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Season 2
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Season Info
Series: I Love Lucy
Episodes: 31
Broadcast Info
Premiere Air Date: September 15, 1952
Finale Air Date: June 29, 1953
Channel: CBS


The second season of I Love Lucy aired from September 15, 1952 to June 29, 1953, and consisted of 31 episodes. It began with Job Switching and ended with Never Do Business With Friends.










Episode GuideEdit

Screenshot No. No. in Series Title Written by Directed by Film Date Original Air Date
ImageComingSoon 1 36 Job Switching Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A September 15, 1952
Ricky and Fred challenge Lucy and Ethel to change places for a day. Lucy and Ethel try to find work in a chocolate factory, while Ricky and Fred try to keep the house clean and cook dinner.
ImageComingSoon 2 37 The Saxophone Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A September 22, 1952
Lucy tries to go on a trip with Ricky's band by auditioning as a saxophone player. When that fails, she tries to make Ricky worry that she has a secret lover so he'll stay home.
ImageComingSoon 3 38 The Anniversary Present Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
Marc Daniels N/A September 29, 1952
Ricky wants to surprise Lucy with pearls for their anniversary. Lucy tries to give Ricky hints about their anniversary, but Ricky pretends that he's forgotten
ImageComingSoon 4 39 The Handcuffs Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
Marc Daniels N/A October 6, 1952
Lucy handcuffs herself to Ricky in order to spend more time with him, but discovers that there is no key. The two of them try to find a way to take the handcuffs off before Ricky's show.
ImageComingSoon 5 40 The Operetta Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
Marc Daniels N/A October 13, 1952
To save money for the women's club, Lucy and Ethel decide to write the operetta themselves. Lucy postdates a check for the operetta, but panics when the props start getting taken away.
ImageComingSoon 6 41 Vacation From Marriage Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A October 27, 1952
Lucy believes that she and Ricky are in a rut, and need some time apart from each other. They decide to have Ethel live with Lucy and Ricky live with Fred for a week.
ImageComingSoon 7 42 The Courtroom Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A November 10, 1952
Ricky and Lucy give the Mertz a television set for their 25th wedding anniversary. Ricky accidentally breaks it while setting it up, and Fred breaks the Ricardo's set in retort. Furious, all of them go to court to solve the issue.
ImageComingSoon 8 43 Redecorating Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A November 24, 1952
Lucy and Ethel enter a contest for a chance to win five rooms full of furniture. Ricky gets tickets to a musical, but Lucy and Ethel refuse to leave the house until the contest is over so they can answer the phone.
ImageComingSoon 9 44 Ricky Loses His Voice Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A December 1, 1952
Ricky loses his voice right before the opening of a new show. Lucy decides to stage the show herself, while Ricky thinks Mr. Chambers is staging the show and Mr. Chambers thinks the same of Ricky
ImageComingSoon 10 45 Lucy Is Enceinte Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A December 8, 1952
Lucy finds out she's pregnant, and wants to tell Ricky in the perfect way, but keeps failing as problems arise.
ImageComingSoon 11 46 Pregnant Women Are Unpredictable Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A December 15, 1952
Lucy is having trouble deciding on the name of her baby. Ricky tries to help Lucy, but Lucy thinks Ricky is only caring for the baby and doesn't love her at all.
ImageComingSoon 12 47 Lucy's Show Biz Swan Song Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A December 22, 1952
Lucy wants to perform in Ricky's show one more time since she won't be able to after she's had the baby. Ricky refuses, but Lucy is determined and sneaks onto the barbershop quartet act.
ImageComingSoon 13 48 Lucy Hires An English Tutor Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A December 29, 1952
Lucy wants her child to be raised knowing proper English, and hires an English tutor to teach her. Ricky's had enough, and promises the tutor many auditions with record companies if he starts to talk more like him.
ImageComingSoon 14 49 Ricky Has Labor Pains Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A January 5, 1953
Ricky begins to feel neglected when everyone focuses on Lucy and Lucy forgets to cook him dinner. Lucy and Ethel decide to give him a baby shower with all the boys to help cheer him up, but sneak in themselves when Fred calls it a stag party.
ImageComingSoon 15 50 Lucy Becomes A Sculptress Jess Oppenheimer
Madelyn Pugh
Bob Carroll, Jr.
William Asher N/A January 12, 1953
Lucy wants to become a fine artist before the baby arrives so she will have skills to teach. At an art store, she is convinced that she has immense talent for sculpting. Ricky is against the idea due to the cost, but tells Lucy she can continue if she gets the approval of an art critic.

Video ReleaseEdit

To be added.

