Oct. 15, 1951
30 min.
CBS TV Network

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Cuban Bandleader Ricky Ricardo would be happy if his wife Lucy would just be a housewife. Instead she tries constantly to perform at the Tropicana where he works, and make life comically frantic in the apartment building they share with landlords Fred and Ethel Mertz. The first major show to be put on film rather than kinescope.

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William Frawley was born in Burlington, Iowa. As a boy he sang at St. Paul's Catholic Church and played ...

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Best friend and neighbor to Ricky, he is also Ethel's forgetful husband.

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03x22 - Ricky's Hawaiian Vacation
Season 3, Episode 22
05x08 - Lucy Goes to a Rodeo
Season 5, Episode 08
06x07 - Deep Sea Fishing
Season 6, Episode 07
02x11 - Pregnant Women are Unpredictable
Season 2, Episode 11
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