Lucy (Lucille Ball) receives a draft notice intended for Lou C. Carmichael, and no matter what she says, the Marines won’t discharge her until official orders arrive. She is forced to submit to boot camp, until the mistake is finally rectified. Features a cameo by Jim Nabors as Gomer Pyle.
Lucille Ball returned to the air, without her ex-husband Desi Arnaz, in this half-hour sitcom. She remained on the air for the next 12 seasons. On The Lucy Show she played Lucy Carmichael, a recently widowed bank secretary. Originally she worked at the First National Bank in Danfield, Conn., and the show also featured Vivian Vance as her pal and contenant. In the fall of 1965 all the supporting players (except for her current boss (Gale Gordon) were dropped, and