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.

The Lucy Show - 06x24 Lucy and "The Boss of the Year" Award Screenshot
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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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  • At the start of Season 5, the opening sequence featured Lucille Ball's head on an animated jack-in-the-box. Ball hated this sequence and it was changed back to the Season 4 version, which…
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    At the start of Season 5, the opening sequence featured Lucille Ball's head on an animated jack-in-the-box. Ball hated this sequence and it was changed back to the Season 4 version, which showed clips of Lucy in a kaleidoscopic fashion. This sequence remained until the end of the show's run. The "jack-in-the-box" sequence has never been shown in syndication since the 1970s.
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  • 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.
  • 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…
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    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!"
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