I Love Lucy/Ricky's Old Girlfriend

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Ricky's Old Girlfriend
Airdate December 21, 1953
Writer(s) Bob Carroll, Jr.
Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Director(s) William Asher
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Ricky's Old Girlfriend is the twelfth episode of the third season of I Love Lucy, and the seventy-eighth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Rosa Turich (Carlotta Romero), Lillian Molieri (Spanish Girl)


Plot Overview

While playing Games on Game Night,Ricky reveals that he once knew a girl name Charlotta Romero.This peaks Lucy's coureoysity.She questions Ricky about the woman.Ricky describes Charlotta Romero as a stunning beauty.This desciption angers Lucy.She storms out of the Room.Though angry at Ricky ,by morning she gets over her anger from last night.Ricky tells Lucy he made up the whole story.Ricky thinking he made up the woman is surprised to learn that the woman that he pretended he made up does exist.Lucy learning of the womans existence,dreams about what she may look like.In her dream,Charlotta is as Ricky had described as a stunning beauty,for whom he runs off with leaving her,and Little Ricky to fend for themselves.After awakening from her dream,she confronts Ricky about Charlotta.After some discussion about Charlotta,Ricky is contacted by Charlotta who is invited to come to the Ricardos Home for Dinner,and conversation.When Charlotta arrives,she looks nothing like the description that Ricky had described.Lucy could not be happier.


Arc Advancement



Lucy,Ricky,Ethel,Fred,Jerry,Carlotta,and Woman in Lucys dream.



The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

While revealing secrets,Ricky tells the others about a girl he once knew,name Carlotta Romero.

Memorable Moments



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