Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 15, 1951
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

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I Love Lucy

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 3x21 Bonus Bucks
The Ricardos and Mertzes almost lose their friendship over one buck worth $300.
Mar. 08, 1954
3x22 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 3x28 Tennessee Ernie Visits
Lucy tries to get rid of visiting "Cousin" Earnest.
May. 03, 1954
3x29 3 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 3 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 3 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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