I Love Lucy

Lucy's Showbiz Swan Song

Season 2, Ep 17, Aired 12/22/52
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  • Episode Description
  • Despite her pregnancy, Lucy wants to appear in Ricky's Gay Nineties revue at the Tropicana. After a disastrous audition, Lucy disguises herself and sneaks into the barbershop quartet number, and then proceeds to ruin it.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Lucille Ball

    Lucy McGillicuddy Ricardo

  • Desi Arnaz

    Ricky Ricardo

  • Vivian Vance

    Ethel Mertz

  • William Frawley

    Fred Hobart Mertz

  • Pepito PĂ©rez

    Himself

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Lucy wants to be part of the act before she has to stopped and be an mother to an child.

    By yuki_megami, Jan 06, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Lucy: (singing) I was strolling through the park one day, in the merry merry month of May! I was taken by surprise . . . (looks at Ricky) by a pair of roguish eyes... Ricky: (singing) And you can put that parasol away, bom bom!

    Notes (4)

    • The sketch showing Pepito the Clown and the Christmas tag scene from the previous year were edited in because the show was running too short.

    • William Frawley was the first singer to record "Carolina In The Morning".

    • In the movie, Monster in Law, when Jennifer Lopez is flipping through the channels on her television, she stops at the barber shop number in this episode.

    • Music performed on this episode included "Carolina in the Morning", "Strolling Through the Park", "By the Light of the Silvery Moon", "Goodnight Ladies", and "Sweet Adeline".

    Trivia (1)

    • Goof: If you look closely enough during Lucy and Ethel's song and dance you will see Lucille Ball pulling the string on her bloomers drop on cue.

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