I Love Lucy: Season 1, Episode 19

The Ballet (18 Feb. 1952)

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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.



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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.

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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 »


Edited into I Love Lucy (1953) See more »


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