| Season 6, Episode 3 |
#156 in Series
|Air date:||October 15, 1956|
|Written by:|| Bob Carroll, Jr.|
|Directed by:||James V. Kern|
|Production code:||6-03 / 155|
|IMDB||Lucy Meets Orson Welles|
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Lucy Meets Orson Welles was the 156th overall episode of I Love Lucy, also the 3rd episode of season 6, the final season of the series. The episode was directed by James V. Kern, originally aired on CBS-TV on October 15, 1956.
Lucy wangles a job as Orson Welles's assistant when he appears at Ricky's club. He's doing a magic act, but Lucy's doing Shakespeare.
Lucy spots Orson Welles in a department store, and when she ends up in a levitating act with him as Loo-Cee, Lucy starts spouting off Romeo and Juliet lines to impress her old high school drama teacher.
- Lucille Ball ... as Lucy Ricardo
- Desi Arnaz ... as Ricky Ricardo
- Vivian Vance ... as Ethel Mertz
- William Frawley ... as Fred Mertz