Season 5 Breakdown
Normal Episodes: 26
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Normal Episodes: 26
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
I Love Lucy Season 5 (1955-1956)
|5x01 Lucy Visits Grauman's |
Lucy and Ethel attempt to steal John Wayne's block from Grauman's, but Lucy winds up with her foot stuck in cement while hiding from the police, and now must hide from Ricky.
|Oct. 03, 1955|
|5x02 Lucy and John Wayne |
Lucy is spotted while attempting to ""collect"" a cement block with John Wayne's footprints from Grauman's Chinese Theater. To avoid publicity and keep Lucy out of jail, Ricky enlists ...
|Oct. 10, 1955|
|5x03 Lucy and the Dummy |
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 ...
|Oct. 17, 1955|
|5x04 Ricky Sells the Car |
Ricky sells his car, and the Mertzes think they are being stranded in California. Ricky buys train tickets for everyone, but a reservations mixup puts Lucy in an apparently compromising ...
|Oct. 24, 1955|
|5x05 The Great Train Robbery |
Lucy gets mixed up with a jewel thief 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 ...
|Oct. 31, 1955|
|5x06 Homecoming |
Ricky returns from Hollywood as a celebrity, and even Lucy gets in on the hero worship. Can Ricky stand her brand of hero worship?
|Nov. 07, 1955|
|5x07 The Ricardos are Interviewed |
Ricky Ricardo's new fame leads to an invitation to appear on the popular interview program "Face to Face", and Lucy and Ricky consider moving. Ricky's agent arranges an appearance for ...
|Nov. 14, 1955|
|5x08 Lucy Goes to a Rodeo |
Fred has a Western-themed show coming up at his lodge and he wants Ricky to perform in it. He can't â€” but Lucy and Ethel volunteer (Lucy yodels ""Home on the Range""). The reason ...
|Nov. 28, 1955|
|5x09 Nursery School |
Lucy's objects, but Ricky insists that Little Ricky go to nursery school. All goes well until the boy gets sick. Then it's hospital frolics â€” starring Nurse Lucy.
|Dec. 05, 1955|
|5x10 Ricky's European Booking |
Ricky's band is going on a European tour but he can't afford to take Lucy â€” who's not about to take this lying down. Her plan: raffle off a TV set to benefit ""Ladies Overseas ...
|Dec. 12, 1955|
|5x11 The Passports |
It's Lucy vs. bureaucrats (bureaucrats: watch out) when she can't find her birth certificate, which she needs for a passport so she can go on Ricky's European tour.
|Dec. 19, 1955|
|5x12 Staten Island Ferry |
Fred's fear of becoming seasick threatens the Mertzes and Ricardos' plans for Ricky's European band tour. To prove that Fred won't get seasick, Ricky takes him down to the ship, which ...
|Jan. 02, 1956|
|5x13 Bon Voyage |
Ricky, Ethel, and Fred are aboard their ship to Europe when Lucy rushes down the gangplank for one last goodbye to Little Ricky, who will be in Lucy's mother's care while she is in ...
|Jan. 16, 1956|
|5x14 Second Honeymoon |
Lucy schemes to tear Ricky away for a second honeymoon aboard the ocean liner taking them to Europe. The trouble is, Ricky's too busy with his band.
|Jan. 23, 1956|
|5x15 Lucy Meets the Queen |
Lucy is thrilled at being in London and desperate to see the Queen. She misses the Queen at Buckingham Palace, where she gets involved in the changing of the guard. Ricky is invited ...
|Jan. 30, 1956|
|5x16 The Fox Hunt |
Tally ho! In England, Lucy hounds a movie producer (Walter Kingsford) about her riding prowess and ends up on a fox hunt.
|Feb. 06, 1956|
|5x17 Lucy Goes to Scotland |
The Ricardos and Mertzes are on their way to Paris, but first Lucy wants to go to Scotland to seek members of the McGillicuddy family into which she was born. In a classic dream sequence, ...
|Feb. 20, 1956|
|5x18 Paris at Last |
The Ricardos and the Mertzes finally arrive in Paris where all sorts of prattfalls await them.
|Feb. 27, 1956|
|5x19 Lucy Meets Charles Boyer |
Charles Boyer deals with a star-crazed Lucy in this guest appearance. The setting: Paris, where the Ricardos and Mertzes are lunching at a sidewalk cafe. Boyer is at a nearby table, ...
|Mar. 05, 1956|
|5x20 Lucy Gets a Paris Gown |
Lucy decides to go on a hunger strike until Ricky agrees to buy her a designer dress. The plan works perfectly (even though Ethel has been smuggling food to Lucy) and Ricky finally ...
|Mar. 19, 1956|
|5x21 Lucy in the Swiss Alps |
In Switzerland, the Ricardos and Mertzes are caught in an abandoned cabin during an avalanche. It's one of Lucy's own making (of course), and it leads to some soul-searching and confessions. ...
|Mar. 26, 1956|
|5x22 Lucy Gets Homesick in Italy |
Fred is conscience-stricken about the expense involved when he misrouted Ricky's band. He books second-class train passage for their overnight trip to Florence and a fourth-class hotel ...
|Apr. 09, 1956|
|5x23 Lucy's Italian Movie |
When a movie director discovers Lucy in Italy, he asks her to take part in it. Desperate to "learn the part", Lucy winds up working with real Italian women making wine, by smashing ...
|Apr. 16, 1956|
|5x24 Lucy's Bicycle Trip |
The Ricardos and Mertzes pedal their way from Italy to the French Riviera. It's a bumpy ride, thanks (of course) to Lucy, who left her passport in her purse, which she locked in a suitcase, ...
|Apr. 23, 1956|
|5x25 Lucy Goes to Monte Carlo |
Ricky is working in Monte Carlo, but Fred goofs and negotiates too little money for the engagement. Lucy and Ethel go to the casino to watch, and Lucy finds a chip that someone dropped. ...
|May. 07, 1956|
|5x26 Return Home from Europe |
The Ricardos and Mertzes need to return to the U.S. by plane instead of ship. The 60-pound-per-person baggage limit taxes Lucy's ingenuity: she has bought lots of clothes and souvenirs, ...
|May. 14, 1956|
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Season 5 Characters
Season 5 Videos
5 Great Train Robbery (25:13)
15 Lucy Meets the Queen (26:05)
18 Paris at Last (25:54)
21 Lucy in the Swiss Alps (25:49)
Season 5 Quotes
|Season 5 / Episode 11: - The Passports|
Lucy Ricardo: [crying] You don't know what it's like to be born a missing person.
|Season 5 / Episode 17: - Lucy Goes to Scotland|
Ricky Ricardo: The dragon is comin'! The dragon is comin'!
Mayor: Throw the McGillicuddy to it!
Lucy Ricardo: No, no, I don't have to be eaten! No, no, I don't have to be eaten! Scotty said he would fight the dragon for me! Didn't you, Scotty?
Ricky Ricardo: Well...
Lucy Ricardo: What do you mean, 'well'? You just said for Bonnie Annie Lucy, you would lay you down and die!
Ricky Ricardo: I said no such thin'. I said I'd lay me doon and dee.
Lucy Ricardo: Well, that's what 'doon and dee' means!
Ricky Ricardo: Are you kiddin'?
Season 5 Trivia
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