I Love Lucy: Season 3, Episode 13

The Million Dollar Idea (11 Jan. 1954)

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Lucy and Ethel go into business making salad dressing based on Lucy's Aunt Martha's recipe. Their advertising on a local TV show looks like a success, but when Ricky finds that they're ... See full summary »

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Lucy and Ethel go into business making salad dressing based on Lucy's Aunt Martha's recipe. Their advertising on a local TV show looks like a success, but when Ricky finds that they're losing money on each jar, the girls have to find a way to get their customers to cancel their orders. Written by Attmay

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Lucy and Ethel end up purchasing 1133 quarts of salad dressing. Ethel states that they lost 10 cents per quart, or $113. $113 in 1954 is worth approximately $900 in 2010. See more »

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Lucy Ricardo: [disguised as Lucille McGillicuddy, trying to stop the TV audience about buying the salad dressing] What's Aunt Martha trying to do, poison me?
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Theme From 'I Love Lucy' (Instrumental)
Written by Eliot Daniel
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