50 Years Ago: "I Love Lucy" Ended Its Run
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz continued the Lucy format in a series of hour-long specials in the late 1950s, but the weekly production ceased with the airing, on May 6, 1957, of episode #180, "The Ricardos Dedicate A Statue."
The Archive of American Television interviewed several significant talents behind the series. Many of these interviews are currently available online, as follows:
Dann Cahn: editor
Bob Carroll & Madelyn Pugh Davis: writers
Barbara Eden: guest star
Jay Sandrich: assistant director
Bob Schiller & Bob Weiskopf: writers
Doris Singleton: recurring character "Carolyn Appleby"
Everyone has a favorite "I Love Lucy" episode. What is yours?
Is it one of the following classic shows?
"Lucy Does A TV Commercial"
"L. A. at Last"
"Lucy's Italian Movie"
"Lucy Does the Tango"
Voice your opinion by clicking on "comments" below.