Season 2

Episode Guide

Job Switching

S2 E1
Sep 15, 1952
After Ricky and Fred get upset about the girls' spending, Lucy and Ethel go to work in a candy factory while the boys do the housework.

The Saxophone

S2 E2
May 13, 1952
Determined to accompany her husband on a tour with his band, Lucy auditions with her saxophone, which she has not picked up since high school.

Anniversary Present

S2 E3
May 13, 1952
Lucy believes Ricky is having an affair with a neighbor, not realizing he's just trying to purchase a pearl necklace for her anniversary present.

The Handcuffs

S2 E4
May 13, 1952
Lucy, as a gag, handcuffs herself to Ricky but they discover that the handcuffs are of Civil War vintage and a key cannot be found to unlock them.

The Operetta

S2 E5
Oct 13, 1952
The Ricardos and Mertzes perform in an operetta for a club benefit.

Vacation From Marriage

S2 E6
Oct 27, 1952
Lucy convinces Ethel that both of their marriages are in a rut. They decide to take some time away from their spouses.

The Courtroom

S2 E7
Nov 10, 1952
The Ricardos buy the Mertzes a television set for their 25th wedding anniversary. When Ricky accidentally breaks it, Fred breaks the Ricardo's TV and both couples end up suing each other.


S2 E8
Nov 24, 1952
Lucy and Ethel are both sick of their furniture, so they enter a contest where the grand prize is five rooms of new furniture.

Ricky Loses His Voice

S2 E9
May 13, 1952
Ricky comes down with a sore throat right before the Tropicana is re-opening with a big show.

Lucy Is Enciente

S2 E10
May 13, 1952
Constant interruptions frustrate Lucy's every attempt to tell Ricky that they are going to have a baby.

Pregnant Women

S2 E11
May 13, 1952
Expectant Lucy creates pandemonium with her unpredictable demands on her bewildered husband.

Lucy's Showbiz Swan Song

S2 E12
May 13, 1952
Despite her "condition," Lucy is determined to participate in a gay 90's review that Ricky is staging.

Lucy Hires An English Tutor

S2 E13
May 13, 1952
Determined to have a well-spoken child, Lucy engages an English tutor.

Ricky Has Labor Pains

S2 E14
Jan 5, 1953
Ricky develops psychosomatic labor pains.

Lucy Becomes A Sculptress

S2 E15
Jan 12, 1953
Lucy decides to explore her artistic side and takes up sculpting.

Lucy Goes To The Hospital

S2 E16
Jan 19, 1953
Lucy has her baby.

Sales Resistance

S2 E17
Jan 26, 1953
Lucy seems to be unable to resist buying junk from fast-talking salesmen.

Inferiority Complex

S2 E18
May 13, 1952
After pulling off one faux pas after another, Lucy develops a devastating inferiority complex.

Club Election

S2 E19
May 13, 1952
Lucy and Ethel are pitted against each other in the race for the presidency of their women's club.

The Black Eye

S2 E20
Mar 9, 1953
Ricky and the Mertzes recall when Ricky accidentally gave Lucy a black eye.

Lucy Changes Her Mind

S2 E21
Mar 30, 1953
When Ricky gets upset about Lucy constantly changing her mind and never finishing anything, he tells her she has to finished everything she starts.

No Children Allowed

S2 E22
May 13, 1952
The neighbors complain of the Ricardos' baby's crying and threaten to move out but Ethel valiantly stands by her friends and she won't let them forget it.

Lucy Hires A Maid

S2 E23
Apr 27, 1953
When Lucy needs to help with the baby and housekeeping, but she hires a maid who turns out to be more than a little domineering.

The Indian Show

S2 E24
May 13, 1952
Lucy tries desperately to get into the Indian show Ricky is putting on at his club.

Lucy's Last Birthday

S2 E25
May 13, 1952
Ricky plans a surprise birthday party for Lucy and she is miserable because she thinks everyone has forgotten.

Ricardos Change Apartments

S2 E26
May 18, 1953
Lucy tries everything to convince Ricky to let them move to a bigger apartment.

Lucy is Matchmaker

S2 E27
May 25, 1953
Lucy and Ethel play matchmaker for one of Fred's friends who is visiting from out of town, but things get complicated.

Lucy Wants New Furniture

S2 E28
Jun 1, 1953
Ricky insists that Lucy use her allowance to pay for new furniture she bought without his approval.

The Camping Trip

S2 E29
Jun 8, 1953
Lucy and Ethel want to go with Ricky and Fred on their camping trip.

Ricky and Fred Are TV Fans

S2 E30
Jun 22, 1953
The girls get fed up with the boys watching the fights on television. They try to do something to distract them and end up getting arrested.

Never Do Biz With Friends

S2 E31
Jun 29, 1953
The Ricardos sell their old washing machine to the Mertzes after they buy a new one. It's the Ricardos vs. the Mertzes when it breaks down before the Mertzes pay for it.

Ricky's Life Story

S2 E32
May 13, 1952
Lucy wants to get even with Ricky after he tries to squash her show business aspirations.