Desi Arnaz Celebrity Watchlist

Tue Jul 28 5:00am
I Love LucyLucy's Last Birthday(Season 2, Episode 25) HALMRK

Poor Lucy. It's her birthday but everyone, it seems, has forgotten it. So she takes a gloomy walk in Central Park, where she makes friends with a forlorn group who call themselves “The Friends of the Friendless.” There, she decides to teach Ricky a les (more…)

Tue Jul 28 5:30am
I Love LucyThe Ricardos Change Apartments(Season 2, Episode 26) HALMRK

Lucy's problem: convincing Ricky that they need a larger apartment. So she proceeds to make the old one “cramped” and that does the trick (that and offering to pay the extra $20 a month out of the household budget). Not surprisingly, moving day goes le (more…)

Tue Jul 28 6:00am
I Love LucyLucy Is Matchmaker(Season 2, Episode 27) HALMRK

Lucy plays matchmaker when she meets a friend of the Mertzes (Hal March) who happens to be an eligible bachelor. His line of work? He's a lingerie salesman, a fact that just might get her (and Ethel) into trouble when her matchmaking efforts inevitably bac (more…)

Tue Jul 28 6:30am
I Love LucyLucy Wants New Furniture(Season 2, Episode 28) HALMRK

Lucy buys a new sofa and coffee-table without telling Ricky (of course), and hides it in the kitchen. That makes for unusual meals and, when Ricky discovers what's up, unusual economizing on Lucy's part. Included: a homemade dress. “I made it with my own (more…)

Tue Jul 28 7:00am
I Love LucyThe Camping Trip(Season 2, Episode 29) HALMRK

Lucy fears that she and Ricky don't have enough in common, so she decides to pursue one of his interests: camping. Ricky and Fred don't want her (or Ethel) horning in on their summer retreat, so Ricky decides to take her on a “trial run” in the woods a (more…)

Tue Jul 28 7:30am
I Love LucyRicky and Fred Are TV Fans(Season 2, Episode 30) HALMRK

Lucy doesn't like being a TV-boxing widow, so she and Ethel stalk out of the house to a cafe---where everyone's glued to the boxing on TV. Next stop: the police station, but not at their instigation. Cop: Allen Jenkins. Desk Sergeant: Frank Nelson. Counter (more…)

Tue Jul 28 3:15pm
The Long, Long Trailer TCM

Real-life husband and wife Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz play upwardly mobile honeymooners who decide to buy a "home on wheels" so they can live together while his job takes them around the country. Unfortunately, the joyride hits some bumps in the road.

Wed Jul 29 5:00am
I Love LucyNever Do Business with Friends(Season 2, Episode 31) HALMRK

A tug-of-war ensues when the Ricardos sell their washing machine to the Mertzes: it breaks down (of course) and the Ricardos won't take it back. Mrs. Trumbull: Elizabeth Patterson. Joe: Herbert Vigran.

Wed Jul 29 5:30am
I Love LucyRicky's Life Story(Season 3, Episode 1) HALMRK

A Life magazine spread on Ricky makes Lucy envious---and wanting to break into show biz all the more. Fred has an idea to get her off her kick: Show Lucy “how hard show business really is,” he advises Ricky, who concocts a backbreaking “challenge dan (more…)

Wed Jul 29 6:00am
I Love LucyThe Girls Go into Business(Season 3, Episode 2) HALMRK

Lucy and Ethel buy a dress shop. What to call it? Lucyeth's? Ethelu's? That isn't their only problem. Mrs. Hansen: Mabel Paige. Policeman: Emory Parnell.

Wed Jul 29 6:30am
I Love LucyLucy and Ethel Buy the Same Dress(Season 3, Episode 3) HALMRK

Lucy and Ethel buy the same dress for the upcoming talent show at the Wednesday Afternoon Fine Arts League. True, they'll be doing a duet (and their number is “Friendship”), but this is not what they had in mind. Meanwhile, Lucy must persuade Ricky to (more…)

Wed Jul 29 7:00am
I Love LucyEqual Rights(Season 3, Episode 4) HALMRK

Lucy and Ethel demand equal rights for women. Okay, say Ricky and Fred at a restaurant: separate checks for all four. Thus begins Lucy and Ethel's careers as restaurant dishwashers. So they plot revenge: they'll scare their husbands by claiming to have bee (more…)

