When Lucy was pregnant with Little Ricky, (Desi Arnaz Jr. in reality), CBS network censors did not allow her to say the word "pregnant." She had to say "expecting" instead. The episode title itself opted for a French touch: "Lucy is Enceinte".
How would you feel if Fred was smoldering with jealousy?
Ethel Mertz: Fred wouldn't smolder if he banged into a blowtorch.
When the Ricardos are moving to the country, Lucy is standing for the last time in the apartment and talks about how she will miss the place since they lived in that apartment for 15 years. However they had only lived there for 4 years. Prior to that they were in the other apartment in the same building.
In the series' finale: I Love Lucy: The Ricardos Dedicate a Statue (1957), "Yankee Doodle Dandy" music is played, as the episode goes to & comes from a commercial break.
Many references to the sponsor, Philip Morris, were cut from the original negatives of episodes circa 1956. The DVD releases attempt to restore as many of these as possible using whatever source material exists.
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