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Ricky Needs an Agent 

Lucy is frustrated that Ricky is waiting in Hollywood while MGM tries to find a movie for him to star in. She pretends to be his new agent and confronts the MGM brass, saying he has an ... See full summary »

Director:

William Asher

Writers:

Jess Oppenheimer, Madelyn Davis (as Madelyn Pugh) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Lucille Ball ... Lucy Ricardo
Desi Arnaz ... Ricky Ricardo
Vivian Vance ... Ethel Mertz
William Frawley ... Fred Mertz
Parley Baer ... Mr. Reilly
Helen Kleeb ... Miss Klein
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Storyline

Lucy is frustrated that Ricky is waiting in Hollywood while MGM tries to find a movie for him to star in. She pretends to be his new agent and confronts the MGM brass, saying he has an offer to do a big Broadway musical. Instead of putting him in a movie right away, MGM releases Ricky from his contract. Written by Ronny Bailey

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1955 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Desilu Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Lucy says in this episode that she and Ricky were handcuffed together for 48 hours, but it was really only 24 hours. See more »

Goofs

When Ricky grabs the statuette and twists it with his bare hands, it visibly starts to bend before he exerts any meaningful pressure, revealing that it's made of non-fired clay or some equally malleable substance. See more »

Quotes

Lucy Ricardo: [when the studio unexpectedly releases Ricky from his contract, Lucy tries to get the studio executive to change his mind] Mr Riley, you're doing lots of remakes. Why don't you take one of your big hits and do it over for Ricky, tailor it for him... Like, 'Gone With the Cuban Wind'?... Or, 'It Happened One Noche'?... How about, 'Seven Brides for Seven Cubans'?... 'The Ricardos of Wimpole Street'?... 'Andy Hardy Meets a Conga Player'?... How about, 'Ricky, Son of Flicka'? 'A Streetcar Named ...
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Connections

References It Happened One Night (1934) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme From 'I Love Lucy' (Instrumental)
Written by Eliot Daniel
Performed by Wilbur Hatch and the Desi Arnaz Orchestra
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