A blog about classic television, movies, and radio, by the author of "Joan Davis: America's Queen of Film, Radio and Television Comedy," among others.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Lucy a la Carte
Why you should never sit near Lucy in a busy restaurant, especially if you're a male celebrity:
While William Holden (above), in his classic 1955 episode of I Love Lucy, has always been the best-known example of this phenomenon, there are others. Consider the case of Danny Kaye, in a 1964 Lucy Show appearance:
Poor Milton Berle, a few years later, didn't even have to leave home to run afoul of Lucy and her food fumbles:
Celebrities, as the captain on Hill Street Blues used to say, "Let's be careful out there!"