I Love Lucy: Season 1, Episode 3

The Diet (29 Oct. 1951)

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Lucy can be in Ricky's act, but only if she can lose 12 pounds in four days.



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Lucy can be in Ricky's act, but only if she can lose 12 pounds in four days.

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