Facts About William Frawley

Larrylambert
3 min readNov 24, 2023

The friction between the Fred and Ethel Mertz was real.

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I’ve mentioned before that when I was a kid I liked to watch “I Love Lucy.” One reason was I like the Fred Mertz character. Even as a kid, I thought Fred was funny. I’ve learned a little bit more about the man who played Fred, William Frawley.

Not all I found out about William was flattening, but some of the things Frawley did were…

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Larrylambert

You probably don't know my name, but have likely seen my work. I've written for numerous syndicated cartoon strips and my gags have appeared in national pubs.