← Ricky And Fred Are TV Fans I Love Lucy Ricky's 'Life' Story → Never Do Business With Friends Episode Info Series: I Love Lucy Season: 2 Episode: 31 Broadcast Info Air Date: June 29, 1953 Channel: CBS Production Info Directed By: William Asher Written By: Jess Oppenheimer Madelyn Pugh Bob Carroll, Jr. Produced By: Jess Oppenheimer Never Do Business With Friends is the thirty-first episode of the second season of I Love Lucy, and the sixty-sixth episode overall. It first aired June 29, 1953. Contents[show] SynopsisEdit Ricky buys Lucy a new washing machine and dryer to help her with the laundry, and sells the Mertz their old washing machine. However, when the old machine breaks down, the Ricardos and the Mertz try to stick the washing machine with the other. PlotEdit To be added. CastEdit Cast Lucy Ricardo Lucille Ball Ricky Ricardo Desi Arnaz Ethel Mertz Vivian Vance Fred Mertz William Frawley Mrs. Trumbull Elizabeth Patterson Joe Herb Vigran Little Ricky Richard LeeRonald Lee Simmons CrewEdit Crew Producer Jess Oppenheimer Director William Asher Writers Jess OppenheimerMadelyn PughBob Carroll, Jr. Director of Photography Karl Freund Music Director Wilbur Hatch Production Manager Argyle Nelson Supervising Editor Dann Cahn Original Music Eliot Daniel Assistant Director James Paisley Make-up Max Factor Executive Producer Desi Arnaz Memorable QuotesEdit "Oh it's you. I thought there was something wrong with the washing machine." - Fred "Look what happened to your washing machine!" -Lucy I Love Lucy Episodes Season 1 The Girls Want to Go to a Nightclub • Be A Pal • The Diet Lucy Thinks Ricky is Trying to Murder Her • The Quiz Show • The Audition • The Séance Men are Messy • The Fur Coat • Lucy is Jealous of Girl Singer • Drafted • The Adagio The Benefit • The Amateur Hour • Lucy Plays Cupid • Lucy Fakes Illness Lucy Writes a Play • Breaking the Lease • The Ballet • The Young Fans • New Neighbors Fred and Ethel Fight • The Moustache • The Gossip • Pioneer Women The Marriage License • The Kleptomaniac • Cuban Pals • The Freezer Lucy Does a TV Commercial • The Publicity Agent • Lucy Gets Ricky on the Radio Lucy's Schedule • Ricky Thinks he's Getting Bald • Ricky Asks for a Raise Season 2 Job Switching • The Saxophone • The Anniversary Present • The Handcuffs • The Operetta Vacation From Marriage • The Courtroom • Redecorating • Ricky Loses His Voice Lucy Is Enceinte • Pregnant Women Are Unpredictable • Lucy's Show Biz Swan Song Lucy Hires An English Tutor • Ricky Has Labor Pains • Lucy Becomes A Sculptress Lucy Goes To The Hospital • Sales Resistance • The Inferiority ComplexThe Club Election • The Black Eye • Lucy Changes Her Mind • No Children Allowed Lucy Hires A Maid • The Indian Show • Lucy's Last Birthday The Ricardos Change Apartments • Lucy Is Matchmaker • Lucy Wants New Furniture The Camping Trip • Ricky And Fred Are TV Fans • Never Do Business With Friends Season 3 Ricky's 'Life' Story • The Girls Go Into Business • Lucy And Ethel Buy The Same Dress Equal Rights • Baby Pictures • Lucy Tells The Truth • The French Revue Redecorating The Mertzes' Apartment • Too Many Crooks • Changing The Boys' Wardrobe Lucy Has Her Eyes Examined • Ricky's Old Girlfriend • The Million-Dollar Idea Ricky Minds The Baby • The Charm School • Sentimental Anniversary Fan Magazine Interview • Oil Wells • Ricky Loses His Temper • Home Movies Bonus Bucks • Ricky's Hawaiian Vacation • Lucy Is Envious • Lucy Writes A Novel Lucy's Club Dance • The Black Wig • The Diner • Tennessee Ernie Visits Tennessee Ernie Hangs On • The Golf Game • The Sublease Season 4 The Business Manager • Mertz and Kurtz • Lucy Cries Wolf • The Matchmaker Mr. and Mrs. TV Show • Ricky's Movie Offer • Ricky's Screen Test • Lucy's Mother-In-Law Ethel's Birthday • Ricky's Contract • Getting Ready • Lucy Learns to Drive California, Here We Come! • First Stop • Tennessee Bound • Ethel's Home Town L.A., At Last • Don Juan and the Starlets • Lucy Gets Into Pictures • The Fashion Show The Hedda Hopper Story • Don Juan is Shelved • Bull Fight Dance Hollywood Anniversary • The Star Upstairs • Lucy in Palm Springs • Dancing Star Harpo Marx • Ricky Needs an Agent • The Tour Season 5 Lucy Visits Grauman's • Lucy and John Wayne • Lucy and the Dummy Ricky Sells the Car • The Great Train Robbery • Homecoming • Face to Face Lucy Goes to a Rodeo • Nursery School • Ricky's European Booking • The Passports Staten Island Ferry • Bon Voyage • Second Honeymoon • Lucy Meets the Queen The Fox Hunt • Lucy Goes to Scotland • Paris at Last • Lucy Meets Charles Boyer Lucy Gets a Paris Gown • Lucy in the Swiss Alps • Lucy Gets Homesick in Italy Lucy's Italian Movie • Lucy's Bicycle Trip • Lucy Goes to Monte Carlo Return Home from Europe Season 6 Lucy and Bob Hope • Little Ricky Learns to Play the Drums • Lucy Meets Orson Welles Little Ricky Gets Stage Fright • Visitor from Italy • Off to Florida • Deep-Sea Fishing Desert Island • The Ricardos Visit Cuba • Little Ricky's School Pageant I Love Lucy Christmas Show • Lucy and the Loving Cup • Lucy and Superman Little Ricky Gets a Dog • Lucy Wants to Move to the Country • Lucy Hates to Leave Lucy Misses the Mertzes • Lucy Gets Chummy With the Neighbors Lucy Raises Chickens • Lucy Does The Tango • Ragtime Band • Lucy's Night in Town Housewarming • Building a B-B-Q • Country Club Dance • Lucy Raises Tulips The Ricardos Dedicate a Statue Retrieved from "https://lucilleball.fandom.com/wiki/Never_Do_Business_With_Friends?oldid=4057" Categories: I Love Lucy I Love Lucy Season 2 I Love Lucy Episodes Episodes Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.