“I love Lucy” 1953-57

Before we were Hispanics, Cuban Americans or even thought about leaving Cuba, there was “I love Lucy” on TV.

On this day in 1957, CBS aired the last “I Love Lucy” episode. It was the 181st episode of one of the most successful TV shows ever.

Many years ago, we would watch “I love Lucy” episodes in Wisconsin. My mother loved to hear Ricky break out in Spanish. Of course, we all loved Lucy’s antics.

It’s hard to pick a favorite show or segment but Lucy speaking with Ricky’s mother is up there for me:

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