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

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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 »
NewsDesk:
(25 articles)
User Reviews:
Always HATED this show See more (26 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 121)

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 (48 episodes, 1965-1967)
 
Series Writing credits
Irene Kampton (156 episodes, 1962-1968)
Bob Carroll Jr. (59 episodes, 1962-1966)
Madelyn Davis (59 episodes, 1962-1966)
Robert O'Brien (53 episodes, 1964-1968)
Bob Schiller (48 episodes, 1962-1964)
Bob Weiskopf (48 episodes, 1962-1964)
Ray Singer (19 episodes, 1964-1968)
Milt Josefsberg (16 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)
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:
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.See more »
Quotes:
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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Movie Connections:
Featured in Let's Talk to Lucie (2009) (V)See more »

FAQ

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13 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Always HATED this show, 6 January 2009
Author: nycruise-1 from United States

Lucille Ball was a headstrong actress.

When she was doing "I Love Lucy" she always yielded to Desi Arnaz because of her love for him and her respect for his management of the show.

When she did "Lucy Show" everything changed: she was divorced, her voice had changed because of doing the Broadway show "Wildcat" (it wrecked her vocal chords), she got Desilu Studios as part of the divorce settlement and she became a big time b!tch.

Her on screen technique changed changed as a result.

Her presence became totally mechanized: mugging and groaning through every scene.

Her insecurity at not having Desi meant she ruled the set, firing one actor when he stood up to her, using salty language to make people cringe and, finally, making uber-b!tch guest star Joan Crawford cry.

I think the real nadir of the series (and of all of Broadcast TV, really) came when she did that horribly, awful show where she gets drafted because a letter arrives for "Lou C. Carmichael" and her name in the series is "Lucy Carmichael".

The Army insists she be drafted nevertheless, and she gets her hair dutifully buzzed off while sporting a private uniform. Then they put her through boot camp.

STOOOOPID and actually UNCOMFORTABLE TO WATCH.

But it was "Lucy" - so I did.

Thus was the currency of Lucille Ball: even if they were pennies, they were pennies from Heaven.

I LOVE/MISS LUCY RICARDO!!!

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