CTVA US Comedy - "Here's Lucy" (Lucille Ball/CBS) Season 3 (1970-71)

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Starring Lucille Ball
Season 3 (CBS) (1970-71)
(color)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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A. C. Nielsen Rank: #3
CBS, Monday Nights 8:30   (24 episodes) (prod. nos. 49-72)

 
3.01 [49] Here's Lucy: LUCY MEETS THE BURTONS
14Sep1970
Written by Bob Carroll Jr. & Madelyn Davis
Directed by Jerry Paris
Guest star:
Richard Burton ....... Himself
Liz Taylor ........... Herself
with
Cliff Norton ......... Sam the Plumber
Vanda Barra .......... Woman fan
and members of the Hollywood Press
Army Archerd
Dick Kleiner
Jim Bacon
Morton Moss
Marilyn Beck
Robert Rose
Joan Crosby
Vernon Scott
Joyce Haber
Cecil Smith
Synopsis:
Lucy mistakes actor Richard Burton for a plumber when he dons overalls to evade a throng of women while on his way to have Elizabeth Taylor's
69 carat ring re-sized. Lucy finds the famed ring in Burton's discarded overalls, tried it on and can't get it off.
(Note: This is perhaps the most famous episode of the series. Guest-starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor,
it was also the highest rated episode ever of "Here's Lucy" and the first written by Madelyn Davis and Bob Carroll, Jr.)


3.02 [50] Here's Lucy: LUCY THE SKYDIVER
21Sep1970
Written by Larry Rhine & Lou Derman
Directed by Herbert Kenwith
with:
Bill Baldwin ......... Steve Campbell
Rhodes Reason ........ Sam Tolliver
Synopsis:
Lucy's children, Kim and Craig, announce that they've taken up motorcycling and shark spearing respectively. Lucy takes up skydiving in the
hope that her children will give up their dangerous sports if she quits her. They don't quit.

3.03 [51] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND SAMMY DAVIS JR.
28Sep1970
Written by Sam Perrin & Ralph Goodman
Directed by Herbert Kenwith
Guest star:
Sammy Davis Jr. ...... Himself
with
Irwin Charone ........ Mr. Franklin
Joe Jackson .......... Assistant
Steve March .......... Bit Boy
Gary Morton .......... Night Club Manager
Elliott Reid ......... The Director
Keith Taylor ......... Fat Boy
Synopsis:
Lucy nurses Sammy Davis Jr after he recurringly suffers socks in the nose. Her ubiquitous presence almost halts production of Sammy's latest movie.

3.04 [52] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND THE DRUM CONTEST
(aka Lucy and Buddy Rich)
05Oct1970
Written by Martin A. Ragaway
Directed by Jerry Paris
Guest star:
Buddy Rich ........... Himself
with
Richard Yniguez ...... Jose Garcia
Eugene Molnar ........ Willy the Band Boy
Dick Winslow ......... Nightclub Emcee
Synopsis:
Craig makes the finals of a local drum contest only to let his needy competitor take the honors and win a new set of drums.
Famous Jazz drummer  Buddy Rich guests.

3.05 [53] Here's Lucy: LUCY THE CRUSADER
12Oct1970
Written by Milt Josefsberg & Al Schwartz
Directed by Herbert Kenwith
Guest star:
Charles Nelson Reilly...... Elroy P. Klunk
with
Carole Cooke ......... Mrs. Kasten
John J. Fox .......... Salesman
Kathleen Hughes ...... Mrs. Portnoy
Robert Hastings ...... Martin Phillips
Jerome Cowan ......... Mr. Gary
Donald Briggs ........ Mr. Huntington
Synopsis:
Lucy organizes a committee of irate purchasers to protest at the company's annual stockholders' meeting when a number of electrical appliances
manufactured by the same company break down, and subsequently it's discovered that the guarentees are spurious.