Wed Jul 29 7:30am
I Love LucyBaby Pictures(Season 3, Episode 5) HALMRK

Lucy and Ricky promise not to brag about Little Ricky---at least, not as much as the Applebys brag about their Little Stevie. Ricky has a reason to insist on modesty: Charlie Appleby (Hy Averback) runs a TV station and Ricky wants to emcee a show on it. Ca (more…)

Thu Jul 30 5:00am
I Love LucyLucy Tells the Truth(Season 3, Episode 6) HALMRK

Can Lucy go a whole day without telling one fib? Ricky and the Metzes bet her $100 that she can't. So it's a shame that she has a bridge game coming up (questions will concern her age, weight and hair color), and a TV-show audition, at which she's asked to (more…)

Thu Jul 30 5:30am
I Love LucyThe French Revue(Season 3, Episode 7) HALMRK

Parlez vous Francais, Lucy? Non. So she hires a waiter at a restaurant to teach her. That leads (in a roundabout way) to Lucy's finding her way into Ricky's French revue at the club. Robert DuBois: Alberto Morin.

Thu Jul 30 6:00am
I Love LucyRedecorating the Mertzes' Apartment(Season 3, Episode 8) HALMRK

It's redecorating time at the Mertzes'. Too bad the Ricardos would stay away. Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley.

Thu Jul 30 6:30am
I Love LucyToo Many Crooks(Season 3, Episode 9) HALMRK

Lucy is spotted sneaking into the Mertzes' apartment (for a thoroughly innocent reason) and soon she's suspected of being a thief known around the neighborhood as “Madame X.” Mrs. Trumbull: Elizabeth Patterson. Policeman: Allen Jenkins.

Thu Jul 30 7:00am
I Love LucyChanging the Boys' Wardrobe(Season 3, Episode 10) HALMRK

It's time the boys got some new clothes, so Lucy and Ethel sell their old ones---without their knowledge (of course). And rival plots ensue. Meanwhile, Ricky's agent (Jerry Hausner) has him named “one of the 10 best-dressed men,” and Fred is his “fas (more…)

Thu Jul 30 7:30am
I Love LucyLucy Has Her Eyes Examined(Season 3, Episode 11) HALMRK

Lucy has a jitterbug audition for an upcoming movie role. But can she do it with her eyes fogged with eye drops? That's what happens to her when she takes Ricky to have his eyes examined. Dancer Arthur “King Cat” Walsh plays himself (giving Lucy a jitt (more…)

Fri Jul 31 5:00am
I Love LucyRicky's Old Girlfriend(Season 3, Episode 12) HALMRK

Ricky is jealous when Lucy comes up with a long list of ex-boyfriends, so he invents an old flame---who just happens to be in town. Her name: Carlota Romano (Rosa Turich), with whom Ricky did perform years before. Young woman: Lillian Molieri. Jerry: Jerry (more…)

Fri Jul 31 5:30am
I Love LucyThe Million Dollar Idea(Season 3, Episode 13) HALMRK

The Ricardo household budget is a shambles (as usual) after Lucy decides to put her salad dressing on the market. Her plan: market it on a TV morning show on the station her friend Caroline Appleby's husband runs. Home economist Mary Margaret McMertz (Eth (more…)

Fri Jul 31 6:00am
I Love LucyRicky Minds the Baby(Season 3, Episode 14) HALMRK

Ricky decides to spend more time with Little Ricky (actually, Lucy demands it). And he dotes on the boy---until a football game on TV grabs his attention. Little Ricky: Joseph and Michael Mayer.

Fri Jul 31 6:30am
I Love LucyCharm School(Season 3, Episode 15) HALMRK

It's time for charm school for Lucy and Ethel when their men eye a pretty woman (Eve Whitney Maxwell) at a party. But Ricky and Fred are anything but charmed by the results. Bill Hall: Tyler McVey. Lou Ann Hall: Vivi Janiss. Tom Williams: Maury Hill. Phoeb (more…)

Fri Jul 31 7:00am
I Love LucySentimental Anniversary(Season 3, Episode 16) HALMRK

Lucy and Ricky want to spend their 13th anniversary alone, but the Mertzes have another idea: a surprise party. Party guests: Barbara Pepper, Hazel Pierce, Bennett Green.

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  • Birth Name: Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III
  • Birth Place: Santiago, Cuba
  • Birthday: March 2, 1917, Pisces
  • Died: December 2, 1986
  • Profession: Actor, Musician, Band leader, Producer, Director
  • User Rating:4.55 out of 5 (42 ratings)
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