Lucy and Vivian's (who's visiting Lucy) car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. They walk to a house down the road to see if they can call an auto club and the house is owned by none other than Joan Crawford, the movie star. All her furniture has been sent out for cleaning, so Lucy and Viv think she's broke and try to raise money for the star. Written by
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Sources say that Lucille Ball
was not happy to make to make this episode, as guest star Joan Crawford
was often drunk during rehearsals and filming, which lead to frequent arguments between the stars. See more
Joan, if you don't want to go back to work perhaps you can help someone else get a job.
Well I have an offer for another performer who appeared in the show with you. Now I'd like the name...
It's me! It's me!
No, I'm afraid not. The producer said he was interested in the fat one.
I don't think so. He said the fat one with the mustache.
Mr Theodore J Mooney
[bragging to Lucy and Viv
Hey, when you've got it, you've got it!
References Mildred Pierce