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.
Did You Know?
Lucy says in this episode that she and Ricky were handcuffed together for 48 hours, but it was really only 24 hours. See more
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
[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 ...
References It Happened One Night
Theme From 'I Love Lucy' (Instrumental)
Written by Eliot Daniel
Performed by Wilbur Hatch
and the Desi Arnaz Orchestra See more