The WORST Episodes of Here's Lucy

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2022

Network: CBS

Lucille Ball stars as Lucille Carter along with her real life children, Desi Arnaz, Jr. as son Craig and Lucie Arnaz as daughter Kim. Lucy works at the Unique Employment Agency which is run by her brother-in-law Harry Carter, and the show featured a special guest star each episode who usually played themselves.

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Guess Who Owes Lucy $23.50

#1 - Guess Who Owes Lucy $23.50

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 9, 1968

A con man pretending to be Van Johnson scams Lucy out of $23.50. After that, a Texas oil millionaire comes to the Unique Employment Agency and asks for a celebrity to sing to his prized cow, Ethel, on her birthday. Lucy suggests Van Johnson, but when she goes to meet the real one and asks for her money back, she is thrown out.

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Lucy and the Great Airport Chase

#2 - Lucy and the Great Airport Chase

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 3, 1969

The Carters are waiting at the airport for a man who is considering opening a San Francisco branch of the agency. Meanwhile, Lucy and Harry run into a man who gives them a secret formula and then kills himself. The two of them must run from enemy spies to find the police.

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Lucy's Safari

#3 - Lucy's Safari

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 3, 1969

Lucy, Harry, and the kids go on a safari to catch a Garboona, a cross between a gorilla and a baboon, that has escaped from the zoo and is very dangerous.

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Lucy and Tennessee Ernie's Fun Farm

#4 - Lucy and Tennessee Ernie's Fun Farm

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 10, 1969

Tenessee Ernie returns, this time looking for help on his farm. Lucy comes up with an idea to make his farm a place where city folk can get away from the lights and sounds.

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Lucy Helps Craig Get a Driver's License

#5 - Lucy Helps Craig Get a Driver's License

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 10, 1969

Craig celebrates his 16th birthday by getting his drivers license. Lucy takes him to the DMV to take the drivers test and interferes every step of the way, from commenting on his license picture, to being a backseat driver when he takes his road test!

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Lucy Runs the Rapids

#6 - Lucy Runs the Rapids

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 1969

While in Arizona for a picnic (on their way to San Francisco) the Carters borrow a raft which leads to misadventures of the wet & wild variety. After camping outdoors near a river, Lucy's mattress gets carried away with the current, with Kim, Craig, and Harry trying to rescue her.

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Directors: George Marshall
Writers: Gene Thompson
Lucy and the Used Car Dealer

#7 - Lucy and the Used Car Dealer

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 17, 1969

Needing another means of transportation, Kim and Craig buy an old broken down car from Cheerful Charlie, the local car salesman. When the car no longer works, Lucy and Harry scheme to get Charlie to take it back for more than it's worth.

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Directors: George Marshall
Writers: Bruce Shelly, David Ketchum
Lucy the Cement Worker

#8 - Lucy the Cement Worker

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 24, 1969

When Lucille loses an antique ring in wet cement, she disguises herself as a cement worker wielding a jackhammer.

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Directors: George Marshall
Writers: George Balzer, Sam Perrin
Lucy and the Generation Gap

#9 - Lucy and the Generation Gap

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 8, 1969

Kim and Craig are in charge of producing the school play, and decide its theme should be the Generation Gap. When they have casting problems, Lucy and Harry wind up playing the parents, and they all put on a really spectacular show.

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Directors: Jack Baker
Writers: Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
Lucy and the Bogie Affair

#10 - Lucy and the Bogie Affair

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 15, 1969

The kids find a lost sheep dog and bring it home. After naming the sheep dog Humphrey Bogart, a litter of puppies are born. After the puppies are giving to new homes, Uncle Harry arrives with a want ad offering a reward.

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Directors: Herbert Kenwith
Writers: Jim McGinn, Pat McCormick
Lucy Protects Her Job

#11 - Lucy Protects Her Job

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 22, 1969

Harry suggests Lucy is overworked and should hire an assistant. Suspecting Harry is really attempting to replace her, Lucy has Kim arrive to the office as temp secretary Shoiley Shopenauer, the world's worst office assistant.

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Directors: Danny Dayton
Writers: Ralph Goodwin, Sam Perrin
Lucy the Helpful Mother

#12 - Lucy the Helpful Mother

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 29, 1969

The kids acquire part-time jobs to pay for a new phones, but Lucy ends up filling in for them with the multiple jobs that they acquire including various exotic animals.

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Lucy and Liberace

#13 - Lucy and Liberace

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 5, 1970

Craig's high school club initiation scavenger hunt includes a candelabra that Craig borrowed from Liberace. Lucy of course thinks it has been stolen and feels obliged to return it to the famous pianist. A cute song and dance segment follows as the whole family end up with Liberace at his home.

