I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
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Don Juan Is Shelved 

When Variety reports that M-G-M has shelved its "Don Juan" movie, Lucy is afraid that she and the gang might have to leave Hollywood. She schemes to find a man to pretend to be a producer ... See full summary »

Director:

William Asher

Writers:

Jess Oppenheimer, Madelyn Davis (as Madelyn Pugh) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Lucille Ball ... Lucy Ricardo
Desi Arnaz ... Ricky Ricardo
Vivian Vance ... Ethel Mertz
William Frawley ... Fred Mertz
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Storyline

When Variety reports that M-G-M has shelved its "Don Juan" movie, Lucy is afraid that she and the gang might have to leave Hollywood. She schemes to find a man to pretend to be a producer interested in Ricky, thinking this will convince studio head Dore Schary to put him in another film. Written by Attmay

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 1955 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Desilu Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dore Schary was scheduled to play himself but he fell ill. Philip Ober, then-husband of Vivian Vance, stepped in. See more »

Goofs

In the last scene as Dore Schary is saying goodbye, the shadow of a stagehand can been seen in the small high window. From behind the set, you can see someone carrying a long pole from one side of the set to another. See more »

Quotes

Fred Mertz: [everyone, except Ricky, sees an item in Variety announcing Ricky's picture has been shelved] Oh, this is awful. He hasn't even started yet, and already he's a has-been.
Lucy Ricardo: He isn't even a has-been, he's a never-was.
Fred Mertz: California, here we go. We might as well start packin'.
Mrs. McGillicuddy: I just got out here, and now I have to go back home without seeing anything.
Ethel Mertz: Oh, I haven't even seen Palm Springs.
Fred Mertz: I can beat that. I haven't even seen Lana Turner.
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Soundtracks

Theme From 'I Love Lucy' (Instrumental)
Written by Eliot Daniel
Performed by Wilbur Hatch and the Desi Arnaz Orchestra
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