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I Love Lucy

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The sitcom that set the standard for the genre, 'I Love Lucy' features Lucille Ball as scatterbrained housewife Lucy Ricardo. Joined by husband Ricky (Desi Arnez), a nightclub bandleader, and the couple's best friends and landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz (William Frawley and Vivian Vance), Lucy's antics and hair-brained schemes have captivated generations of audiences, making her one of television's most iconic and beloved characters.

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Videos

Mama's Family MeTV Mash-Up

Is there such a thing as too much Mama for MeTV? From 'Batman' and 'The Andy Griffith Show' to 'Gilligan's Island' and 'Get Smart,' we've dropped Vicki Lawrence's iconic character into scenes from MeTV's library of memorable entertainment television. Watch 'Mama's Family' weeknights at 6PM | 5C.

Quizzes

Which TV couple are you and your significant other?

Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Find out which classic TV couple you and your partner are most like.

Can you guess this show based on its IMDB review?

People are very passionate when writing reviews on their favorite (or not so favorite) shows. Can you guess which shows these people are raving about?

Quiz: Can you name these opening credits?

It might be harder than you think to guess the show based on one shot of its opening credits.

Quiz: Can you complete these classic TV catchphrases?

Try and fill in the blank on these memorable sayings from favorite television shows. Using pictures only.

Who wore this ugly sweater on television?

We show you a regrettable pullover from a TV show, you name the series.

Quiz: Can you name the TV show by its Christmas scene?

Can you spot the classic television series by the Santas, trees and decorations on these screens?

Quiz: Which TV show served this meal?

We show you a spread of food. You name the television series. Try not to play on an empty stomach.

Quiz: Which TV show had more episodes?

Gunsmoke was on for two decades, but did it have more episodes than a soap opera on for 6 seasons? Take a quiz for the ultimate TV trivia buff!

Quiz: Do you know these actors' real names?

Not everyone is born with a perfect television name like Lucille Ball. See if you can pick the given name of some TV legends.

Quiz: Do you know these TV spin-offs?

Think you know your TV history? Try and name the series that spawned these spin-offs.

Quiz: Which TV character should you be for Halloween?

The best part of Halloween is dressing up. Okay, perhaps it is the candy. Still, wearing a great costume is a blast. Coming up with a clever idea is half the challenge. We're here to help. Answer these ten quick questions and our spooky algorithm will spit out a look based on classic television. No matter your budget or skill level, we'll have you covered.

Quiz: Which Lucy expression best captures your current mood?

Before emojis, there was Lucille Ball. She was the comedienne of 1,000 faces. So which one are you feeling?

Can you guess the TV show by the episode description?

We give you the synopsis from the TV listings. You guess the TV show.

Quiz: Do you know your TV theme songs?

All classic TV shows seem to have catchy theme songs. Is that a coincidence, or is it the song that makes the show? Though as much as you might love the opening to Laverne & Shirley , though you may have heard it a hundred times, are you certain of what they're saying at the beginning? We're giving you the titles of 10 memorable shows. Start singing the famous theme songs in your head and fill in the blanks.

Can you guess the TV show by emoji only?

If you text, odds are you've sent an emoji. From showing your mood with a smiley face to blowing a kiss to your family, those little pictures come in handy when expressing yourself via text message. With hundreds of emojis to now choose from, the little pictures are a language unto themselves. So we described 11 classic television shows in emojis only. Can you name them?

Which classic TV leading lady are you?

From Donna Reed to Wonder Woman, MeTV is loaded with iconic women. Lucy & Ethel and Laverne & Shirley exemplified the bonds of friendship, while pioneering space explorers like Lt. Uhura pushed to the final frontier. Carol Burnett broke new ground in comedy. So, which leading lady from classic television are you? Take this quick personality test and find out.

Stories

7 Classic TV Friendships We Wish We Had In Our Lives

In honor of Friends Day, we're taking a look at the best friendships on TV. After reading this, you'll wish you had such fun and supportive friendships.

8 classic sitcom couples who made you believe in true love

Some of TV's best love stories happened on our favorite comedies. Here are the funniest couples that prove true love still exists.

10 classic "I Love Lucy" moments that apply to your everyday life

Lucille Ball created some of the most iconic moments in television history. Naturally, these moments still apply to situations we deal with on a daily basis.

The 7 best "odd couples" in TV history

These opposites attracted some of the biggest TV audiences with their banter.

8 classic vacation episodes

Nothing goes as planned on these memorable sitcom trips. We list our favorite vacations involving the Bradys, Harpers, Ricardos and more.

In Memoriam – Remembering those we lost in 2015

The MeTV family pays tribute to those who died this year, from Leonard Nimoy to Yvonne Craig and beyond.

11 television shows that drastically changed in their fifth season

The fifth seasons of TV series have given us shark jumping, Cousin Oliver, location changes and cast shakeups.

Pick Me results: The 10 best episodes of 'I Love Lucy'

Vitameatavegamin and chocolates reign supreme in your Pick Me top ten, but the rest of the list might surprise you.

The MeTV Holiday Gift Guide

We found the perfect Christmas and holiday gifts for the classic TV lover, from Star Trek clothing to Batman toys, books, candy and more.

Pick Me: You decide which 'I Love Lucy' episodes we air

You decide which classic 'Lucy' episodes are best. We count them down on air starting November 29.

The 'I Love Lucy' Vitameatavegamin episode is being colorized

Two episodes of the classic sitcom are being given 'vintage' color for an upcoming Christmas special.

Star Trek visual effects pioneer Howard A. Anderson, Jr. dies at 95

The artist made the Enterprise zoom through the stars and came up with the transporter effect — not to mention dozens of iconic television openings.

New Christmas ornaments for classic TV fans

Want the ultimate classic television holiday tree? Better get shopping now.

Which 'Back to the Future' era would you want to live in?

Which era had the best pop culture? Measure up the films, music and television of the three dates in Marty McFly's time travels.

The 'Scary Lucy' statue of Lucille Ball is finally getting a do-over

A new sculpture of the 'I Love Lucy' star is scheduled to be unveiled in August. Artist Carolyn Palmer is up for the task.

Fascinating stats for the 'I Love Lucy' anniversary

Let us count the ways Lucille Ball went into the record books, from one to 29 million.

The Scary Lucy statue is becoming a Halloween attraction

A man dressed as the Lucille Ball "tribute" will haunt a mall in western New York.

15 incredibly Fifties pages from 1950s Sears catalogs

Cowboys, calypso, pajamas and transistors were all the rage in the Eisenhower era. Flip through shopping pages of the past.

Hollywood ranks its 100 best TV shows ever

You've got some 'splainin' to do, Hollywood. 'I Love Lucy' places sixth on a list of the favorite television shows of industry insiders. Find out which sitcom was ranked the greatest.

Cate Blanchett will play Lucy in biopic

A new I Love Lucy is returning to TV… in Latvia

4 Lucille Ball movies every 'Lucy' fan should see

Do you remember Lucille Ball's 'Life with Lucy'?

11 reasons we love Lucille Ball

The 'I Love Lucy' theme song went disco in 1977

Happy 106th birthday to Vivian Vance!