Fred and Ethel

Fred and Ethel

the Ricardos’ true-blue pals. [TV: “I Love Lucy” in Terrace, I, 383–384]
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Betsey was born October 29, 1918 in Brattleboro, VT to Fred and Ethel Hall, and was a 1936 graduate of Brattleboro High School, and also from Katharine Gibbs School for Women in Boston.
Some of these old dears I see wandering around town on the lookout for the cheapest all day breakfast, seem more like Fred and Ethel than Posh and Becks to me, so why not root for the oldsters instead of slagging them off all the time.
The movie was actually three episodes of the sitcom, ``The Ballet,'' ``The Benefit'' and ``Breaking the Lease,'' which were linked together with 12 minutes of specially shot footage featuring Ball, Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley -- who made up the classic quartet of Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel.
Fred and Ethel come alive with the use of digital imaging technology, film and production techniques that combine body doubles, voice impersonations, original sets and computer generated imagery.
Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel were the household names in this country, not a colorful Cuban character named Fulgencio Batista.
Fred and Ethel allocate the partnership's losses, 10% and 90%, respectively.
The partnership recognizes $900,000 of COD income that must be allocated to Fred and Ethel as a separately stated item.
Because the deficit restoration obligations were dependent on the cancelled debt, Fred and Ethel are not able to enjoy the economic benefit or bear the burden of an allocation of COD income exceeding $90,000 or $810,000, respectively.
Fred and Ethel reduce their outside bases (but not below zero) by $90,000 and $810,000, respectively.
Under the terms of the three-year agreement, MDI Entertainment will have the rights to all names, logos and likenesses of Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, Fred and Ethel Mertz and the TV show's distinctive heart-shaped logo.
It went out in the American household right about the time Lucy and Desi moved in next door to Fred and Ethel.