I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
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The Benefit 

Lucy gets Ricky to perform with her at a benefit for Ethel's club.

Director:

Marc Daniels

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

Lucy gets Ricky to perform with her at a benefit for Ethel's club.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 1952 (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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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Lucy is attempting to sing, she uses a book called "How to Sing" by F. Alsetto. This is a play on the word "falsetto," a description of a particular singing register. See more »

Quotes

[Ricky and Lucy are doing a show together]
Ricky Ricardo: Hey, Lucy, did you hear about the fire at the shoe factory?
Lucy Ricardo: I'll bet some heel started it.
Ricky Ricardo: You're supposed to say, "What happened?"
Lucy Ricardo: What's that?
Ricky Ricardo: What happened?
Lucy Ricardo: 200 soles were lost.
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Connections

Edited into I Love Lucy (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

Under The Bamboo Tree
Sung by Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball
(uncredited)
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