Original plot: Originally, producers wanted the plot to mirror the real lives of Lucille Ball.
First female CEO: Ball became the first woman to run a production company.
‘Star Trek: The board of directors of Desilu Productions voted against filming.
Larry Lopez: The producers had originally named Desi Arnaz’s character.
The Lopezes: That means Lucy and Ricky were almost the Lopezes.
Salem witch trials: Ball is reportedly a descendant of one of the people accused.
Defying ageism: I Love Lucy’ celebrated a lot of firsts. It was the first show to cast.
Promoting equality: I Love Lucy is also one of the first TV shows.
Interracial: The sitcom was also the first to show an interracial couple.
Pregnancy: I Love Lucy’ was also the first to star a pregnant woman.
A minister: Every episode that showed a pregnant Lucy had to be reviewed.
Ball didn’t like one: Lucy Does a TV Commercial’ has been voted by fans as one of the best episodes.
Women in Film Crystal Award: In 1977, Ball became one of the first women to win the award.
Ball was briefly: She briefly associated with the party in 1936, which caused.
Reruns are invented: Desi Arnaz is credited with inventing “reruns” because.