CTVA US Comedy - "The Lucy Show" (Desilu/CBS) Season 1 (1962-63)

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Starring Lucille Ball
Season 1 (CBS) (1962-63) (b-w)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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################ The Lucy Show ###############
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A. C. Nielsen Rank: #5
CBS Monday Nights 8:30pm Eastern
30 episodes filmed in black and white

1.01 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY WAITS UP FOR CHRIS (bw)
Prod. no. 1  / 01Oct62 CBS
Synopsis:
Lucy causes a family crisis when she waits up for her daughter Chris, who
is out on a date.

1.02 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY DIGS UP A DATE (bw)
Prod. no. 3  / 08Oct62 CBS
Guest Star:
Dick Martin
Synopsis:
Lucy wants Jerry's math teacher to take her to a dance and devises a plan
to find out if he's married.

1.03 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY IS A REFEREE (bw)
Prod. no. 4  / 15Oct62 CBS
Guest Star:
Dick Martin
Synopsis:
To take the place of the father Jerry doesn't have, Lucy volunteers to
referee her son's football game.

1.04 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY MISPLACES $2000 (bw)
Prod. no. 5  /  22Oct62 CBS
Guest Star:
Dick Martin
Synopsis:
To teach the bank a lesson, Lucy keeps a check for $2000 they gave her
instead of the $20 she asked for.

1.05 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY BUYS A SHEEP (bw)
Prod. no. 2 / 29Oct62 CBS
Synopsis:
Lucy buys a sheep to maintain her front lawn but realizes she has an
unwanted guest when winter comes. She sneaks the sheep back onto the farm
just as an ad agency offers big bucks for the furry fella.

1.06 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY BECOMES AN ASTRONAUT (bw)
Prod. no. 6 /  5Nov62 CBS
Synopsis:
Lucy and Vivian volunteer to be part of a psychological experiment testing
women in space. When all the publicity and attention goes to Lucy's head,
Vivian plans a great gag to bring her back down to earth. Dick Martin guest-
stars.

1.07 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY IS A KANGAROO FOR A DAY (bw)
Prod. no. 7 / 12Nov62 CBS
Synopsis:
Lucy gets a job as a temporary secretary and wreaks havoc in her new boss's
office. He sends her on an errand, and on the way, Lucy stops to pick up a
bike for Jerry. She loses her dress to a bike spoke and relies on a
kangaroo costume to save the day.

1.08 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY, THE MUSIC LOVER (bw)
Prod. no. 8 / 19Nov62 CBS
Synopsis:
Lucy and Vivian compete for the affections of a handsome, music-loving
doctor.

1.09 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY PUTS UP A TV ANTENNA (bw)
Prod. no. 9 / 26Nov62 CBS
Synopsis:
Catastrophe strikes Lucy's household when the TV set refuses to work and
the family is forced to seek another form of entertainment for an evening.
(Network re-run 27May63)

1.10 [--] The Lucy Show: VIVIAN SUES LUCY (bw)
Prod. no. 10 / 03Dec62 CBS
Synopsis:
Young Jerry Carmichael makes a serious error when he leaves a toy in the
middle of the living room floor and Vivian trips over it.

1.11 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY BUILDS A RUMPUS ROOM (bw)
Prod. no. 11 / 10Dec62 CBS
The house becomes too small when both Lucy and Vivian want to use the
kitchen for entertaining gentleman friends. To solve the problem, they
divide the basement into two rooms.

1.12 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY AND HER ELECTRIC MATTRESS (bw)
Prod. no. 15 / 17Dec62 CBS
Lucy becomes a miserly landlady when Vivian asks for a new mattress for her
bed. But when Vivian goes away for a weekend, Lucy surprises Viv with a few
changes to her room.
(Note: This was the last episode in which Desi Arnaz served as Executive Producer.)

1.13 [--] The Lucy Show: TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS (bw)
Prod. no. 12 / 24Dec62 CBS
Synopsis:
Instead of heading off in different directions for Christmas, Lucy and
Vivian decide to keep their families together for merriment at home.

1.14 [--] The Lucy Show: CHRIS'S NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY (bw)
Prod. no. 13 / 31Dec62 CBS
Synopsis:
Chris throws her first boy-girl party on New Year's Eve. In order to give
Chris her "space," Lucy and Vivian spend the evening in a restaurant. Their
escorts, Eddie and Harry, go to the house in search of Lucy and Vivian, but
instead find Chris in tears. All four rush home to save Chris's party.

1.15 [015] The Lucy Show: LUCY'S SISTER PAYS A VISIT (bw)
Prod. no. 14 /  07Jan63 CBS
Synopsis:
Lucy is overcome with romance and wedding plans as she tries to patch
things up between her newlywed sister and brother-in-law.

