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The Lucy Show 

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The wacky misadventures of a forever scheming woman, her reluctant best friend, and her cantankerous boss.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lucille Ball ...  Lucy Carmichael / ... 156 episodes, 1962-1968
Gale Gordon ...  Mr. Theodore J. Mooney 111 episodes, 1963-1968
Vivian Vance ...  Vivian Bagley / ... 81 episodes, 1962-1968
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Storyline

After the death of her husband, Lucy Carmichael and her friend, the recently divorced Vivian Bagley, move into a house together with their children. The series follows the adventures of the widow Lucy as she grapples with the comic complications of life on her own, and with her income being controlled by the impatient and grumpy banker Mr. Mooney. Written by Jonanthan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El show de Lucy See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (156 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

In the episode where Lucy and Viv are stuck in the shower and it starts flooding, Lucille Ball was actually drowning for a few seconds, she was stuck underwater and couldn't get herself up. When you see Viv hoisting her up, she is actually saving her life. They kept this take for the episode that aired. See more »

Quotes

Lucy Carmichael: Weren't you ever a teenager?
Theodore J. Mooney: Well, of course, what do you think?
Lucy Carmichael: I thought one day they opened the bank vault and out you popped, full grown and stingy!
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Alternate Versions

When the series was first rerun in syndication in 1968, all episodes featured the season 4 opening sequence. These versions were also syndicated in the 1990s. When show was syndicated in the 1970s, the original versions were used. See more »

Connections

Follows The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957) See more »

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"The Lucy Show" was a very funny show.
24 June 1999 | by kdbolesSee all my reviews

Actually, "The Lucy Show" is a very funny show which, unfortunately, remains in the shadow of "I Love Lucy". However, after Vivian Vance left in 1965, the show lost its comic punch. Ironically, in its final season on the air (1967-68) it was the No. 2 most watched series on the air.


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