I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
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Lucy Is Enceinte 

When Lucy learns that she's going to have a baby, she tries to find the right way to tell this to Ricky.

Director:

William Asher

Writers:

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

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Lucille Ball ... Lucy Ricardo
Desi Arnaz ... Ricky Ricardo
Vivian Vance ... Ethel Mertz
William Frawley ... Fred Mertz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bess Flowers ... Woman at table
William Hamel William Hamel ... Maitre d'
Richard Reeves ... Lighting man at club
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Storyline

When Lucy learns that she's going to have a baby, she tries to find the right way to tell this to Ricky.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1952 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Desilu Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Lucy and Ricky are crying as the episode comes to a close; the tears shed by Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were real. See more »

Goofs

When Ricky sings "Rock-a-Bye Baby", he mixes up the verses towards the end. This was a genuine goof by Desi Arnaz. They considered filming another take but decided the scene was so purely emotional that it was left in. See more »

Quotes

Lucy Ricardo: [Sets food in living room; Rick enters] Oh, hi Ricky. Eh... I thought you'd never get here...
Ricky Ricardo: [Check watch] Whaddya talkin' about? I'm ten minutes early.
Lucy Ricardo: [Stares off dreamily] Oh... Uh h-hows everything darling.
Ricky Ricardo: [Sifts through mail] Everything's terrible.
Lucy Ricardo: [Smiles, unknowing what Ricky said] Oh, good.
Ricky Ricardo: [pause] Good? I said everything was terrible.
Lucy Ricardo: [Looks at Ricky] Huh? Oh, terrible?
Ricky Ricardo: Yeah, terrible.
[Puts mail down]
Ricky Ricardo: I don't think I'll put on another night club show as long as I live...
[...]
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Stewie Is Enceinte (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

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