I Love Lucy

Season 5 Episode 13

Bon Voyage

Aired Monday 9:00 PM Jan 16, 1956 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • The scene of Lucy and Ricky sitting on deck listening to the song "Forever Darling" being played on the ship's PA system is cut from syndication.

    • While it made a good story ending, it is illegal to lower a person down to a cruise ship from a helicopter.

    • The wife of a friend of film editor Dann Cahn's was Lucy's double in the far away helicopter scenes. Lucille Ball even thought it was her when she looked at the film for the first time.

    • Jack Albertson (Helicopter Clerk) would later become famous for his role on Chico and the Man.

    • Lucy was scared to be hung above the set because during her movie career she fell 30 feet to ground! She was hung from a harness which broke.
      In the last scene she really fainted!

    • Writer Bob Carroll, Jr. appears in this episode as a ship passenger talking with Ethel on the boat deck.

    • In the scene where Lucy is being lowered onto the deck via helicopter, Ricky grabs her by the waist to hold her down, but the helicopter pulls her up a few feet and Ricky goes with her. If you watch closley, you'll notice that Desi Arnaz kicks Vivian Vance in the face with his heel while dangling in the air.

    • This is the last episode that Mrs. Trumble appears in.

  • Allusions

    • Bill, Dani, and Jerry Asher: The card on Lucy's flowers is signed by the show's former director and his wife and son.