The Lucy Show

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  • TV-PG
  • 1966
  • 6 Seasons
  • 7.2  (3,108)

The Lucy Show was a sitcom that aired on American Pop Classics from 1962 to 1968, starring the legendary Lucille Ball. The show centers around Lucy Carmichael (Lucille Ball), a widow who lives with her two children, Chris and Jerry. Lucy is always getting herself into hilarious situations, often involving her best friend and neighbor, Vivian Bagley (Vivian Vance), and her cantankerous boss, Mr. Theodore J. Mooney (Gale Gordon).

Lucy Carmichael was a character who was kind-hearted, but always seemed to have a knack for getting into trouble. She often tried to find ways to supplement her income, but her schemes usually ended up backfiring and causing chaos. Her best friend and confidant, Vivian Bagley, was always there to lend an ear and offer advice, even if it wasn't always the best advice.

Gale Gordon played the role of Mr. Theodore J. Mooney, Lucy's boss at the local bank. Mr. Mooney was known for his gruff demeanor and his dislike of Lucy's constant interruptions and schemes. However, throughout the series, Mr. Mooney develops a soft spot for Lucy and always seems to come around to her way of thinking in the end.

Mary Jane Croft played the role of Mary Jane Lewis, Lucy's friend and co-worker at the bank. Mary Jane was always willing to help Lucy with her various schemes, even if it meant breaking a few rules along the way. Candy Moore played the role of Lucy's daughter, Chris, and Jimmy Garrett played the role of Lucy's son, Jerry.

The Lucy Show was known for its physical comedy, slapstick humor, and of course, the comedic timing and talent of Lucille Ball. The show also tackled some serious topics, such as women's liberation and the changing roles of women in society during the 1960s.

Throughout the series, Lucy finds herself in a variety of comical situations, including attempting to sell cosmetics door-to-door, joining a rodeo, and even becoming a stewardess. Her schemes often involve her friends and co-workers, and she always seems to find a way to get out of trouble in the end.

One of the most memorable episodes of the series is "Lucy and Viv Put in a Shower," in which Lucy and Vivian attempt to install a shower in their bathroom. The episode is full of physical comedy and hilarious mishaps, and is considered one of the funniest episodes of the series.

Overall, The Lucy Show was a beloved sitcom that showcased the talents of Lucille Ball and the ensemble cast. The show remains popular today and is a beloved classic for fans of comedy and television history.

The Lucy Show is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (115 episodes). The series first aired on September 11, 1966.

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Mooneys Other Wife
18. Mooneys Other Wife
January 22, 1968
Mr. Mooney flirts innocently with a waitress when attending an out-of-town bank convention.
Lucy Gets Involved
17. Lucy Gets Involved
January 15, 1968
Lucy borrows Mr. Mooney's TV set and promptly breaks it.
Lucy and Viv Reminisce
16. Lucy and Viv Reminisce
January 1, 1968
When Lucy breaks a leg falling out of bed, Mr. Mooney sends for her old pal Viv Bunson to come west and be her nurse during recovery.
Lucy and Carol Burnett
14. Lucy and Carol Burnett
December 4, 1967
Lucy and Carol Burnett become flight attendants. TV-PG
Lucy Sues Mooney
12. Lucy Sues Mooney
November 27, 1967
Lucy injures her leg while working at Mr. Mooney's house, so she hires Mary Jane's lawyer cousin to get a little money for her pain and suffering.
Lucy the Philanthropist
11. Lucy the Philanthropist
November 20, 1967
Lucy helps out a hobo by inviting him in for a hot meal.
Lucys Mystery Guest
10. Lucys Mystery Guest
November 13, 1967
Lucy's going to have a visitor, but since she accidentally tore up their letter, she doesn't know who it is.
Lucy Gets Mooney Fired
9. Lucy Gets Mooney Fired
November 6, 1967
When the bank comes up 48 cents short, Lucy simply takes the change from her own pocket to cover the difference.
Lucy and Robert Goulet
8. Lucy and Robert Goulet
October 30, 1967
When a handsome truck driver is turned down for a loan, she convinces him to enter a Robert Goulet look alike contest in order to win the needed cash.
Little Old Lady Lucy
7. Little Old Lady Lucy
April 13, 2016
Lucy dresses as old lady to accompany elderly bank president to banquet.
Lucy Gets Jack Benny's Account
6. Lucy Gets Jack Benny's Account
October 16, 1967
Lucy designs a vault in an attempt to get Jack Benny's account.
Lucy Gets Her Diploma
5. Lucy Gets Her Diploma
October 9, 1967
A new bank policy requires all of its employees be high school graduates.
Lucy and the Starmaker
4. Lucy and the Starmaker
April 13, 2016
Lucy encourages the bank president's nephew to enter show business.
Lucy and The French Movie Star
3. Lucy and The French Movie Star
April 13, 2016
Lucy drinks too much French champagne and nearly ruins Mr. Mooney's plans to land a new account.
Lucy Gets Trapped
2. Lucy Gets Trapped
September 18, 1967
Lucy convinces Mr. Mooney that she's too ill to come to work so she can go to a department store sale. After examining some of the items for sale in the store (and causing a lot of damage), she learns she is the ten-millionth customer and wins many valuable prizes.
Lucy Meets the Berles
1. Lucy Meets the Berles
September 11, 1967
Lucy moonlights as Milton Berle's secretary. She overhears Milton rehearsing a torrid love scene, thinks that the comedian is cheating on his wife and plots a suitable comeuppance.
Main Street U.S.A.
157. Main Street U.S.A.
November 8, 2019
Lucy joins a protest against a proposed freeway on Main Street.
Where to Watch The Lucy Show
The Lucy Show is available for streaming on the American Pop Classics website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Lucy Show on demand at Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, The Roku Channel Free, Crackle, Tubi TV, Pluto TV and FlixFling VOD.
  • Premiere Date
    September 11, 1966
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (3,108)