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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The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour never had a formal finale. However, plans had been made early in 1960 for another season (1960-1961) and actress Debbie Reynolds had been signed to appear in an episode. No other signings for that season were made and all cast with contracts were released in April, 1960. Only William Frawley appeared on a regular program as Bub on My Three Sons (1960), a role he held until 1965. Lucille Ball returned, with Vivian Vance, in 1962 on The Lucy Show (1962). 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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Fantastic!
30 October 2002 | by (Santa Clarita, CA) – See all my reviews

These episodes, like "I Love Lucy" were priceless. But what I think made these stand out, were its guest stars. The best episode was "The Celebrity Next Door" with guest star Tallulah Bankhead. The scene where Lucy tries to make Tallualh look bad on stage is timeless. Another great episode was the one with Fred MacMurray, where the Richardos and Mertzes join MacMurray on a uranium hunt in Nevada. This show is a must see for any Lucy fan!


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