Season 1, Episode 6 The Audition

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 audition for the series. Based on their nightclub act, it closely resembled the unaired pilot they made for CBS (though it was the sixth episode to air, on Nov. 19, 1951), and it was one of the first season's highlights.

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  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: 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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