Lucky

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FX (ended 2003)

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Lucky

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Episodes: 13 Aired Color Episodes John Corbett stars as "Lucky" - a guy who wins $1 million in a poker tournament only to find himself broke a year later. Although Lucky's been clean from his gambling addiction for six months, his debts continue to mount--including money owed to a mobster and to his deceased wife's parents. But when he finds a $100 chip, Lucky wonders how to parlay this unexpected windfall into a second chance. All bets are off when Lucky's on a roll in this dark comedy.
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  • Lucky? Sadly, not so much.

    8.5
    I thought this show was fairly enjoyable. Lucky was really the first show in recent memory to walk the line between half-hour sitcom and hourlong drama. The characters and situations were unique, probably due to the fact that it took place in Las Vegas. You wouldn't expect to find humor in a show about a recovering (and constantly relapsing) gambling addict, but somehow John Corbett nade it work.



    Lucky was probably the first time I had intentionally tuned into FX since its inception, when all they showed was Vegas and Mission: Impossible reruns. I would've liked to have seen it go onto a second season. Unfortunately, FX is very similar to its parent network, Fox: they find a workhorse, and they become so focused on it, that they cancel anything else that may show any potential.moreless
  • what the ***k happened?

    10
    Why did they cancel this show it is beyond me!!!!

    It was funny and fresh! What was the problem?

    I don’t get it!

    There are some shows that are utterly, entirely, from stem to stern GARBAGE and they stay on for seasons and seasons and seasons on end! And when something new and edgy comes along they have to kill it! WHY? What did they want more? ? ? ? HELLO!

    They need Jail time for killing this show! It wasn’t the best show EVER! But is "Living with Fran" a show more worthy than Lucky?

    I mean why is a show like Living with Fran still ON a second season and Lucky didn’t make it through the half of the first?



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    Comedy

    Themes

    Dark Comedy, Adult