I Love Lucy TV Show

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TV's first great sitcom centered on a zany New York housewife who wants desperately to get into showbiz and her Cuban bandleader husband who has his hands full trying to dissuade her. Also getting caught up in their shenanigans were the Mertzes, their land (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 3 The Diet

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 singing spot in Ricky's nightclub act. All she has to do is lose 12 pounds in four days. Desi Arnaz's longtime pianist Marco Rizo performs in nightclub scenes.

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