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 job working as the personal secretary to the impatient and grumpy banker Mr. Mooney.
Last Episode06x24 Lucy and "The Boss of the… Aired: Mar. 11, 1968
Lucy campaigns for Mr. Mooney to be named "Boss of the Year" to ensure his chance of getting a job as president of a bank in San Fransisco.
Series Fun Facts
- Vivian Vance left the program after the third season, because she lived in Connecticut and tired of commuting and leaving her husband.
- The breakfast cereal eaten by the cast was apple sauce, which tended to photograph like oatmeal, but held up better under the hot studio lights.
- While working on the show, Candy Moore, Ralph Hart and Jimmy Garrett were required to attend three hours of school each day on the Desilu lot. Their teacher was called Ms. Haney.