I Love Lucy Most!

More than 50 years after the final new episode of I Love Lucy originally aired, CBS is still earning around $20 million per year from the classic series (thanks to syndication and DVD sales). Think you're an expert just because you've seen the Chocolate Factory and Grape Stomping episodes umpteen times? This is the place to truly test your Lucy mettle...

1 of 25

What was Lucy Ricardo's middle name?

Esmeralda
Estelle
Esther
Evangeline
2 of 25

What did the Mertzes name their half of the diner after they drew a line down the center of the restaurant they'd purchased with the Ricardos?

Big Hunk of America
Bun 'n' Run
Fred's Place
Mertz Eatz
3 of 25

Who cast the tie-breaking vote when Lucy and Ethel were running for president of their women's club?

Caroline Appleby
Grace Munson
Marion Strong
Ruth Knickerbocker
4 of 25

What did Ricky use to fashion a faux Jacques Marcel hat for his wife after Lucy went on a hunger strike?

Candy dish
Flour sack
Horse's feed bag
Wastebasket
5 of 25

What was the name of Betty and Ralph Ramsey's young son, who became Little Ricky's best friend when the Ricardos moved to Connecticut?

Billy
Bruce
Rusty
Steven
6 of 25

What make of car did Ricky use to drive the gang out to Hollywood?

Ford
Mercury
Plymouth
Pontiac
7 of 25

What kitchen appliance in the Ricardo apartment regularly malfunctioned (to humorous effect)?

Garbage disposal
Oven
Refrigerator
Toaster
8 of 25

What was the surname of Fred Mertz's vaudeville partner, with whom he provided "tap dancing, soft shoe and smart quips"?

Dirtz
Hertz
Kurtz
Wurtz
9 of 25

In an effort to give Ricky some publicity, Lucy once pretended to be the Maharincess of what fictional nation?

Baristan
Franistan
Karnistan
Yumastan
10 of 25

Which of the following was NOT one of the symptoms Lucy mentioned in the opening question of her Vitameatavegimen commercial pitch?

Exhausted
Listless
Run-down
Tired
11 of 25

What was the name of the relative Lucy used in the brand name of her old-fashioned salad dressing?

Aunt Martha
Aunt Sally
Cousin Ernie
Granny Dee
12 of 25

What fictitious bodily organ was Lucy in danger of losing when she contracted the Gobgloots from the hind legs of the boo-shoo bird?

Flimjab
Grebbich
Trummel
Zorch
13 of 25

What was the name of the operetta that Lucy composed for the Wednesday Afternoon Fine Arts League?

Bitter Grapes
The Pleasant Peasant
Real Gone with the Wind
Sugar Cane Mutiny
14 of 25

What clothes designer played himself in the episode in which Lucy participated in a Hollywood wives fashion show?

Donald Brooks
Don Loper
Geoffrey Beene
Hubert de Givenchy
15 of 25

What was Ethel Mertz's home town?

Albuquerque
Muskogee
Santa Fe
Tucson
16 of 25

Which of the following was NOT one of the answers Lucy memorized prior to appearing on Freddie Fillmore's radio quiz show?

The collector of Internal Revenue.
Columbus discovered Ohio.
The sap runs every two years.
To scrape the barnacles off her hull.
17 of 25

What word did Lucy's grandmother make up to describe when "you're not really sick, but feeling lousy"?

Dauncey
Inky-Stinky
Logey
Squeamy
18 of 25

What was the first name of the Ricardo's neighbor and on-call babysitter, Mrs. Trumble?

Maizey
Matilda
Mavis
Miriam
19 of 25

What fake charity did Lucy and Ethel concoct in order to raise money for their trip to Europe?

Be a Good Neighbor
Best Foot Forward
Friends of the Friendless
Ladies Overseas Aid
20 of 25

What was Ricky Ricardo's favorite food?

Chicken with rice
Fried bananas
Peanut butter and salami sandwich
Rare roast beef
21 of 25

What was the name of "Cousin" Ernie Ford's Tennessee home town?

Bent Fork
Small Paul
Stankwell Falls
Ten Strike
22 of 25

What film star was staying one floor above the Ricardos at the Beverly Palms hotel during their time in Hollywood?

Cornel Wilde
Richard Widmark
Rock Hudson
William Holden
23 of 25

Besides "Sweet Sue," what was the only other song Lucy could play on the saxophone?

"Carolina in the Morning"
"Coming 'Round the Mountain"
"Glow Worm"
"Sweet Adeline"
24 of 25

What future sitcom star portrayed Diana Jordan, the sexy young blonde that made Ricky, Fred, and Ralph go ga-ga at the country club dance?

Barbara Eden
Elizabeth Montgomery
Meredith MacRae
Tina Cole
25 of 25

What department store sponsored the short-lived Breakfast with Ricky and Lucy TV show?

Gimbels
Klarik's
Macy's
Phipp's