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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Cast

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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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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Trivia

'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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I love that show!
24 February 2000 | by LorranaSee all my reviews

I've watched this show when I was a kid and loved it! It's about two guys who, sometimes like they were heaven sent, go to people's houses giving them their lottery prizes, changing their lives. If anyone knows the name of this series in portuguese, please contact me.


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