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TV Loves Lucy: This Infographic Reveals Lucille Ball's Massive Influence

Photo of Eric Eidelstein By Eric Eidelstein | Indiewire August 7, 2014 at 12:05PM

Check out this chart laying out how television's first great female comedian changed the course of pop culture.
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I Love Lucy

Yesterday would have been Lucille Ball's 103rd birthday, so in honor of the woman who had such a profound influence on the TV world, Decider has created an infographic that shows just how influential the actress/comedienne/studio executive was both in her lifetime and afterwards. 

Most known for "I Love Lucy," few realize just how many breakthroughs Ball had within the show and outside as well. This graphic breaks down her work as a comedy legend, as a person depicting both interracial romances and pregnancies on-screen and, perhaps most importantly, her work as the first-ever female studio producer. 

Lucille Ball Infographic
Lucille Ball Infographic

This article is related to: Lucille Ball, Tina Fey, Tina Fey, Shonda Rhimes, Shonda Rhimes, Amy Poehler, Amy Poehler, Star Trek





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