The girls revolt over housework and want modern conveniences. The boys bet that they can survive longer than the girls without using anything invented after 1900, including electricity.
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On December 14, 2018, CBS aired a colorized version of this episode along with "The I Love Lucy Christmas Show" (S.6,E.11). See more
After Lucy and Ethel put the bread dough in the oven to bake, Lucy suggests they kill time by playing Canasta. Canasta was not invented until the late 1940's and thus they couldn't be playing it if they were following the rules to not live with anything that was invented post 1900 (though it's possible that the rule only applied to household items and "modern conveniences".) See more
Referenced in Lucy
Composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performed by Desi Arnaz See more