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Let's Play Ball

December 18, 2007
by findingDulcinea Staff
Today we bring you a selection of the best places online to find the comedic treasures of Lucille Ball—and never forget them.

Let’s Play Ball

Lucille Ball’s power and influence belied the domestic role she played on I Love Lucy. Ball co-owned a production company with her husband, Desi Arnaz, who played Ricky Ricardo on the show, and contributed to the creation of many classic TV shows. After her role as a 1950’s sitcom housewife ended, Ball continued to make a name for herself by starring in many I Love Lucy spin-offs and comedy shows, like The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour.

Watch 5 clips of the famous sitcom on’s I Love Lucy landing page.

Think you know all about this hilarious redhead’s comedic antics? Test your knowledge with the I Love Lucy quiz.

Did you know that little Ricky was played by 5 different actors throughout the I Love Lucy series? Learn about cast members, episode inspirations, and the lyrics to the theme song on FiftiesWeb.

Lucille Ball was the first female to head a television and movie studio. While running Desilu Productions her willingness to take a risk led her to approve production of Mission: Impossible and Star Trek.

Download classic episodes from some of Lucille Ball’s classic TV shows, connect with other Lucille Ball fans, and read episode reviews.

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