I Love Lucy Episodes
Season 1 The Girls Want to Go to a NightclubBe A PalThe Diet
Lucy Thinks Ricky is Trying to Murder HerThe Quiz ShowThe AuditionThe Séance
Men are MessyThe Fur CoatLucy is Jealous of Girl SingerDraftedThe Adagio
The BenefitThe Amateur HourLucy Plays CupidLucy Fakes Illness
Lucy Writes a PlayBreaking the LeaseThe BalletThe Young FansNew Neighbors
Fred and Ethel FightThe MoustacheThe GossipPioneer Women
The Marriage LicenseThe KleptomaniacCuban PalsThe Freezer
Lucy Does a TV CommercialThe Publicity AgentLucy Gets Ricky on the Radio
Lucy's ScheduleRicky Thinks he's Getting BaldRicky Asks for a Raise
Season 2 Job SwitchingThe SaxophoneThe Anniversary PresentThe HandcuffsThe Operetta Vacation From MarriageThe CourtroomRedecoratingRicky Loses His Voice
Lucy Is EnceintePregnant Women Are UnpredictableLucy's Show Biz Swan Song
Lucy Hires An English TutorRicky Has Labor PainsLucy Becomes A Sculptress
Lucy Goes To The HospitalSales ResistanceThe Inferiority Complex
The Club ElectionThe Black EyeLucy Changes Her MindNo Children Allowed
Lucy Hires A MaidThe Indian ShowLucy's Last Birthday
The Ricardos Change ApartmentsLucy Is MatchmakerLucy Wants New Furniture
The Camping TripRicky And Fred Are TV FansNever Do Business With Friends
Season 3 Ricky's 'Life' StoryThe Girls Go Into BusinessLucy And Ethel Buy The Same Dress
Equal RightsBaby PicturesLucy Tells The TruthThe French Revue
Redecorating The Mertzes' ApartmentToo Many CrooksChanging The Boys' Wardrobe Lucy Has Her Eyes ExaminedRicky's Old GirlfriendThe Million-Dollar Idea
Ricky Minds The BabyThe Charm SchoolSentimental Anniversary
Fan Magazine InterviewOil WellsRicky Loses His TemperHome Movies
Bonus BucksRicky's Hawaiian VacationLucy Is EnviousLucy Writes A Novel
Lucy's Club DanceThe Black WigThe DinerTennessee Ernie Visits
Tennessee Ernie Hangs OnThe Golf GameThe Sublease
Season 4 The Business ManagerMertz and KurtzLucy Cries WolfThe Matchmaker
Mr. and Mrs. TV ShowRicky's Movie OfferRicky's Screen TestLucy's Mother-In-Law Ethel's BirthdayRicky's ContractGetting ReadyLucy Learns to Drive
California, Here We Come!First StopTennessee BoundEthel's Home Town
L.A., At LastDon Juan and the StarletsLucy Gets Into PicturesThe Fashion Show
The Hedda Hopper StoryDon Juan is ShelvedBull Fight Dance
Hollywood AnniversaryThe Star UpstairsLucy in Palm SpringsDancing Star
Harpo MarxRicky Needs an AgentThe Tour
Season 5 Lucy Visits Grauman'sLucy and John WayneLucy and the Dummy
Ricky Sells the CarThe Great Train RobberyHomecomingFace to Face
Lucy Goes to a RodeoNursery SchoolRicky's European BookingThe Passports
Staten Island FerryBon VoyageSecond HoneymoonLucy Meets the Queen
The Fox HuntLucy Goes to ScotlandParis at LastLucy Meets Charles Boyer
Lucy Gets a Paris GownLucy in the Swiss AlpsLucy Gets Homesick in Italy
Lucy's Italian MovieLucy's Bicycle TripLucy Goes to Monte Carlo
Return Home from Europe
Season 6 Lucy and Bob HopeLittle Ricky Learns to Play the DrumsLucy Meets Orson Welles Little Ricky Gets Stage FrightVisitor from ItalyOff to FloridaDeep-Sea Fishing
Desert IslandThe Ricardos Visit CubaLittle Ricky's School Pageant
I Love Lucy Christmas ShowLucy and the Loving CupLucy and Superman
Little Ricky Gets a DogLucy Wants to Move to the CountryLucy Hates to Leave
Lucy Misses the MertzesLucy Gets Chummy With the Neighbors
Lucy Raises ChickensLucy Does The TangoRagtime BandLucy's Night in Town HousewarmingBuilding a B-B-QCountry Club DanceLucy Raises Tulips
The Ricardos Dedicate a Statue