Season 6, Episode 18 Lucy Raises Chickens
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 eggsperience: “for the last 25 years I've been henpecked”). Betty Ramsey: Mary Jane Croft.
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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)