I Love Lucy
Lucille Ball made several iconic appearances on I Love Lucy, and one of the most famous of those was in the episode Lucy Does a TV Commercial, which many people think of as the Vitameatavegamin episode. In a nutshell, Lucy connives her way onto a TV show that Ricky will be hosting as the lady making the commercial … Selling a health potion called vitameatavegamin, which contains vitamins, meat, vegetables and minerals—and alcohol! As Lucy does multiple practice sessions as “your Vitameatavegamin girl,” becoming more and more intoxicated with each take.(more…)
Get the costume from the classic Candy Factory episode of I Love Lucy (with Lucy and Ethel working side-by-side in a candy factory, as the conveyor belt keeps getting faster as the supervisor decides they can do more, shouting Speed it up a little!
Pay tribute to the golden age of television this Halloween with the Lucy Candy Factory adult’s costume. Re-live the famous chocolate factory scene as Lucille Ball herself with this bright pink ensemble straight out of the 1940s. Serve up the laughs with this comedy legend homage. Whether you choose to be the life of the party, or do a clever bit where you haphazardly hand out chocolates from the comfort of your own home, the Lucy Candy Factory outfit is sure to connect with an audience as unique as your brand of comedic prowess.
In the I Love Lucy television series, Lucille Ball wore many outrageous costumes, and not the least of them was the rumba costume (I always think of it as the Carmen Miranda dress) from the first season episode Be A Pal, where Lucy is trying to rekindle the romance in her marriage by reminding Ricky of his childhood in Cuba.(more…)
Product Description of Lucy Vitameatavegamin Animated Doll plus DVD
This doll measures approximately 10 inches wide and 14 inches tall. Lucy re-enacts her commericial for Vitameatavegamin from I Love Lucy Episode 30. Her head, arm, and body move to animate this classic scene. DVD of episode 30 and the classic scene are included. Requires 120V AC adapter or 4 AA batteries (not included)
Editorial review of Laughing with Lucy: My Life with America’s Leading Lady of Comedy courtesy of Amazon.com
Lucille Ball‘s comic genius made them famous, but many of the unforgettable plot lines for I Love Lucy came from the life of their writer, Madelyn Pugh Davis. In Laughing with Lucy, Davis and her long-time writing partner, Bob Carroll Jr., recount her rise in television and her many years working on the set and behind the scenes with Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Lighthearted and witty, this book offers a trip back in time to the tumultuous early days of television.(more…)
Now, you can commemorate one of Lucy’s zaniest ideas with a collectible I Love Lucyâ Barbie(R) doll. Laugh until your sides split with this fantastic I Love Lucy(R) Barbie(R) doll from Mattel. This collectible Barbie(R) doll is outfitted in a brightly-colored skirt, peasant blouse and costume jewelry – and has a tambourine in her hand!(more…)
Lucy Calls the President (1977) starring Lucille Ball, Vivian Vance, Mary Jane Croft, Gale Gordon, Ed McMahon
Lucy Calls The President is a one hour special that was originally aired on November 21, 1977 on CBS. It starred Lucille Ball, Vivian Vance, Gale Gordon, Mary Jane Croft, Mary Wickes (all from The Lucy Show) along with Ed McMahon, Steve Allen, Lillian Carter (President Jimmy Carter’s mother) and others.(more…)
Lucy is Matchmaker – I Love Lucy episode 62, originally aired 5/25/1953, season 2
In Lucy is Matchmaker, Lucy Ricardo, Ethel Mertz, Carolyn Appleby and another friend are playing cards in their apartment, complaining about all of the attention that their husbands are paying to their single friend Sylvia Collins the night before. In self-defense, Lucy decides to play matchmaker for Sylvia with a friend of Fred’s named Eddie Grant.(more…)
Little Ricky Gets a Puppy begins with morning in the Ricardo household, as Lucy is taking care of Little Ricky’s menagerie of pets, including birds, frogs and goldfish — using Ethel’s hairnet in the process of moving the goldfish to a different container. Ethel mentions a new tenant, the grouchy Mr. Stewart, and leaves for the market. Little Ricky soon comes home with another little pet – an adorable puppy.(more…)