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  1. Garysb

    Lucille Ball, the Post-I Love Lucy Thread

    Trivia The first person seen in the Ricardo living room was not Lucy, Ricky, Fred, or Ethel . It was John Stephenson, the announcer doing a Philip Morris, commercial on the first broadcast episode, "The Girls Want To Go To A Nightclub"
  2. Garysb

    Lucille Ball, the Post-I Love Lucy Thread

    Today is the 69th Anniversary of the premiere of “ I Love Lucy”. What will CBS do for the 70th anniversary next year ? As far as the post Love Lucy shows , I can’t imagine they would have been nearly as successful as they were if Love Lucy didn’t come first. I am sure others will disagree but I...
  3. Garysb

    Lucille Ball, the Post-I Love Lucy Thread

    Yes sweet but they have no dialogue together.
  4. Garysb

    Lucille Ball, the Post-I Love Lucy Thread

    Mr Mooney was a poor substitute for Ricky . They both served the same purpose in the stories, standing between Lucy and what she wanted. The "No" person. Worked much better when the "No" person was the husband rather than the bank as the trustee of her husband's estate or later as her boss.
  5. Garysb

    Lucille Ball, the Post-I Love Lucy Thread

    I am a great fan of 'I Love Lucy" but I never found her later series funny. Even the one hour Lucy/Desi shows seemed padded. The only one I liked was the one with Tallulah Bankhead . Sadly that is the one episode that is only available edited though 16 MM film exists of the missing footage . The...
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