Culture Archive: The Greatest Working-Women in Pop Culture History

From I Love Lucy's namestake to Girls' Hannah, we compiled the gutsiest, hardest working, and stereotype-defying ladies throughout the big screen.

By Corrine Garcia

October 3, 2012 12:15 PM
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I LOVE LUCY (1952)

If one piece of chocolate on the factory's assembly line gets past Lucy and Ethel, the women will be fired. "We're fighting a losing game!" Lucy cries as the conveyor belt speeds up. So they stuff candy into their mouths, hats, and shirts. Now that's called multitasking!

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