It's a funny family feud from Desi Arnaz and the writers of I Love Lucy Set in the swinging late 1960s, THE MOTHERS-IN-LAW centers on the laugh-filled misadventures of longtime neighbors in suburban Los Angeles who become related to each other when their children suddenly get married.
Legendary actress Eve Arden (Our Miss Brooks, Grease) stars as Eve Hubbard, the sophisticated wife of straight-laced lawyer Herbert Hubbard (Herb Rudley). Veteran comedienne Kaye Ballard plays Kaye Buell, the outspoken wife of bombastic television writer Roger Buell (Roger C. Carmel and Richard Deacon). To the dismay of their hapless husbands, the strong-willed mothers are determined to meddle in the lives of newlyweds Jerry (Jerry Fogel) and Suzie Hubbard (Deborah Walley).
Props to MPI Video for finally resurrecting this short-lived 1960s sitcom gem. THE MOTHERS-IN-LAW was the first big project helmed by Desi Arnaz after he divorced Lucille Ball and stepped down from the board of Desilu. He recruited the original "I Love Lucy" scribes Bob Carroll Jr. and Madelyn Davis, plus many other members of the old Lucy stock company. In addition to directing most episodes, Desi himself even has a recurring role! THE MOTHERS-IN-LAW was first and foremost … more