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 2, Episode 27 Third Wheel; Grandmother's Day; Second String Mom

First Aired: May 12, 1979

A middle-aged couple (Barry Nelson, Nanette Fabray) with grown kids find out they're going to have an addition to their family; a widower's second wife tries to win the acceptance of his daughters (Michele Tobin, Shelley Juttner); Gopher's relationship with his mother (Ethel Merman) leaves his father feeling left out. Robert Noble: Ken Berry.

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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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