I Love Lucy

Season 6 Episode 24

Country Club Dance

Aired Monday 9:00 PM Apr 22, 1957 on CBS
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Episode Summary

The Ricardos and the Mertzes go with their neighbors, Ralph and Betty Ramsey, to the country club dance. A pretty visitor quickly convinces the men they are Romeos in disguise. This development forces the women into glamorous clothing and beauty treatments to prove that they, too, can be glamorous. Barbara Eden guest-stars.moreless

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  • An pretty girl attracts Fred,Ricky and Ralph

    Ricky,Lucy,Fred,Ethel and their neighbors Ralph and Betty,decided to head down to an club for fun.When they meet an attractive young lady,who is very pretty.Ricky,Fred,and Ralph become attracted to her and started to dance with her.Which made Lucy,Ethel,Betty jealous of this girl giving the guys the attention.Rather the guys,giving them the attention.Just because that this girl is so young and pretty than they are.Lucy decided that they should get pretty up as well.The guys while they were talking.They begin to think that they should give the girls,some attention.When the girls pretty up.Fred,Ricky,and Ralph begin to act so interested in them.When Ricky reveals why they were paying attention to them.Lucy decides that they should head home.Leaving the boys alone.

    Very interesting episode.moreless
Barbara Eden

Barbara Eden

Diana Jordan

Guest Star

Tristram Coffin

Tristram Coffin

Harry Munson

Guest Star

Ruth Brady

Ruth Brady

Grace Munson

Guest Star

Frank Nelson

Frank Nelson

Ralph Ramsey

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (2)

    • Goof: Lucy claims the only song she knows how to play on her Sax is Sweet Sue however in the episode The Saxophone she claimed the only song she knew was Glow-Worm

    • This is Frank Nelson's eleventh and final guest appearance, and the second appearance as the character Ralph Ramsey. Nelson plays Frddie Fillmore three times (in seasons 1 and 3), Henry the waiter and Sergeant Nelson in season 2, Dickie Davis in season 3, Ben Benjamin in season 4, a train conductor and customs officer in season 5.

  • QUOTES (6)

    • Lucy: Well, look, if we're just gonna sit here like bumps on a log, we might as well go home.
      Ricky: Good. Let's go home.
      Fred: Second the motion.
      Ralph: It's been moved and seconded we all go home. All those in favor say, "Aye."
      Ralph, Ricky and Fred: Aye!
      Ralph: The ayes have it. Motion carried. Let's go home.(the boys get up to leave)
      Lucy: Oh, Ricky!
      Ricky: Honey, you heard there were three ayes.
      Lucy: Well there are gonna be three black eyes unless you all sit down.(the boys sit)

    • (The men leave Lucy, Ethel, and Betty to go dance with Diana)
      Betty Ramsey: Well, what are we supposed to do?
      Lucy: Well, I suppose we could dance with each other (imitating Diana) My... mother... told... me... to... pick... (points at Ethel) YOUUUU!!!!!

    • Betty Ramsey, Lucy and Ethel discuss their husbands falling all over Diana Jordan
      Betty: You think they'd never seen a blonde before!
      Lucy: They still haven't! If she's a blonde, I'm a redhead!

    • Lucy: There's no reason wives can't be as glamorous as other women. After all, we were once women ourselves.

    • Harry: Diana, this is Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ramsey.
      Ralph: How do you do?
      Diana: Hello.
      Harry: This is Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Ricardo.
      Ricky: Hello.
      Diana: How do you do?
      Fred: And I'm Freddie Mertz.
      Diana: Well hello.
      Fred: Well hello.
      Ethel: I'm Mrs. Mertz.
      Fred: Oh, yeah.

    • Fred: Cute wait till you get a look at Ethel.
      Ralph: Wait till you get a whiff of Betty.

  • NOTES (5)

    • This episode is a modified version of "The Charm School". This is the only time that a previous season script is reworked during the run of the show.

    • Some syndicated versions of this episode censor Ethel when she calls Fred "twinkle toes" since it could be considered a homophobic slur.

    • It is mentioned that Little Ricky is visiting Stevie Appleby in New York, where he is seeing a Dodgers game and going to the zoo.

    • Barbara Eden (Diana) is making her sitcom debut during this episode. She was 22 years old. Eight years later (1965) she would become famous for her role as the title character of I Dream of Jeannie.

    • The episode was filmed March 21,1957