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"I Love Lucy" The Marriage License (1952)

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Jess Oppenheimer (written by) &
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Original Air Date:
7 April 1952 (Season 1, Episode 26)
When Lucy finds a misspelling on her marriage license, she believes her marriage to Ricky isn't legal. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Lucille Ball ... Lucy Ricardo

Desi Arnaz ... Ricky Ricardo

Vivian Vance ... Ethel Mertz

William Frawley ... Fred Mertz

Irving Bacon ... Mr. Willoughby

Elizabeth Patterson ... Mrs. Willoughby

Episode Crew
Directed by
Marc Daniels 
Writing credits
Jess Oppenheimer (written by) &
Madelyn Davis (written by) (as Madelyn Pugh) &
Bob Carroll Jr. (written by)

Produced by
Desi Arnaz .... executive producer
Jess Oppenheimer .... producer
Al Simon .... associate producer
Original Music by
Eliot Daniel 
Wilbur Hatch 
Cinematography by
Karl Freund 
Film Editing by
Dann Cahn 
Casting by
Mercedes Manzanares 
Makeup Department
Max Factor .... makeup artist
Bertha French .... key hair stylist
Music Department
Tony Terran .... musician: trumpet player
Other crew
Lee Scott .... choreographer

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Sound Department
Jim Bullock .... sound editor
John Speak .... boom operator
Camera and Electrical Department
Louie Anderson .... camera operator
Emily Daniels .... camera coordinator
Sam Leavitt .... camera operator
Music Department
Ralph Carmichael .... composer: incidental music
Other crew
Bob Gilbreath .... helicopter pilot
Hal Hudson .... network supervisor
Frank Inn .... animal trainer
Maury Thompson .... script supervisor
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Additional Details

30 min | 25 min (DVD)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Elizabeth Patterson, who plays Mrs. Willoughby in this episode, a year later returned to the series with the recurring role of Mrs. Trumbull, the Ricardos next-door neighbor & Little Rickys baby-sitter. Her return started on "I Love Lucy: No Children Allowed (#2.22)" (1953).See more »
Ricky Ricardo:I was clearing out the desk and I found this.
Ricky Ricardo:Why, it's our marriage license.
Lucy Ricardo:Yeah.
Ricky Ricardo:Well, what's the matter? Don't tell me it's expired!
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