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Life with Lucy 

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

Complete series cast summary:
Lucille Ball ...  Lucy Barker 13 episodes, 1986
Gale Gordon ...  Curtis McGibbon 13 episodes, 1986
Ann Dusenberry ...  Margo Barker McGibbon 13 episodes, 1986
Larry Anderson ...  Ted McGibbon 13 episodes, 1986
Jenny Lewis ...  Becky McGibbon 13 episodes, 1986
Philip Amelio Philip Amelio ...  Kevin McGibbon 13 episodes, 1986
Donovan Scott ...  Leonard Stoner 13 episodes, 1986
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Lucy Barker is a grandmother living with her daughter's family while constantly getting into comedic predicaments.

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

South Pasadena, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The pilot made Nielsen's Top 20 for the week. Ratings for subsequent episodes dropped steadily, ultimately turning the show into one of the biggest flops in television history. Reportedly, its failure hurt Lucille Ball so deeply that she never completely recovered, convinced that the public no longer wanted her. See more »


Soundtracks

Life With Lucy Opening Theme
Music and Lyrics by Martin Silvestri, Jeremy Stone and Joel Higgins
Performed by Eydie Gormé
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It was bad but was actually getting better just before it was cancelled.
12 October 2000 | by tarzanalsoSee all my reviews

Although the series was pretty bad ( because of the awful slapstick) it actually was getting better. The writers were told to tone down the slapstick. One of the last episodes aired was a wedding flashback episode that also starred Audrey Meadows as Lucy's sister. This episode was a turning point in the writing. It was amusing without any slapstick. This is what the series could have been from the beginning. It is too bad that it was yanked off so soon. It was just beginning to correct its mistakes.


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