Lucy Writes a PlayÂ -Â I Love LucyÂ episode 17, originally aired 2/4/1952
LucyÂ writes a play for her woman’s club, but when Ricky won’t perform it, she changes it from the Cuban settingÂ A Tree Grows in HavanaÂ to an English setting,Â The Perils of PamelaÂ with Fred as the lead. Ricky later changes his mind when he learns that a Hollywood talent scout will be in the audience, but he’s using the original script while everyone else uses the new version.
Lucy Writes a PlayÂ is available onÂ the season 1Â I Love LucyÂ DVD collection.
I Love LucyÂ Quotes
Ethel (Vivian Vance)Â [reading from Lucy’s script]: You look very pretty, Lucita.Â Your hair is shining, your eyes are bright, and your nose is continued on the next page.