3.06 [54] Here's Lucy: LUCY, THE CO-ED
19Oct1970
Written by Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Jack Baker
Guest stars:
Robert Alda .......... Dean Butler
Marilyn Maxwell ...... Gloria
with
Cecil Gold
Kevin Edwards
Jim Bates
Judy Van Wormer
Lisa Pharren
Mickie Pollak
Synopsis:
Lucille Ball and her children are recruited by Uncle Harry to star in his college reunion revue when he is unable to contact theatrically inclined alumni.

3.07 [55] Here's Lucy: LUCY, THE AMERICAN MOTHER
26Oct1970
Written by Lou Derman & Larry Rhine
Directed by Jack Donohue
With
Mary Jane Croft ...... Mary Jane
Don Crichton ......... Steve Bailey
Olive DUnbar ......... Librarian
Sid Gould ............ Man #1
Boyd "Red" Morgan .... Man #2
Alma Platt ........... Old Lady
Richard Collier ...... Library Assistant
Synopsis:
Lucille Ball is the subject of a revealing documentary filmed by her son Craig and later by Uncle Harry, who sees investment/profit from this venture.

3.08 [56] Here's Lucy: LUCY'S WEDDING PARTY
02Nov1970
Written by Sam Perrin & Ralph Goodman
Directed by Jack Donohue
with
Lyle Talbot .......... Fred Fox
Mary Jane Croft ...... Mary Jane
Paul Picerni ......... Mandikos
Cynthia Hull ......... Cleo
Sam Chew ............. Groom
Bruce Gordon ......... Grandfather Kasos
Synopsis:
Lucy uses Uncle Harry's home for a frenetic Greek wedding party thinking that Harry has left town for a college reunion, then tries to convince
Harry that it's a suprise birthday party for him.

3.09 [57] Here's Lucy: LUCY CUTS VINCENT'S PRICE
09Nov1970
Written by Martin A. Ragway
Directed by Herbert Kenwith
Guest star:
Vincent Price ........ Himself
with
Tol Avery ............ Auctioneer
Jack Collins ......... Curt
Mary Jane Croft ...... Mary Jane
Synopsis:
Lucy has the winning bid on a painting and asks Vincent Price to appraise it for her.
Synopsis 2:
Vincent Price in a spoof of horror flicks.

3.10 [58] Here's Lucy: LUCY, THE DIAMOND CUTTER
16Nov1970
Written by Milt Josefsbeg & Al Schwartz
Directed by Herbert Kenwith
Guest star:
Wally Cox ............ Gustav Vandemeer
Ruth McDevitt ........ Mrs. Cornelius Whitmark
Mary Wickes .......... Mrs. Whitmark's Maid
Synopsis:
A Skilled Dutch diamond cutter uses Lucy's home as a secret workshop while attempting to split the famed Casbah diamond, and succeeds only
in keeping a semblance of his original sanity.

3.11 [59] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND JACK BENNY'S BIOGRAPHY
23Nov1970
Written by Milt Josefsbeg & Ray Singer
Directed by Herbert Kenwith
Guest stars:
Jack Benny ........... Himself
George Burns ......... Himself
with
Louis Quinn .......... Sailor
Michael Barbera ...... Jack Benny as a boy
Ben Wrigley .......... Butler
Florence Lake ........ Trixie
?........ Ginger
Synopsis:
Lucy is hired out to receive dictation for Jack Benny's biography.

3.12 [60] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND RUDY VALLEE
30Nov1970
Written by David Ketchum & Bruce Shelly
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Rudy Vallee .......... Himself
with
Herbie Faye .......... Luncheonette Manager
Philip Vandervort .... Steve
Vanda Barra .......... Rudy's Maid
Marnelle Wright ...... Singer
Gloria Wood .......... Singer
George Bledsoe ....... Singer
Thomas D. Kenny ...... Singer
Mack McLean .......... Singer
Sue Allen ............ Singer
Synopsis:
Lucy attempts to modernize Rudy Vallee's musical presentation and in doing so transforms the crooner into a rock 'n roll sensation.

