After Lucy causes them to be late for dinner with Ricky's new boss, he puts her on a tight schedule.
Ricky and Fred are going to do a show for the Army troops at Fort Dix.
The Ricardos sell their old washing machine to the Mertzes after they buy a new one. It's the Ricardos vs. the Mertzes when it breaks down before the Mertzes pay for it.
Vivian Vance visits Lucy and the friends become bitter enemies as Viv takes over Lucy’s job.
Lucy must organize a shipboard talent show on last minute notice, and puts together an inventive revue.
Lucy invites herself aboard the luxurious Hawaii-bound S.S. Lurline passenger liner as assistant to the cruise director - Uncle Harry, and finds herself in competition for the attentions of the captain with passenger/friend Vivian Vance.
Lucy and Viv Visit Tijuana with the kids and Uncle Harry, who buys a doll loaded with contraband.
Viv and Lucy want to visit Tijuana, so they manage to get Harry to drive them there (at 12 cents a mile). They get into a bit of trouble at customs, and end up having to stay in quarantine for 24 hours!
Lucy's children beg Lawrence Welk to replace a wax figure of himself, with himself…..and everything turns out to be "wunnerful, wunnerful".
Viv Comes for a visit and wants to take Lucy up on her suggestions that if Viv can ever comes to LA, Lucy will get her a date with her "good friend" Lawrence Welk. Lucy doesn't want to let Viv know that she was fibbing, so she gets Mary Jane to bring in a Lawrence Welk wax figure, and maybe if she takes Viv's glasses away, Viv won't be able to tell the difference. Meanwhile Kim and Craig manage to get the real Lawrence Welk to pay a visit, causing a wonderful sensation in the Carter household!
This episode's subject is Taking Care of Yourself with expert guest, Irene Finn. It also has Vivian Vance on as a celebrity guest.
Lucy decides that Uncle Harry should try to find a wife, so she visits a computer dating service to procure him a date.
Lucy tries to get Harry a perfect match from the output of a dating computer. The computer says that Viv is Harry's perfect match, and Lucy tries desperately to get them together. In the end, Viv falls for Lucy's blind date.
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