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Was ‘I Love Lucy’ the first TV show to do these things or not?

The iconic sitcom broke barriers in front of and behind the camera.

Lucille Ball cemented her namesake sitcom's place in television history with her hilarious and endlessly rewatchable performances alone. But I Love Lucy also broke barriers, becoming the first TV show to achieve many things both in front of and behind the camera.

Here are ten television firsts. Can you guess which ones were accomplished by I Love Lucy… and which ones weren’t?

  1. The first TV show starring a real-life married couple.
  2. The first TV show featuring an interracial couple.
  3. The first TV show to feature a real pregnant woman onscreen.
  4. The first TV show to feature the birth of a child.
  5. The first TV show to have an actress (and her real-life baby) on the cover of 'TV Guide.'
  6. The first TV show to feature a toilet onscreen.
  7. The first TV show that made its actors millionaires.
  8. The first TV show from a studio and production company owned by a woman.
  9. The first TV show to feature the death of a main character.
  10. The first TV show to use lights hung directly above the set to allow for easier filming with three cameras and a live audience.
Was ‘I Love Lucy’ the first TV show to do these things or not?

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