Lucy decides she must re-enter the workforce if she wants more spending money. Ethel stays behind to cook and clean for the Ricardo's and Lucy finds out how much has changed in the employment departments.

Director:

Reviews
Edit

Cast

Episode credited cast:
...
...
...
Himself
...
...
Richard Keith ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sue Casey ...
Miss Leg Girl
Lorinne Crawford ...
Miss Leg Girl #2 (as Lorraine Crawford)
Sam Hearn ...
Kibitzer
...
Miss Low Neck
Louis Nicoletti ...
Cameraman
Doris Packer ...
Secretary
Larri Thomas ...
Miss Hairdo
Pierre Watkin ...
Mr. Robinson
Edit

Storyline

Lucy decides that she needs to go back to work and after hiring Ethel to care of Ricky and her home she heads off to a job interview with guest star Paul Douglas. The laughs start with the interview and keep on going as Lucy goes on live television on Paul Douglas's new morning show. Even though Lucy screws up everything the show is a hit. She signs a long term contract much to the dismay of everyone she has left at home. Lucy must now decide how important going back to work really is. Written by Dutchcanuck

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 April 1959 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of Paul Douglass's last appearances. He died of a heart attack six months after the airing. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Why is this last classic Lucy-Desi special not reviewed?
23 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After deciding to end "I Love Lucy" at its peak in the spring of 1957, Desi and Lucy opted for frequent hour-long specials centering around the same characters that made the original show such a blockbuster. These 13 shows were extremely popular with audiences but varied wildly in quality with "Lucy and Desi's Summer Vacation"(1959)with Ida Lupino and the last one "Lucy and the Mustache" (1960) with Ernie Kovacs very mediocre but this episode with Paul Douglas is a delight. Superb script has Lucy finally get that showbiz job this time as Douglas' weather girl on a morning TV show. It's an absolute hoot but obviously very few have seen it though it is on video from CBS(?).


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Lucy Desi Comedy Hour Marathon mcg2008-1
Lucy's hair-do wbrainard
Lucy Hunts For Uranium Lillieptohsr
Rank Your Favorite Episodes Wonka399
UNCUT Episodes! Howoo
I NEEED HELP ABOUT LUCY!!!!! iLoVeLuCy
Discuss Lucy Wants a Career (1959) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?