Sun Apr 19 7:00am
I Love LucyLucy Gets Chummy with the Neighbors(Season 6, Episode 17) HALMRK

It's love at first sight---and confusion later---when Lucy goes to a furniture store to furnish the new house in Connecticut. This episode introduces Frank Nelson and Mary Jane Croft as the Ricardos' new neighbors, Ralph and Betty Ramsey. Mr. Perry: Parley (more…)

Sun Apr 19 7:30am
I Love LucyLucy Raises Chickens(Season 6, Episode 18) HALMRK

The Ricardos need money to pay for their new Connecticut house so Lucy decides to raise chickens. The expenses are low (“chicken feed,” Lucy cackles), but they have no experience, so they advertise for help. Who answers the ad? The Mertzes (Fred's eggs (more…)

Mon Apr 20 5:00am
I Love LucyLucy Does the Tango(Season 6, Episode 19) HALMRK

It's no yolk when the Ricardos' hens won't lay any eggs, a situation that may doom the Ricardo-Mertz poultry business. So Lucy and Ethel buy some eggs and put them under the hens to “show them what they're supposed to do.” But Ricky and Fred come home (more…)

Mon Apr 20 5:30am
I Love LucyRagtime Band(Season 6, Episode 20) HALMRK

Lucy has promised that Ricky will play for a benefit at the Westport Historical Society but Ricky refuses---Ricky Sr. refuses, that is. So Lucy decides instead to showcase the talents of Little Ricky, plus those of Fred and Ethel and, of course, her own (more…)

Mon Apr 20 6:00am
I Love LucyLucy's Night in Town(Season 6, Episode 21) HALMRK

Too bad about Lucy's evening at the theater: her tickets were for the matinee. Ricky sort of saves the day, but he's able to buy only two box seats, so they decide that the women will see the first act and the men the second. It doesn't work out that way (more…)

Mon Apr 20 6:30am
I Love LucyHousewarming(Season 6, Episode 22) HALMRK

Lucy and Ethel become rivals for a neighbor's friendship. First, it's Ethel who's jealous, so Lucy brings Ethel and Betty Ramsey (Mary Jane Croft) together and they hit it off---too well, as far as Lucy's concerned. Bruce Ramsey: Ray Ferrell.

Mon Apr 20 7:00am
I Love LucyBuilding a Barbecue(Season 6, Episode 23) HALMRK

Lucy and Ethel take apart the new barbecue Ricky built, brick by brick. The reason: Lucy's wedding ring might be embedded in it. She had left it near a cement bucket, and Ricky finds it---but doesn't tell her that he did in order to teach her a lesson. Ins (more…)

Mon Apr 20 7:30am
I Love LucyCountry Club Dance(Season 6, Episode 25) HALMRK

A suburban siren (Barbara Eden) makes the gals jealous. So they decide to fight fire with fire. Betty Ramsey: Mary Jane Croft. Ralph Ramsey: Frank Nelson. Harry Munson: Tristram Coffin. Grace Munson: Ruth Brady.

Tue Apr 21 5:00am
I Love LucyLucy Raises Tulips(Season 6, Episode 24) HALMRK

It's Lucy vs. Betty Ramsey (Mary Jane Croft) for the Wesport tulip title, and Lucy has an inadvertent secret weapon: Ricky's power mower. Flower Show Judges: Peter Brocco, Eleanor Audley.

Tue Apr 21 5:30am
I Love LucyThe Ricardos Dedicate a Statue(Season 6, Episode 26) HALMRK

Lucy's stone-faced in the series finale: she's impersonating Westport's Revolutionary War statue. The reason for that, of course, is that she did something dumb (she ran over the statue with her car), and to repair the damage she does something dumber. Lit (more…)

Tue Apr 21 6:00am
I Love LucyThe Girls Want to Go to a Nightclub(Season 1, Episode 1) HALMRK

TV's first great sitcom---and the standard by which all others are measured---debuted (on Oct. 15, 1951) with this madcap mix-up involving the Mertzes' wedding anniversary. The problem: Fred (William Frawley) wants to go to the fights while Ethel (Vivian V (more…)

Tue Apr 21 6:30am
I Love LucyBe a Pal(Season 1, Episode 2) HALMRK

Can Ricky be losing interest in Lucy? She seems to think so, and she's determined to keep him interested. So she does it by the book (“How to Keep the Honeymoon from Ending,” that is). And before long, she's going bananas. Actually, she's wearing them (more…)

