Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 01, 1962
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

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The Lucy Show

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.

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06x24 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.

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 6 seasons and 156 episodes air between 1962 and 1968.

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  • Frustrated with Joan Crawford's lack of memorizing her lines, Lucille Ball was said to have asked fellow producers if Gloria Swanson was available to film the episode instead (Ms. Swanson was…
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    Frustrated with Joan Crawford's lack of memorizing her lines, Lucille Ball was said to have asked fellow producers if Gloria Swanson was available to film the episode instead (Ms. Swanson was not available).
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  • After filming the final episode of the 1966-1967 season, Lucille Ball had overworked director Maury Thompson to the point he was in tears. Maury Thompson then confided to fellow co-worker…
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    After filming the final episode of the 1966-1967 season, Lucille Ball had overworked director Maury Thompson to the point he was in tears. Maury Thompson then confided to fellow co-worker Tommy Thompson (who were *not* related) that - after working him so hard and insisting on her own ways during the filming - he wanted Ms. Ball to give him a raise, but not to say anything about it until after he returned from a South American vacation he would take the next week. Unfortunately, Tommy spilled the beans to Ms. Ball while Maury was away, and Ms. Ball became infuriated, after which she re-hired Jack Donahue - who directed all of "The Lucy Show"'s episodes during the first three seasons - to direct the series' final season episodes. Upon returning from his vacation the following week, Maury Thompson was blithely informed by Tommy Thompson that Ms. Ball had canned him.
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  • According to "The Beatles Biography" by Robert Spitz, "The Lucy Show" approached the Beatles about appearing in a walk on role, but the Beatles, who were much in demand, turned down the…
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    According to "The Beatles Biography" by Robert Spitz, "The Lucy Show" approached the Beatles about appearing in a walk on role, but the Beatles, who were much in demand, turned down the offer.
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