The Love Boat

  • 1977
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Love, `exciting and new,' kept this campy anthology series afloat for nine seasons. As passengers cruised on the Pacific Princess, tales of romance inevitably played out and intertwined, even involving the ship's crew. Producer Aaron Spelling called it `a show for people who couldn't afford a cruise.' Guest roles were sometimes filled by genuine legends (more…)

Season 1, Episode 6 The Joker Is Mild; First Time Out; Take My Granddaughter, Please

First Aired: October 29, 1977

A faded comic wangles a stand-up bit in the ship's showroom; a college student (Robert Hegyes) hopes to lose his virginity before returning to shore; a woman (Ruth Gordon) plays matchmaker for her granddaughter (Patty Duke Astin). Barbara: Maureen McCormick. Dave: Tab Hunter.

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  • Premiered: September 24, 1977
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Love, `exciting and new,' kept this campy anthology series afloat for nine seasons. As passengers cruised on the Pacific Princess, tales of romance inevitably played out and intertwined, even involving the ship's crew. Producer Aaron Spelling called it `a… (more)

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