TV's first great sitcom centered on a zany New York housewife who wants desperately to get into showbiz and her Cuban bandleader husband who has his hands full trying to dissuade her. Also getting caught up in their shenanigans were the Mertzes, their landlords and best friends. A pioneer for being filmed before a studio audience with multiple cameras (more…)
Who are those Martian women atop the Empire State Building? They're Lucy and Ethel, and they're there because Lucy needs money, $500, to be precise, to donate to charity. It seems she just can't say no to her rich ex-schoolmate (Mary Jane Croft), who's heading the drive. Al Sparks: Herbert Vigran. Henry: Dick Elliott. Martha: Kay Wiley. Elevator Operator: Louis A. Nicoletti.