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...read more

Season 8, Episode 4 Ace Meets the Champ; Why Justin Can't Read; Call Me a Doctor

First Aired: October 6, 1984

Ace tries to impassion an old girlfriend by boxing the heavyweight champ (Dick Butkus); a father refuses to believe his son may be dyslexic; an overbearing mother (Doris Roberts) tells lies about her daughter. Louis Giambalvo, Jennifer Holmes, Tovah Feldshuh, Jeannie Wilson, Ted McGinley.

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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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