The Lucy Show

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In the follow-up to I Love Lucy, Lucille Ball plays widow Lucy Carmichael, a mother of two children who shares a home with divorced friend Vivian Bagley (Vivian Vance of I Love Lucy fame). Carmichael is always scheming—dragging Vivian along with her—and grappling with comic complications related to life on her own and serving as secretary to the grumpy and demanding Mr. Mooney.

Next Airings

Jun 7th 11:30a ET

Lucy and the Countess Lose Weight

Mr. Mooney's made a bad investment in a "fat farm". Lucy and the Countess volunteer to attend to generate some needed publicity. In no time, the brutal regime has the two plotting an escape.

Jun 8th 11:00a ET

Lucy and the Old Mansion

The Countess doesn't want her foreign visitors to know she's broke. Lucy's solution is to borrow a dilapidated mansion and get Viv to help her do a quick fix-up on the place. As the Countess hosts a party for her guests, the ladies' temporary improvements begin to fall apart.

Jun 8th 11:30a ET

Lucy and Arthur Godfrey

Lucy & Viv talk Arthur Godfrey into appearing in a musical the Danfield Little Theater is putting on.

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