What now, Catherine Curtis? Lucille Ball plays Catherine Curtis, a middle-aged divorcee coming to grips with life on her own. Happy anniversary & goodye: Lucy and Art play Malcolm and Norma Michaels who are celebrating their 25 year wedding anniversary. When their daughter marries, they see each other alone for the first time in decades and realize they are very unhappy with what they see and decide to separate. After living apart for awhile, they realize just how much love there actually was between just the two of them.