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.
I Love Lucy Season 3 (1953-1954)
|3x01 Ricky's Life Story |
Lucy surprises Ricky and Fred by accomplishing an impossible dance routine that they created for her attempt to get into show business to fail once again.
|Oct. 05, 1953|
|3x02 The Girls Go Into Business |
Lucy and Ethel are extremely excited about the new dress shop that they have just purchased, but when they can't sell any dresses will they have to sell the shop?
|Oct. 12, 1953|
|3x03 Lucy and Ethel Buy the Same Dress |
Problems arise when Lucy and Ethel accidentally buy the exact same dress to wear when they perform a duet in a talent show for the Wednesday Afternoon Fine Arts League. Meanwhile, Lucy ...
|Oct. 19, 1953|
|3x04 Equal Rights |
Lucy and Ethel bite off a little more than they can chew when they demand equal rights for women and men.
|Oct. 26, 1953|
|3x05 Baby Pictures |
Ricky might lose a television appearance that was offered to him by Caroline Appleby's husband when the Ricardos and Applebys start fighting over baby pictures.
|Nov. 02, 1953|
|3x06 Lucy Tells the Truth |
While under a bet from Ricky, Fred, and Ethel that she can't even go 24 hours without telling a lie, Lucy has to reveal her age, weight, and natural hair color to members of the women's ...
|Nov. 09, 1953|
|3x07 The French Revue |
Lucy has to disguise herself to sneak into Ricky's French Revue after he forbids her to come anywhere near the club.
|Nov. 16, 1953|
|3x08 Redecorating the Mertzes' Apartment |
Lucy ends up sacrificing her own furniture by giving it to the Mertzes after she accidentally destroys theirs while trying to help them redecorate.
|Nov. 23, 1953|
|3x09 Too Many Crooks |
Ethel mistakenly believes that Lucy is the notorious burglar, Madame X, when she sees Lucy sneak into the Mertze's apartment to borrow a coat so that her and Ricky can get a measurement ...
|Nov. 30, 1953|
|3x10 Changing the Boys' Wardrobe |
Lucy comes up with a plan to get back at Ricky and Fred after they get back their horrible looking clothes that Lucy and Ethel threw away.
|Dec. 07, 1953|
|3x11 Lucy Has Her Eyes Examined |
When Lucy finally gets her big break in the form of performing a dance that she's terrific at in Ricky's show, it's all ruined because of a simple visit to the eye doctor that ends ...
|Dec. 14, 1953|
|3x12 Ricky's Old Girlfriend |
Ricky makes Lucy jealous after mentioning an old girlfriend that just happens to be in town.
|Dec. 21, 1953|
|3x13 The Million Dollar Idea |
Lucy plans to market her homemade salad dressing on national television with the help of Ethel after ruining her monthly budget.
|Jan. 11, 1953|
|3x14 Ricky Minds the Baby |
Little Ricky wanders away while under the supervision of Ricky who was too busy watching a football game to notice that his son was gone.
|Jan. 18, 1954|
|3x15 The Charm School |
After Lucy and Ethel notice Ricky and Fred eying a pretty girl, they decide to go to charm school to impress the boys, but Ricky and Fred are anything but impressed by the final re ...
|Jan. 25, 1954|
|3x16 Sentimental Anniversary |
Fred and Ethel try to organize a surprise party for Lucy and Ricky's 13th wedding anniversary, but they don't realize that all Lucy and Ricky want to do is be alone.
|Feb. 01, 1954|
|3x17 Fan Magazine Interview |
Ricky and Lucy's marriage comes under strain when a reporter spends a day with them for a news article.
|Feb. 08, 1954|
|3x18 Oil Wells |
Lucy and Ethel try to discover if their new neighbors that have sold them oil stock are swindlers.
|Feb. 15, 1954|
|3x19 Ricky Loses His Temper |
After Ricky explodes when he finds out that Lucy has bought herself a new hat, she places a bet with him that she can get him to lose his temper before she gets another hat, but she ...
|Feb. 22, 1954|
|3x20 Home Movies |
When Lucy, Fred, and Ethel find out that Ricky will be shooting a TV pilot, they all try their hardest to get a part in it. But when Ricky won't let them in it, they decide to make ...
|Mar. 01, 1954|
|3x21 Bonus Bucks |
The Ricardos and Mertzes almost lose their friendship over one buck worth $300.
|Mar. 08, 1954|
|3x22 Ricky's Hawaiian Vacation |
Lucy goes on a game show to try to win plane tickets to Hawaii so that she can go with Ricky and his band instead of staying home.
|Mar. 22, 1954|
|3x23 Lucy is Envious |
Lucy and Ethel have to pretend to be women from Mars in order to earn $500 that Lucy pledged to charity.
|Mar. 29, 1954|
|3x24 Lucy Writes a Novel |
Ricky, Fred, and Ethel are all not happy about Lucy's new novel that takes jabs at them.
|Apr. 05, 1954|
|3x25 Lucy's Club Dance |
Lucy tries to persuade Ricky to help her make the Wednesday Afternoon Fine Arts League sextet sound better for a fundraiser that they are putting on.
|Apr. 12, 1954|
|3x26 The Black Wig |
Lucy tries testing Ricky's loyalty to her by dressing up in a black wig and a costume to tempt him.
|Apr. 19, 1954|
|3x27 The Diner |
Tensions arise between the Ricardos and Mertzes after they buy a diner together and Fred and Ethel end up doing all of the work.
|Apr. 26, 1954|
|3x28 Tennessee Ernie Visits |
Lucy tries to get rid of visiting "Cousin" Earnest.
|May. 03, 1954|
|3x29 Tennesse Ernie Hangs On |
"Cousin" Earnest throws together a country party to raise money for the Ricardos after Lucy's scheme of claiming that they are broke doesn't get rid of him.
|May. 10, 1954|
|3x30 The Golf Game |
When Lucy and Ethel come up with an insane scheme for combating their "golf widowship", Jimmy Demaret stops by.
|May. 17, 1954|
|3x31 The Sublease |
The Mertzes aren't excited about who their new tenants are going to be when Lucy and Ricky go away on a trip to Maine and sublease their apartment.
|May. 24, 1954|
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