Archive for the 'I Love Lucy' Category

GREAT TV QUOTE OF THE DAY: I Love Lucy, 1954

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ICONIC COLLECTIBLE: Myth-busting I Love Lucy Comic, January 19, 1953

The “I Love Lucy” comic strip began January 2, 1953 and ended late November, 1954 in newspapers across the country. On the morning of Monday, January 19, 1953, the strip’s subject was the birth of the Ricardo baby, and announced “It’s a BOY!”, about 14 hours BEFORE the famous baby episode aired at 9pm. Every […]

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ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: I LOVE LUCY, 1952

ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: I LOVE LUCY, 1952 I Love Lucy merchandise made millions of dollars for Desilu Studios throughout the 1950’s. The most collectible of these products were manufactured in the earliest seasons of the show. Pictured below, the I Love Lucy-Lucy Ricardo rag doll and the rarest, most valuable I Love Lucy collectible, The Desilu […]

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Great GRAAPHICS!: Lucille Ball’s Classic Openings

Lucille Ball, over her quarter-decade television career, created classic comedy; however, each of her TV show’s openings were classic television graphics, influencing the graphics of other television shows for decades.  Clever, original, and, when needed, colorful, the opening credits (and closing credits) of Ball’s TV shows are iconic images well-known and loved by her audience. […]

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