I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
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Staten Island Ferry 

The girls seek a cure for Fred's seasickness.

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
... Lucy Ricardo
... Ricky Ricardo
... Ethel Mertz
... Fred Mertz
Stanley Farrar ... Ferryboat Officer
... Passport Office Clerk
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The girls seek a cure for Fred's seasickness.

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Comedy | Family

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TV-G
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2 January 1956 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

At the time this show was filmed the cost of the Staten Island Ferry was 5 cents per ride. You really were supposed to get off the ferry and pay another 5 cents at the turnstile in the terminal to take the return ride, but there were people who sometimes fell asleep and made the round trip before they woke up. Since 1997 the ferry has been free. However, these days (especially since 9/11) you must get off the ferry and come back on through the terminal. The deckhands won't begin to load passengers until everyone from the previous trip has disembarked. Lucy and Fred would never have been allowed to stay on these days. See more »

Goofs

When Fred is talking to Lucy in German, he calls her "Fräulein"; which is the German word for "miss". He should have called her "Frau", the German word for "missus". See more »

Quotes

Passport Clerk: [the clerk makes it clear he won't wait for Lucy to arrive to identify Ethel for her passport] This office closes at 5:00, if I have to eject you forcibly.
Ethel Mertz: You just try it. I'm a tax-paying citizen. I'll report you to Washington, and then you'll see how long you hold this job.
Passport Clerk: This is a civil-service job. If you want to get me fired, you'll have to wait 'til I die.
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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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