What Luck?

Creator: Jerrold Ridenour
Genre: Comedy
Age rating: 17 and older
John tries desperately to salvage what's left of his relationship with Holly, and in the process has the worst day of his life unfold around him, meanwhile a winning lottery ticket, that could change all the bad in his life sits at his apartment unchecked.
Synopsis: When John starts his day he has a winning lottery ticket in his possession, unfortunately no time to find it, or confirm he won. Throughout the day he has the worst luck that could be bestowed upon a human being. His girlfriend Holly, is about to dump him and his best friend is out to ruin what's left of his brittle relationship with Holly. He gets fired, his car gets impounded and he becomes the attraction for Alberta, the manliest woman in Barstow. John defeats all odds in his quest to resolve his relationship and get his car out of hock, but in the end, fate is cruel and leaves John single again. The Lottery ticket is forgotten in the days events, and John continues his lonely, miserable existence.

Latest Work

  • Script 1 - Jerrold's Original Draft
    Creative Notes:
    This is a quirky dark comedy set in Barstow with factual events surrounding a winning lottery ticket that gets forgotten.