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The Best I Love Lucy Episodes

Updated May 14, 2020 3.9k votes 521 voters 19.1k views57 items

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List of the best I Love Lucy episodes, as determined by voters like you. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top I Love Lucy episodes of all time are. Fans of I Love Lucy are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

List features "Lucy Writes a Novel," "Lucy and Superman," and of course the infamous chocolate factory episode called job Switching. What is the best I Love Lucy episode of all time? Look below and find out. Once you've made your voice heard, make sure to check out these other shows like I Love Lucy.

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    Job Switching

    Sep 15 1952
    Ricky wants Lucy to try working for a week, so she and Ethel get jobs at a candy factory,...
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    Lucy Does a TV Commercial

    May 05 1952
    Desperate to be in Ricky's new television commercial, Lucy makes every attempt to get her way;...  more
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    Hollywood at Last!

    Feb 07 1955
    Lucy arrives in Hollywood with stars in her eyes. She heads for The Brown Derby, a celebrity...
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    Lucy's Italian Movie

    Apr 16 1956
    En route to Rome by train, Lucy is spotted by a famous Italian cinema director and chosen to...
  • 5
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    Lucy's Schedule

    May 26 1952
    Ricky puts Lucy on a rigid time schedule....
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    The Million Dollar Idea

    Jan 11 1953
    The Ricardo household budget is in shambles (as usual) after Lucy decides to put her salad...
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    The Great Train Robbery

    Oct 31 1955
    Lucy gets mixed up with a jewel thief on a cross-country rail trip that marks the end of the...
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    Lucy Tells the Truth

    Nov 09 1953
    Ricky and the Mertzes bet Lucy that she can't go twenty-four hours without telling a lie. The...
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    Off to Florida

    Nov 12 1956
    When Lucy misplaces two train tickets to Florida, she and Ethel consult the classified...
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    Building a B.B.Q.

    Apr 08 1957
    Lucy has a problem deciding what to do to get her vacationing husband, Ricky, out of her hair...
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    Harpo Marx

    May 09 1955
    Lucy decides to impersonate some Hollywood notables to impress nearsighted Caroline Appleby,...
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    Lucy Wants New Furniture

    Jun 01 1953
    Lucy tries to hide some new furniture she bought without Ricky's permission in the kitchen....
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    The Camping Trip

    Jun 08 1953
    Lucy fears that she and Ricky don't have enough in common, so she decides to pursue one of his...
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    Never Do Business with Friends

    Jun 29 1953
    The Ricardos sell their old washing machine to the Mertzes for $35. When it breaks down the...
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    Lucy Goes to the Hospital

    Jan 19 1953
    Ricky and the Mertzes rehearse for pregnant Lucy's trip to the hospital. It turns out to be...  more
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    Lucy is Enceinte

    Dec 08 1952
    Lucy tells Ricky she thinks that their child should learn all about being an artist. So Lucy...
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    First Stop

    Jan 17 1955
    The Ricardos and Mertzes have a hard time finding accommodations that will please everyone on...
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    Ricky Thinks He is Going Bald

    Jun 02 1952
    Ricky fears that he is going bald, so Lucy takes it into her head to help him: she stages a...
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    23

    Lucy Thinks Ricky Is Trying to Murder Her

    Nov 05 1951
    Lucy is deeply engrossed in a brand-new whodunit, called ""The Mockingbird Mystery,"" and is,...
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    In perhaps the worst show of a rather long list of contenders for LDCH, Lucy Goes to Alaska...  more
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    Pioneer Women

    Mar 31 1952
    Having been bet by their husbands that they can't do without modern conveniences, Lucy and...
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    Lucy Fakes Illness

    Jan 28 1952
    After all this time, Lucy has finally found what she believes to be the perfect solution for...
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    The Freezer

    Apr 28 1952
    Where's the beef? It's in Lucy and Ethel's new walk-in freezer (according to Lucy, the ""human...
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    Lucy and Superman

    Jan 14 1957
    When Stevie Appleby, Caroline's son, has a birthday party the same day as Little Ricky's, Lucy...  more
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    Deep Sea Fishing

    Nov 19 1956
    It's Lucy and Ethel vs. Ricky and Fred in a fishing contest while they're on a Florida...