Mon Jul 6 5:00am
I Love LucyLucy's Mother-in-Law(Season 4, Episode 7) HALMRK

Ricky's mother (Mary Emery) comes to visit, and poor Lucy can't speak Spanish. So she finds a Spanish-speaking mindreader (Fortunio Bonanova) and it works like a charm---as long as he's around. Assistant: Virginia Barbour.

Mon Jul 6 5:30am
I Love LucyEthel's Birthday(Season 4, Episode 8) HALMRK

It's Ethel's birthday and Fred asks Lucy to choose her present. Bad move. She picks pants. “I wanted a toaster,” Ethel moans, and an estrangement begins. Ethel: “She called me a hippopotamus.” Lucy: “I did not. I said you're a little hippy. On s (more…)

Mon Jul 6 6:00am
I Love LucyRicky's Contract(Season 4, Episode 9) HALMRK

Ricky's anxiously awaiting news of his screen test---so much so that he won't ever let the phone leave his sight. He can't possibly miss the message, can he? Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley.

Mon Jul 6 6:30am
I Love LucyGetting Ready(Season 4, Episode 10) HALMRK

California, here they come: Lucy and movie-star-to-be Ricky, plus Fred and Ethel, who are tagging along. Their mode of transport: a used Cadillac that Fred bought. And used it is---it's 25 years old and California's a long way away.

Mon Jul 6 7:00am
I Love LucyLucy Learns to Drive(Season 4, Episode 11) HALMRK

Lucy learns to drive---then teaches Ethel everything she knows. The crash course begins as Ricky buys a brand new convertible for their California trip. Lucy wants to learn to drive it and Ricky reluctantly agrees to teach her. And with that experience und (more…)

Mon Jul 6 7:30am
I Love LucyCalifornia, Here We Come(Season 4, Episode 12) HALMRK

The Ricardos and Mertzes head for California. But first, of coures, there are complications. The chief one: Lucy's mother (Kathryn Card), who shows up and wants to accompany them. Ricky objects (to put it mildly), and when Fred and Ethel overhear him compl (more…)

Tue Jul 7 5:00am
I Love LucyFirst Stop(Season 4, Episode 13) HALMRK

Lucy, Ricky, Ethel and Fred are anything but happy wanderers as they end the first day of their drive across the country in a rundown cafe outside Cincinnati. The specialty of the house: cheese sandwiches wrapped in celophane. And if they think the food is (more…)

Tue Jul 7 5:30am
I Love LucyTennessee Bound(Season 4, Episode 14) HALMRK

The Ricardo-Mertz westward trek faces a delay---they're all thrown in jail for speeding---in Bent Fork, Tenn., home of Lucy's “cousin” Ernest (Tennessee Ernie Ford), who'll do all he can to get them out of the pokey, even if it means marrying one of th (more…)

Tue Jul 7 6:00am
I Love LucyEthel's Hometown(Season 4, Episode 15) HALMRK

Ethel returns home---to a hero's welcome she doesn't deserve---when the Ricardo-Mertz westward trek hits Albuquerque. That's where Ethel Mae Potter grew up (Albuquerque really was Vivian Vance's home town), and the place is all agog because in her letters (more…)

Tue Jul 7 6:30am
I Love LucyL.A. at Last(Season 4, Episode 16) HALMRK

The Ricardos and the Mertzes finally make it to Hollywood (although William Holden might not be cheering). Guest star Holden gets a dessert tray in the face in a scene that's one of Lucille Ball's best-remembered bits. Eve Arden has a cameo in the episode (more…)

Tue Jul 7 7:00am
I Love LucyDon Juan and Starlets(Season 4, Episode 17) HALMRK

Lucy fumes as Ricky steps out for a night on the town---with five starlets. She fumes even more when she sees Ricky's made-up bed the next morning. Ross: Ross Elliott. Starlets: Dolores Donlon, Beverly Thompson, Shirlee Tigge, Maggie Magennis. Maid: Iva Sh (more…)

Tue Jul 7 7:30am
I Love LucyLucy Gets in Pictures(Season 4, Episode 18) HALMRK

Lucy finally gets her shot at Hollywood stardom---as a chorus girl photographed in a lavish musical. But she had better not get a swelled head, because the headdress she has to wear is too big as it is. Frank Williams: Lou Krugman. Bobby: Robert Jellison (more…)

