Being The Ricardos is dropping in theaters this Friday, December 10th, and coming to Amazon Prime Video on December 21st. I will have a review of the movie coming soon, so make sure to stop back by to check it out. It will be linked down below. In the meantime, I wanted to share a list of some of the best quotes from the film. Check out this list of 65+ of the best and most revealing Being The Ricardos quotes.
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Being The Ricardos Quotes
That was a scary g-d d*mn week.
Lucielle Ball is a communist.
Where the hell have you been, you Cuban dimwit?
Get it through your head. You are the only thing I want.
You do not want me to read this sober.
Back then, it wasn’t considered much worse than being a Republican.
I’m Lucielle Ball. When I’m being funny, you’ll know it.
Looking back, it may have been an insult to Lucy.
My ambition is to have a home.
Lucy, I ain’t ever been with no girl since the moment I saw you.
It’s not a punch. I’m having a baby.
You can’t manhandle me in front of my people like that.
The very idea that Ethel is a cute, young chick should make Desi choke.
When can we expect you to be funny?
How many times I gotta ‘splain…
You don’t come home anymore.
She used the word “home” a lot.
Don’t make me feel like a b*tch because I want to see my husband.
Is it just me or have you lost a little weight?
How much pregnant are you?
And that wasn’t even why I married him.
She said my mother looks like a weasel.
Can’t get better until it gets bad.
We want you at the weight you were when we cast you.
Most American women look like you, not me. They want to see themselves on television.
I definitely feel like performing for ten’s of millions of people now.
Desi and I have a deal that I won’t be drunk at work.
I’d like very much to have problems at home, but my problem isn’t home very much.
The man is the man. And not for nothing, the women are happy.
Let me tell you something about Desi. He runs this show.
That man, believe me, is nobody’s second banana.
Every decision I make is based on being near you.
You’re gonna be a movie star.
That bottle has comic timing.
We just don’t have enough for you, to warrant keeping you under contract.
It needed to be fixed.
How do you think I got to be a woman in a comedy room?
If we’re doing it both ways, how about you do one with your pants off and one with your pants off.
That’s the thing though. You don’t. He doesn’t get credit as Executive Producer.
I’m about to make you less comfortable. I need you to help save my marriage.
I think they are talking about you. I think they want to pay you less because you’re not as funny as I am.
I can tell you that I’m the lady in there trying to make Lucy smarter.
You are really the title character of the show, because you are the “i” in I Love Lucy.
Patronize me again and I stick my hand down your f*cking throat and pull your lungs right out.
To all Philip Morris and CBS employees: Don’t f*ck with a Cuban.
You know, I did this show so Desi and I could be together. I had no idea it was going to be a hit.
It’s like a story you’d read a little girl. A witch puts a curse on a woman. She’d be adored by the man she loves, but only as long as she stays in this magic room. It’s still a lot more than most people get.
I get paid a fortune to do exactly what I love doing. I work side by side with my husband, who is generally impressed by me. And all I have to do to keep it is kill 36 weeks in a row and then, do it again next year. Kill. So, let’s do it again.
The hair is brown, but the soul is on fire.
My face. My body, my voice, that’s all I get to work with.
They want to put “My Favorite Husband” on TV.
It wasn’t a small favor, and I don’t know what you think I owe you.
Memorize this: It’s none of your f*cking business.
I was cleared.
If I’m gonna die, I’d rather die standing up.
If they boo you, we’re done. Here. Tonight.
You’re my hero.
I don’t care about what works, Maddie. I care about what’s funny.
You’ve been saying what you felt since the first day of work.
Something dies inside a man; it just dies the first time he hears a girl call him old.
You two are good actors. It’s a privilege doing this show with you.
The dinner scene is inarguably better.
Have you been cheating on me?
Don’t gaslight me.
Let’s go. It’s not going to get better than this.
CBS wouldn’t let us use the word “pregnant.” But more people watched the birth of little Ricky than have ever watched a television program before.
Lucy, I’m home.