After the huge success of Better Call Saul, Bob Odenkirk has returned to AMC in a new avatar in Lucky Hank. The black comedy series stars the actor in the role of Professor Hank Devereaux, who juggles a midlife crisis and his responsibilities as an English department chairman of an underfunded college.
The show is based on the 1997 novel Straight Man by Richard Russo. It premiered on AMC on March 19 and has impressed the audience with its quirk and witty humor. Fans are now waiting for the release of the next episode. But when will Lucky Hank season 1, episode 3 come out? Read on to find out.
Lucky Hank Season 1 Episode 3 Release Date and Time
The third episode of Lucky Hank season 1 will premiere on AMC on Sunday, April 2, at 6 pm PT/ 9 pm ET. The upcoming episode is titled Escape. It is written by Adam Barr. The first season of the show is set to feature eight episodes, which are being released weekly on Sundays. The finale will be aired on May 7.
Those who do not have access to cable can stream the show on AMC+. New episodes are released on the streaming platform the same day as their airing on the cable network. AMC+ comes at a price of $8.99 a month or $83.88 a year, excluding taxes. It also offers a seven-day free trial to new customers.
Lucky Hank Season 1 Episode 3 Preview
AMC has unveiled a small preview for the next episode, which teases more trouble for Hank, but more fun for the audience. The synopsis for the episodes reads, “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.”
Apart from Odenkirk, the episode will star Mireille Enos as Lily Devereaux, Cedric Yarbrough as Paul Rourke, Diedrich Bader as Tony Conigula, Olivia Scott Welch as Julie Devereaux, Sara Amini as Meg Quigley, Suzanne Cryer as Gracie DuBois, Nancy Robertson as Billie, Arthur Keng as Teddy, Alvina August as June and Haig Sutherland as Finny.
Lucky Hank Season 1 Storyline
The description of the show by AMC reads, “William Henry “Hank” Devereaux, Jr., the unlikely English department chairman at the badly underfunded Railton College in the Pennsylvania rust belt, is coping with a midlife crisis.”
“Just as Hank’s life begins to unravel, his wife, Lily, also begins to question the path she is on as the vice principal of the local high school and the choices she has made. Told in the first person by Hank, the series is adapted from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo’s novel Straight Man, which was inspired by his own experiences teaching at colleges.”
The show is created by Paul Lieberstein and Aaron Zelman. Sony Pictures Television Studios has produced the series with Bob Odenkirk, Paul Lieberstein, Aaron Zelman, Peter Farrelly, Mark Johnson, Richard Russo, Naomi Odenkirk, Marc Provissiero and Jessica Held serving as executive producers.
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