SMAP’s golden boy, Takuya Kimura, may have lost some of his sexual luster since becoming a husband and a father, but he’s still a viewer magnet when it comes to trendy dramas. Having been shoehorned into a number of unlikely professions in past series (architect, classical pianist, thief, prosecutor), no one is going to blink when they see him in a pilot’s uniform on “Good Luck” (TBS; Sunday, 9 p.m.), which premieres Jan. 19. It’s especially unsurprising considering that SMAP is the official spokesgroup for All-Nippon Airways.
Kimutaku’s character, Hajime Shinkai, is a copilot, and his gig is the Honolulu-Narita run. During a flight from there to here, however, the captain is suddenly taken ill, and Shinkai is forced to take over the controls. The landing is a rough one, but Shinkai has averted disaster with his quick thinking.
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