I Love Lucy

Season 2 Episode 17

Lucy's Showbiz Swan Song

Aired Monday 9:00 PM Dec 22, 1952 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • 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.

  • Quotes

    • 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

    • 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".

  • Allusions