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Love Boat, The TV Show

TV Series Summary for Love Boat, The

Television Show Summary

This 80's TV show sitcom was set on a cruise cruise ship called the Pacific Princess. Each week new guest stars would board the ship with the intentions of having a romantic vacation getaway.

Love Boat, The DVD

DVD Release Dates and Info for Love Boat, The Series

03/04/2008 - Season 1 Volume 1

TV Show Plot For Love Boat, The

The hour-long Aaron Spelling produced Love Boat TV series cast well-known actors in guest-starring roles each week. The Pacific Princess travelled south from California to Mexico and back, and neatly solved all the passengers problems along the way.

Marion Ross of the TV show Happy Days fame became the wife of Captian Stubbing during the final season of the Love Boat show. Lauren Tewes was dismissed from her role as Julie McCoy because of substance abuse problems before season eight.

ABC produced a total of 244 Love Boat episodes over it's ten season network stint. In 1978 and from 1980 to 1984, The Love Boat ran at 9pm on Saturday nights, just before another Aaron Spelling show, Fantasy Island.

Cast of Love Boat, The TV Show

Gavin MacLeod - Captain Merrill Stubing
Bernie Kopell - Dr. Adam "Doc" Bricker
Fred Grandy - Burl "Gopher" Smith
Ted Lange - Bartender Isaac Washington
Lauren Tewes - Cruise Director Julie McCoy
Jill Whelan - Vicki Stubing, the captain's daughter
Pat Klous - Cruise Director Judy McCoy
Ted McGinley - Ashley "Ace" Covington Evans Marion Ross - Emily Hayward Stubing

Trivia for the TV Show Love Boat, The

Future Desperate Houswives star Teri Hatcher appeared on The Love Boat as one of a group of dancers, the Love Boat Mermaids.

The theme song for The Love Boat was written by Paul Williams and sung by Jack Jones.

In 1990 a TV movie was produced called The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage.

Top 20 Ratings Info for Love Boat, The Series

1980-81 - 4th Season - Ranked #5
1981-82 - 5th Season - Ranked #14
1982-83 - 6th Season - Ranked #9
1983-84 - 7th Season - Ranked #17

80's TV Show Facts:

The TV Show Love Boat, The was televised from 09/24/1977 to 05/24/1986, on the ABC network.

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