I Love Lucy

Main Characters (4)

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Ethel Mertz, played by Vivian Vance

Ethel Mertz, is the landlady where Lucy and Ricky Ricardo lives for most of the series, and is best friends with Lucy.
Ethel is married to Fred.Ethel,is a somewhat a chow hound. Always seems to be an unwilling part of Lucy's schemes.
Fred Hobart Mertz, played by William Frawley

Fred is the landlord to the apartment building where Lucy and Ricky Ricardo lives. His wife is Ethel.
Close friends to Ricky,and always sees him watching the fights on Ricky's TV.
Sometimes, Fred gets involved in Lucy's schemes, but more likely helps Ricky.
Always Fred does make fun at Ethel.
Ricky Ricardo, played by Desi Arnaz

Ricky is a Cuban band leader at the club Tropicana. Sings and plays the conga drums. Married to Lucy and has a son "Little" Ricky.
Took the family and friends to Hollywood, when he was to make a movie, and took Lucy (along with friends Ethel and Fred Mertz) to Europe, when he was touring his band.
Lucy McGillicuddy Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball

Lucy was married to bandleader Ricky Ricardo, have a son "Little" Ricky.
For most of the series her best friend was landlady Ethel Mertz.
She was always scheming, to get into Ricky's shows, to befriend stars, and even to make money.Most times,these escapades will get Lucy in some kind of trouble with Ricky.
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: October 15, 1951
Ended: June 24, 1957
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