I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
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The Ricardos Visit Cuba 

The Ricardo's and Mertz's visit Cuba to visit Ricky's family. Lucy is told to impress Uncle Alberto because he is the one that wanted Ricky to marry a Cuban woman. Lucy cannot seem to do anything right.

Director:

James V. Kern

Writers:

Madelyn Davis (as Madelyn Martin), Bob Carroll Jr. | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Lucille Ball ... Lucy Ricardo
Desi Arnaz ... Ricky Ricardo
Vivian Vance ... Ethel Mertz
William Frawley ... Fred Mertz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amapola Del Vando Amapola Del Vando ... Ricky's Relative
Mary Emery Mary Emery ... Ricky's Mother
Abel Franco Abel Franco ... Ricky's Relative
Nacho Galindo ... Cigar Store Owner
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ... Ricky's Relative
Richard Keith Richard Keith ... Little Ricky Ricardo (as Little Ricky)
Eddie Le Baron Eddie Le Baron ... Emcee
Barbara Logan Barbara Logan ... Stewardess
Lillian Molieri ... Ricky's Relative
Manuel París Manuel París ... Ricky's Relative
Jorge Treviño Jorge Treviño ... Uncle Alberto
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Storyline

The Ricardo's and Mertz's visit Cuba to visit Ricky's family. Lucy is told to impress Uncle Alberto because he is the one that wanted Ricky to marry a Cuban woman. Lucy cannot seem to do anything right.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 1956 (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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Did You Know?

Trivia

At the time of the episode, the Cuban revolution had already started in 1953. By this time in 1956, Guerrilla Warfare was starting to occur throughout Cuba. See more »

Goofs

During the last 2 music numbers, Uncle Alberto's hat appears and disappears throughout the scene. It can be seen on and off the table before and after Ricky has it on stage. Even after the hat is smashed by Uncle Alberto, it reappears unbroken on the table. See more »

Quotes

Ricky Ricardo: Ricky, what are you going to say when you meet your grandmother?
Little Ricky Ricardo: 'Buenos días, abuela.'
Ricky Ricardo: Very good. Very good.
Little Ricky Ricardo: What are you going to say, Mommie?
Lucy Ricardo: What, dear?
Ricky Ricardo: What are you going to say when you meet my mother?
Lucy Ricardo: Oh. 'Bonos dyes, may-dree.'
Ricky Ricardo: 'Bonos dyes, may-dree?' Heh, heh, Honey, it's 'Buenos días, madre.'
Lucy Ricardo: I don't think that's very nice, making fun of my Spanish.
Ricky Ricardo: Well, you've been making fun of my English for fifteen years.
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Soundtracks

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