Wed Jul 8 5:00am
I Love LucyThe Fashion Show(Season 4, Episode 19) HALMRK

Lucy's a model at a charity fashion show, but the redhead---wearing a scratchy tweed suit---is red all over from too much time in the California sun. Designer Don Loper appears as himself, as do celebrity models Sheila MacRae, Brenda Marshall Holden, Jeann (more…)

Wed Jul 8 5:30am
I Love LucyThe Hedda Hopper Story(Season 4, Episode 20) HALMRK

Columnist Hedda Hopper guests as herself---someone Lucy and Ricky both want very much to impress. The plan: Lucy will fall into the hotel pool just as Hopper walks by, and Ricky will jump in and save her. The problem: distinguishing Hopper's hat from a bow (more…)

Wed Jul 8 6:00am
I Love LucyDon Juan Is Shelved(Season 4, Episode 21) HALMRK

Ricky's movie is shelved, so Lucy schemes to get Ricky another role. The plan: impress studio boss Dore Schary by any means necessary, even if it means that Schary must impress himself. But first, there are 500 fan letters to write. Schary: Philip Ober. Mr (more…)

Wed Jul 8 6:30am
I Love LucyBullfight Dance(Season 4, Episode 22) HALMRK

Lucy's writing a fan-magazine article about Ricky when she hears he's going to host a TV benefit show. She wants in on it and has some leverage: she could always write that he's a “dirty rat.” So Ricky finds a spot for her---as the bull (he's the matad (more…)

Wed Jul 8 7:00am
I Love LucyHollywood Anniversary(Season 4, Episode 23) HALMRK

Lucy raises a ruckus when Ricky forgets their anniversary. Maybe a lavish party at Mocambo will restore peace. And maybe it won't. Mrs. McGillicuddy: Kathryn Card. Bobby: Robert Jellison. Ross: Ross Elliott.

Wed Jul 8 7:30am
I Love LucyThe Star Upstairs(Season 4, Episode 25) HALMRK

Cornel Wilde is staying in the suite above the Ricardos and Lucy is determined to see him, so she poses as a bellboy. Getting in to see him is the easy part. As for getting out ... Bobby: Robert Jellison.

Thu Jul 9 5:00am
I Love LucyIn Palm Springs(Season 4, Episode 26) HALMRK

Lucy and Ricky and Ethel and Fred are bored with each other so the gals head off to Palm Springs for a break. Rock Hudson guests as himself (and has a hand in getting the couples back together). Mrs. McGillicuddy: Kathryn Card.

Thu Jul 9 5:30am
I Love LucyDancing Star(Season 4, Episode 28) HALMRK

Lucy's bragging again---this time, she's telling her New York friend Caroline Appleby that she's Van Johnson's dance partner. Lucky for Lucy, Johnson's a nice guy. Caroline: Doris Singleton. Pianist: Marco Rizo.

Thu Jul 9 6:00am
I Love LucyHarpo Marx(Season 4, Episode 27) HALMRK

With a top hat, a blond wig and a bike horn, Lucy transforms herself into Harpo Marx, then meets---and mirrors---the man himself. Why? As usual, the redhead's in a jam: a friend's in town, and Lucy's been fibbing to her about stars with which she hobnobs (more…)

Thu Jul 9 6:30am
I Love LucyRicky Needs an Agent(Season 4, Episode 29) HALMRK

Ricky needs an agent, Lucy figures, so she nominates herself (unbeknownst to Ricky, of course) and heads off to negotiate with a studio exec (Parley Baer) to land him a role in a movie. Her strategy: use a nonexistent Broadway musical as a bargaining chip (more…)

Thu Jul 9 7:00am
I Love LucyThe Tour(Season 4, Episode 30) HALMRK

Lucy visits Richard Widmark, sort of, during a madcap bus tour of Beverly Hills. Actually, she falls off a wall and into Widmark's yard while climbing a grapefruit tree to snag a piece of souvenir fruit. Driver: Benny Rubin. Maid: Juney Ellis. Passengers: (more…)

Thu Jul 9 7:30am
I Love LucyLucy Visits Grauman's(Season 5, Episode 1) HALMRK

Lucy's sticky problem: how to steal John Wayne's footprints from the sidewalk in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Tourist Couple: Gege Pearson and Hal Gerard. Policemen: Ben Numis and Clarence Straight.

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