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"Life with Lucy" Lucy Makes a Hit with John Ritter (1986)

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Original Air Date:
27 September 1986 (Season 1, Episode 2)
John Ritter stops by the hardware store and, after a series of painful mishaps, ends up staying at the family's home. Lucy accompanies him to a play he is appearing in. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Lucille Ball ... Lucy Barker

Gale Gordon ... Curtis McGibbon
Ann Dusenberry ... Margo Barker McGibbon

Larry Anderson ... Ted McGibbon

Jenny Lewis ... Becky McGibbon
Philip Amelio ... Kevin McGibbon (as Philip J. Amelio II)

Donovan Scott ... Leonard Stoner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ruth Buzzi ... Mrs. Wilcox
Sally Kemp ... Mary

Greg Mullavey ... Randy

John Ritter ... John Ritter

Episode Crew
Directed by
Peter Baldwin 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bob Carroll Jr.  co-creator
Bob Carroll Jr.  written by
Madelyn Davis  creator
Madelyn Davis  written by

Produced by
Bob Carroll Jr. .... producer
Douglas S. Cramer .... executive producer
Madelyn Davis .... producer
Linda Morris .... co-producer
Gary Morton .... executive producer
Vic Rauseo .... co-producer
Aaron Spelling .... executive producer
E. Duke Vincent .... supervising producer
Original Music by
Allyn Ferguson 
Cinematography by
Charles F. Wheeler 
Film Editing by
Bob Best  (as Robert Best)
John Woodcock (supervising editor)
Art Direction by
Larry Warwick 
Makeup Department
Rita Bellissimo .... hair stylist
Irma Kusely .... hairstylist
Claude Thompson .... makeup artist
Production Management
Bruce Chevillat .... unit production manager
Joseph Dervin Jr. .... executive in charge of post production
Norman Henry .... executive production manager
Al Kraus .... supervising production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bruce Chevillat .... first assistant director
Hilary Leach .... second assistant director
Art Department
Jerry Swift .... property master
Sound Department
Larry Lasota .... sound mixer
Casting Department
Gary Shaffer .... casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Maureen Gates .... costumer: women
Nolan Miller .... wardrobe consultant
Ray Phelps .... costumer: men
Editorial Department
Marc Wielage .... telecine colorist
Music Department
Eydie Gormé .... singer: theme song
Joel Higgins .... composer: theme music
Rocky Moriana .... music supervisor
Martin Silvestri .... composer: theme music
Jeremy Stone .... composer: theme music
Other crew
Katy Dowdalls .... script supervisor (as Katy Dowdalls Claver)
Michael Q. Martin .... assistant to the producers
Stuart Shostak .... assistant to the producers (as Stuart R. Shostak)
Stuart Shostak .... assistant to the producers
Thomas J. Watson .... assistant to the producers

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bob Carroll Jr.  co-creator
Madelyn Davis  creator

Casting by
Gary Shaffer 
Sound Department
Marti D. Humphrey .... sound re-recording mixer
Other crew
Keith McNulty .... cue cards
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

The second episode "Lucy Makes a Hit with John Ritter" was actually the first one filmed.See more »


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