3.13 [61] Here's Lucy: LUCY LOSES HER COOL
07Dec1970
Written by Milt Josefsberg & Ray Singer
Directed by Herbert Kenwith
Guest star:
Art Linkletter ....... Himself
with
Mary Jane Croft ...... Mary Jane
Vanda Barra .......... Carol Carroll
Richard Erdman ....... Clerk
Scotty Garrett ....... Kid
Synopsis:
Lucy becomes the victim of a TV stunt introduced by Art Linkletter and plotted by her children, her best friend and Uncle Harry.

3.14 [62] Here's Lucy: LUCY, PART-TIME WIFE
14Dec1970
Written by Larry Rhine & Lou Derman
Directed by Ross Martin
Guest star:
Lee Bergere .......... Doctor
with
Jean Willes .......... Gertie Rebs
Carole Cook .......... Lillian Rylander
Eddie Quillan ........ Cab Driver
William Benedict ..... Deliveryman
Synopsis:
Lucy masquerades as Uncle harry's pregnant wife to deceive a woman whom Harry expects wants to marry him.

3.15 [63] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND MA PARKER
21Dec1970
Written by Larry Rhine & Lou Derman
Directed by Herbert Kenwith
Guest star
Marc Lawrence ........ Joe Grapefruit
with
Carole Cook .......... Ma Parker
Billy Curtis ......... Herman
Jerry Mared .......... Mildred
Harry Hickox ......... Lt. Hickox
Stafford Repp ........ Halloran
Boyd "Red" Morgan .... Muggsy
Orwin Harvey ......... Customer #2
Emile Autuori ........ Waiter
Synopsis:
Lucille Ball and her children portray real mobsters in order to assist police in the capture of some dangerous big-time criminals.

3.16 [64] Here's Lucy: LUCY STOPS A MARRIAGE
28Dec1970
Written by Frank Gill Jr. & Vincent Bogert
Directed by Jack Donohue
Guest star
Jayne Meadows ........ Laura Trenton
with
Marcel De La Brosse .. French Waiter
Synopsis:
Uncle Harry loses $100,000 when Lucy alientates a rich benefactress.

3.17 [65] Here's Lucy: LUCY'S VACATION
04Jan1971
Written by Fred S. Fox & Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Coby Ruskin
with
Parley Baer .......... Dr. Cunningham
Kimetha Laurie ....... Jan
Sid Gould ............ Mr. Hilliard
Synopsis:
Lucy plots to get two weeks vacation from Uncle Harry who refuses to grant it because Lucy has used up that time on coffee breaks and long lunch hours.

3.18 [66] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND THE 20-20 VISION
12Jan1971
Written by Phil Leslie & George Balzer
Directed by Jack Carter
Guest star:
Jack Collins ......... Doctor Proctor
with
Morreen Gemini ....... Conklin Twin
Colleen Gemini ....... Conklin Twin
Synopsis:
Uncle Harry, sporting new glasses, sees that Lucy has been cheating him on her time cards, and orderes her to
work over the weekend while he takes Kim and Craig to Mexico.

3.19 [67] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND THE RAFFLE
18Jan1971
Written by Ray Singer, Al Schwartz
Directed by Ross Martin
Guest star:
Hayden Rorke ......... Judge Gillis
with
Paul Picerni ......... Frank Williams
Rhodes Reason ........ Detective Haggerty
Robert Foulk ......... First Clerk
Sid Gould ............ Second Clerk
Irwin Charone ........ Third Clerk
Jody Gilbert ......... Woman in Line
Larry J. Blake ....... Man in Line
Florence Lake ........ Grandmother Gillis
Emile Autuori ........ First Bailiff
John J. Fox .......... Second Bailiff
Vanda Barra .......... Waitress
Synopsis:
Kim wins a sports car in a raffle and in turn must raffle it off to pay the tax. The whole affair is against the law and
Lucy defends the two of them in court.

