The original unaired pilot episode of the classic sitcom finally seen after 40 years.

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Herself - Host
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Lucy Ricardo / Herself (archive footage)
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Ricky Ricardo / Himself (archive footage)
Bob Carroll Jr. ...
Himself
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Herself (as Madelyn Pugh Davis)
Jerry Hausner ...
Jerry the Agent (archive footage)
Pepito Pérez ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Pepito the Clown)
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The original unaired pilot episode of the classic sitcom finally seen after 40 years.

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28 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lucille Ball/Desi Arnaz TV Show Audition  »

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$5,000 (estimated)
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Lucille Ball was six months pregnant with Lucie Arnaz at the time of the filming of the pilot. See more »

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