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Ricky’€™s Movie Offer – funny quotes from I Love Lucy

Ricky’€™s Movie Offer – Funny quotes from the classic ‘I Love Lucy’ TV series, where Ricky Ricardo (Desi Arnaz) has a chance at a movie audition, and his wife Lucy (Lucille Ball) and their friends all want to horn in on it …

Funny quotes from Ricky’€™s Movie Offer – I Love Lucy season 4

Ethel Mertz (Vivian Vance): [opens the door, breaking Fred’€™s newly-installed burglar-proof door chain]: What happened?
Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball): You just broke through Fred’€™s burglar-proof chain.
Ethel Mertz (Vivian Vance): Fred, can’€™t you ever do anything right?
Fred Mertz (William Frawley): [mimicking] Fred, can’€™t you ever do anything right?
Fred Mertz (William Frawley): You’€™re not supposed to come charging in there like a bull out of a chute!
Ethel Mertz (Vivian Vance): If you’€™d have fixed it right, it wouldn’€™t have pulled out.
Fred Mertz (William Frawley): With your weight, you could have come through that wall without a door!
Ethel Mertz (Vivian Vance): Oh, keep quiet or I’€™ll sit on you.

Ricky Ricardo (Desi Arnaz): Mr. Benjamin, that sounds very, very exciting. Is it gonna be Cinemascopy and Stereonophic?
Mr. Benjamin (Frank Nelson): I beg your pardon?
Ricky Ricardo (Desi Arnaz): Is it gonna be Cinemascopy and Stereonophic?
Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball): Mr. Benjamin, I think he means Cinemascope and Stereophonic.
Ricky Ricardo (Desi Arnaz): That’€™s what I said!
Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball): That’€™s what he said.

Ricky Ricardo (Desi Arnaz): Would you leave me alone? I’€™ve been in show business a long time.
Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball): It doesn’€™t make you an actor just because you’€™ve been shouting ‘€œBabalu’€ and beating on a cowhide.

[Lucy is giving Ricky some acting tips.]
Fred Mertz (William Frawley): What do you want him to do?
Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball): For one thing, I would like him to develop a distinctive way of speaking.
Fred & Ethel[in unison]: Ricky?

Pete, the grocery boy: But, Mrs. Ricardo, when I play the trumpet, I’€™m real gone.
Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball): [shooing Pete out of the apartment]  Then go, man, go!

Ethel Mertz [Vivian Vance]: Fred, I think I look more like Marilyn Monroe than Lucy does.
Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball): And I think look more like Marilyn Monroe than Ethel does.  What do you think?
Fred Mertz (William Frawley): I think I look more like her than either one of you.

[Lucy enters the living room dressed as Marilyn Monroe]
Ethel Mertz (Vivian Vance): Hey, who are you supposed to be?
Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball): Guess.
Fred Mertz (William Frawley): Humphrey Bogart in a wig.

Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball): I thought we all agreed that you weren’€™t going to do anything to ruin Ricky’€™s chance.
Ethel Mertz (Vivian Vance): Well, you’€™re ruining it.
Lucy Ricardo (Lucille Ball): That’€™s different. I’€™m his wife. I have a right to ruin it!

Pete [to Lucy, dressed as Marilyn Monroe]: Who are you supposed to be?
Fred Mertz (William Frawley): Gorgeous George.

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