OAD: May 26, 1952 - CBS Television Network
FILMED: Friday, April 18, 1952 - General Service Studios
PREMISE: Lucy inadvertently makes the Ricardos late for an important dinner engagement with the new owner of the Tropicana -- so Ricky demands she budget her time. He puts her on a rigid time schedule -- and much to her chagrin, she finds she has time for almost everything. Indeed, the schedule works so well that some of the other husbands are considering schedules for their wives, too... The ladies decide to fight fire with fire.
GUEST CAST: Gale Gordon (Alvin Littlefield); Edith Meiser (Phoebe Littlefield)
This is Lucille Ball's first television appearance with Gale Gordon, who had been a regular on her My Favorite Husband radio series. He would later co-star with her on both The Lucy Show and Here/s Lucy.
Edith Meiser had appeared with Vivian Vance on Broadway in the 1941 Cole Porter musical, "Let's Face It."
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