CBS is preparing a one-hour special featuring two colorized episodes of the beloved 1950s sitcom I Love Lucy. The special will be broadcast on Sunday, May 22.
The network has newly-colored two episodes, "Lucy Visits Grauman's" and "Lucy and John Wayne," with a look that is "reminiscent of the 1950s period in which they were filmed." The episodes will look similar to those shown on the network in the past.
"Lucy Visits Grauman's" and "Lucy and John Wayne" are the first two episodes of the shows fifth season, and originally aired in 1955. The two episodes tell a continuous story after Lucy tries to steal John Wayne's footprints from out front of Grauman's Chinese Theater in the first episode, and in the second episode, the man himself, John Wayne, actually guest stars! Both episodes are regarded as some of the best of the entire series.
I Love Lucy ran for six seasons and 181 episodes from 1951 until 1957. The series was the most watched show in the United States for four its six seasons and starred husband/wife duo Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as Lucy and Ricky Ricardo. The series is often regarded as one of the best and most influential sitcoms of all time.
I Love Lucy will air on May 22 on CBS
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Source: Broadway World