The wacky misadventures of a forever scheming woman, her reluctant best friend and her cantankerous boss.
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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. Written by Jonanthan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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1 October 1962 (USA)  »

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The series' sixth and final season was its highest rated: it ranked number two in the ratings after The Andy Griffith Show (1960). See more »

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Lucy Carmichael: Weren't you ever a teenager?
Theodore J. Mooney: Well, of course, what do you think?
Lucy Carmichael: I thought one day they opened the bank vault and out you popped, full grown and stingy!
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Referenced in Hi Honey, I'm Home: Meet the Neilsens (1991) See more »

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"The Lucy Show" was a very funny show.
24 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

Actually, "The Lucy Show" is a very funny show which, unfortunately, remains in the shadow of "I Love Lucy". However, after Vivian Vance left in 1965, the show lost its comic punch. Ironically, in its final season on the air (1967-68) it was the No. 2 most watched series on the air.


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