Provider: Eastern (ET) Change
Sat Jan 21 5:00am
Ethel'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…)

I’ll Watch48 Watching
Sat Jan 21 5:30am
L.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…)

I’ll Watch59 Watching
Sat Jan 21 6:00am
Don 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…)

I’ll Watch57 Watching
Sat Jan 21 6:30am
Lucy 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…)

I’ll Watch60 Watching
Sat Jan 21 7:00am
The 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…)

I’ll Watch69 Watching
Sat Jan 21 7:30am
The 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…)

I’ll Watch42 Watching
Sun Jan 22 5:00am
Don 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…)

I’ll Watch39 Watching
Sun Jan 22 5:30am
Bullfight 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…)

I’ll Watch41 Watching
Sun Jan 22 6:00am
Hollywood 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.

I’ll Watch36 Watching
Sun Jan 22 6:30am
The 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.

I’ll Watch35 Watching
Sun Jan 22 7:00am
In 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.

I’ll Watch49 Watching
Sun Jan 22 7:30am
Dancing 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.

I’ll Watch38 Watching
Mon Jan 23 5:00am
Harpo 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…)

I’ll Watch64 Watching
Mon Jan 23 5:30am
Ricky 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…)

I’ll Watch43 Watching
Mon Jan 23 6:00am
The 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…)

I’ll Watch49 Watching
Mon Jan 23 6:30am
Lucy 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.

I’ll Watch51 Watching
Mon Jan 23 7:00am
Lucy and John Wayne(Season 5, Episode 2) HALMRK

John Wayne sticks his feet in concrete to replace the footprints Lucy and Ethel stole from Grauman's Chinese Theatre. If he doesn't, Lucy worries that she'll go to jail. Fortunately, Wayne's a good sport and will be glad to come to the Ricardos' hotel suit (more…)

I’ll Watch69 Watching
Mon Jan 23 7:30am
Lucy and the Dummy(Season 5, Episode 3) HALMRK

Lucy thinks she may have finally gotten her big break in Hollywood. It all centers on a posh party attended by studio execs. Ricky was invited to attend but begged off. But Lucy will fool 'em. She has a lifelike rubber replica of Ricky's head, which she'll (more…)

I’ll Watch58 Watching
Tue Jan 24 5:00am
Ricky Sells the Car(Season 5, Episode 4) HALMRK

Ricky hurts the Mertzes' feelings as the two couples prepare to return to New York. First, he sells the car without telling them. (“I presume that when he sold the car, the back seat went with it,” Ethel says to Lucy). Ricky also neglects to buy train (more…)

I’ll Watch49 Watching
Tue Jan 24 5:30am
The Great Train Robbery(Season 5, Episode 5) HALMRK

Lucy gets mixed up with a jewel thief (Harry Bartell) on a cross-country rail trip that marks the end of the series' Hollywood sojourn. That's not the only reason it's a bumpy ride. Another is that Lucy keeps pulling the emergency-brake cord. Conductor: Fr (more…)

I’ll Watch52 Watching
Tue Jan 24 6:00am
Homecoming(Season 5, Episode 6) HALMRK

Ricky returns from Hollywood as a celebrity, and even Lucy gets in on the hero worship. Can Ricky stand her brand of hero worship? Mrs. Trumbull: Elizabeth Patterson. Nancy Graham: Elvia Allman.

I’ll Watch45 Watching
Tue Jan 24 6:30am
The Ricardos Are Interviewed(Season 5, Episode 7) HALMRK

The Ricardos are to be interviewed, at home, on a TV show. The trouble is, their apartment is a bit shabby for a celebrity such as Ricky. That's what the Mertzes think, anyway, but Lucy and Ricky are far too loyal to move. So Fred and Ethel devise a plan (more…)

I’ll Watch52 Watching
Tue Jan 24 7:00am
Lucy Goes to the Rodeo(Season 5, Episode 8) HALMRK

Fred has a Western-themed show coming up at his lodge and he wants Ricky to perform in it. He can't---but Lucy and Ethel volunteer (Lucy yodels “Home on the Range”). The reason Ricky can't appear is that he has a “radio” show that night. Or is it a (more…)

I’ll Watch35 Watching
Tue Jan 24 7:30am
Nursery School(Season 5, Episode 9) HALMRK

Lucy objects, but Ricky insists that Little Ricky go to nursery school. All goes well until the boy gets sick. Then it's hospital frolics---starring Nurse Lucy. Dr. Gettleman: Olan Soule. Dr. Barnett: Howard Hoffman. Nurses: Iva Shepard, Maxine Semon.

I’ll Watch47 Watching
Show More

Next On TVSee all »

Cast & Details See all »

  • 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)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »

Watch This

The CW's Riverdale Is A Lot Like Dawson's Creek

The CW's Riverdale gang is a lot like these Dawson's Creek characters