From 1951 to 1957, people across America tuned into CBS at 9:00 PM each Monday night to step into the lives of Lucy and Ricky Ricardo. The couple, along with their zany neighbors, Fred and Ethel Mertz, kept audiences laughing for six seasons.
I Love Lucy was the number one show in the country during four of its six seasons, and when it was cancelled at the end of season six, it remained at the top of the Nielson Ratings, a feat only accomplished by two other shows in the history of television: The Andy Griffith Show and Seinfeld.
It might surprise you to know that I Love Lucy is still extremely popular, today, and episodes are still airing around the world on networks including Me-TV and Hallmark Channel. It is regarded as one of the most influential sitcoms of all time, but what happened to the cast after I Love Lucy wrapped?