CTVA US Comedy - "Here's Lucy" (Lucille Ball/CBS) Season 5 (1972-73)

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Starring Lucille Ball
Season 5 (CBS) (1972-73)
(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: #15
CBS, Mondays Nights 9:00  (24 episodes) (prod. nos. 97-120)

 5.01 [097] Here's Lucy: LUCY'S BIG BREAK
11Sep1972
Written by Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Pugh Davis
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Dr. Paul Murray
with
Mary Wickes .......... Nurse Sylvia Ogilvy
Alan Oppenheimer ..... Dr. Parker
Vanda Barra .......... Vanda
Sid Gould ............ Sam
June Whitley Taylor .. Mrs. Foster
Synopsis:
A doctor has Lucy all a-flutter. Only it's hard to flutter when your leg is in a cast.

5.02 [098] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND EVA GABOR ARE HOSPITAL ROOMIES
18Sep1972
Written by Bob Carroll Jr. & Madelyn Pugh Davis
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Eva Gabor ............ Herself
with
Mary Wickes .......... Nurse Sylvia Ogilvy
Vanda Barra .......... Vanda
June Whitley Taylor... Nurse
R.G. Brown ........... Walter
Synopsis:
Lucy is in the hospital with a broken leg due to a skiing accident, when Eva Gabor arrives as her newest roommate due to an injured foot.

5.03 [099] Here's Lucy: HARRISON CARTER, MALE NURSE
25Sep1972
Written by Bob Carroll Jr. & Madelyn Pugh Davis
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Mary Jane Croft ....... Mary Jane
Vanda Barra ........... Vanda
Sid Gould ............. Sam
Synopsis:
Harry caters to Lucy's every needs when she arrives home from the hospital and literally winds up there himself.

5.04 [100] Here's Lucy: A HOME IS NOT AN OFFICE
02Oct1972
Written by Fred S. Fox & Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Coby Ruskin
with
Mary Jane Croft ...... Mary Jane
Robert Carson ........ Mr. Harlow
Vanda Barra .......... Vanda
Susan Tolsky ......... Miss Quigley
Sid Gould ............ Jerry, the Carpet Cleaner
Philip Vandervort .... Tommy
Emile Autori ......... Munson
Gloria Wood .......... Doris
Peggy Clark .......... June
Gwenn Johnson ....... Mercedes
Synopsis:
Harry takes over Lucy's house with office equipment. Lucy reacts by calling in painter's and cleaner's to send Harry packing.

5.05 [101] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND JOE NAMATH
09Oct1972
Written by Bob O'Brien
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest stars:
Joe Namath ........... Himself
Desi Arnaz Jr. ....... Craig (guest star now)
with
Dick Patterson ....... Coach Hennessey
Kenny Endoso ......... Jimmy
Synopsis:
Craig wants to become a football player but Lucy wants him to stick with tennis. Joe tries to convince Lucy otherwise.

5.06 [102] Here's Lucy: THE CASE OF THE RECKLESS WHEELCHAIR DRIVER
16Oct1972
Written by Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Choreography Jim Bates
Guest star:
Jesse White .......... Hickey
with
Jim Bates ............ Billy Joe Jackson
Harry Hickox ......... Sergeant Montgomery
Robert Foulk ......... Officer Rafferty
Ed Hall .............. Officer Egan
Rosalind Miles ....... Waitress
Jayson William Kane .. Jayson Kane
Sid Gould ............ Sam
Synopsis:
Lucy is charged with reckless wheelchair driving.

5.07 [103] Here's Lucy: LUCY, THE OTHER WOMAN
23Oct1972
Written by Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Totie Fields ......... Poopsie
Herbie Faye .......... Lester Butkus
Synopsis:
The outraged wife and Lucy is the other woman as the alleged home wrecker and the milkman is the straying husband.

5.08 [104] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND PETULA CLARK
30Oct1972
Written by Bob O'Brien
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Petula Clark ......... Herself
with
Claude Wolff ......... Petula's Husband
Doris Singleton ...... Miss Perkins
Tommy Farrell ........ Paul Desmond
Synopsis:
Lucy takes on the position of answering fan mail for Petula during her pregnancy, but causes Petula more grief than assistance.

5.09 [105] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND JIM BAILEY
13Nov1972
Guest star:
Written by Bob O'Brien
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Jim Bailey ........... Himself
Sam Yorty ............ Los Angeles Mayor
Adele Claire ......... Assistant
Mary Jane Croft ...... Mary Jane
Synopsis:
Lucie and Jim Bailey perform for a Chamber of Commerce event. Jim Bailey impersonates Phyllis Diller.

5.10 [106] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND DIRTY GERTIE
13Nov1972
Written by Bob O'Brien
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Craig Stevens ........ Lt. Egan
Bruce Gordon ......... Rocky
Johnny Silver ........ Benny
John Harmon .......... Moose Murdock
Larry Blake .......... Passerby
Hal Smith ............ Max
Sid Gould ............ Delivery man
Synopsis:
A gin-guzzling old apple peddler- that's Lucy's pose in an undercover scheme to nail a gangster.

