"The Quiz Show"

(Episode #5)

OAD: November 12, 1951 - CBS Television Network

FILMED: Friday, October 5, 1951 - General Service Studios

PREMISE: Lucy's overdrawn on the household accounts again, so Ricky cuts off her allowance. When Ethel gets tickets to a radio quiz show ("Females Are Fabulous"), Lucy goes along -- and becomes a contestant. All she has to do to win $1,000 is convince Ricky that she has a long-lost first husband!

GUEST CAST: Frank Nelson (Freddie Fillmore); Lee Millar (announcer); Hazel Pierce (Mrs. Peterson); John Emery (Harold, the tramp); Phil Ober (Arnold, the first husband)


Phil Ober was Vivian Vance's real-life husband. John Emery, at one point, had been married to Tallulah Bankhead.

This is the first of three appearances by Frank Nelson as radio host Freddie Fillmore.

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