Lucy Carter, a widow with two teen children, takes a job as a secretary for her stuffy brother-in-law.
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 Lucy Carter / ... (144 episodes, 1968-1974)
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 Harrison Carter / ... (140 episodes, 1968-1974)
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 Kim Carter (116 episodes, 1968-1974)
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 Craig Carter (61 episodes, 1968-1973)
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Lucy Carter, a widow with two teenage kids (Kim and Craig), moves to Los Angeles and takes a job as secretary to her supercilious brother-in-law Harrison Carter, owner of an employment agency. Lucy's overzealous manner often caused her to stumble into embarrassing slapstick situations, much to the chagrin of her best pal Mary Jane. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Keep your eye on the bouncing Ball. With more bounce than ever. The kids, Desi Jr. and Lucie, compound the comic chaos (season 3) See more »

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Aquí está Lucy  »

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Originally Doris Singleton who played the recurring character of Caroline (originally Lillian) Appleby on I Love Lucy was supposed to costar on the series. Her character was supposed to be Harry's efficient morning secretary, opposed to Lucy, his scatterbrained afternoon secretary. Her character was dropped after the first episode, because it was decided to show more of Lucy's family life with the kids than her job. See more »

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Follows Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958) See more »

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Lucy Grows Up & So Do Her Kids
19 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was to be the least successful of Lucy's series but yet is not a big loss from the Lucy Show. It actually kind of spun in from the old show with almost no break. The difference is Lucy is finally considered more mature in her role here.

A lot of the same folks who worked on her previous series as writers and guest stars (Milton Berle for example) are here too. Lucie Arnez and Desi Jr. came on board here with mom. Some of us teens thought Lucie Arnez was pretty attractive when we saw her. She never got the chance to try as much comedy as mom was still the star.

While this is not quite as strong as the earlier series, it still has some great moments. The divorced mom character struck a cord as in real life this woman was becoming more common. The only thing is most divorced moms in real life were bitter while Lucy was funny. I take funny over bitter myself, but that is why this show like many situation comedies put a little realty in, but still were living in a never-never land.


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