Lucky the Cricket - The favorite pet of Arnold
Jackson (Gary Coleman), a small black boy on the
sitcom DIFF'RENT STROKES/NBC/ABC/ 1978-86.
Arnold kept Lucky in a small bamboo cage in his
bedroom to bring him luck. (based on the
oriental belief that crickets are lucky).
The only drawback to having a cricket for a pet was
that its chirping sound kept everyone awake at
Lucky was seen on episode #118 "The
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