"The Marriage License"

(Episode #26)

OAD: April 7, 1952 - CBS Television Network

FILMED: Thursday, February 28, 1952 - General Service Studios

PREMISE: Lucy discovers there is an error on her marriage license, and decides the Ricardos should get married all over again -- just the way they did 12 years earlier. They drive to New England to visit the exact spot where Ricky proposed... but the twosome wind up quarreling and spending the night at the rundown Eagle Hotel, run by Bert and "Mother" Willoughby.

GUEST CAST: Elizabeth Patterson (Mother Willoughby); Irving Bacon (Bert Willoughby)

MUSIC: "I Love You Truly"


Character actor Irving Bacon would return three years later to play Ethel's Albuquerque-based father, Will Potter, in the episode entitled "Ethel's Home Town." Ms. Patterson, of course, returned to I Love Lucy in the spring of 1953, to play the Ricardos' neighbor (and usual babysitter) Mrs. Trumbull.

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