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
- Filmed in color starting in the second season, but not aired in color until the fourth season.
- The series was originally intended to air for only one season. Ball and Desi Arnaz's studio, Desilu, was losing money. Arnaz persuaded Ball to return to series television only to help their…
[show]The series was originally intended to air for only one season. Ball and Desi Arnaz's studio, Desilu, was losing money. Arnaz persuaded Ball to return to series television only to help their studio become viable again. Ball agreed to do the show only if it aired on Monday nights like "I Love Lucy" (1951)_ had and if her former co-star, Vivian Vance, and her former writers would be involved.
- Loosely based on the book "Life without George" by Irene Kampen.