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"The Lucy Show" (1962) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1962-1968

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Writers:
Bob Carroll Jr. (developed for television by)
Madelyn Davis (developed for television by)
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Contact:
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
Release Date:
1 October 1962 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The wacky misadventures of a forever scheming woman, her reluctant best friend and her cantankerous boss. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Where No Woman Has Gone Since See more (27 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 145)

Lucille Ball ... Lucy Carmichael (156 episodes, 1962-1968)

Gale Gordon ... Mr. Theodore J. Mooney / ... (111 episodes, 1963-1968)

Vivian Vance ... Vivian Bagley / ... (81 episodes, 1962-1968)
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Series Directed by
Jack Donohue (107 episodes, 1962-1968)
Maury Thompson (49 episodes, 1965-1967)
 
Series Writing credits
Bob Carroll Jr. (156 episodes, 1962-1968)
Madelyn Davis (156 episodes, 1962-1968)
Irene Kampton (156 episodes, 1962-1968)
Bob Schiller (156 episodes, 1962-1968)
Bob Weiskopf (156 episodes, 1962-1968)
Robert O'Brien (54 episodes, 1964-1968)
Ray Singer (21 episodes, 1964-1968)
Milt Josefsberg (18 episodes, 1964-1968)
Fred S. Fox (15 episodes, 1963-1967)
Irving Elinson (12 episodes, 1963-1966)
Jerry Belson (11 episodes, 1964-1966)
Garry Marshall (11 episodes, 1964-1966)
Edmund Beloin (6 episodes, 1965-1966)
Henry Garson (6 episodes, 1965-1966)
Dick Chevillat (5 episodes, 1964-1965)
Victor McLeod (3 episodes, 1964-1967)
Howard Ostroff (3 episodes, 1964-1966)
Elroy Schwartz (3 episodes, 1966)
Seaman Jacobs (3 episodes, 1967)
Bill O'Hallaren (2 episodes, 1963)
Leonard Gershe (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Sam Locke (2 episodes, 1966-1968)
Joel Rapp (2 episodes, 1966-1968)

Series Produced by
Tommy Thompson .... producer / associate producer (98 episodes, 1964-1968)
Elliott Lewis .... producer / executive producer (58 episodes, 1962-1964)
Jack Donohue .... producer (46 episodes, 1963-1965)
Gary Morton .... executive producer (38 episodes, 1966-1968)
Lucille Ball .... executive producer (16 episodes, 1966)
Desi Arnaz .... executive producer / producer (15 episodes, 1962-1963)
Jack Aldworth .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Original Music by
Wilbur Hatch (151 episodes, 1962-1968)

Julian Davidson (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Maury Gertsman (153 episodes, 1962-1968)
Nicholas Musuraca (3 episodes, 1962)
 
Series Film Editing by
John M. Foley (139 episodes, 1962-1968)
Argyle Nelson Jr. (16 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Casting by
Kerwin Coughlin (112 episodes, 1962-1967)
Joseph D'Agosta (44 episodes, 1966-1968)
 
Series Art Direction by
Rolland M. Brooks (147 episodes, 1962-1968)
Carl Braunger (66 episodes, 1963-1968)
Pato Guzman (56 episodes, 1963-1965)
Claudio Guzmán (15 episodes, 1962-1963)
Walter McKeegan (2 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Ross Dowd (91 episodes, 1962-1965)
Arthur Jeph Parker (65 episodes, 1965-1968)
 
Series Costume Design by
Edward Stevenson (156 episodes, 1962-1968)
 
Series Makeup Department
Irma Kusely .... hairstylist / hair stylist (156 episodes, 1962-1968)
Hal King .... makeup artist (144 episodes, 1962-1968)
Lee Greenway .... makeup artist (59 episodes, 1963-1968)
Gene Hibbs .... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1965)
Don L. Cash .... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1964)
Charles Blackman .... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1966)
Dan Greenway .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1964-1965)
Larry Butterworth .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1965-1966)
Kiva Hoffman .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1965-1966)
Louis Hippe .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1965)
Christine Widmeyer .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1965)
Newton Jones .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1966)
Webster C. Phillips .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Production Management
James Paisley .... production supervisor / production manager (120 episodes, 1962-1966)
Lucille Ball .... executive in charge of production (37 episodes, 1966-1968)
Leo Pepin .... production supervisor (36 episodes, 1966-1968)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tommy Thompson .... assistant director (85 episodes, 1962-1966)
Louis Nicoletti .... assistant director (50 episodes, 1966-1968)
Gregg Peters .... assistant director (21 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Art Department
Kenneth L. Westcott .... property master (156 episodes, 1962-1968)
Joseph Musso .... production illustrator (2 episodes, 1967)

