I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
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Lucy Learns to Drive 

Lucy insists in learning to drive the new car so she can help with the driving on the way to California. After one bad lesson, she tries teaching Ethel how to drive. Ethel ends up wrecking the car before it has insurance.

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Ricky Ricardo
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Joseph A. Mayer ...
Little Ricky Ricardo
Michael Mayer ...
Little Ricky Ricardo
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Lucy insists in learning to drive the new car so she can help with the driving on the way to California. After one bad lesson, she tries teaching Ethel how to drive. Ethel ends up wrecking the car before it has insurance.

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Comedy | Family

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TV-G
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3 January 1955 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Ethel rams the Cadillac with the Pontiac, there is a slight hesitation before the headlight bezel flies off the Pontiac. See more »

Goofs

During the final scene, Lucy pauses for a close-up shot and a large fly lands on top of her head. See more »

Quotes

Ethel Mertz: [Lucy wrecks the new Pontiac they're about to take to Hollywood, and explains the ordeal to Ethel] What are you gonna say to Ricky?
Lucy Ricardo: How 'bout, 'Goodbye'? No, Ethel, our only chance is to pretend complete innocence.
Ethel Mertz: Oh, we'll never get away with it.
Lucy Ricardo: Well, we better get away with it, or Ricky and Fred will be planting their footprints somewhere, and it won't be Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
Lucy Ricardo: [practising what she'll say when Ricky sees the cars] Ethel, I wonder how those two cars got that way?
Ethel Mertz: What cars...
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Soundtracks

Theme From 'I Love Lucy' (Instrumental)
Written by Eliot Daniel
Performed by Wilbur Hatch and the Desi Arnaz Orchestra
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