I Love Lucy

Season 6 Episode 8

Desert Island

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Aired Monday 9:00 PM Nov 26, 1956 on CBS
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Lucy and Ethel will do anything to keep Ricky and Fred from judging a Miami Beach beauty contest (and end up being menaced on a seemingly deserted island as a result).

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  • QUOTES (7)

    • Ethel: Hey, Lucy. He's friendly. He wants us to have dinner.
      Lucy: Have dinner? He wants us to be dinner!

    • (Lucy and Ethel think they're being attacked by a native of the island)
      Lucy: Maybe I'd better talk to him.
      Ethel: Do you think you can understand his language?
      Lucy: If I can understand Ricky, I can understand anybody.

    • (after running out of gas in the middle of the ocean)
      Ricky: You're right! We're out of gas.
      Fred: Oh no! Now what are we supposed to do? Thumb a ride on a passing halibut?

    • (Fred is looking at his watch)
      Ethel: (to Lucy) He's been lookin' at his watch all afternoon. Fred, will you forget about that beauty contest?
      Fred: Huh? That's the farthest thing from my mind.
      Ricky: Maybe it is time for us to be heading home. What time is it, Fred?
      Fred: Half bast bathing beauty! Uh, I mean half past three!

    • Lucy: Ethel, how many times have I ever let you down?
      Ethel: (counting on her fingers) Well, uh...
      Lucy: Never mind!

    • Ethel: Hey! What happened to that understanding attitude? Where is the new you?
      Lucy: When I saw those two mincing mermaids, the old me came right out of retirement.
      Ethel: Oh boy! It's good to have you back!

    • (Lucy and Ethel on the behavior of their husbands around two bathing beauties)
      Ethel: Did you see Fred's eyes pop out?
      Lucy: What about Ricky's eyes? His nose looked like it was balancing two ping-pong balls.

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