A lottery representative and his IRS partner meet various winners across the country to present the prizes and change their lives.
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1984   1983  
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Series cast summary:
Marshall Colt ...  Eric Rush 17 episodes, 1983-1984
Ben Murphy ...  Patrick Sean Flaherty 17 episodes, 1983-1984
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Storyline

Each week Patrick Sean Flaherty tracks down the different lucky winners of the Intersweep lottery. Eric Rush of the IRS tags along to make sure that Uncle Sam gets his share. The stories center around ordinary people who suddenly become millionaires and how it changes their lives. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lottery$ See more »

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Runtime:

(17 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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'Patrick O'Neal' was the voice of the Intersweep Bank executive who we see in the opening credits handing Patrick Flaherty his list of "million plus winners" and explaining the rules of awarding the winnings. See more »

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"The Millionaire" meets "The Odd Couple" meets "Fantasy Island"
7 September 2005 | by ttintagelSee all my reviews

I'm not sure why my childhood memories of this show are so vivid; something about it must have made an impression on me. Ben Murphy (of "Alias Smith and Jones" fame - "Mystery Science Theater 3000" fans will recognize him from the "Riding With Death" episode) played Patrick Flaherty, a representative of the Intersweep Bank Lottery. He was the guy they sent out to tell people they'd won and deliver the checks. The IRS assigned one of their agents, Eric Rush, to travel with him and advise people about tax arrangements for their winnings (all he ever seemed to actually DO was hand out business cards.) Every week there was a new winner, and the show would go into how their newfound wealth changed their lives. Usually Flaherty and Rush got caught up in the winners' adventures. I guess it was like an updated version of the older show, "The Millionaire." There was a lot of "Odd Couple" style personality clash between the button-down IRS agent and the freewheeling lottery employee. I remember thinking at the time that they were both handsome guys, and I enjoyed the show a lot.


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