Premise: Lucy Ricardo is the wacky wife of Cuban bandleader Ricky Ricardo. Living in New York, Ricky tries to succeed in show business while Lucy -- always trying to help -- usually manages to get in some kind of trouble that drives Ricky crazy. Their best friends are Fred and Ethel Mertz, who are also their landlords. Usually, Ethel becomes Lucy's less-than-willing partner in crime. Ricky and Lucy welcomed little Ricky in 1953, whose birth was a national TV event. Later in the show's run, the Ricardos (and the Mertzes) moved to Hollywood, where Ricky tried to become a movie star.
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S01, E08 (First Aired: Dec. 3, 1951)
Lucy is disgusted with Ricky's sloppy ways; she splits the apartment into two parts so she can have a clean side. When a photographer is scheduled to arrive to take pictures of Ricky, she tries to teach Ricky a lesson by making the whole house messy.
S01, E09 (First Aired: Dec. 10, 1951)
Ricky brings home a mink coat he'll use in his show and Lucy thinks it's for her. When Lucy finds out that Ricky arranged for the coat to be stolen from their apartment, she gets even by cutting up a fake fur in front of him.