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#1 Lotus Bud

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:43 PM

Forgive me if there's an obvious answer every Lucy fan should know, but does the Here's Lucy opening title puppet/doll still exist? If so, where?

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Posted 06 January 2012 - 12:09 AM

Good question. Michael Stern probably has it. lol :lucysmirk:
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Posted 06 January 2012 - 01:50 AM

Forgive me if there's an obvious answer every Lucy fan should know, but does the Here's Lucy opening title puppet/doll still exist? If so, where?



To the best of my knowledge the puppet was created by the same company that did the Pillsbury Doughboy, and Speedy, The Alka Seltzer puppet. The Lucy puppet was reportedly in the company's display showcase for years but then ultimately it was either stolen or destroyed in a fire. Either way....it isn't likely to appear anywhere too soon. :(

It's high time some genius sculptor recreate a new one!

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Posted 06 January 2012 - 01:57 AM

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Good question. OMG, i just LOVE your sexy older Lucy avatar!!!

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Posted 06 January 2012 - 02:17 AM

Good question. OMG, i just LOVE your sexy older Lucy avatar!!!


I know, right? That was taken in the 1980s. She looks very hot there for her age. GRRRoooWWLlll. :lucythrill:
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Posted 11 January 2012 - 12:55 AM

Forgive me if there's an obvious answer every Lucy fan should know, but does the Here's Lucy opening title puppet/doll still exist? If so, where?


Thanks for bringing it up, I have always wondered what happened to the puppet and can't believe I haven't asked about it myself on this site.

Whoever has it I hope will donate it to the Smithsonian, the Lucy puppet is surely one of the most iconic television props of all time and probably the single most important piece of Lucy memorabilia in existance. The puppet deserves to be preserved and displayed for the public to see. I think it would be a hugely popular attraction at the Smithsonian and hope Lucie and Desi Jr. at some point will try to locate it for such a display.
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Posted 11 January 2012 - 03:11 AM

Thanks for bringing it up, I have always wondered what happened to the puppet and can't believe I haven't asked about it myself on this site.

Whoever has it I hope will donate it to the Smithsonian, the Lucy puppet is surely one of the most iconic television props of all time and probably the single most important piece of Lucy memorabilia in existance. The puppet deserves to be preserved and displayed for the public to see. I think it would be a hugely popular attraction at the Smithsonian and hope Lucie and Desi Jr. at some point will try to locate it for such a display.

Yeah, good luck with that. The Smithsonian should have the entire set on display.

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Posted 12 January 2012 - 10:52 PM

Thanks for bringing it up, I have always wondered what happened to the puppet and can't believe I haven't asked about it myself on this site.

Whoever has it I hope will donate it to the Smithsonian, the Lucy puppet is surely one of the most iconic television props of all time and probably the single most important piece of Lucy memorabilia in existance. The puppet deserves to be preserved and displayed for the public to see. I think it would be a hugely popular attraction at the Smithsonian and hope Lucie and Desi Jr. at some point will try to locate it for such a display.



You're exactly right. There are a lot of great Lucy props out there, but this one would be such a crown jewel. I mean, it only opened all 144 episodes of Here's Lucy. No other Lucy show had a physical prop involved with it, it's a true treasure.

#9 Mister Hepburn

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 07:09 AM

I love the puppet, I wish I could find my Here's Lucy picture frame!

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 06:49 PM

I love the puppet, I wish I could find my Here's Lucy picture frame!


Picture frame? Was it official or did you make it?

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 06:53 PM

I love the puppet, I wish I could find my Here's Lucy picture frame!

Oh, yeah I had one of those too! Don't know what came of it.... Posted Image

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#12 Mister Hepburn

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 07:11 PM

Picture frame? Was it official or did you make it?


It was official, I believe made in the 90s under Viacom or Vandor or one of those... I got mine on eBay years ago, if I can find it I'll post a picture.

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:17 AM

It was official, I believe made in the 90s under Viacom or Vandor or one of those... I got mine on eBay years ago, if I can find it I'll post a picture.


I have that, She's opening the blue curtains, which was so strange to me because HL hand't come out on DVD or VHS yet


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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:24 AM

Thanks for bringing it up, I have always wondered what happened to the puppet and can't believe I haven't asked about it myself on this site.

Whoever has it I hope will donate it to the Smithsonian, the Lucy puppet is surely one of the most iconic television props of all time and probably the single most important piece of Lucy memorabilia in existance. The puppet deserves to be preserved and displayed for the public to see. I think it would be a hugely popular attraction at the Smithsonian and hope Lucie and Desi Jr. at some point will try to locate it for such a display.



Umm..seriously? Sorry to say that the Lucy puppet is hardly an artifact that the general public would A) appreciate or B ) recognize.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:48 AM

Umm..seriously? Sorry to say that the Lucy puppet is hardly an artifact that the general public would A) appreciate or B ) recognize.

LOL! Thank you !

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 03:35 PM

Folks...scroll up to my 1/5 post about the whereabouts of this prop. Unless someone is a genius sculptor and can recreate it...it appears to be long gone.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 04:12 PM

Folks...scroll up to my 1/5 post about the whereabouts of this prop. Unless someone is a genius sculptor and can recreate it...it appears to be long gone.

Is Paul Winchell still alive? He could carve a new one.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 04:17 PM

Is Paul Winchell still alive? He could carve a new one.


He dead.
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 05:54 PM

He dead.

Thought her old pot smoking buddy was still around.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 06:04 PM

He kicked the bucket in 2005. I just Wikipedia'd it. :peachonthebeach:
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