5.11 [107] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND DONNY OSMOND
20Nov1972
Written by Bob O'Brien
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Donny Osmond ......... Himself
with
Eve Plumb ............ Patricia Carter
Jack Manning ......... Mr. Walters
Milton Frome ......... Henry
Ivor Barry ........... French Chef
Philip Vandervort .... Emcee
Synopsis:
Lucy takes Lucie and her niece Patricia to see Donny Osmond in concert.
Donny sings, "Too Young" and duets with Lucie on "I'll Never Fall In Love Again".

5.12 [108] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND HER PRINCE CHARMING
27Nov1972
Written by Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Ricardo Montalban ..... Prince Phillip Gregory Hennepin Of Montalbania
with
Iggie Wolfington ......
Gloria Wood ...........
Sid Gould .............
Synopsis:
A Prince seeks Lucy's hand in marriage with the help of Uncle Harry.

5.13 [109] Here's Lucy: MY FAIR BUZZI
11Dec1972
Written by Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Ruth Buzzi ............ Annie Whipple
with
Hal England ........... Mr. Greenway
Larry Meredith
Michael Richardson
Synopsis:
A shrinking violet is set to perform in a musical revue with the help of Lucy.
Ruth sings "A Good Man Is Hard to Find."

5.14 [110] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND THE GROUP ENCOUNTER
18Dec1972
Written by Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Kurt Kasznar ......... Professor Henderson
with
Mary Jane Croft ...... Mary Jane
Reta Shaw ............ Mrs. Forrester
Romo Vincent ......... Mailman
Sid Gould ............ Hippie
Vanda Barra .......... Hippie
Synopsis:
Lucy and Harry join an encounter group to air their long-running hostility.

5.15 [111] Here's Lucy: LUCY IS REALLY IN A PICKLE
01Jan1973
Written by Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Pugh Davis
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Dick Patterson ........ Steve Thompson
Synopsis:
Kim and Lucy appear in a TV commercial as a pair of Pickles!

5.16 [112] Here's Lucy: LUCY GOES ON HER LAST BLIND DATE
08Jan1973
Written by Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Pugh Davis
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Don Knotts ............ Ben Fletcher
with
Vanda Barra ........... Vanda
Sid Gould ............. Sam
Ralph James ........... Luigi
Synopsis:
Lucy's suitor is a country boy turned swinger.

5.17 [113] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND HER GENUINE TWIMBY
15Jan1973
Written by Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Bob Cummings .......... Robert Henning
with
William Lanteau ....... Edgar Vincent Kinkaid
Synopsis:
A sneaky antique dealer is out to get back a chair inadvertently sold to Lucy.

5.18 [114] Here's Lucy: LUCY GOES TO PRISON
22Jan1973
Written by Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Elsa Lanchester ....... Mumsie Westcott
with
Roy Roberts ........... Warden Maginetti
Joyce Jameson ......... Prisoner
Jody Gilbert .......... Matron Wilson
Queenie Smith ......... Prisoner
Synopsis:
Lucy's cell mate is a bank robber.

5.19 [115] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND THE PROFESSOR
29Jan1973
Written by Bob O'Brien
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest stars:
John Davidson ......... Professor John Kleindorf
Murray Matheson ....... Professor Dietrich
with
Irwin Charone ......... Dean Phillips
Patti Cubbison ........ Gloria
Mitch Carter .......... Charlie
Synopsis:
In a case of mistaken identities, Lucy believes the professor to be John Davidson the singer.
John sings, "I Believe In Music" and "Happy Together".

5.20 [116] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND THE FRANCHISE FIASCO
05Feb1973
Written by Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Pugh Davis
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Lola Fisher ........... Bunny aka Mrs. Archer Fleetwood III
Clint Young ........... Jimmy
Coby Ruskin ........... Drunk
Sid Gould ............. Sam
Mary Jane Croft ....... Mary Jane
Synopsis:
Lucy gets a soft-ice-cream franchise.

5.21 [117] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND HARRY'S POT
12Feb1973
Written by Bob O'Brien
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Jack Manning .......... Hubbell
Roger Twedt ........... Customer
Orwin Harvey .......... Employee
Synopsis:
A bull in a china shop, that's Lucy at a ceramics center.

5.22 [118] Here's Lucy: THE NOT SO POPULAR MECHANICS
19Feb973
Written by Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Pugh Davis
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Guest star:
Robert Rockwell ....... Jack Scott
with
Mary Jane Croft ....... Mary Jane
Leigh Adams-Bennett ... Mrs. Foley
Synopsis:
Lucy proceeds to take apart and give Harry's classic Rolls Royce an oil change.

5.23 [119] Here's Lucy: GOODBYE, MRS. HIPS
26Feb1973
Synopsis:
Torture from a gourmet meal in Lucy's refrigerator: the girls are trying to diet and dying to try it.

5.24 [120] Here's Lucy: LUCY AND HARRY'S MEMOIRS
05Mar1973
Written by Bob O'Brien
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Synopsis:
A potpourri of comic highlights from previous seasons.
(Note: Originally conceived to possibly be the final episode of the series,
at the time this episode was filmed, Lucille Ball was still undecided about
whether to continue "Here's Lucy" for a sixth season.)

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