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Today on DIAL B for BLOG, we take a look at the classic I Love Lucy episode, "Lucy and Superman," from I Love Lucy season six. This was Lucy episode 166, and it first aired on January 14, 1957. Here we go!
Little Ricky's having a birthday party -- but Carolyn is having her son's party the same day!
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Lucy gets an idea: Invite Superman to the party. Carolyn tells Lucy, "You win. We'll come!"
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Superman can't come, so Lucy dresses up as him. But then, Superman does arrive after all!
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Lucy sees the real thing show up -- but now, she's trapped on the ledge outside her apartment!
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SUPERMAN: "Sorry I didn't get to meet Lucy. I've heard so much about her!"
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RICKY: "Where IS Lucy?" ETHEL: "She's out on the ledge... OUT ON THE LEDGE!?!?!!?"
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But Ricky can't move the heavy piano! This looks like a job for...
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Superman! He shoves the piano aside with barely an effort!
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WOW! Ethel and Ricky are amazed! WOW! Lucy is also amazed when she sees...
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One for the history books: "How do you do? My name is Superman!"
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RICKY: "In the fifteen years we've been married..."
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SUPERMAN: "You've been married to her 15 years?!?" RICKY: "Yes..."
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SUPERMAN: "And they call ME Superman!"
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BONUS! Rare behind-the-scenes photo of Lucy and Superman on the set!
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Click here to see a three-minute
Quicktime clip from this classic I LOVE LUCY episode!


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