding that precede it were a real low point.

    The girls have a winning lottery ticket worth $10,000 dollars. To keep it safe they put it in the pocket of a leather coat. Sophia accidentally gives the coat away. From there on in it is downhill. First Michael Jackson, of all people, buys the coat and wears it. Next the coat is auctioned off for the homeless. The worst part comes next when the girls pretend to be homeless to get into the shelter to try and get the coat. Why wouldn't the priest know that they weren't homeless? Plus the scenes where each of them talks to someone in the shelter is so preachy, it really is insulting. Joking about homeless people and then saying how lucky they are that they are not homeless, really makes this one of the worst episodes of the series.moreless

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  • 4.2

    I don't know, but I find it unwatchable

    By readysetgo88, Aug 12, 2008

    This episode perhaps doesn't deserve the score that I gave it, but the reason it is so low is because I find this episode unwatchable. I'm not sure exactly what it is about it (maybe the fact that it's preachy on the subject on homelessness) but I almost never watch it, even if it's on, when I normally would watch almost any of the rest. It never seemed very funny to me. It was probably not intended to be that funny, since it's supposed to shed light on a social issue. I never liked those kind of episodes, but I guess it just depends on your point of view. Some might think it's wonderful.moreless

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  • 6.2

    It seems a bit ridiculous.

    By tvFanatic2008, Oct 09, 2006

    Why wouldn't Blanche take the ticket with her? Knowing how superficial Blanche is, it would've made more sense for her not to let the ticket out of her site. Instead she leaves it on her new jacket on the couch. I don't like that idea at all, it was ridiculous. The part at the shelter was decent but quite sad to see what the homeless live like.

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