Lucille Ball reportedly almost choked to death while filming the grape stomping scene in the episode “Lucy’s Italian Movie,” though no one noticed until after the scene was completed. | 24 Interesting Tidbits You May Not Have Known About “I Love Lucy”
This is the only scene in all of the I Love Lucy series in which Desi and Lucy shy/turn away from the camera; they were both genuinely crying and it wasn't scripted. The episode is called "Lucy is Enceinte" (Lucy is Expecting). This is the scene where Lucy tells Ricky she's pregnant; Lucy was pregnant in real life as well, and that's why it was such an emotional scene for them. My favorite I Love Lucy moment. Click on it to see it pan out!
Which “I Love Lucy” Character Are You? You got: Fred Mertz You’re as old-fashioned as apple pie. You may look tough, but you’re also a teddy bear. There’s more to you than meets the eye, so get out there and show the world what you can do.