I Love Lucy

Face to Face

Season 5, Ep 7, Aired 11/14/55
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  • Episode Description
  • Ricky Ricardo's new fame leads to an invitation to appear on the popular interview program "Face to Face," Ricky's Agent wants them to move into a bigger place, while The Ricardo's dont want to, Fred and Ethel¬† decide to trick Ricky and Lucy into moving.¬† An actual fight erupts on the face to face episode but all is forgiven.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Lucille Ball

    Lucy McGillicuddy Ricardo

  • Desi Arnaz

    Ricky Ricardo

  • Vivian Vance

    Ethel Mertz

  • William Frawley

    Fred Hobart Mertz

  • John Gallaudet

    Johnny Clark

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • The relationship between the Ricardos and the Mertzes. And Ethel is the sneaky one for once.

    By NoRerun, Oct 12, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Ethel: (about Fred) You never hold a grudge when there's money involved.

    • Lucy: When did you catch on? Ricky: Listen, anytime Fred Mertz tells one of his steady paying tenants to move out, there's something fishy somewhere.

    • Ricky: They were acting like that because they love us. Lucy: Well, I'd hate to think how they'd act if they couldn't stand us.

    • Fred: We can burn the building down. Ethel: Are you crazy? Fred: No, I'm insured.

    • Ethel (about the Ricardos): They're the kind of people that give people a good name.

    Notes (3)

    • Elliot Reid (Edward Warren) cannot see the Ricardos and the Mertzes while he is interviewing them. The visuals are inserted later.

    • This episode is also known as "Face to Face".

    • Song: "Rancho Grande"

    Trivia (2)

    • John Gallaudet (agent Johnny Clark) was one of William Frawley's best friends and years later served as a pallbearer at Frawley's funeral.

    • During the interview, Fred wears a shirt advertising on the back, "Call Fred Mertz Plaza 56098".

    Allusions (1)

    • Face to Face: The interview show seen here was a parody of Ed Murrow's interview show Person to Person

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