OAD: June 1, 1953 - CBS Television Network
FILMED: Friday, May 1, 1953 - General Service Studios
PREMISE: Without asking Ricky, Lucy buys a new "1950s modern" couch and coffee table for $299 -- using their old livingroom furniture (the set Lucy had won a few months earlier at a Home Show) as a down payment. Knowing Ricky may not be pleased, she hides the new items in the kitchen and serves dinner on a card table in the livingroom. Unfortunately, she forgets the steak knives, the butter, and the salt, prompting mad dashes back and forth... When Ricky discovers the truth, he demands Lucy pay for the new furniture out of her allowance -- which means no visits to the beauty shop and no new clothes...
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