I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
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Building a Bar-B-Q 

Ricky is on vacation from work and is always in Lucy's way. Lucy & Ethel decide to start building a BBQ in order to trick Ricky & Fred into taking over a man's job. Unfortunately, Lucy loses her wedding ring during the process.

Director:

William Asher

Writers:

Madelyn Davis (as Madelyn Martin), Bob Carroll Jr. | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Lucille Ball ... Lucy Ricardo
Desi Arnaz ... Ricky Ricardo
Vivian Vance ... Ethel Mertz
William Frawley ... Fred Mertz
Richard Keith Richard Keith ... Little Ricky Ricardo (as Little Ricky)
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Storyline

Ricky is on vacation from work and is always in Lucy's way. Lucy & Ethel decide to start building a BBQ in order to trick Ricky & Fred into taking over a man's job. Unfortunately, Lucy loses her wedding ring during the process.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Details

Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 1957 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Desilu Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

The barbecue base moves on rollers when Vivian nudges it after the BBQ was taken apart. See more »

Quotes

[Ricky screams at seeing the disfigured monstrosity of his brick grill]
Ricky Ricardo: AHHHH! What happened to my beautiful Bar-B-Q?
Lucy Ricardo: [nervous] Uh... I don't know. An earthquake?
Ricky Ricardo: They don't have earthquakes in Connecticut!
Lucy Ricardo: A tornado?
Ricky Ricardo: They don't have tornadoes in Connecticut!
Lucy Ricardo: Boy, this is a dull state!
Ricky Ricardo: I'll tell you what it was. I think it was a couple of hurricanes. Hurricane Lucy and Hurricane Ethel!
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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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