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Directors: Jack Baker
Writers: Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
Lucy the Laundress

#14 - Lucy the Laundress

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 12, 1970

When Lucy's drives into a Chinese Laundry, she takes a part time job there to pay for the damages.

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Directors: Herbert Kenwith
Writers: Larry Rhine, Lou Derman
Lucy and Lawrence Welk

#15 - Lucy and Lawrence Welk

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 19, 1970

Lucy brags to Viv, who's visiting, that she knows Lawrence Welk personally, and then schemes to introduce her to the band leader, whom she has actually never met. She and Mary Jane then attempt to foot Vivian with a wax dummy, but the kids get the real Lawrence Welk instead.

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Directors: Herbert Kenwith
Writers: Martin A. Ragway
Lucy and Viv Visit Tijuana

#16 - Lucy and Viv Visit Tijuana

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 26, 1970

Lucy and Viv talk Harry into taking them to Tijuana for the day. After shopping in a tourist shop, they stopped at the border because a stuffed toy has thousands of dollars worth of jewels inside.

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Directors: Herbert Kenwith
Writers: Milt Josefsberg, Ray Singer
Lucy and Ann-Margret

#17 - Lucy and Ann-Margret

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 2, 1970

Craig decides he wants to be a songwriter much to the dismay of doctor loving Lucy. Craig writes Country Magic. Ann-Margret likes Craig's new song, and wants to duet with him on her upcoming television special.

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Directors: Herbert Kenwith
Writers: Milt Josefsberg, Ray Singer
Lucy and Wally Cox

#18 - Lucy and Wally Cox

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 9, 1970

Lucy schemes to help change a father's image of his son. Wally Cox appears as the son of Alan Hale. Lucy & Wally guard a warehouse and are successful in foiling a real robbery and soaking Harry in the process.

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Directors: Jay Sandrich
Writers: Milt Josefsberg, Ray Singer
Lucy and Wayne Newton

#19 - Lucy and Wayne Newton

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 16, 1970

While in Las Vegas, Lucy and family return a lost horse to singer Wayne Newton. While there they decide to take jobs as ranch hands to earn spending money so they can see some Las Vegas shows. Kim & Craig join Wayne doing equestrian stunts while Lucy & Harry get to do the branding and clean-up.

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Directors: Danny Dayton
Writers: Milt Josefsberg, Ray Singer
Lucy Takes Over

#20 - Lucy Takes Over

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 23, 1970

One night Kim, Craig and Lucy find an old diary belonging to Lucy's great-grandmother and see that Harry's side of the family has owed their side of the family $10 for 100 years, with interest! The total comes to an incredible amount (over $145,000) and so Harry let's Lucy become the boss of the Employment Agency.... until they find out that later on in the diary it says that Harry's side of the family paid back the $10.

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Directors: Jay Sandrich
Writers: Myles Wilder, William Raynor
Lucy Meets the Burtons

#21 - Lucy Meets the Burtons

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 14, 1970

Richard Burton, the movie star, escapes riotous fans by wearing a plumber's disguise. Lucy Carter mistakes him for a much needed plumber. Sam (Burton), the plumber, escapes to the Carter household. Lucy later finds a remarkable diamond ring in his discarded over-alls. By the time Lucy discovers it is THE famous Elizabeth Taylor diamond ring, it is already stuck on her finger. The end result is a creshendo of comedy as Liz feverishly tries to get the ring off Lucy's finger. Ultimately, Lucy's arms are used as Liz Taylor's while Richard & Liz do a scheduled press conference.

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Directors: Jerry Paris
Writers: Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Davis
Lucy the Skydiver

#22 - Lucy the Skydiver

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 21, 1970

Lucy threatens to take up skydiving if her kids don't drop their dangerous activities, but Harry convinces her to actually do it as publicity for the Employment Agency.

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Directors: Herbert Kenwith
Writers: Larry Rhine, Lou Derman
Lucy and Sammy Davis, Jr.

#23 - Lucy and Sammy Davis, Jr.

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 28, 1970

Lucy ends up hitting Sammy Davis Jr. while opening the door to the employment agency and it hits his nose which causes him to threaten to sue Harry and Lucy if his nose looks different for the movie he is filming.

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Directors: Herbert Kenwith
Writers: Milt Josefsberg
Lucy and the Drum Contest

#24 - Lucy and the Drum Contest

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 5, 1970

After seeing Buddy Rich perform Craig decides to enter a drum contest. Lucy of course believes that Buddy Rich will help Craig and after some confusion he does.

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Directors: Jerry Paris
Writers: Martin A. Ragway
Lucy, the Coed

#25 - Lucy, the Coed

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 19, 1970

Harry & his classmates hold a reunion musical variety show about the roaring 20's in which of course Lucy & family are prominently featured. A fun show with good music and dancing.

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Directors: Jack Baker
Writers: Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
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