I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
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The Fashion Show 

Lucy models fashions with other celebrities' wives.

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Airs Sun. Aug. 26, 6:30 AM on HALL

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Episode credited cast:
... Lucy Ricardo
... Ricky Ricardo
... Ethel Mertz
... Fred Mertz
Amzie Strickland ... Amzie the Salesgirl
Don Loper ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mona Carlson ... Mona Carlson (as Mrs. Richard Carlson)
... Sue Carol
Marilyn Johnson ... Marilyn Johnson (as Mrs. Forrest Tucker)
... Sheila MacRae (as Mrs. Gordon MacRae)
... Brenda Marshall (as Mrs. William Holden)
Jeanne Martin ... Jeanne Martin (as Mrs. Dean Martin)
Frances E. Neal ... Frances Neal (as Mrs. Van Heflin)
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Lucy convinces Ricky to let her buy a dress from the exclusive Don Loper salon, but he will only let her spend $100, which will only get her the cheapest dress in the salon. The few dresses that she and Ethel manage to see the price tags of are retailing for $500, so Lucy asks for something simpler, figuring that simpler equates to cheaper. At the same time, Sheila MacRae aka Mrs. Gordon MacRae comes into the salon, and talks to Don about the upcoming charity fashion show where the wives of movie stars will be modeling their Don Loper exclusives. Lucy does her not so subtle best to get herself into the fashion show, which she manages to do. But in doing so, she is forced to declare to Sheila on the spot which dress she bought and will be modeling, that dress Lucy chooses to be the simple one. It isn't until she gets the altered dress home that Lucy finds out it costs $500. Not able to take the dress back since it has already been altered, Lucy figures that her best course of action is... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family

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28 February 1955 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ricky lets Lucy buy a dress for $100 in 1955 ($898 in 2016 dollars) and she buys a dress for $500 which in 2016 would be valued at $4493. 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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