Lucky Hank(TV show/series, 2023)

| Genre: Drama

Scripted Reality in 1 season with 8 episodes

Lucky HankRating: 3.4/5 (with 18 votes)
Lucky Hank is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Paul Lieberstein and Aaron Zelman based on the 1997 novel Straight Man by Richard Russo. Starring Bob Odenkirk, the series premiered on March 19, 2023, on AMC. In December 2023, the series was canceled after one season. ()
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About Lucky Hank

A mid-life crisis tale about the unlikely chairman of the English department in a badly underfunded college in the Pennsylvania rust belt.

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Lucky Hank Seasons and Episodes

03/19/2023Season 1 - 8 episodes
#1 | 03/19/2023Pilot
Hank rants against Railton College, calling it "Mediocrity’s Capitol," and the administration is pressured to fire him. Hank and Lily contemplate a future outside of Railton.
#2 | 03/26/2023George Saunders
When George Saunders visits Railton College, the professors scramble to impress the celebrated writer, while Hank is reminded of his own failed writing career. Hank and Lily anticipate an announcement from their daughter Julie.
#3 | 04/02/2023Escape
Hank spirals when a storage pod full of his father’s belongings is dropped in his front yard. The professors spiral when rumors of budget cuts threaten their tenured jobs.
#4 | 04/09/2023The Goose Boxer
Amid firing rumors, the professors look to the union to protect their jobs, while Hank tries a different approach. Lily interviews for a job at a prestigious New York prep school.
#5 | 04/16/2023The Clock
Hank and Lily host the annual English department dinner. Lily has a decision to make. Hank’s past involving his troubled relationship with his father catches up to him.
#6 | 04/23/2023The Arrival
Hank and Tony travel to an academic conference, where their differing philosophies on work and life cause friction. Lily mediates trouble in Julie and Russell’s marriage.
#7 | 04/30/2023The Count of Monte Cristo
Hank contends with the return of his father to Railton. Lily hunts for apartments in New York. Julie looks to Hank for help in Lily’s absence.
#8 | 05/07/2023The Chopping Block
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)
Hank is faced with an impossible decision at work, as his department’s jobs are on the line. Lily settles into a new normal in New York.

Additional Information

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "Straight Man" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 19 languages: Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Burmese (MY), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Canceled
First episode released on: 03/19/2023
Last episode released on: 05/07/2023
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Straight Man"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:61436, Added: 03/15/2023, Last updated: 05/31/2024