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Mc. Gillicuddy (Lucy's mother)Significant other(s)Ethel and Fred Mertz (best friends/landlords/farm partners)Mrs. Trumbull (neighbor). Bruce & Betty Ramsey (neighbors),Ernie Ford (friend)Children. Ricky Ricardo Jr. The Ricardos also appear in The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, and Lucy also appears in one episode of The Ann Sothern Show. Ricky is a character very similar to Arnaz himself, a Cuban- American bandleader whose trademark song is . Red- haired Lucy is his wife, who always gets into trouble and is usually caught at it by Ricky.
They have a son Ricky Ricardo, Jr., also called . Ricky gives his full name in the season 4 episode . In one episode in which she was asked her birthday has her giving it as August 6th, though in typical fashion for her she refused to give the year, but in another where she's forced to tell the truth has her saying she was 3. In the episode, her parents are never referred to by name, and only her mother (portrayed by Kathryn Card) is seen over the course of the series. No other family is even mentioned, except for a passing reference to her grandmother being Swedish (Jamestown has a large Swedish community). In Season 5,episode 1.
In grammar school, she played a petunia in a recital. In high school, she was involved in the drama program, wherein she studied with Miss Hanna and played Juliet Capulet in Romeo and Juliet. She also played the saxophone in high school (as did the real Lucy), though every song she played sounded like . She is seen playing a ukulele in episodes . Her blind date turned out to be a Cuban conga drummer, Ricky Ricardo.
The two fell in love and eventually got married at the Byram River Beagle Club in Connecticut. An alternate scenario given to guest star Hedda Hopper in the Lucy- Desi Comedy Hour episode . The apartment rented for $1.
Their landlords (soon to be best friends) were Fred and Ethel Mertz. Lucy and Ethel quickly became best friends, even though Ethel was many years older than Lucy. Upon moving to the city, Ricky ended up getting a job headlining the Club Tropicana where they were held over indefinitely.
To Lucy, Ricky's career and days seemed so much more exciting than her days of cooking and cleaning. She desperately wanted to be a star and constantly tried to get into Ricky's act.
TV show Chuck (season 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) full episodes download. TV show Chuck (season 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) download full episodes and watch in HD (720p, 1080p.mp4.mkv.avi. I Love Lucy is one of the most beloved sitcoms of all time. Thanks to Desi Arnaz, the show was shot on film and the episodes look much better than other black and. Cuban-born bandleader, Ricky Ricardo, and his wife, Lucy, live in a Brownstone apartment building on East 68th Street in New York City. The beautiful but daffy Lucy.
Ricky wanted his wife to stay home and complete her homemaking duties. However, in spite of Ricky's reluctance and usual refusal to give her a part, Lucy usually found a way into the show.
Birth of Little Ricky. It is actually Ethel who first suggests to Lucy she may be expecting, even before Lucy heads out to the doctor. Lucy is very excited to tell her husband the exciting news. The Mertzes learn the news first and are sworn to secrecy.
When she was younger, Lucy had envisioned how she would tell her husband they were going to have a baby. She decides to tell Ricky when he comes home for lunch that afternoon.
However, with repeated interruptions from the telephone and the Mertzes, she is unable. She tries to tell him down at his club during rehearsals, but is uncomfortable telling him such a personal thing in front of his band, so she runs out crying. Finally, that evening, while Ricky is performing, Lucy pens a note and passes it to the ma. He gives the note to Ricky. Ricky reads the note, which alludes to a wife's needing to tell her husband they were having a baby, during one of his songs.
Ricky, unaware that the . He goes from couple to couple trying to find them. Ricky notices Lucy in the audience, and it occurs to him that Lucy may be the one who is expecting. Lucy nods yes, and Ricky is overcome with emotion.
She becomes depressed when everyone seems to focus their attention on the impending child and not on Lucy. She cannot decide on a name for the child and is nervous that she won't be a good mother.
However, she wants the best for her child and enrolls herself, Ricky, and the Mertzes in elocution lessons to make sure her child learns how to speak properly. Finally, she takes up sculpting so she and Ricky can enrich their child's life with art and music. Lucy's show business aspirations never wane however.
She manages to break into Ricky's . The Mertzes are named Little Ricky's godparents. Little Ricky grows on a season- by- season basis, and by the sixth season (1. Spanish fluently. Hollywood. Lucy and the Mertzes followed Ricky on his journey to Hollywood stardom.
While in Hollywood, Lucy meets many famous celebrities, including William Holden, Hedda Hopper, Rock Hudson, Cornel Wilde, Harpo Marx, Richard Widmark, Van Johnson, and John Wayne. Some of these actors are celebrities that Ricky has already met as a result of his show business work. She reports having spotted 9.
Hollywood and finally procures an even 1. Wilde. Lucy is incredibly starstruck and saves anything that had even come in contact with a celebrity, such as a can smashed by Cary Grant's left rear wheel.
However, she doesn't merely hob nob with celebrities; she also gets a few chances to break into show business herself. Ricky gets her a small role in a film as a showgirl. Lucy's role requires her to wear a large headdress; she also gets a death scene. However, the headdress proves cumbersome, and her part is downgraded. She eventually ends up as a showgirl who is already dead on a stretcher when the scene begins. Lucy's second foray into show business is when she replaces Van Johnson's sick redheaded partner in his act at the hotel. She wants to impress her friend Carolyn Appleby and successfully coaxes Johnson give her the job through flattery.
She does an excellent job and impresses the crowd. Finally, she has her third shot at stardom when she appears with a Ricky Ricardo dummy at a luncheon for movie executives. Ricky was asked to perform, but he declined in favor of a fishing trip he had planned. Lucy accepted on his behalf and schemed to build the dummy and then pretend that he's ill, and she finishes the show herself. Her plan doesn't go as well as she had hoped, but she's still a smash success and is offered a contract. She declines however, when she realizes that it would take her away from her husband and son. Very soon after returning home from Hollywood, Ricky's band is given a chance to tour around Europe.
Lucy and the Mertzes again tag along on the trip and get a once in a lifetime opportunity. They sail on a cruise ship across the Atlantic, where Lucy wins a ping pong trophy. She also manages to get stuck in a porthole. After landing in England, Lucy gets the chance to perform for and meet Queen Elizabeth. She also participates in a fox hunt and gets to stay at a real English estate. In Paris, she meets Charles Boyer and is temporarily detained in a French jail after inadvertently trying to use counterfeit money.
Also, she stomps on grapes in Turo, a winemaking town in Italy, and wrestles (and is nearly drowned by) her professional grape- stomping partner in a grape vat. Moving to Connecticut. Before they move in, though, she tries (unsuccessfully) to get out of the deal. Soon the Ricardos decide to raise chickens and sell the eggs. To help them with their business, their best friends, Fred Mertz and Ethel Mertz, move into their guest house. Both characters remained married to each other at the end of the series' run. Lucille Ball would go on to perform Lucy Ricardo- inspired characters on her ensuing sitcoms: The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy, and the short- lived Life with Lucy.
In each series, the character Ball portrayed (each one named Lucy) was a widow or divorce. In the mid- 1. 96. Jess Oppenheimer, the co- creator of I Love Lucy, over the similarities among the separate Lucy characters. The dispute was later settled out of court. Even Janis Paige, in her short- lived Desilu- produced CBS sitcom It's Always Jan, wore her hair like Lucy's.
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