Lloyd R. Apperson .... construction foreman (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Cam McCulloch .... sound engineer / sound mixer (95 episodes, 1962-1968)
Joseph G. Sorokin .... sound editor (58 episodes, 1965-1968)
Eldon Campbell .... sound engineer / sound (42 episodes, 1964-1967)
John Speak .... boom operator (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
Charles David Forrest .... sound engineer (18 episodes, 1965-1966)
Terrance Emerson .... sound cable man (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Special Effects by
Les Warburton .... special effects (38 episodes, 1965-1968)
 
Series Stunts
Jesse Wayne .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Maury Thompson .... camera coordinator / camera operator (84 episodes, 1962-1965)
James Niver .... camera coordinator (66 episodes, 1965-1968)
Michael A. Jones .... electrician (28 episodes, 1963-1964)
Earl C. Williman .... lamp operator (22 episodes, 1963-1964)
George Flournoy .... camera coordinator (6 episodes, 1968)

Robert F. Sparks .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Della Fox .... costumer (102 episodes, 1962-1967)
Frank Cardinale .... costumer (45 episodes, 1966-1968)
Renita Reachi .... costumer (45 episodes, 1966-1968)
Sharon Thober .... costumer (28 episodes, 1962-1963)
Wayne Reed .... costumer (7 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Editorial Department
Bill Heath .... editorial supervisor / post-production executive / ... (147 episodes, 1962-1968)
 
Series Music Department
Julian Davidson .... music coordinator (156 episodes, 1962-1968)
Jack Hunsaker .... music editor (150 episodes, 1962-1968)
Robert H. Raff .... music editor (6 episodes, 1964)
Marl Young .... composer: original square dance music / special music arrangement / ... (3 episodes, 1967)
Mel Tormé .... special music and lyrics (2 episodes, 1965-1967)
 
Series Transportation Department
Frank Khoury .... driver (1 episode, 1968)
 
Series Other crew
Milt Josefsberg .... script consultant / script advisor (92 episodes, 1964-1968)
Frances Steens .... script supervisor (34 episodes, 1966-1968)
Gary Morton .... production consultant (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Jack Baker .... choreographer (9 episodes, 1966-1968)
Miriam Nelson .... choreographer (3 episodes, 1965)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Lucille Ball Show" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
30 min | USA:30 min (156 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Filmed in color starting in the second season, but not aired in color until the fourth season.See more »
Quotes:
Vivian Bagley:Don't you remember your children? Mr. Mooney?
Lucy Carmichael:[With amnesia] I have a child named Mr. Mooney?
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Behind the Candelabra (2013) (TV)See more »

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Where No Woman Has Gone Since, 19 September 2008
Author: getyourdander from United States

This was Lucy's first series after the Lucy-Desi break-up. In many ways though it followed the same formula as I Love Lucy in that the comedy was set up just as well and Lucy is just as funny. Her character was developed as one that actually hit the times well.

Lucy was portrayed here as a single woman and still energetic enough to pull it off. Folks like Garry Marshall were among the talented writers enlisted to do scripts and many of the scripts were very funny. Lucy with her talent added to all of them.

Famous guest stars littered the shows, from her second encounter with legend John Wayne to Jack Benny and the first physical sighting of his famous vault where he squeezed his first dime. Gale Gordon was a great support actor as Lucy's boss at the bank she worked at during the series. That was the difference between this series & I Love Lucy is that most of the time Lucy was trying to keep her bank job with Mr. Mooney instead of trying to be a star.

It is a subtle change but important to note that Lucy could still be funny in different situations. Viven Vance is always a delight when she is on this show. She could not be on all the time due to some health problems she had but she did appear a lot. Ratings for this show were number 1 until it's last season when NBC stripped a gear & Laugh-In came on board.

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