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?
When Desi shows off his new boat it is the early 50s, yet Lucy drives off in a 60 Caddilac limo. See more
[after parking valet brings their car and calls Desi "Mr. Ball", Desi talks to Lucy
I don't want to be known as "Mister Ball !"
If he'd called you "Mister Balls", you'd have given him a $20 tip!
References The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour