This isn't the only episode where Ricky goofs when translating for Lucy and his Spanish-speaking guests. He gets his translation wires crossed in the fourth season episode, "Lucy's Mother-In-Law."
In the scene where Ricky is instructing the band how he wants the music played, you can hear what seems to be a child crying.
In the last scene where Lucy runs amok at the Tropicana, she takes a tray from the waiter. The waiter continues to walk off-camera. Why doesn't he react?
At one point when Ricky is translating for Lucy and his old friends, he accidentally repeats some words in English that he was supposed to translate to Spanish. It was a goof, and he started laughing, but it was left in since he recovered quickly.
Fred" (pretending to be a cabbie) Did you call a cab, lady?
Lucy: Yes, I did.
Fred: I'd have been here sooner, but uh, traffic was again' me.
Renita: Goodbye, Mrs. Mertz.
Lucy: Now cabbie, I want you to take very good care of this little lady. I want you to take her to the Tropicana club.
Fred: Don't you worry, lady. I know a shortcut through, uh, P'iladelp'ia.
Ethel: ¿Cómo está? (Renita babbles in Spanish) Oui.
Lucy: Well, it seems that when this girl, Renita, was a child, she and Ricky used to dance together. She was much younger than he was.
Ethel: Yeah? What happened?
Lucy: So somehow she caught up with him.
(After Lucy sees Renita)
Lucy: Ricky, I think you're right dear, about not doing that dance.
Ricky: Oh no, honey. I think you're right. I think I oughta do it. As you said, I think it would help the 'good neighbor' policy.
Lucy: Well, that policy just lapsed.
Ethel: You don't know the steps.
Lucy: Listen - a rhumba is a rhumba. You just wiggle your hips and jump up and down.
Lucy: Well, it seems that when this girl, Renata, was a child, she and Ricky used to dance together. She was much younger than he was.
Ethel: So what happened?
Carlos: We doughnut.
Lucy: We doughnut? It sounds like someplace in Arkansas.
Carlos: We doughnut speak English.
Songs: "Lady in Red," "Similau"
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