Ethel Mertz: Rome wasn't built in a day. Fred Mertz: Well, Rome wasn't built like you either.
Ethel Mertz: Gee, this high altitude sure gives me an appetite. Fred Mertz: What's your excuse at sea level?
(while Lucy is trying out the new mind reading act at Ricky's club:) Mindreader's assistant: What is your date of birth? Lucy Ricardo: August 6th. Mindreader's assistant: August 6th what? Lucy Ricardo: August 6th period.
Lucy Ricardo: I made a funny?
Ricky Ricardo: Something's wrong with the electricity. My shaver isn't working. Lucy Ricardo: Something's wrong with the gas. My chicken isn't working.
(Lucy is feigning amnesia) Lucy Ricardo: My mother told me never to talk to strange men... whoever she is.
Lucy Ricardo: Ricky, we're revolting. Ricky Ricardo: No more than usual.
Lucy Ricardo: Eeeewwwww.
Ethel Mertz: Oh, Lucy, I know you're not going to move, but if you ever do move, don't move.
Ricky Ricardo: What do you know about rice? Fred Mertz: Well, I had it thrown at me on one of the darkest days in my life.
(Ricky and Lucy are doing a show together) Ricky Ricardo: Hey, Lucy, a funny thing happened to me on the way to the theater. Lucy Ricardo: What? Ricky Ricardo: Some tramp comes up to me on the street and says he hadn't had a bite in three days. Lucy Ricardo: What did you do, bite him? (Audience laughs)
(repeated line) Ricky Ricardo: Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!
Lucy Ricardo: If some other woman were to take Fred away from you, you'd be singing a different tune, too. Ethel Mertz: Yeah, "Happy Days Are Here Again".
(after many takes - and many spoonfuls of Vitameatavegamin (containing alcohol)) Lucy Ricardo: Well, I'm your Vitavigavegivat Girl. Are you tired, run down, listless? Do you pop out at parties? Are you unpoopular? (pause) Lucy Ricardo: Well, are you? The answer to all your problems is in this little ol' bottle, Vitameatavegamin. (Checks the bottle label) Lucy Ricardo: That's it. Vitameatavegamin contains vitamins, meat, megetables and vinerals. So why don't you join the thousands of happy peppy people and get a great big bottle of Vitaveatyvemeanyminimoe. I'll tell you what you have to do. You have to take a whole tablespoonful after every meal. It's so tasty too. It's just like candy. (Takes a bit of time, if not too much, trying to sample the liquid. Finally... ) Lucy Ricardo: So everybody get a bottle of... (pointing at the bottle) Lucy Ricardo: this stuff.
Mr. Merriweather: Oh, you study numerology? Lucy Ricardo: Of course. Mr. Merriweather: I'm a 1. Lucy Ricardo: I'm a 3. Ricky Ricardo: I'm a 5. Mr. Merriweather: We're all odd, aren't we?
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