We Love Lucy



A podcast exploring feminism, television, and comedy through weekly discussions of episodes of the groundbreaking television show "I Love Lucy" and the woman behind it all, Lucille Ball. Brought to you by Allison Wierema, Corinne Eckart and Molly Lyons.


  • 3.31 The Sublease

    18/12/2018 Duração: 31min

    Will Mr. Beecher ever recover? Is this episode really just about the importance of actually reading your lease? Do we think Mrs. Maisel and Lucy will ever meet? In our *SEASON THREE FINALE*, we go back to the basics with your OG three Lucys discussing the classic episode "The Sublease."

  • 3.30 The Golf Game feat. Annick Adelle

    10/12/2018 Duração: 48min

    Is golf a legitimate hobby? Is the True American game in "New Girl" a modern take on Ricky & Fred's rules of golf? Is this just an episode about gaslighting? We answer all these questions and more on today's episode recapping "Golf Game" with special guest, stand-up comedian Annick Adelle.

  • 3.28 Tennessee Ernie Visits feat. Marissa Diaz aka MarissaConQueso

    04/12/2018 Duração: 38min

    What would I Love Lucy look like as a modern day reality show? What brought Tennessee Ernie to New York? Are we all wicked city women? The Lucys chat with Marissa Diaz, aka MarissaConQueso, about all of the above and much more on this episode, about "Tennessee Ernie Visits".

  • 3.26 The Black Wig

    26/11/2018 Duração: 34min

    How would the Queer Eye guys make over the cast of I Love Lucy? Have we ever made any drastic hair changes? What is Doug's deal??? We're talking all about changes on the pod for this week's episode, "The Black Wig."

  • 3.27 The Diner

    13/11/2018 Duração: 28min

    How did Fred and Ethel get stuck in Indianapolis? Did this episode inspire a Laverne and Shirley episode of the same name? Is "A Big Hunk of America" Fred's new nickname? Join us this week as we ponder these questions and talk about "The Diner" on We Love Lucy!

  • 3.23 Lucy Writes A Novel feat. Amy Sullivan

    05/11/2018 Duração: 39min

    Would a modern-day Lucy write fan fiction? Who would the gang be if cast in "Little Women"? Is the Ricardo-Mertz basement the original Escape Room? The Lucys welcome actor-writer-comedian Amy Sullivan onto to the pod to ponder the above questions, and more, on this week's episode "Lucy Writes A Novel".

  • 3.23 Lucy Is Envious

    29/10/2018 Duração: 27min

    Are matching pajamas a worthwhile reason to get married? Was the pilot of Broad City inspired by this episode? Do Ethel and Lucy sound like Sims?? We explore these questions and ask a whole lot more during our discussion of this zany episode, "Lucy Is Envious."

  • 3.21 Bonus Bucks

    23/10/2018 Duração: 37min

    Do we all need matching pajama sets? Was the Friends episode where Rachel & Ross do laundry the modern take on this episode? How much are your dollars worth? Join us this week as we count our money and recap "Bonus Bucks!"

  • 3.18 Oil Wells with Meghan O'Neill

    09/10/2018 Duração: 43min

    Is being nosy just being polite? How would Fred "Eat Pray Love"? How much would you pay for custom Cadillac with a car horn that plays 'Babalu'? The Lucys welcome writer and performer Meghan O'Neill to dive into all the above questions and much more, on this week's pod on the episode "Oil Wells"!

  • 3.16 Sentimental Anniversary feat. Jen O'Donnell

    24/09/2018 Duração: 42min

    Do any of us know anything about golf clubs? Has Fred Mertz ever had hair? Does a couple that hijinks together stay together? Stand-up comedian Jen O'Donnell joins us this week as we toast (and roast) Ricky & Lucy in another anniversary themed episode, "Sentimental Anniversary."

  • 3.15 Charm School

    17/09/2018 Duração: 32min

    Is tension our greatest enemy? Is Mr Monopoly the modern Fred? What is a modern charm school? Join us this week as we talk "Charm School" and test out our new charming podcast voices!

  • 3.14 Ricky Minds the Baby feat. Mel Forrest

    10/09/2018 Duração: 48min

    Is it "babysitting" if the baby's father watches the kids? How old were you when you first were left home alone as a child? Is "You're The Worst" a Lucy reboot with Fred and Ethel as central characters? The Lucys welcome writer and performer Mel Forrest to explore all these questions and much more on this week's pod around the episode "Ricky Minds The Baby"!

  • 3.13 The Million Dollar Idea

    27/08/2018 Duração: 34min

    Is dinner with friends really the best time to discuss your finances with your spouse? Was Sacha Baron Cohen influenced by Lucille Ball? Should Ethel & Lucy have given up on their get rich quick scheme so quickly?! We get to the bottom of all these questions and a whole lot more on this week's episode, The Million Dollar Idea!

  • 3.12 Ricky's Old Girlfriend feat. Ariana Basseri

    20/08/2018 Duração: 36min

    Can Fred or any man pull off jewelry? Is Jenny Mollen a modern Lucy? What do your dreams really mean? Join us as this week as we welcome comedian Ariana Basseri to discuss "Ricky's Old Girlfriend," these questions and more!

  • 3.09 Too Many Crooks

    13/08/2018 Duração: 28min

    Did you wear garters at your prom? Who would the cast of I Love Lucy be in the world of CLUE? Does Madame X remind you more of the lady wrestlers of GLOW or Marvelous Mrs. Maisel? Explore all these questions and much more on this week's episode, as the Lucys dive into "Too Many Crooks"!

  • 3.08 Redecorating The Mertzes' Apartment feat. Sarah Effinger

    06/08/2018 Duração: 41min

    What is the modern equivalent of a mink stole? Would Lucy and the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel be the best of friends or sworn enemies? How many times have they changed the living room setup and where does all the old furniture go?? We are so thrilled to welcome back home decor guru Sarah Effinger for yet another interior design themed episode: Redecorating The Mertzes' Apartment!

  • 3.06 Lucy Tells the Truth

    30/07/2018 Duração: 28min

    Is a bet a good reason to tell your friends the harsh truth? Is Kristen Wiig a modern Lucy? Is Professor Falcone a magician? Find out the answers to these and more questions this week as we discuss "Lucy Tells the Truth," and how we're all about honesty!

  • 3.04 Equal Rights feat. Taylor Barrett

    24/07/2018 Duração: 58min

    What kind of personal hygiene is acceptable at a dinner table? What items do you never leave the house without? Are Fred and Ricky early Twitter trolls? The Lucys tackle these questions and much more in this week's pod exploring the classic episode "Equal Rights"

  • 3.01 The Girls Go Into Business feat. Meredith Dawson

    16/07/2018 Duração: 49min

    Is Mrs. Hansen a well known scammer? Do we know Spanish better than Ricky? How do you balance a checkbook?!?! For our season three premiere, we welcome writer Meredith Dawson to the podcast to discuss "The Girls Go Into Business."

  • A Conversation with Special Guest Gregg Oppenheimer

    25/06/2018 Duração: 35min

    SURPRISE SPECIAL EPISODE! Playwright Gregg Oppenheimer and son of Jess Oppenheimer, creator of I Love Lucy, joins us to discuss his new play about getting the show on the air and his childhood at Desilu. I LOVE LUCY: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE SITCOM is playing in LA July 12-15. Use code LAUGH for $15 off any ticket here: https://bit.ly/2uqo6Ir

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