I Love Lucy: Season 2, Episode 10

Lucy Is Enceinte (8 Dec. 1952)

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When Lucy learns that she's going to have a baby, she tries to find the right way to tell this to Ricky.


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Episode credited cast:
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bess Flowers ...
Woman at table
William Hamel ...
Maitre d'
Richard Reeves ...
Lighting man at club


When Lucy learns that she's going to have a baby, she tries to find the right way to tell this to Ricky.

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Comedy | Family





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8 December 1952 (USA)  »

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CBS broadcast standards refused to allow the word "pregnant" to be uttered by any of the characters, so they said that Lucy was "expecting" instead. While this episode title uses "enceinte", the French word for "pregnant", the following episode (#2.11) uses the forbidden word in its title. See more »


When Ricky sings "Rock-a-Bye Baby", he mixes up the verses towards the end. This was a genuine goof by Desi Arnaz. They considered filming another take but decided the scene was so purely emotional that it was left in. See more »


Ethel Mertz: [Enters happily] I saw Ricky leaving; that didn't take too long. What'd he say?
Lucy Ricardo: [Sadly] Nothing. I haven't told him yet...
Ethel Mertz: You *didn't*? Why not?
Lucy Ricardo: Because I kept being interrupted by... telephones and sandwiches and...
[Looks at Ethel]
Lucy Ricardo: certain busy-bodies.
Ethel Mertz: [Crosses her arms] Well, thanks...
Lucy Ricardo: I'm sorry.
[Looks down]
Lucy Ricardo: I guess I didn't mean that...
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Music and lyrics by Agustín Lara
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