Lucy claims to have been a ballerina, to get into Ricky's show. She goes to Madame Le Mond's class to hone her ballet skills.
Did You Know?
In the episode, "The Ballet", as Lucy is being taught to perform a burlesque act, you can hear a very familiar laugh coming from the audience. The voice belongs to Desi Arnaz, who had a very distinctive laugh, which can also be heard in the last few seconds of the show. See more
Fred reminisces about his old vaudeville partner, Ted Kurtz, and notes that they were billed as "Mertz and Kurtz, the Laugh Twins". Later, in I Love Lucy: Mertz and Kurtz
, the main guest star is Fred's old partner, now called Barney Kurtz (Charles Winninger
), and Lucy and Ethel remember the name of their act as "Laugh 'til it Hurts With Mertz and Kurtz". See more
Now look, Lucy, we're not going to go over all this again. You cannot be in the show.
Give me one good reason.
You have no talent.
Give me another good reason.
Edited into I Love Lucy
Sung by Desi Arnaz
(uncredited) See more