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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    "I Love Lucy" fans flocked to Jamestown, N.Y., for Lucy Fest, which took place Aug. 1–5. The costume contest is one of the highlights of the annual event, which has been held since 1991. Age is no barrier to joining in the fun. See more about your favorite TV shows on the two-hour special, "Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time," airing Sept. 18 at 9 p.m. ET.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    Jamestown, N.Y., is Lucille Ball's home town. Ball's iconic red hair and pearls are costume-contest musts.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    Red lipstick and a polka dot blouse are two more hallmarks of Ball's look. The braces are an addition of this young fan.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    This costume contestant enhances her Lucy look with a blow-up doll of Ricky Ricardo, played by Desi Arnaz.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    Lucy Fest is a colorful affair in every way. Here a participant does the hula dance wearing multicolored leis.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    This costume contestant demonstrates her excellent skill imitating Ball's distinctive lip pucker.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    Another young costume contestant. In addition to the costume contest, attendees reenact famous "I Love Lucy" scenes and visit the Lucy Desi Museum.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    This costume contestant models Lucy-as-ballerina.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    In addition to their looks, contestants dressed as Lucy sang the "I Love Lucy" theme song. Some competed in the grape-stomping competition, a Lucy Fest favorite.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    Not all contestants dress up as Lucy. Here, two Lucys flank a woman impersonating Ethel Mertz, with blond hair and black dress.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    Professional "I Love Lucy" impersonators Adrian Israel Flowers, as Ricky Ricardo, and Stacy Bankson-Mock, Lucy Ricardo, put on a play at this year's Lucy Fest.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    Professional impersonator Rhonda Medina portrayed "I Love Lucy" character Ethel Mertz, the unwavering best friend to Lucy Ricardo, at a play at this year's Lucy Fest.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    Professional impersonator Bill Chott as Fred Mertz, Ethel Mertz's husband.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    What "Lucy" play would be complete without a smooch between the folks impersonating the famous TV lovebirds?
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    The "I Love Lucy" pro impersonators stand before adoring fans.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    The theme of this year's Lucy Fest was the Lucy World Games.
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    Events at the Lucy World Games were inspired by some of the most famous "Lucy" episodes of all time and included grape stomping…
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  • 2012 Lucy Fest

    …and wrapping chocolates. Chocolates were hurriedly stuffed inside blouses. See more about your favorite TV shows on the two-hour special, "Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time," airing Sept. 18 at 9 p.m. ET.
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