The original unaired pilot episode of the classic sitcom finally seen after 40 years.

Writers:

, (as Madelyn Pugh) | 3 more credits »
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Here's Lucy (1968–1974)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Lucy Carter, a widow with two teen children, takes a job as a secretary for her stuffy brother-in-law.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Lucie Arnaz
The Lucy Show (1962–1968)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The wacky misadventures of a forever scheming woman, her reluctant best friend and her cantankerous boss.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Vivian Vance
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

An anthology series hosted by Betty Furness in the first season, Desi Arnaz in the second. Stories came from several genres, often based on fact. A two part episode was spun off as the popular show The Untouchables.

Stars: Desi Arnaz, Betty Furness, Bruce Gordon
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Lucy Barker is a grandmother living with her daughter's family while constantly getting into comedic predicaments.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Ann Dusenberry
I Love Lucy (1953)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Desi Arnaz greets the "I Love Lucy" studio audience and invites them to watch Lucille Ball and the cast film a special extended episode.

Director: Edward Sedgwick
Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Herself - Host
...
Lucy Ricardo / Herself (archive footage)
...
Ricky Ricardo / Himself (archive footage)
Bob Carroll Jr. ...
Himself
...
Herself (as Madelyn Pugh Davis)
Jerry Hausner ...
Jerry the Agent (archive footage)
Pepito Pérez ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Pepito the Clown)
Edit

Storyline

The original unaired pilot episode of the classic sitcom finally seen after 40 years.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lucille Ball/Desi Arnaz TV Show Audition  »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This unaired pilot was considered lost until Pepito Pérez's widow notified CBS that she owned the sole copy. It had been given to Pepito by Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball as a show of gratitude for his friendship. See more »

Connections

Follows The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
1990? mucalphasig
i love lucy...the very first show...1990 gabrielleanais
Discuss I Love Lucy: The Very First Show (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?