Mindy Kaling — writer, producer, and star of The Office — grew up thinking that I Love Lucy was “square … one of the many black and white things that people keep telling you is so great and then you watch it and you’re just sort of bored and annoyed by it.” Then her Office boss Greg Daniels ordered her to watch it. She came away with a changed mind and a pretty serious crush on Ricky Ricardo. And she wasn’t offended by jokes about his accent:
This weekend’s episode of “Studio 360” explores how a Cuban dreamboat and his American sweetheart helped shape television as we know it – find out how to listen here.
– Chloe Plaunt