ORDER: Here's Lucy Season 1 on DVD
Please consider a donation
so we can continue this work!
If The Lucy Show was far-fetched, then Here's Lucy (1968-1974) bordered on the abstract. This show must have been taking place in an alternate universe!
Co-starring Lucie Arnaz (and Desi Arnaz, Jr. for the first three seasons), this is one of the most bizarre television series ever - classic Lucy routines aimed at a young and old audience simultaneously. Still, it's usually a delight to watch - very colorful and extremely "square" even for its time.
Here's Lucy is a time capsule of generation gap 'laughs' - so bad, it's often hilarious.
From You Tube - promo for Here's Lucy:
Almost every episode had a different celebrity guest-star, usually playing themselves. To accommodate the frequent guests, the new format has 'Lucy Carter' working for the Unique Employment Agency run by her 'Uncle Harry' (Gale Gordon).
Mary Jane Croft returned as Lucy's friend Mary Jane, and Vivian Vance continued to make her yearly guest appearances.
Only a few episodes of Here's Lucy truly stand out as excellent (like season openers with Flip Wilson and Burton & Taylor) but if you enjoy watching Lucy, who cares?
Lucille Ball's (almost continuous) 23 year run ended in 1974, when CBS canceled Here's Lucy - though it was widely reported in the press that Lucy decided to quit (the show finished the 1973 season at number 15 - the 1974 season at number 29).
More realistic comedies like The Mary Tyler Moore Show and the various Norman Lear series were what the public wanted in the Seventies.
CBS aired reruns of Here's Lucy during their morning schedule for a few months in 1977.
The Lucy Shows:
I Love Lucy / Lucy Show / Here's Lucy / Life With Lucy
Lucy's Voice Goes To Hell
Local Kid Shows / Movie Stars on TV / Saturday Morning Shows / Video Vault / TV Goodbyes / Fabulous Fifties / Unseen Scenes / Game Shows / Requested Forgotten TV Shows / The Super Sixties / More Modern TV Shows / The New * * Shows / 1980's Wrestling / TV Blog
|TV's Embarrassing Moments / Action Shows of the Sixties / TVparty Mysteries and Scandals / Variety Shows of the 1970s / The Eighties / The Laugh Track / 1970's Hit Shows / Response to TVparty / Search the Site / Add Your Comments|
|Classic TV Commercials / 1950's TV / 1960's TV / Punk Book / / 1970's TV / Groucho vs William F Buckley / Evangelicals For Trump / TV Games / Honey Boo Boo / Lucy Shows / Classic Cars / John Wayne / Gene Roddenberry / Rockford Files / Sea Hunt / Superman on DVD / Toy Gun Ads / Flip Wilson Show / Big Blue Marble / Monty Hall / Carrascolendas / Mr. Dressup / Major Mudd / Chief Halftown / Baby Daphne / Sheriff John / Winchell & Mahoney / Fireball X-L5 / Mr. Wizard / Captain Noah / Thanksgiving Day Specials / Disney's First Christmas Special / Saturday Morning Cartoons / The Magic Garden / Amahl & the Night Visitors / Holiday Toy Commercials / Lucy & Desi's Last Christmas Show / Joey Heatherton / Fat Albert / The Virginian / Bewitched / Death of John Wayne / 1974 Saturday Mornings / Chuck McCann / Rudolph Collectables / Shrimpenstein / Local Popeye Shows / New Treasure Hunt / 1966 ABC TV Shows / 1967 TV Shows / 1968 TV Shows / Ric Flair, Dusty Rhodes & Baby Doll / Fridays / TV Moms / Red Skelton / Star Wars / KISS / Lancelot Link / Saturday Morning Cartoons / The Magic Garden / Wonder Woman / Classic Comic Books / Andy Griffith / Cher / TV Shows on DVD / Outtakes & Bloopers / 1967 TV Shows / Romper Room / ABC Movie of the Week / The Goldbergs / Daws Butler Commercials / Saturday Morning Commercials / Captain Kangaroo / Chicago Local Kiddie Shows / Boston Local TV / Philly Local TV / NYC Local Kid Shows / Amos 'n' Andy / Electric Company / Bette Davis / Judy Garland / Christmas Specials / Redd Foxx / Good Times / Sitcom Houses / What's Happening! / Winky Dink & You / Sonny & Cher / Smothers Brothers / Commercial Icons of the 1960s / Soupy Sales / The Carpenters / Route 66 / Bozo / The Carpenters Christmas Specials / Local Kid Shows / Death of TV's Superman / Wonderama / Sesame Street / Bob Hope Specials / Little Rascals / 1980's Retro Gay T-Shirts / 1980's TV Wrestling / Fess Parker / Howdy Doody / TV Blog / Lost In Space / Pinky Lee / 1980's LA Punk Rock / Alex Toth Book / TV Terrorists / Irwin Allen / The Untouchables / Carol Burnett Show / Batman TV Show / Green Hornet / Today Show History / Our Gang / Doris Day Show / 1970's Commercials For Women / Bill Cosby in the 1970s / The Golddiggers / Lola Falana / 1970s TV Shows / David Bowie on TV / Hudson Brothers / Jackie Gleason / Hollywood Squares / Match Game / Bob Keeshan / Gumby / The Flip Wilson Show / Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour / The Bobby Darin Show / The Richard Pryor Show / George Burns / Lucy's Lost Christmas Special / Classic Christmas Toy Commercials / Cricket On The Hearth / 1950's Holiday Shows / Amahl and the Night Visitors / A Christmas Carol on TV / The Yule Log / Celebrity Commercials / Rudolph / Movie Posters & More!|