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 "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!" said many times on "I love Lucy"

 "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!" not said on "I love Lucy"

But ... it's an internet Meme!

Sometimes even an internet meme can cross over to become connected with the Mandela Effect.

We've all seen the black and white internet meme image of Lucy from the 50's, captioned "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!", along with some witty caption regarding what's gone wrong, but many are reporting they really do remember her saying this on the show. In fact this isn't the case, and the fact many actually do remember it happening is causing it to be classed as a Mandela Effect.

From the very dawn of TV

I Love Lucy ran from 1951 to 1957, so it's about as early as you can get when it comes to mainstream TV shows of any kind.

Constantly at the top of it's ratings, it won five Emmy Awards, and is regarded as one of the most influential sitcoms in history.

Yet that "splainin" catchphrase just keeps popping up...

Its documented that Ricky Ricardo seems to have said every variation except the phrase in question:

“Splain that if you can
Lucy, if you’ll just give me a chance to ‘splain
Lucy, ‘splain
Okay, start ‘splainin’