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After Indiana housewife Lucy Whittaker (Lucille Ball) calls the White House to discuss a housing project, she finds herself making preparations for the President to visit her home for dinner. Calamity and comedy follows as Lucy frantically prepares for the momentous event with the eager support of family, friends and neighbors. The special is capped with a surprise cameo appearance.

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21 November 1977 (USA)  »

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Lach' mit Lucille Ball: Ein ganz besonderer Gast zum Dinner  »

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This was the last time Lucille Ball and Vivian Vance appeared on screen together. During filming, Vance was already suffering from the cancer that would lead to her death two years later. See more »

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great special
15 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

i remember this special, almost anything with lucy i can remember. i have this special uncut on video, it was given to me by a new friend. i think this was a great special. it was the last time lucy and vivan vance worked together. vivan became ill during the week and the night they taped the show. in a book i read eve arden was in the audience, and when lucy made her appearance on stage she went right over to eve and gave her a hug. the special was written by her original writers and the first i love lucy director directed this special also.

i think its a very funny show, ive seen it several times since i got the tape, and ive even showed it to friends, and they also liked it.

it was also good seeing lucy work with gale gordon, mary wickes and mary jane croft again


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