30 Hidden Facts About I Love Lucy We Bet You Never Knew

We’re taking a nostalgic look back to discover the little-known facts about America’s favorite television show, we bet you never knew. So follow us to see what you’ve been missing.

Casting Condition

When CBS first approached Lucille Ball with an offer to turn her popular radio show, My Favorite Husband, into a television show, she agreed, BUT only on one condition: her real-life husband, Desi Arnaz, had to be cast as her onscreen husband. Lucille was convinced they would make the best comedy team, with their natural chemistry and comedic timing.