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I Love Lucy: The Very First Show (1990)

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

Writers:

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

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Cast

Cast overview:
Lucie Arnaz ... Self - Host
Lucille Ball ... Lucy Ricardo / Self (archive footage)
Desi Arnaz ... Ricky Ricardo / Self (archive footage)
Bob Carroll Jr. Bob Carroll Jr. ... Self
Madelyn Davis ... Self (as Madelyn Pugh Davis)
Jerry Hausner ... Jerry the Agent (archive footage)
Pepito Pérez Pepito Pérez ... Self (archive footage) (as Pepito the Clown)
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Lucille Ball was six months pregnant with Lucie Arnaz at the time of the filming of the pilot. See more »

Connections

Follows Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958) See more »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lucille Ball/Desi Arnaz TV Show Audition See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS See more »
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