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Season 1

1 :01x01 - Being a Winner

Sep/09/1983
Tonight's winners are a female cop, a young man of marginal intelligence and a couple on the lam from bill collectors.

The cop (Ilene Graff) finds that her $2 45 million winnings endanger her partner's life when their work on the street is disrupted by her celebrity status.

In the second story, Christopher McDonald offers a nice performance as a young innocent whose relatives try to steal his winnings. This one's written to tug at your heart.

Hence Taylor and Allen Goorwitz chew the scenery as they attempt to be hilarious in the story designed for humor. Facing overdue bills and repossession, they assume that a man representing the IRS means a federal prison sentence and they go to great lengths to escape him.
This story stares one of Hollywood's funniest character men, Allen Goorwitz, as a down-on-his-luck plumbing salesman and the always-hysterical Renee Taylor as his wife. The segment is played straight but gets a lot of laughs, an approach that could ensure success for this already likeable series. (l hour, 30 minutes)
Guest Stars: Allen Garfield as The plumber | Renée Taylor as plumber's wife | Ilene Graff as Lady cop | Christopher McDonald as unknown | Ken Swofford as unknown | Reni Santoni as unknown | Zane Buzby as unknown | Brant van Hoffman as unknown
Director: Lee Philips

3 :01x03 - Denver -- Following Through

Sep/23/1983
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Guest Stars: Joe Penny as Himself
Director: James Sheldon

4 :01x04 - Detroit -- The Price of Freedom

Sep/30/1983
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Director: Mike Vejar
Story: Linda Elstad | Teleplay: Rudy Dochtermann

10 :01x10 - Houston -- Duffy's Choice

Nov/25/1983
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Director: James Sheldon
Story: J.J. Farber | Teleplay: Don Balluck

11 :01x11 - Boston -- False Illusion

Dec/09/1983
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Guest Stars: Frank M. Benard as Robert | Kim Richards as Valerie | Jacqueline Scott as Molly | William Windom as Arthur | Shawn Weatherly as Herself
Director: Don Weis

13 :01x13 - San Diego -- Bingo!

Mar/08/1984
THE latest multi-million dollar lottery winners are in San Diego, California, and wherever the winners are, lottery agent Flaherty and tax man Rush would have to go.
This time around, the windfall brings togetherness to a family who has faced tragedy; gives a church the means to organise a bingo game with prizes ranging from a set of tyres to millions of dollars; and offers an abused wife a chance for happiness away from her violent husband.
Guest Stars: Barret Oliver as Himself
Director: Georg Fenady
Writer: David Braff

14 :01x14 - Miami -- Sharing

Mar/15/1984
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Director: Mike Vejar

15 :01x15 - St. Louis -- Win or Lose

Mar/22/1984
THE latest multi-million dollar winners to whom lottery agent Flaherty and taxman Rush go delivering the prize money are: a man whose house has been burgled; a deaf woman who gets the chance to break free from her domineering mother; and a harried fast-food worker.
Director: Barry Crane
Writer: Hindi Brooks

16 :01x16 - Honolulu -- 3-2=1

Mar/29/1984
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Director: James Sheldon
Warning: Lottery! guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Airs: Fridays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 09, 1983
Ended: June 14, 1984
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