The Ricardos and Mertzes begin their cross-country drive to California.
Did You Know?
"California, Here We Come" marked Kathryn Card's first of several appearances as Lucy's mother, Mrs. McGillicuddy. The actress had initially debuted on the series the previous season, in a different role as Minnie Finch, in which she responded to Lucy and Ethel, who were pretending to be door-to-door survey takers, a risky-for-the-time line referring to the Alfred Kinsey scientific studies of Americans' sexual behavior. See more
Ricky says "You couldn't even get through the Holland Tunnel" with the car packed like that. But as the cast sings "California Here We Come" the car is seen crossing the George Washington Bridge. See more
Theme From 'I Love Lucy' (Instrumental)
Written by Eliot Daniel
Performed by Wilbur Hatch
and the Desi Arnaz Orchestra See more