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Lucy Show: Official First Season DVD
Lucy Show: Official First Season

Lucy Show: Official First Season

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Lucille Ball proves that her two-year absence from network television has not in any way blunted her comic expertise as The Lucy Show launches its first season. The episodes herein are pleasantly schizophrenic, with widowed mother Lucy Carmichael (Ball, of course) harvesting new comedy opportunities out of such situations as attracting eligible bachelors, raising money to augment her allowance, and wrestling with the trials and tribulations of single motherhood with daughter Chris (Candy Moore) and son Jerry (Jimmy Garrett), and at the same time capturing the carefree zaniness of the I Love Lucy days, vis--vis Lucy's misadventures with best her friend and housemate, divorce Vivian Bagley, played by Ball's former I Love Lucy co-star Vivian Vance.br& For her part, Viv Bagley also must be both mother and father to her own kid Sherman (Ralph Hart) -- who, fortuitously enough, is Jerry Carmichael's best friend. On the "dating" front, things get off to a fine start with the series' second episode,which Lucy and Viv finagle Jerry's math teacher (William Windom) into escorting both of them to a Saturday night dance; in later episodes, Lucy will try to win a guy (Frank Aletter) away from Viv by feigning an interest in classical music, and will go gaga over her new boss (John Vivyan) when she takes a temporary job as a society columnist. As for her money-raising schemes, Lucy inaugurates her well-meaning torture of Mr. Barnsahl (Charles Lane), the banker handling her late husband's estate, when she accidentally writes a donation check for two thousand dollars and then goes to great and hilarious lengths to cover up the gaping hole in her bank account. And in a classic episode reminiscent of I Love Lucy at its best, Lucy and Viv set up a
Title: Lucy Show: Official First Season
Genre: TV Comedy, Box Sets
Starring: Don Grady, Eddie Quillan, Elliott Reid, Frank Aletter, Hanley Stafford, Hans Conried, Janet Waldo, John McGiver, Leon Belasco, Lloyd Corrigan
Director: Jack Donohue
Studio: Paramount
Attributes: Full Frame, Slim Pack, Slipsleeve Packaging, 4PC
Release Date: 7/21/2009
Original Year: 1962
Product Type: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 097368944046
Item #: PRD089440

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