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© 1998 by Gregg Oppenheimer

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I Love Lucy Episode Guide:
The Fifth Season (cont'd.)

#147 "Lucy Gets a Paris Gown"Starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
With Vivian Vance and William Frawley
Produced by:
 Jess Oppenheimer
Written by: Jess Oppenheimer, Madelyn Pugh, and Bob Carroll, Jr., Bob Schiller and Bob Weiskopf
Directed by: James V. Kern
Executive Producer: Desi Arnaz
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1/23/56: "Second Honeymoon"
I Love Lucy Episode 141 - Filmed 12/8/55
Story: Lucy plans to make the ocean voyage a second honeymoon, but Ricky has previous shipboard engagements with his band.
Guest: Tyler McVey

1/30/56: "Lucy Meets the Queen"
I Love Lucy Episode 142 - Filmed 12/15/55
Story: Lucy and Ethel go looking for the Queen on their first day in London, but no luck. When they arrive back at the hotel, Ricky tells her she's going to be presented to the Queen the next evening.

2/6/56: "The Fox Hunt"
I Love Lucy Episode 143 - Filmed 12/22/55
Story: Lucy wants to spend a weekend on a British estate, but Ricky makes her promise not to try to wangle an invitation out of Sir Clive, with whom Ricky is scheduled to talk business.

2/20/56: "Lucy Goes to Scotland"
I Love Lucy Episode 144 - Filmed 1/6/56
Story: Lucy dreams of visiting her relatives in Scotland.

2/27/56: "Paris at Last" [photo]
I Love Lucy Episode 145 - Filmed 1/12/56
Story: The Ricardos and the Mertzes arrive in Paris only to find themselves locked up in jail for passing counterfeit francs.
Guests: Larry Dobkin, Shepard Menken, Maurice Marsac, Fritz Feld

3/5/56: "Lucy Meets Charles Boyer"
I Love Lucy Episode 146 - Filmed 1/19/56
Story: Ricky has a luncheon engagement with Charles Boyer, and he wants to keep Lucy away from him.

3/19/56: "Lucy Gets a Paris Gown"[top photo]
I Love Lucy Episode 147
- Filmed 2/16/56
Story: After much begging, Ricky buys Lucy a Paris "original."

3/26/56: "Lucy in the Swiss Alps"
I Love Lucy Episode 148 - Filmed 2/23/56
Story: The Ricardos and the Mertzes go mountain climbing in the Swiss Alps, and are caught in an avalanche.

4/9/56: "Lucy Gets Homesick in Italy"
I Love Lucy Episode 149 - Filmed 3/1/56
Story: Lucy gets homesick for Little Ricky on his birthday.

4/16/56: "Lucy's Italian Movie"
(also known as the "Grape-stomping" episode)
I Love Lucy Episode 150 - Filmed 3/8/56
Story: On route to Italy, an Italian producer offers Lucy a role in a film called "Bitter Grapes." So she decides to take a job in a vineyard to absorb a little "local color."

4/23/56: "Lucy's Bicycle Trip"
I Love Lucy Episode 151 - Filmed 3/22/56
Story: Lucy organizes the Ricardos and the Mertzes for a bicycle trip from Italy to the French Riviera. But she doesn't know about the rough terrain, the aches and pains -- or where she put her passport.

5/7/56: "Lucy Goes to Monte Carlo"
I Love Lucy Episode 152 - Filmed 3/29/56
Story: Ricky has declared the casino at Monte Carlo out-of-bounds for Lucy, but she and Ethel "just happen" to eat dinner there.

5/14/56: "Return Home from Europe"
I Love Lucy Episode 153 - Filmed 4/5/56
Story: Homeward bound from Europe, Lucy tries to get out of paying overweight charges on the plane by disguising a big piece of Italian cheese as a baby--much to the consternation of the new mother seated next to her.
Guests: Frank Nelson, Mary Jane Croft

 Earlier fifth season episodes

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