Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board

I Love Lucy (Sitcoms Online) / I Love Lucy links and theme songs at Sitcoms Online / I Love Lucy Photo Gallery


I Love Lucy - The Complete First Season

Buy I Love Lucy - The Complete First Season on DVD
I Love Lucy - The Complete Second Season

Buy I Love Lucy - The Complete Second Season on DVD
I Love Lucy - The Complete Third Season

Buy I Love Lucy - The Complete Third Season on DVD
I Love Lucy - The Complete Fourth Season

Buy I Love Lucy - The Complete Fourth Season on DVD
I Love Lucy - The Complete Fifth Season

Buy I Love Lucy - The Complete Fifth Season on DVD
I Love Lucy - The Complete Sixth Season

Buy I Love Lucy - The Complete Sixth Season on DVD
I Love Lucy - The Complete Seventh-Ninth Seasons (The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour)

Buy I Love Lucy - The Complete Seventh-Ninth Seasons on DVD
I Love Lucy - The Complete Series

Buy I Love Lucy - The Complete Series on DVD
I Love Lucy - Ultimate Season 1 (Blu-ray)

Buy I Love Lucy - Ultimate Season 1 on Blu-ray
I Love Lucy - Ultimate Season 2 (Blu-ray)

Buy I Love Lucy - Ultimate Season 2 on Blu-ray

Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > 1950s Sitcoms > I Love Lucy
User Name
Password


Welcome to the Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, search, view attachments, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

Nickelodeon Gets Norman Lear Project; 20th Anniversary Marathon of Sex and the City on E!
Netflix Series Big Mouth Adds Stars; Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Return to Hallmark Channel for Film
The Middle Marathon on Freeform Today for Finale Day; She-Ra Returns with Sitcom Voice Cast
Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of May 21, 2018)
SitcomsOnline Digest: Looking Back at the Upfronts; Fresh Off the Boat and Last Man Standing DVDs Arriving on Tuesday
Fri-Yay: How Did Sitcoms Fare at the Upfronts?
The CW Upfront 2018-19: Fall 2018 Schedule; Freeform 2018 Upfront
CBS Upfront 2018-19: Fall 2018 Schedule; The Detour Back for Season 4 on TBS
ABC Upfront 2018-19: Fall 2018 Schedule; MeTV Acquires The Jeffersons and Charlie's Angels


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April/May)

Atlanta - The Complete First Season Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season

03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
05/08 - Dear White People - Season 1
05/08 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season
05/29 - I'm Dying Up Here - Season 1
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-18-2017, 02:33 PM   #1
TheLittleFairy
Frequent Poster
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 15, 2017
Posts: 111
Default Desi Arnaz vs Desi Arnez

Anyone have memories of Desi's last name being spelled Arnez instead of Arnaz?
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2017, 03:05 PM   #2
Bonniegirl
Forum Celebrity
AKA Hazel Horvath
 
Bonniegirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 10, 2014
Posts: 32,239
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheLittleFairy
Anyone have memories of Desi's last name being spelled Arnez instead of Arnaz?

It was ? I never knew Desi's last name was ever spelled Arnez? Where did you hear of or read that?
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2017, 04:47 PM   #3
PhoenixAcres
Senior Member
Member
 
PhoenixAcres's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 26, 2016
Location: United States
Posts: 3,432
Default

I do not remember nor have I seen any evidence that his name was ever spelled "Arnez". It is pronounced that way (phonetically) but the official written name has always been "Arnaz".

This is the sort of thing that believers of the Mandela effect love to find. But it's quite obvious that a lot of people just spelled it in their minds the way it's pronounced and inaccurately remembered it that way.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2017, 01:57 AM   #4
TheLittleFairy
Frequent Poster
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 15, 2017
Posts: 111
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bonniegirl
It was ? I never knew Desi's last name was ever spelled Arnez? Where did you hear of or read that?


Apparently it never was Arnez, BUT many of us have memories of it. For me Arnaz just looks so wrong.

Just like I remember Charles Schulze the creator of Peanuts comic being spelled "Schultze". And I remember Christopher Reeve who played Superman's last name being Christopher Reeves.

But yeah like the other poster said it's a phenomenon known as the Mandela Effect, it doesn't resonate with everyone.


No one knows what causes it, but I think something is going on, just WAY too many ppl seem to share the same collective "false" memories.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2018, 10:16 PM   #5
IsabellaKlump
Occasional Poster
Member
 
IsabellaKlump's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 21, 2018
Location: Oregon
Posts: 3
Default

I don't believe Desi Arnaz ever went by "Arnez." I think this is just people misspelling his name.

However, there are a couple of seasons of "I Love Lucy" where his name is misspelled in the credits. I believe it says "Wilbur Hatch conducting the Dezi Arnaz orchestra." I wonder who was in charge of the credits, and how do they misspell the boss' name?
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2018, 07:07 PM   #6
stevea
Senior Member
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 13, 2003
Location: indy
Posts: 2,275
Default

I remember seeing that Dezi thing in syndication--I think it happened with the fifth season. They corrected it on the DVD sets.

Since I've never seen the original credits, I don't know if they're wrong, but I'd think Desi wouldn't have stood for that. As for syndication, he probably never even knew.
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:53 PM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.5.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.