In this classic "I Love Lucy" episode, Lucy angled here way onto Ricky's special as the show's pitch girl. She advertises a medicine called "Vitameatavegamin." Believe it contains vitamins, minerals, meat, and vegetables, Lucy actually does not know is that the stuff is also contained twenty-three percent of alcohol. Written by
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, who played the director, said of this episode: "I chewed the inside of my mouth out to keep from laughing out loud. Lucy would do new stuff that wasn't rehearsed, like an extra-funny face. Then, at one point, she became 'drunk' and started making eyes at me, flirting, and I almost broke up again". (From: "The I Love Lucy Book" by Bart Andrews
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When Ricky begins to play the guitar, between two walls of the set behind him, you can see the Ricardo's living room mantle/fireplace and brick wall, and you can see the silhouette of Lucille Ball waiting to make her intoxicated entrance. See more
[Lucy is angry at Ricky and will not speak or acknowledge him
Honey, could you please make my breakfast?
[She ignores him
Lucy, why won't you answer me?
[She still ignores him
What do you want me to do, starve to death?
Would you, please?
Theme From 'I Love Lucy' (Instrumental)
Written by Eliot Daniel
Performed by Wilbur Hatch
and the Desi Arnaz Orchestra See more