Fathom events and cbs will present 5 uncut, fulllength colorized episodes on lucille ball s birthday, august 6, plus redhead tales a newly produced and neverbeforeseen featurette on the. Includes several bob hope show episodes that lucy and desi were on including a rare i love lucy episode with bob hope playing ricky and desi playing fred and bill frawley playing a captain. Lucy does a tv commercial original air date5 may 1952 in this classic i love lucy episode, lucy angled here way onto rickys special as the shows pitch girl. Grace reenacts i love lucys vitameatavegamin commercial will. Over time, the word vitameatavegamin has become a kind of shorthand for this episode and for the i love lucy show in general. Season 1, episode 30 lucy does a tv commercial airs in 11 days 16 hours 57 min friday, may 22, 6. But her oneandonly chance flops when she is forced to test the sponsors product repeatedly, a nutritional elixir called vitameatavegamin, which is. In new neighbors lucy thinks the new neighbors are plotting a murder and everyones favorite job switc.
To celebrate ethel and freds anniversary, lucy and ethel want to go to a nightclub while ricky and fred want to go to a boxing match instead. Vitameatavegamin every i love lucy fan knows this episode from season one. I love lucy lucy does a tv commercial tv episode 1952 imdb. Ethel helps lucy, using a book of the week, when lucy believes ricky is losing interest in her. If you love i love lucy and have always wanted to watch it in color at your own convenience, then this is the product for you. Aug 10, 2009 i love lucy 50th anniversary favorite episodes pt. The blackandwhite series originally ran from october 15, 1951, to may 6, 1957, on the columbia broadcasting system cbs. While filming the commercial, lucy has a difficult. Every i love lucy fan knows this episode from season one. The best of i love lucy volume 1 contains many classic episodes from the first two seasons of i love lucy. I love lucy is an american television sitcom that originally ran on cbs from october 15, 1951 to may 6, 1957, with a total of 180 halfhour episodes spanning six seasons including the lost original pilot and christmas episode. In this classic i love lucy episode, lucy has angled her way onto rickys special as the shows pitch girl. In 2011, more than 900 lucille ball lookalikes gathered under a vitameatavegamin sign to honor balls 100th birthday, setting a world record for the most lucy lookalikes in one place. Rather than take the show off the air, desi arnaz convinced the studio to.
In addition to its use of 35mm cameras, i love lucy also pioneered the idea of the rerun. With lucille ball, desi arnaz, vivian vance, william frawley. But her oneandonly chance flops when she is forced to test the sponsors product repeatedly, a nutritional elixir called vitameatavegamin, which is 23% alcohol. Lucy s desire to star in a tv commercial, despite ricky saying no, gets her in a hilarious situation when she goes on set anyway and ends up in a sponsors commercial for the fictional vitameatavegamin health tonic. It is considered to be the most famous episode of the show. Lucy angles her way onto rickys special as the shows pitch girl. During the second season of i love lucy, lucille ball needed extra time off due to her advanced pregnancy. Lucy advertises a medicine called vitameatavegamin in lucy does a tv commercial. The first lady of tv comedy, lucille ball, in the followup to her classic series i love lucy. Lucys desire to star in a tv commercial, despite ricky.
The ten best i love lucy episodes of season one thats. Jun 18, 20 i love lucy stars lucille ball as lucy ricardo, desi arnaz as ricky ricardo, vivian vance as ethel mertz, and william frawley as fred mertz. The word vitameatavegamin has since become a shorthand for this episode. Since the vitameatavegamin commercial is considered such an important quote from the show, the full commercial will be written here, instead of buried in the quotes section. She believes it contains vitamins, meat, minerals, and vegetables, but, lucy actually does not know is that the stuff also contains twentythree percent alcohol. They decide to take some time away from their spouses. Lucille ball on her favorite i love lucy episode the. Lucy does a tv commercial is the 30th episode of the 1950s television sitcom i love lucy, airing on may 5, 1952.
Possibly the most famous episode from the entire i love lucy 6 year series, season 1 episode 30 lucy does a commercial, first aired on may 5, 1952, is a tv classic. Lucy accidentally destroys a commissioned statue and must impersonate it for the unveiling ceremony. Vitameatavegamin 10 of the best i love lucy episodes pictures. I love lucy is an american television sitcom starring lucille ball, desi arnaz, vivian vance. Ricky tries to keep lucy away from auditioning for a tv show, but when a clown becomes unavailable, lucy takes his place. Rather than take the show off the air, desi arnaz convinced the studio to reair episodes from the first season. See more ideas about i love lucy, i love lucy vitameatavegamin and lucille ball. Plus the rarely seen pilot episode that sold the i love lucy series. Lucys desire to star in a tv commercial, despite ricky saying no, gets her in a hilarious situation. I love lucy s01e30 lucy does a tv commercial video dailymotion.
