The Lucy Show - Season 5

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  • 9/12/66
    7.5
    George Burns arrives at the bank to pick up his statement. Enter Lucy, who explains her unique filing system. George is so taken with the ditzy redhead that he asks her to be his new comedy partner. The two go on to do a hit show and are offered a gig in Las Vegas. Lucy has to choose between showbiz or Mr. Mooney.moreless
  • 9/19/66
    7.7
    Mr. Mooney is called up for two-weeks of Naval Reserve duty on a submarine. In his rush to leave the bank, he forgets to sign some important papers. Lucy, disguised as a sailor, sneaks onto the vessel to get his signature, but becomes trapped on-board when the ship submerges.
  • 9/26/66
    7.7
    Lucy finds a sale on beans that guarantee to be "the best beans you've ever eaten or double your money back." Needing money for new furniture, Lucy and Mary Jane keep buying and returning more and more beans until they have collected $1,500. Little does Lucy know that Mr. Mooney is helping to sell them.moreless
  • 10/3/66
    7.2
    Ventriloquist Paul Winchell comes into the bank and opens an account with Lucy. When Mr. Mooney fails to find a celebrity for an upcoming benefit for the bank, Lucy suggests that Mr. Winchell appear. But a mishap causes Lucy to have to stand in as the ventriloquist's dummy on the night of the show.moreless
  • 10/10/66
    7.7
    Mr. Mooney foolishly allows Lucy to try on a $6,000 anniversary ring he bought for his wife. When it becomes stuck on her finger, Lucy takes some tranquilizers to help her relax. The pills make her loopy, leaving Mooney to drag around a semi-conscious redhead while trying to un-stick the ring.moreless
  • 10/17/66
    7.3
    Lucy writes a jingle for a dog food company and wins a trip to London, England ("in Europe"). But when she misses her flight, she's forced to take a commuting flight to New York -- in a seat next to Mr. Mooney, who's on his way to the Big Apple for a business meeting.moreless
  • 10/31/66
    7.7
    To help with expenses, Lucy brings in a new roommate. A shy, frumpy librarian with odd personality quirks soon gets on Lucy's nerves. Mary Jane and Lucy plot to get her a social life (and out of the house) by throwing a party to introduce her to some men. After just a couple of drinks, Carol goes from mild to a wild party animal.moreless
  • 11/7/66
    7.0
    Lucy tells Mr. Mooney she's sick so she can accompany her roommate to a golf tournament in Palm Springs. (Carol's group, "The Vagabonds" have a gig there.) Lucy weasels her way into a dinner date with distinguished actor Collin Grant. She soon discovers that Collin's golfing partner is none other than Mr. Mooney.moreless
  • 11/14/66
    6.8
    When a letter arrives from the US Government, Lucy finds that she's mistakenly been drafted. Instead of "Lucy," the letter is addressed to "Lou C." She sets off to the draft office to correct the mistake, but due to stupid "rules and regulations," Lucy finds that she has to become a Marine until the paperwork gets straightened out. She proceeds to make life miserable for her sergeant.moreless
  • Lucy and John Wayne
    Episode 10
    11/21/66
    7.6
    When Mr. Mooney sends Lucy to the movie studio to deliver some papers regarding the financing on John Wayne's new film, she ignores his warning not to bother Mr. Wayne and finds herself lunching with him. Nervous and excited, Lucy proceeds to talk his ear off and finally splatters him with ketchup. Mr. Wayne takes that as his exit cue, but Lucy soon tracks him to the set of his film, where she continuously screws up the production.moreless
  • 11/28/66
    6.8
    With Mr. Mooney suffering from insomnia, Lucy takes him to see Pat Collins, the "hip hypnotist", performing at a local club. She gets Mooney and Lucy onstage and has the two portray Laurel and Hardy, as well as perform goofy stunts. She also plants a post-hypnotic suggestion so Mr. Mooney will fall asleep just by saying a certain phrase. Naturally, he doesn't believe it will work. Naturally, it does.moreless
  • Lucy and the Monkey
    Episode 12
    12/5/66
    5.8
    Lucy is so overworked that Mary Jane warns her she'll have a nervous breakdown. Meanwhile, a performer from the bank's benefit show leaves his trained ape in Mr. Mooney's office. Lucy sees the simian, believes she's finally snapped, and is convinced that the hairy creature is actually Mooney.
