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

May 28th 11:30a ET

Lucy and John Wayne

When Mr. Mooney sends Lucy to the movie studio to deliver some papers regarding the financing on John Wayne's new film, she ignores his warning not to bother Mr. Wayne and finds herself lunching with him. Nervous and excited, Lucy proceeds to talk his ear off and finally splatters him with ketchup. Mr. Wayne takes that as his exit cue, but Lucy soon tracks him to the set of his film, where she continuously screws up the production.

May 29th 11:00a ET

Lucy and Pat Collins

With Mr. Mooney is suffering from insomnia, Lucy takes him to see Pat Collins, the "hip hypnotist", at a local club. She gets Mooney and Lucy onstage and has the two portray Laurel and Hardy. She also plants a post-hypnotic suggestion in Mr. Mooney that will give him a little sleep. Naturally, Lucy will inadvertently trigger Mooney's sleep cue at the most inopportune moments.

May 29th 11:30a ET

Lucy and the Monkey

Lucy is so overworked that Mary Jane warns her she'll have a nervous breakdown. Meanwhile, a performer from the bank's benefit show leaves his trained ape in Mr. Mooney's office. Lucy sees the simian, believes she's finally snapped, and is convinced that the hairy creature is actually Mooney.

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