Lucky 7 Review: Working Stiffs Strike It Rich in Overly Broad Workplace Drama

ABC’s “Lucky 7” starts with the classic “what if” scenario – striking it rich at the lottery – and subverts it with a heist gone bad.

For years, the workers at the Gold Star Gas N’ Shop in Queens have been pooling their money on lottery tickets, and with the prize money at $45 million, they can’t help but fantasize about what they would do with the windfall: The boss’s wife would go to Bora Bora, Matt (Matt Long) would move his pregnant girlfriend and their other kid out of his mother’s house, and his ex-con brother Nicky (Stephen Louis Grush) would pay off his debt to threatening characters. Musician Samira (Summer Bishil) would finally be able to afford Juilliard.  Read More...


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