The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)

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Lucy is back again in this one hour sequel to I Love Lucy. Lucy and her husband, Ricky Ricardo, are living in the country with their best friends and old landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz. ... See full summary »

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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 is back again in this one hour sequel to I Love Lucy. 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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A major reason for the Mertzes being able to move to Connecticut during the end of 'I Love Lucy' (episodes 14-26) was their running an egg business on the Ricardos' property in Westport, Connecticut. However, during the entire run of The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, the business was never mentioned nor shown except in passing in only one season one offering. Although Fred Mertz secured employment during this period as Ricky's Band Manager; Mertz had filled the same position during past band trips (I Love Lucy, Season 4 & 5). See more »

Quotes

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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Followed by I Love Lucy: The Very First Show (1990) See more »

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A enjoyable way to spend Saturday night
16 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

I have to add that Lucille Ball in these one-hour shows is very attractive. The comedy is fresh and almost as enjoyable as the chocolate-eating scene from I Love Lucy. Predictable but very enjoyable is an appropriate way to describe this comedy. In addition to a cast of celebrities, there are some great scenes with chickens, horses, donkeys, and little Fred (a dog).

Each episode has a unique twist to it: a snowball fight with Danny Thomas, a horse race with Betty Grable, a chance to ice skate with Fernando Lamas.

It is a great way to spend a Saturday night.


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