Lucy is suspected of being the mysterious woman burglar, Madame X.
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The title is from the phrase "too many cooks spoil the broth." See more
By this point in the series, the Ricardos had moved from the 4th floor down to the third floor, to apartment 3B (which was later changed to 3D), which was next door to the Mertzes. Yet Ethel, upon leaving the Ricardos' apartment with Fred, said they "might come up later." See more
[the Ricardos want to have a tailored suit made as a surprise for Fred's birthday
I'll sneak in and get one of his old suits out of the closet without either one of them knowing it.
Be sure they don't catch you.
Well, I won't if you keep 'em busy. Call 'em up and get 'em over here on some pretext.
[picks up the 'phone
OK. I'll get 'em over on some pretext... What's a pretext?
Well, it's when you want someone to do something, but you don't want them to know that you want them to do that ...
Theme From 'I Love Lucy' (Instrumental)
Written by Eliot Daniel
Performed by Wilbur Hatch
and the Desi Arnaz Orchestra See more