1.16 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY AND VIV ARE VOLUNTEER FIREMEN (bw)
Prod. no. 16 / 14Jan63 CBS
Lucy and Vivian embrace their new positions on the all-women volunteer fire
department-until the fire alarm goes off.

1.17 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY BECOMES A REPORTER (bw)
Prod. no. 17 / 21Jan63 CBS
Synopsis:
To bring in additional cash, Lucy gets a temporary job as a reporter for
the local society pages. The town's social circle will never be the same again.

 1.18 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY AND VIV PUT IN A SHOWER (bw)  (verified)
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28Jan63 CBS / Prod. no. 18
Produced by Elliott Lewis
Written by Bob Carroll Jr, Madelyn Martin, Bob Weiskopf, Bob Schiller
Directed by Jack Donohue
Director of Photography, Maury Gertsman, A.S.C.
Co-Starring:
Vivian Vance
Dick Martin
Featuring:
Jimmy Garrett ....... Jerry Carmichael (recurring)
Ralph Hart .......... Sherman Bagley
Don Briggs .......... Eddie Collins
Stafford Repp ....... Joe Melvin
Synopsis:
To combat the problem of five people fighting over the bathroom, Lucy and Vivian install a new shower.

1.19 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY'S BARBERSHOP QUARTET (bw) (verified)
04Feb63 CBS / Prod. no. 20
Produced by Elliott Lewis
Written by Bob Carroll Jr, Madelyn Martin, Bob Weiskopf, Bob Schiller
Directed by Jack Donohue
Co-Starring: Vivian Vance
Featuring:
Hans Conried ......... Dr. Gitterman
Candy Moore .......... Chris Carmichael (recurring)
Carole Cook .......... Thelma Green
Dorothy Konrad ....... Dorothy Boyer
Allan Ray ............ M.C.
Synopsis:
Lucy takes the fire department's barbershop quartet to the finals of a contest.

1.20 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY AND VIV BECOME TYCOONS (bw)
Prod. no. 19 / 11Feb63 CBS
Synopsis:
Vivian's recipe for caramel corn becomes a ticket to riches when Lucy and
Vivian go into business together.

1.21 [--] The Lucy Show: NO MORE DOUBLE DATES (bw)
Prod. no. 21 / 18Feb63 CBS
Synopsis:
Lucy and Harry and Viv and Eddie go through their usual Saturday night
wrangle over where they're going on their double date.

1.22 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY AND VIV LEARN JUDO (bw)
Prod. no. 22 /  25Feb63 CBS
Synopsis:
To defend themselves against a barrage of burglaries in their neighborhood,
Lucy and Viv take up judo.

1.23 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY IS A SODA JERK (bw)
Prod. no. 23 /  04Mar63 CBS
Synopsis:
It's Chris' big chance to march as the school band's drum majorette in a
parade, but first she must find a replacement to work her shift at the ice
cream shop.

1.24 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY DRIVES A DUMP TRUCK (bw)
Prod. no. 24 / 11Mar63 CBS
Synopsis:
To raise money for new fire department uniforms, Lucy sets up a paper
recycling business, but she must find a new truck driver when the old one
retires.

1.25 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY VISITS THE WHITE HOUSE (bw)
Prod. no. 25 / 25Mar63 CBS
Synopsis:
The President of the United States wants to meet the creators of a White
House replica made of 3,000 cubes of sugar.

1.26 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY AND VIV TAKE UP CHEMISTRY (bw)
Prod. no. 26  / 1Apr63 CBS
Synopsis:
Lucy tries to find the secret to eternal youth.

1.27 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY IS A CHAPERONE (bw)
Prod. no. 27 / 8Apr63 CBS
Synopsis:
Chris and her friends plan a weekend at the beach, and Lucy and Viv
volunteer to act as chaperones.

1.28 [028] The Lucy Show: LUCY AND THE LITTLE LEAGUE (bw)
Prod. no. 28 / 15Apr63 CBS

Guest Star: William Schallert
Synopsis:
Little League has never been so difficult until Lucy and Viv try to be the
perfect "little league" moms. Instead, they are thrown out of the ball park.

1.29 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY AND THE RUNAWAY BUTTERFLY (bw)
Prod. no. 29 / 22Apr63 CBS
Synopsis:
When Lucy accidentally loses one of Jerry's rare butterflies, she risks
everything to find the bug, including her dignity.

1.30 [--] The Lucy Show: LUCY BUYS A BOAT (bw)
Prod. no. 30 / 29Apr63 CBS
Synopsis:
Lucy sees an ad for a boat in the paper and trades in her usual lakeside
summer cabin for the new toy-which turns out to be a lemon.

6May63 - Start of Summer re-runs

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