Well, I certainly have been dragging my feet with reviews. Here it is February, Winter Storm Q is upon us, and I'm only now getting around to completing these. I got both the doll highlighted in this review and the one in the next review on Christmas Day. Talk about being lazy! Sloth is definitely my deadly sin. Anyway, this is "Lucy Does a TV Commercial," from Mattel's Barbie Loves Lucy line. WARNING: some dolly nudity will be present.
That being said, let's look at my lovely Lucy. First of note is the face. When it comes to celebrity faces, Mattel is very hit-and-miss. Sometimes the celebrity dolls Mattel makes look like the people they are supposed to emulate; Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor are good examples. Sometimes they don't; this Marilyn Monroe comes to mind, though subsequent Marilyn dolls were much better. So...where does Lucy fall? You tell me.
Sewn to Lucy's head is this cute little hat.
Now let's look closer at Lucy's face. The doll, not the real person, haha. Lucy has large, round, blue eyes.
Lucy's lips are painted bright red. It's not a garish red (unlike the crap I wore during high school), but it is eye-catching.
Regarding clothes, Lucy is wearing an asymetrical black-and-white houndstooth suit. This whole outfit is seamed and hemmed nicely, and the skirt is lined inside, but it's too narrow to get a good picture of the interior.
Simple black high heeled pumps complete the look.
Topping off the look are "pearl" earrings and a matching necklace.
Back on topic, Lucy has three accessories: a spoon, a bottle of Vitameatavegamin, and a two-piece stand. The stand is your basic stand. It's made of black plastic and has the episode name on the front.
The medicine bottle has a tiny label on it with "information" about the contents. ;-)
Be a Pal" and "Lucy Gets In Pictures" are very elaborate and colorful, and I like them. But those two weren't the ones that got away. And it wasn't those two episodes that left my mother in stitches. When it comes to Lucy dolls, only this one would've done...and she does do! LOL
The roads are slick, the trees are icy, and I'm not going to be going anywhere, so stick around for my other Christmas doll!