Maury thompson, who played the script clerk in the episode, was actually the reallife script clerk for the actual show. Lucys desire to star in a tv commercial, despite ricky saying no, gets her in a hilarious situation when she goes on set. Grace, karen, and jack each imagine themselves as lucy during vitameatavegamin, chocolate factory, and grape stomping. I love lucy lucy does a tv commercial tv episode 1952. Lucy convinces ethel that both of their marriages are in a rut. Lucille ball on her favorite i love lucy episode the dick cavett. In total 180 episodes of i love lucy were produced, plus a pilot episode. Watch i love lucy streaming online hulu free trial. Lucille ball on her favorite i love lucy episode the dick cavett show. Things go awry because the tonic is 23% alcohol and lucy, of course. Lucy moves in with ethel and fred moves in with ricky.
The word vitameatavegamin has since become a shorthand for this episode and for the i love lucy show in general. By the end of its initial season, i love lucy was tvs first bona fide smashhitthe very first program seen in more than 10 million homes. They are full of delights for movie, tv, and lucy buffs, among them, fred macmurray getting uranium fever, maurice chevalier singing yankee doodle boy in the mexico episode, prolific character actor sid melton as a bellboy in the alaska episode, and a vavoom vance decked out as maid and a dance hall girl, respectively, in the the. Lucy and rickys best friends are landlords fred and ethel mertz who often become unwitting participants in lucy s getrichquick and other wild schemes. America just couldnt get enough of this stunning new comedy talentlucy as a lessthanpoised wouldbe ballerina in the. Grace reenacts i love lucy s vitameatavegamin commercial will. By saturday night they all get bored and both attempt to check the activity of the other pair at the same time. Shop by i love lucy episode lucy does a commercial. In this episode, lucy is set to promote a new health elixir, vitameatavegamin in a commercial for rickys upcoming variety show. Lucy does a tv commercial ultimate i love lucy wiki. I love lucy lucy thinks ricky is trying to murder her. The lucy show lucille ball 30 full episodes youtube. Watch i love lucy episodes, get episode information, recaps and more. Skip the eggnog the best thing you can drink this holiday season is a big mug o vitameatavegamin, in full color.
Lucy has angled her way onto rickys special as the shows pitch girl. If you watch only one episode of i love lucy your whole life, this is the one to. When her husband ricky mentions that superman is in town, lucy tries to get superman to come to little rickys party, sure that this will make it a much bigger draw than the one carolyn is hosting. Peggys janet waldo secret on i love lucy episode young fans revealed. The highlights of it is the westing house promotion with lucy trying to get new things for her dressing room. I love lucy is an american television sitcom starring lucille ball, desi arnaz, vivian vance, and william frawley. My 15 favorite i love lucy episodes journeys in classic film.
The show starred lucille ball, her reallife husband desi arnaz, vivian vance, and william frawley. Vitameatavegamin 10 of the best i love lucy episodes. Dec 18, 2015 skip the eggnog the best thing you can drink this holiday season is a big mug o vitameatavegamin, in full color. Watch i love lucy online full episodes all seasons yidio. Desperate to be in rickys new television commercial, lucy makes every attempt to get her way. I love lucy stars lucille ball as lucy ricardo, desi arnaz as ricky ricardo, vivian vance as ethel mertz, and william frawley as fred mertz. Believing it contains vitamins, minerals, meat, and vegetables, lucy does not know is that it also contains twentythree percent of alcohol. Although you only get the three episodes, the purchase is still worth it. Lucy competes with her friend carolyn appleby over invitations and scheduling for little rickys birthday party. Here are my picks for the ten best episode of season one. Aug 04, 2011 lucille ball on her favorite i love lucy episode the dick cavett. Ethel finds a book full of advice on how to rekindle the flame, and insists that lucy take up rickys hobbies. Season 1 season 2 season 3 season 4 season 5 season 6.74 393 544 349 443 352 1280 595 1328 372 340 1308 803 500 1191 1350 1466 467 804 872 286 381 22 1318 1388 593 697 525 1 1226 275 751 1219 617 957 499 1149 613 1049 921 470 714 1292 545