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(1951–1957)

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Season 4

4 Oct. 1954
The Business Manager
After Lucy gets several months behind in all the bills, Ricky hires a no-nonsense business manager who puts her on a strict budget. Lucy comes up with a scheme to get some extra money that soon has her rolling in cash.
 
11 Oct. 1954
Mertz and Kurtz
Lucy pretends to be Fred and Ethel's maid to impress Fred's old vaudeville partner.
 
18 Oct. 1954
Lucy Cries Wolf
Lucy fakes a crisis to test Ricky's love for her.
 
25 Oct. 1954
The Matchmaker
Lucy tries to get her lonely friend's boyfriend to finally propose. When Ricky tries to save him from marriage, he and Lucy end up having a fight.
 
8 Nov. 1954
Ricky's Movie Offer
Lucy unwittingly attacks the talent scout sent by a company that wants to cast Ricky in a movie.
 
15 Nov. 1954
Ricky's Screen Test
Lucy sees Ricky's screen test as an opportunity to get discovered as a new movie star.
 
22 Nov. 1954
Lucy's Mother-in-Law
Lucy meets her mother-in-law from Cuba for the first time.
 
29 Nov. 1954
Ethel's Birthday
Convinced that his wife never likes the presents he buys for her, Fred asks Lucy to secretly find a birthday present for Ethel on his behalf. Lucy agrees, and later is with Ethel when she happens to find the gift-wrapped package in a closet. Ethel is less than excited about it, complaining that Fred has a history of giving her horrible gifts. Lucy urges Ethel to sneak a peek at what's inside. Reluctantly unwrapping the gift, Ethel pulls out a pair of strange-looking pants, gives them a quizzical glance and exclaims, "Well, he's done it again." Lucy hides her dismay, ...
 
6 Dec. 1954
Ricky's Contract
Everyone's on pins and needles waiting for the results of Ricky's screen test.
 
13 Dec. 1954
Getting Ready
The Ricados and Mertzes prepare for their trip to California where Ricky will be acting in a movie.
 
3 Jan. 1955
Lucy Learns to Drive
Lucy insists in learning to drive the new car so she can help with the driving on the way to California. After one bad lesson, she tries teaching Ethel how to drive. Ethel ends up wrecking the car before it has insurance.
 
10 Jan. 1955
California, Here We Come!
The Ricardos and Mertzes begin their cross-country drive to California.
 
17 Jan. 1955
First Stop
The when the gang is traveling through Ohio, the stop at a diner and motel run by a man who takes advantage of them.
 
24 Jan. 1955
Tennessee Bound
After getting lost and ending up south in Tennessee, the Ricardos and Mertzes get arrested for speeding and Tennessee Ernie Ford helped them escape, to continue their trip west, to California.
 
31 Jan. 1955
Ethel's Hometown
The gang arrives in Ethel's hometown of Albequerque, New Mexico, where the locals are under the impression that she, and not Ricky, has been hired to star in a Hollywood movie.
 
7 Feb. 1955
Hollywood at Last
When the Ricardos and the Mertzes arrive in Hollywood, Lucy goes to the Brown Derby restaurant where her sighting of William Holden turns catastrophic.
 
14 Feb. 1955
Don Juan and the Starlets
The studio makes Ricky do movie publicity with four starlets, leaving Lucy alone.
 
21 Feb. 1955
Lucy Gets Into Pictures
Lucy gets a bit part in a movie, but has a problem with the costume.
 
28 Feb. 1955
The Fashion Show
Lucy models fashions with other celebrities' wives.
 
14 Mar. 1955
The Hedda Hopper Story
Lucy appears in Hedda Hopper's gossip column.
 
21 Mar. 1955
Don Juan Is Shelved
When Variety reports that M-G-M has shelved its "Don Juan" movie, Lucy is afraid that she and the gang might have to leave Hollywood. She schemes to find a man to pretend to be a producer interested in Ricky, thinking this will convince studio head Dore Schary to put him in another film.
 
28 Mar. 1955
Bullfight Dance
Lucy blackmails Ricky to get a role on a national TV show, but the part isn't exactly what she expected.
 
4 Apr. 1955
Hollywood Anniversary
Ricky can't remember the date of their anniversary. He calls Western Union at 3am, sending a wire to the head of the license bureau in Greenwich, CT for the date.
 
1 Nov. 1954
Mr. and Mrs. T.V. Show
Phipps Department Store offers Ricky a job as a morning TV show host, but only if it includes Lucy as well.
 
18 Apr. 1955
The Star Upstairs
When Lucy learns that Cornel Wilde is staying in the penthouse upstairs, she poses as the bellboy to try and get in to meet him.
 
25 Apr. 1955
In Palm Springs
After having a fight with Ricky and Fred, Lucy and Ethel go to Palm Springs. They meet Rock Hudson there, who helps get everyone back together.
 
2 May 1955
The Dancing Star
Lucy gets to dance with Van Johnson.
 
9 May 1955
Lucy and Harpo Marx
The gang meets Harpo Marx and Lucy does the famous 'mirror' routine with him.
 
16 May 1955
Ricky Needs an Agent
Lucy is frustrated that Ricky is waiting in Hollywood while MGM tries to find a movie for him to star in. She pretends to be his new agent and confronts the MGM brass, saying he has an offer to do a big Broadway musical. Instead of putting him in a movie right away, MGM releases Ricky from his contract.
 
30 May 1955
The Tour
Lucy gets stranded in Richard Widmark's house after trying to steal a grapefruit from a tree in his backyard.
 

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