  • 12/12/66
    7.6
    Efficiency expert Oliver Kasten takes over Mr. Mooney's office and commandeers his secretary, Lucy, turning her into his order-barking clone. When a major client wants a million dollar loan, Kasten and Lucy visit their assembly line and start making changes.
  • 1/2/67
    7.8
    Lucy is preparing to go on vacation, but she has a change of heart when her substitute secretary turns out to be an attractive blonde who Mr. Mooney really likes. Lucy secretly doesn't go on vacation, and spies on them in various disguises.
  • Viv Visits Lucy
    Episode 15
    1/9/67
    7.7
    Recently married Vivian leaves Danfield to visit Lucy and the two begin gossiping and making up for lost time. When Viv tells Lucy about a friend's son who's now sporting long-hair, a guitar and a clock earring, the duo decide to dress up as hippies and set off to Sunset Strip to find "Itchy" to rescue him from the underworld. Lucy and Viv quickly find themselves in The Hairy Ape, where they finally find Itchy entertaining – after they spend the evening having to dance with the hip crowd.moreless
  • 1/16/67
    7.3
    Tired of hearing what a lousy employee she is, Lucy wants to prove to Mr. Mooney she could easily get another job. The employment agency tricks her into taking a high-paying babysitting gig. They don't bother to tell her she'll be taking care of three chimps whose "parents" treat them like little humans.moreless
  • Main Street U.S.A.
    Episode 17
    1/23/67
    7.1
    In this first of a two-parter, Lucy joins locals in protesting the destruction of the tiny town of Bancroft, slated to be ruined by a freeway. Little does Lucy realize that Mr. Mooney is bankrolling the project. Returning is Lucy's songwriting friend Mel Tinker, who writes "My Home Town" for the occasion.moreless
  • Lucy Puts Main Street on the Map
    1/30/67
    7.0
    Picking up where the previous episode (Main Street USA) left off, Lucy, Mr. Mooney, and Mel Tinker stage a shootout at the bank for press coverage. Their hope is to bring the freeway problem to the attention of the world.
  • Lucy Meets the Law
    Episode 19
    2/13/67
    7.5
    After tossing a candy wrapper on the sidewalk, Lucy's arrested and hauled off to jail. She thinks she's in trouble for littering, not realizing a wanted shoplifter slipped a string of stolen pearls into her bag. Her cellmate, Hard Head Hogan, includes her in her planned escape by ramming the linebacker-sized matron in the stomach with her noggin.moreless
  • 2/20/67
    6.9
    Mr. Mooney has a fight with his wife, so Lucy orders some flowers. Eddie, the florist delivery man, arrives with the arrangement and is recognized by Mooney as a former boxer. Eddie was $3,000 to buy the florist shop, but can't get a loan from the banker, so Lucy intervenes. She arranges for Eddie to fight in a boxing match to earn the money.moreless
  • 2/27/67
    6.7
    Mr. Cheever warns Mr. Mooney that his job is in jeopardy unless he attracts new business to their branch of the bank. So when Lucy hears that a recording star, country hick Homer Higgins (Ernie Ford), is about to become a California resident, she sets off to the hotel to coax him into setting up an account with their bank. To impress Mr. Higgins and his family, Lucy and Mr. Mooney set up a hoe-down in the bank after it closes that evening...and Lucy decides to dress down to pose as Mrs. Mooney.moreless
  • 3/6/67
    7.2
    When Sheldon Leonard convinces Mr. Mooney to let him shoot a televison pilot at the bank, Lucy mistakingly thinks he is a gangster who plans to rob the bank, so she and Mary Jane sneak into the bank at night, disguised as scrubwomen, to stop them.
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