Show:I Love Lucy What's not to love about Lucille Ball? Funny games with on- and off-screen husband Desi Arnaz aside, everybody's favorite redhead paved the way for TV moms today when she incorporated her real-life pregnancy into the show. "This is a no brainer for me," explains reader Lucille Zilocchi Lasky-Nuzzi. "Not only was she [one of] the first pregnant moms on TV ever but … I was named after her because of my own late mom's love for the original TV mom, Ms. Ball."