3.20 [68] Here's Lucy: LUCY'S HOUSE GUEST, HARRY
25Jan1971
Written by Fred S. Fox & Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Charles Walters
With
Herbie Faye .......... Poker Player #1
Vince Barnett ........ Cabbie #1
Sid Gould ............ Cabbie #2
Robert Foulk ......... Poker Player #2
Emile Autuori ........ Poker Player #3
Frank Scannell ....... Poker Player #4
Eugene Molnar ........ Tuba Player
Synopsis:
Uncle Harry moves into Lucy's home, refuses to help in the slightest way and practices his weird health faddism.

3.21 [69] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND ALADDIN'S LAMP
01Feb1971
Written by Frank Gill Jr. & Vincent Bogert
Directed by Charles Walters
with
Mary Jane Croft ...... Mary Jane
George Neise ......... Mr. Frost
Robert Foulk ......... Janitor
William Lanteau ...... Mr. Minkle
Synopsis:
Lucy and Kim discover an Aladdin's lamp in a garage sale and it seems to make their wishes come true.

3.22 [70] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND CAROL BURNETT (III)
08Feb1971 (rerun 05Jul71)
Written by Ray Singer, Al Schwartz
Directed by Jack Carter
Guest stars
Carol Burnett ........ Carol
Jack Benny ........... Himself
Richard Deacon
Carole Cook

with
Sid Gould
Vanda Barra
Clarence Landry
Venord Bradley
Johnny Silver
Mike Wagner
Kay E. Kuter
Synopsis:
Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett, both out of work, create the Unemployment Follies to earn a few extra bucks.
Synopsis 2:
Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball salute the Hollywood of Yesteryear, as they recruit jobless entertainers at the unemployment office
to stage a variety show.
Highlights:
Richard Deacon and Carol spoof Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald;
Carol and Lucy (as Betty Grable and Alice Faye) doing "Chicago" and "Alexander's Ragtime Band";
Lucy as Marlene Dietrich singing "Falling In Love Again";
a Ruby Keeler take-off by Carol: Lucie Arnaz and tap dancer Clarence Landry in a salute to Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson;
the cast joins in for "Hooray for Hollywood" and "Singin' In the Rain" with Jack Benny in a cameo role.
[see 1.17 "Lucy and Carol Burnett" (I)]
[see 2.24 "Lucy and Carol Burnett" (II)]

3.23 [71] Here's Lucy: LUCY'S HAWAIIAN VACATION [PART 1]
15Feb1971
Written by Milt Josefsberg & Al Schwartz & Ray Singer
Directed by Jack Donohue
Guest stars:
Vivian Vance ......... Vivian 'Viv' Jones
Robert Alda .......... Captain MacClay
with
Anita Mann ........... Wendy
Jeane Byron .......... Mrs. MacClay
Maurice Kelly ........ Sailor
Synopsis:
Lucy Goes to Hawaii - Show 1
Lucille Ball invites herself aboard the luxurious Hawaii-bound SS Lurline passenger liner as assistant to the cruise director,
Uncle harry, and finds herself in competition for the attentions of the captain with passenger friend Vivian Vance.

3.24 [72] Here's Lucy: LUCY'S HAWAIIAN VACATION [PART 2]
21Feb1971
Written by Milt Josefsberg & Al Schwartz & Ray Singer
Directed by Jack Donohue
Guest stars:
Vivien Vance ......... Vivian 'Viv' Jones
Robert Alda .......... Captain MacClay
with
Jack Donohue
Alex Plasschaert
Synopsis:
Lucy must organize a shipboard talent show on last minute notice, and from nowhere she puts together an inventive revue.
(Note: This was the last originally broadcast episode featuring Desi Arnaz, Jr. as a regular.
He appeared only once more on the show, in the fifth season episode "Lucy and Joe Namath." )

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