Sep 27, 2010
This is the show that evolved into television's I Love Lucy.
Three years before Lucy and Ricky on TV, there were Liz and George on the radio.
The radio program was called My Favorite Husband, and many of the radio episodes were rewritten for use as scripts on the I Love Lucy TV show.
Lucy played Liz, but George was played by Richard Denning, who was replaced by Lucy's real-life husband, Desi Arnaz, when the show went to television.
So listen now to an early version of I Love Lucy. Here's Lucille Ball in My Favorite Husband, from August 20, 1948.