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
- When Joan Crawford was asked during an interview how she liked working with Lucille Ball on the show, her response was, "And they call ME a bitch - Lucy can out-bitch me ANY day of the…
[show]When Joan Crawford was asked during an interview how she liked working with Lucille Ball on the show, her response was, "And they call ME a bitch - Lucy can out-bitch me ANY day of the week!"
- The series' sixth and final season was its highest rated: it ranked number two in the ratings after The Andy Griffith Show.
- 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.