Sunday, April 20, 2014

I Love Lucy, Chocolate Factory

I Love Lucy
Lucy’s Chocolate Factory

This is an unused reproduction postcard featuring Vivian Vance and Lucille Ball working in one of their most famous episodes fromSeason 2 Episode 1 -  Job Switching. It originally aired on September 15, 1952.

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Ricky wants Lucy to try working for a week, so she and Ethel get jobs at a candy factory, where they are totally inept-especially at wrapping chocolates-due to a speeding conveyor belt that has them stuffing chocolates in their mouths, blouses, and hats.

- In 1996, TV Guide included this episode as part of its "100 Most Memorable Moments in TV History", ranking it # 2.

- In the 2013 Paley Center for Media television special TV's Funniest of the Funniest, the candy factory scene was ranked first among the 30 funniest moments in TV history, with only one moment eligible per TV series.

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