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 Lucy Ricardo (13 episodes, 1957-1960)
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 Ricky Ricardo (13 episodes, 1957-1960)
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 Ethel Mertz (13 episodes, 1957-1960)
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 Fred Mertz (13 episodes, 1957-1960)
Richard Keith ...
 Little Ricky Ricardo (13 episodes, 1957-1960)
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Lucy and her husband, Ricky Ricardo, are living in the country with their best friends and old landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz. Lucy is still getting into trouble with her sidekick Ethel, but in this sequel there is a famous guest star in each episode for her to bug. Written by Katie <Katie185@aol.com>

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Near the end of the series William Frawley and Vivian Vance were offered their own spin-off series. However, they didn't get along very well with each other. William Frawley was for it but not Vivian Vance. She turned it down mainly because she didn't want anything more to do with him. And she thought it would not work anyway with out Lucille Ball. See more »

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Lucy Ricardo: But how's Ricky ever going to find out who took the pearls?
Ethel Mertz: He'll ask me and I'll confess.
Lucy Ricardo: Why?
Ethel Mertz: Because while he's asking me, he'll have his fingers around my throat!
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Poor, in comparison to the original....
16 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

This shows what a hard act "I Love Lucy" is to follow. I caught some of the episodes by happenstance, since they are so rarely shown.

The best way I can describe "We Love Lucy" is a tire with all of the air let out; flat. The cast looked to me like they were on their last leg. They seemed to go thru the motions, but with none of the enthusiasm they had on the original show. IMO, the celebrity guest stars didn't help.

This was especially true of Lucy and Desi. From what I read in the book "Desilu", the flatness of the show can be partly attributed to their marriage problems, which kept on spilling over on the set, no doubt causing a sour atmosphere.

Nowhere was the tension more evident than in the final episode with Ernie Kovacs, in which neither Lucy nor Desi looked at all happy, and which was confirmed by Kovacs' wife, who sang in that episode.

Another curious thing is how Lucy's voice became hoarse (and stayed that way for the rest of her life) in the "We Love Lucy" shows.


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