After her parents are financially ruined in a lawsuit over a shooting accident, Lucille 'Lucy' Ball pursues her dream of fame as actress. She succeeds in comical parts, often the girl who gets the cake in her face. Then she meets and soon marries the love of her life, Desiderio 'Desi' . Ricky, Latin band leader and aristocratic son of an exiled Cuban mayor. Desi proves a business genius, who gets a revolutionary method adopted to gain production control of the sitcom "I Love Lucy", a format devised for him and Lucy to star in. Despite offspring, their family life soon gets into stormy waters, mainly due to his infidelity, gambling and temper. Written by
When the comedy stopped...real life began.
Did You Know?
In the final episode of "The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour" where Lucy meets Ernie Kovacs, marked the final go around for the Ricardos and Mertzes. By this point, these shows were not filmed before live audiences. The crew had abandoned live audiences long before the final installment. See more
I work hard, I play hard, I drink hard and I love hard.
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