Season 3 Breakdown
Normal Episodes: 31
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Normal Episodes: 31
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
I Love Lucy Season 3 (1953-1954)
|3x01 Ricky's Life Story |
Lucy surprises Ricky and Fred by accomplishing an impossible dance routine that they created for her attempt to get into show business to fail once again.
|Oct. 05, 1953|
|3x02 The Girls Go Into Business |
Lucy and Ethel are extremely excited about the new dress shop that they have just purchased, but when they can't sell any dresses will they have to sell the shop?
|Oct. 12, 1953|
|3x03 Lucy and Ethel Buy the Same Dress |
Problems arise when Lucy and Ethel accidentally buy the exact same dress to wear when they perform a duet in a talent show for the Wednesday Afternoon Fine Arts League. Meanwhile, Lucy ...
|Oct. 19, 1953|
|3x04 Equal Rights |
Lucy and Ethel bite off a little more than they can chew when they demand equal rights for women and men.
|Oct. 26, 1953|
|3x05 Baby Pictures |
Ricky might lose a television appearance that was offered to him by Caroline Appleby's husband when the Ricardos and Applebys start fighting over baby pictures.
|Nov. 02, 1953|
|3x06 Lucy Tells the Truth |
While under a bet from Ricky, Fred, and Ethel that she can't even go 24 hours without telling a lie, Lucy has to reveal her age, weight, and natural hair color to members of the women's ...
|Nov. 09, 1953|
|3x07 The French Revue |
Lucy has to disguise herself to sneak into Ricky's French Revue after he forbids her to come anywhere near the club.
|Nov. 16, 1953|
|3x08 Redecorating the Mertzes' Apartment |
Lucy ends up sacrificing her own furniture by giving it to the Mertzes after she accidentally destroys theirs while trying to help them redecorate.
|Nov. 23, 1953|
|3x09 Too Many Crooks |
Ethel mistakenly believes that Lucy is the notorious burglar, Madame X, when she sees Lucy sneak into the Mertze's apartment to borrow a coat so that her and Ricky can get a measurement ...
|Nov. 30, 1953|
|3x10 Changing the Boys' Wardrobe |
Lucy comes up with a plan to get back at Ricky and Fred after they get back their horrible looking clothes that Lucy and Ethel threw away.
|Dec. 07, 1953|
|3x11 Lucy Has Her Eyes Examined |
When Lucy finally gets her big break in the form of performing a dance that she's terrific at in Ricky's show, it's all ruined because of a simple visit to the eye doctor that ends ...
|Dec. 14, 1953|
|3x12 Ricky's Old Girlfriend |
Ricky makes Lucy jealous after mentioning an old girlfriend that just happens to be in town.
|Dec. 21, 1953|
|3x13 The Million Dollar Idea |
Lucy plans to market her homemade salad dressing on national television with the help of Ethel after ruining her monthly budget.
|Jan. 11, 1953|
|3x14 Ricky Minds the Baby |
Little Ricky wanders away while under the supervision of Ricky who was too busy watching a football game to notice that his son was gone.
|Jan. 18, 1954|
|3x15 The Charm School |
After Lucy and Ethel notice Ricky and Fred eying a pretty girl, they decide to go to charm school to impress the boys, but Ricky and Fred are anything but impressed by the final re ...
|Jan. 25, 1954|
|3x16 Sentimental Anniversary |
Fred and Ethel try to organize a surprise party for Lucy and Ricky's 13th wedding anniversary, but they don't realize that all Lucy and Ricky want to do is be alone.
|Feb. 01, 1954|
|3x17 Fan Magazine Interview |
Ricky and Lucy's marriage comes under strain when a reporter spends a day with them for a news article.
|Feb. 08, 1954|
|3x18 Oil Wells |
Lucy and Ethel try to discover if their new neighbors that have sold them oil stock are swindlers.
|Feb. 15, 1954|
|3x19 Ricky Loses His Temper |
After Ricky explodes when he finds out that Lucy has bought herself a new hat, she places a bet with him that she can get him to lose his temper before she gets another hat, but she ...
|Feb. 22, 1954|
|3x20 Home Movies |
When Lucy, Fred, and Ethel find out that Ricky will be shooting a TV pilot, they all try their hardest to get a part in it. But when Ricky won't let them in it, they decide to make ...
|Mar. 01, 1954|
|3x21 Bonus Bucks |
The Ricardos and Mertzes almost lose their friendship over one buck worth $300.
|Mar. 08, 1954|
|3x22 Ricky's Hawaiian Vacation |
Lucy goes on a game show to try to win plane tickets to Hawaii so that she can go with Ricky and his band instead of staying home.
|Mar. 22, 1954|
|3x23 Lucy is Envious |
Lucy and Ethel have to pretend to be women from Mars in order to earn $500 that Lucy pledged to charity.
|Mar. 29, 1954|
|3x24 Lucy Writes a Novel |
Ricky, Fred, and Ethel are all not happy about Lucy's new novel that takes jabs at them.
|Apr. 05, 1954|
|3x25 Lucy's Club Dance |
Lucy tries to persuade Ricky to help her make the Wednesday Afternoon Fine Arts League sextet sound better for a fundraiser that they are putting on.
|Apr. 12, 1954|
|3x26 The Black Wig |
Lucy tries testing Ricky's loyalty to her by dressing up in a black wig and a costume to tempt him.
|Apr. 19, 1954|
|3x27 The Diner |
Tensions arise between the Ricardos and Mertzes after they buy a diner together and Fred and Ethel end up doing all of the work.
|Apr. 26, 1954|
|3x28 Tennessee Ernie Visits |
Lucy tries to get rid of visiting "Cousin" Earnest.
|May. 03, 1954|
|3x29 Tennesse Ernie Hangs On |
"Cousin" Earnest throws together a country party to raise money for the Ricardos after Lucy's scheme of claiming that they are broke doesn't get rid of him.
|May. 10, 1954|
|3x30 The Golf Game |
When Lucy and Ethel come up with an insane scheme for combating their "golf widowship", Jimmy Demaret stops by.
|May. 17, 1954|
|3x31 The Sublease |
The Mertzes aren't excited about who their new tenants are going to be when Lucy and Ricky go away on a trip to Maine and sublease their apartment.
|May. 24, 1954|
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Season 3 Quotes
|Season 3 / Episode 15: - The Charm School|
Lucy Ricardo: [disguised as Lucille McGillicuddy, trying to stop the TV audience about buying the salad dressing] What's Aunt Martha trying to do, poison me?
|Season 3 / Episode 17: - Fan Magazine Interview|
Lucy Ricardo: [Lucy, dressed in a stunning, skin-tight evening gown prances into the room, showing off her new glamorous look] May I have a light, please? Thanks awfully, darling.
Ricky Ricardo: Who is that?
Fred Mertz: It looks like Lucy.
Ricky Ricardo: Lucy?
Lucy Ricardo: Yes, dah-ling?
Ricky Ricardo: It is Lucy.
Fred Mertz: Well, what do you know.
Lucy Ricardo: [Door buzzer sounds] That must be my dear friend, Ethel. Please Fred, I'll open the door.
Fred Mertz: Open it? I was going to LOCK it!
Lucy Ricardo: Oh my dear fellow. You have such a refreshing wit. [Opens door]
Ethel Mertz: [Ethel strolls in, dressed in a tight leopard skin evening gown] I hope I didn't hold up the party.
Lucy Ricardo: Not at all, darling. Do come in.
Ricky Ricardo: [Can't believe his eyes regarding Ethel's transformation] Who's that?
Fred Mertz: Who's that? WHAT'S that?
Season 3 Trivia
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