The Love Boat 1977 | TV Show Watchlist

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…)

Premiered: September 24, 1977

Rating: TV-PG

TV Guide Rating:(185 ratings)

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Kristy McNichol Shares Why She Left Show Business at Love Boat Reunion

Former television actress Kristy McNichol has opened up about why she left show business. During a recent reunion for the hit '70s series Love Boat, McNichol, who also starred on the '80s sitcom Empty Nest but vanished from t… Read more

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The Love Boat - Uncomfortable Dinner
01:41 — The Captain shares an uncomfortable dinner with Robert Reed, Loretta Swit and Richard Mulligan. (Ex Plus Y)
The Love Boat - Centerfold Merideth Baxter Birney
01:44 — Julie tries to console a worrisome Merideth Baxter Birney who doesn't want her man to know she's posed in a men's magazine as a centerfold. (Centerfol (more…)
The Love Boat - The Captain's Table
02:11 — Bonnie Franklin forces Captain Stubbing to leave his own table at dinner. (The Captain and the Lady)
The Love Boat - Love Boat Pirate Adventure
01:24 — Don't miss 'The Love Boat: Curse of the Pacific Princess' - the nautical adventure of the century coming to theaters this Fall.

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A terrier "protects" its mistress from the advances of a gentleman (Gene Rayburn); a waitress inherits a fortune and finds her new life, and her former fiancé's renewed interest, a big adjustment; Isaac laments his ill-fated love affairs. Dennis Cole, Deb (more…)

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Not Now, I'm Dying; Eleanor's Return; They Tried to Tell Us We're Too Young(Season 3, Episode 13) POP

Stubing falls for a divorcée (Barbara Rush) who is interested in another man; two runaways (Cristen Kauffman, Timothy Murphy) pose as a married couple; Doc tries to convince a woman (Barbi Benton) that her fiancé (Dack Rambo) isn't ready to abandon his p (more…)

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Julie's English teacher (Raymond Burr), a lonely alcoholic, is aboard ship for Julie's class reunion. First of two parts. Julie: Lauren Tewes. Jason: Bob Denver. Wendy: Kim Darby. Sherry: Lisa Hartman. Bitsy: Conchata Ferrell.

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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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