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…)

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Mon Aug 21 11:00am
The Reluctant Father; Don't Take My Wife Please; The Worlds Greatest Kisser; Mata(Season 7, Episode 11) POP

A jilted fiancé hires a Mata Hari (Elaine Joyce) to find the crew member that ruined his wedding plans; a junior executive (Parker Stevenson) suffers in silence while his boss (David Doyle) lusts after his bride. William Christopher, Danielle Brisebois.

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Tue Aug 22 10:00am
The Misunderstanding; Love Below Decks; The End Is Near(Season 7, Episode 13) POP

A retired actress (Claire Trevor) seeks help from her son-in-law in effecting a reconciliation with her daughter (Morgan Brittany); a widow (Arlene Dahl) is attracted to the ship's engineer (Vic Tayback). Captain: Gavin MacLeod.

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Tue Aug 22 11:00am
Last Case; Looking for Mr. Wilson; Love on Strike(Season 7, Episode 14) POP

A detective (John Hillerman) traveling with his secretary investigates the case of a vanished passenger; an engaged couple (Wendy Schaal, Grant Goodeve) is harassed by his jilted fiancée (Didi Conn). Jeannie Wilson, R.J. Williams, Claude Akins.

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Thu Aug 24 9:00am
Hong Kong Cruise: Polly's Poker Palace; Shop Ahoy; Double Date; The Hong Kong Affair; Two Tales of a City(Season 7, Episode 19) POP

Part 1 of 2. On a Hong Kong cruise: a senator (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) romances a woman, until he learns the nature of her visit; two brothers (Leigh McCloskey, Lee Majors II) date Julie and Vicki; a compulsive shopper (Brenda Vaccaro) is offered $25,000 by h (more…)

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Thu Aug 24 10:00am
Hong Kong Cruise: Polly's Poker Palace; Shop Ahoy; Double Date; The Hong Kong Affair; Two Tales of a City(Season 7, Episode 20) POP

Conclusion. On a Hong Kong cruise: a senator (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) romances a woman, until he learns the nature of her visit; two brothers (Leigh McCloskey, Lee Majors II) date Julie and Vicki; a compulsive shopper (Brenda Vaccaro) is offered $25,000 by he (more…)

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Fri Aug 25 10:00am
The Mallory Quest; The Offer; Julie, the Vamp(Season 4, Episode 5) POP

An author (Pernell Roberts) searches for his nephew; Julie comes between a college chum and his fiancee. First of two parts. Marcia: Connie Stevens. Janet: Gayle Hunnicutt. Marvin: Jimmie Walker. Stubing: Gavin MacLeod.

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Fri Aug 25 11:00am
The Mallory Quest; The Offer; Julie, the Vamp(Season 4, Episode 6) POP

Conclusion. Stubing (Gavin MacLeod) ponders a job offer from a friend (Dick Van Patten) as the "Mallory Quest" continues. Mallory: Pernell Roberts. Marcia: Connie Stevens. Kergo: Sorrell Booke. Marcel: Walter Slezak. Julie: Lauren Tewes.

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Sat Aug 26 11:00am
A Good & Faithful Servant; Secret Life of Burl Smith; Tug of War; Designated Lover(Season 2, Episode 21) POP

A chauffeur (John Mills) takes up with his employer (Celeste Holm); an 8-year-old blames himself when his parents (Juliet Mills, David Hedison) separate; Gopher idolizes a model (Hayley Mills); and Reggie Jackson worries that his fans will recognize him an (more…)

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Sat Aug 26 12:30pm
Ages of Man; Families; Bo 'n' Sam(Season 2, Episode 24) POP

A 13-year-old has a crush on Julie, who falls for a man (Paul Burke) nearly twice her age; the crew's tribute to Stubing's fifth year as Captain falters when his gift is crushed during loading; a newspaper publisher (Leslie Nielsen) and a union organizer (more…)

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Tue Aug 29 9:00am
Baby Makers; Love Is Blind; The Lady and the Maid(Season 7, Episode 22) POP

Luise Rainer has a dual role as a ship's maid and the twin she's resented for 40 years; a couple (Kin Shriner, Jenilee Harrison) takes a scientific approach to conception. LeVar Burton, Shari Belafonte-Harper.

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Tue Aug 29 10:00am
Side by Side; A Fish out of Water; Rub Me Tender(Season 7, Episode 23) POP

A boy who thinks his grandmother (Glynis Johns) is terminally ill will do anything to ensure her happiness; a man (Ed Begley Jr.) who's uncomfortable around women falls in love with a mermaid (Mary Crosby). Dorie: Mandy Perryment. Mary: Nita Talbot.

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Tue Aug 29 11:00am
Best Ex-Friends; All the Congressman's Women; Three Faces of Love(Season 7, Episode 27) POP

Isaac is taken with the new barmaid (Eugenia Wright); a movie makeup man tests his fiancé's fidelity; a congressman's plans to marry his campaign manager (Phyllis Davis) upset his daughter (Tori Spelling). Blake Gibson: Sam Groom.

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Fri Sep 1 10:00am
Vicki and the Fugitive; Lady in the Window; Stolen Years; Dutch Treat POP

On a cruise to Copenhagen and Amsterdam, Vicki falls for a deckhand wanted by Interpol; the Captain is enchanted by a woman (Elke Sommer) who resists his advances; a woman recognizes her former lover---but he doesn't recognize her. Cloris Leachman, Patrick (more…)

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Fri Sep 1 11:00am
Vicki and the Fugitive; Lady in the Window; Stolen Years; Dutch Treat POP

On a cruise to Copenhagen and Amsterdam, Vicki falls for a deckhand wanted by Interpol; the Captain is enchanted by a woman (Elke Sommer) who resists his advances; a woman recognizes her former lover---but he doesn't recognize her. Cloris Leachman, Patrick (more…)

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Mon Sep 4 9:00am
Only the Good Die Young; Honey Beats the Odds; The Light of Another Day(Season 8, Episode 5) POP

An undercover FBI agent (Jack Riley) butters up a bookie's girlfriend to get the scoop on his operation; a charming boy goes on a rampage of bad behavior; a blind woman believes that a passenger is the same man she worshiped in college. Stephanie Faracy, B (more…)

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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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