Tue Apr 21 7:00am
I Love LucyThe Diet(Season 1, Episode 3) HALMRK

Uh oh: Lucy has been gaining weight since getting married---22 pounds, to be precise---and it's beginning to show. “On behalf of the tubby trio, I welcome you to the flabby foursome,” Ethel tells her. She wants out, especially since she has a chance at (more…)

Tue Apr 21 7:30am
I Love LucyLucy Thinks Ricky Is Trying to Murder Her(Season 1, Episode 4) HALMRK

Lucy fears Ricky is planning to murder her in this gem from the series' first season. The trigger: she's reading a murder mystery. Then amateur fortuneteller Ethel predicts her imminent doom. Then she overhears Ricky saying ominous things on the phone. Wha (more…)

Wed Apr 22 5:00am
I Love LucyThe Quiz Show(Season 1, Episode 5) HALMRK

Lucy's in need of cash since Ricky cut off her allowance and charge accounts, so she goes on a game show called “Females Are Fabulous.” The prize: $1000. But to win it, Lucy must introduce Ricky to her “long-lost first husband.” Not that she has on (more…)

Wed Apr 22 5:30am
I Love LucyThe Audition(Season 1, Episode 6) HALMRK

Ricky's band auditions for a TV show. Guess who that clown is who's crashing the audition? The reason: Lucy's mad at Ricky because he wants her to stay home and be a homemaker, so she decides to get even. This episode could be called Lucy and Desi's auditi (more…)

Wed Apr 22 6:00am
I Love LucyThe Seance(Season 1, Episode 7) HALMRK

A producer (Jay Novello) with an interest in the occult eyes Ricky for his show. But it's not in the stars, according to horoscope nut Lucy. Ricky demurs (to put it mildly), so it's off to the producer's office with medium Raya (aka: Ethel) in tow, crysta (more…)

Wed Apr 22 6:30am
I Love LucyMen Are Messy(Season 1, Episode 8) HALMRK

Ricky's a slob, Lucy moans. So she divides their apartment in two (her half is tidy; his half isn't). Then a magazine photographer arrives and Lucy, thinking that he's only from a music magazine, clowns around amid the mess. Kenny: Kenny Morgan. Photograph (more…)

Wed Apr 22 7:00am
I Love LucyThe Fur Coat(Season 1, Episode 9) HALMRK

Lucy and Ricky's wedding anniversary is coming up and Ricky brings home a mink coat. But don't jump to any conclusions, as Lucy does. Alas, Ricky rented the coat for his act at the club, and when Lucy finds that out she vows to get even. Ever hear of a “ (more…)

Wed Apr 22 7:30am
I Love LucyLucy Is Jealous of Girl Dancer(Season 1, Episode 10) HALMRK

Lucy suspects that Ricky is cheating. First, a columnist links him to a singer. Not true, he swears. Then she finds lace in his pocket. She's not buying his explanation---that it was accidentally torn off a dancer's costume during rehearsal---so she decide (more…)

Thu Apr 23 5:30am
I Love LucyThe Adagio(Season 1, Episode 12) HALMRK

Ricky needs a dancer for his act. Guess who volunteers. But first, Lucy needs a teacher. Enter sexy Frenchman Jean Valjean Raymond (Shepard Menken), who has more than dance on his mind.

Thu Apr 23 6:00am
I Love LucyThe Benefit(Season 1, Episode 13) HALMRK

Ethel wants Ricky to perform at her women's-club benefit show. Not surprisingly, Lucy wheedles her way into the act. But then she gets a look at Ricky's material---an old vaudeville act titled “Songs and Witty Sayings”---and rewrites it because he has (more…)

Thu Apr 23 6:30am
I Love LucyThe Amateur Hour(Season 1, Episode 14) HALMRK

Lucy needs money to pay for a dress, so she takes a job baby-sitting rambunctious 8-year-old twins (David Stollery, Sammy Ogg), who are excellent practical jokers. They're pretty good singers, too, as Lucy discovers when she takes them to an amateur talent (more…)

Thu Apr 23 7:00am
I Love LucyLucy Plays Cupid(Season 1, Episode 15) HALMRK

Lucy plays Cyrano de Bergerac for her shy neighbor (Bea Benaderet), who 's sweet on the neighborhood grocer (Edward Everett Horton), but can't tell him so, or bear to ask him to dinner. So Lucy does it for her---and of course he gets confused as to just (more…)

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