Lucy Goes to the Hospital -Â I Love LucyÂ episodeÂ 57, season 2, originally aired 1/19/1953
The climactic episode where Lucy is finally going into labor â where Ricky, Fred and Ethel have planned, prepared and rehearsed the event until they are a well-oiled machine; only to forget everything when the moment arrives, including Lucy!Â A very funny episode, well-deserving its’ status as a comedy classic.
Quotes fromÂ I Love LucyÂ – Lucy Goes to the Hospital
Fred Mertz (William Frawley): [Upon learning that another new father has nine girls]: Hey, you can always start a girl’s softball team!
Trivia aboutÂ I Love LucyÂ – Lucy Goes to the Hospital
- Music performed on this episode included “Voodoo” — explaining Ricky’s outfit at the hospital.
- This episode had more viewers than the coronation of Queen Elizabeth, and than President Eisenhower’s Inauguration.
- TV Land rank this as episode #59 out the 100 most memorable memorable television moments.
- This isÂ notÂ Desi Arnaz Jr. in the episode — in fact, Desi Jr.Â neverÂ portrayed himself on the series.