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Season 1

  • SPECIAL 0x1 The Love Boat - Mona Lisa Speaks/Mr and Mrs Havlicek Abroad/Are There Any Real Love Stories/Till Death Do It’s Part

    • September 17, 1976
    • ABC (US)

    The pilot set aboard the Sun Princess “Acapulco Bound” with newly appointed Captain Thomas Allenford III (Ted Hamilton), seasoned cruise director Geraldine Landers (Terri O’Mara), medical lothario, Dr Adam O’Neil (Dick Van Patten), along with Gopher (Sandy Helberg), Isaac (Theodore Wilson), and your steward and lounge entertainers (Joseph Sicari with Katherine Ish and Richard Stahl) An insurance salesman (Gabriel Kaplan) makes a desperate play for a famous model much to the chagrin of his harried boss (Harvey Korman). An unruly teen (Jimmy Baio) causes havoc. A midwestern couple (Tom Bosley, Cloris Leachman) attempt to find a rich suitor for their daughter. Sparks ignite between a frosty schoolteacher (Karen Valentine) and a driven financier (Hal Linden). A troubled couple (Florence Henderson, Don Adams) go to the extremes as they head for divorce.

  • SPECIAL 0x2 The Love Boat II - Unfaithfully Yours/Here's Looking at You, Love/The Heckler/Once in Love with Sandy

    • January 21, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    The second pilot introduces Quinn Redeker as Captain Madison, Candace Azzara as Amy, the lounge entertainer, and Diane Stillwell as cruise director Sandy Summers. Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange and Fred Grandy step into the roles of Dr. Bricker, Issac and Gopher (revealed to have served with the captain during wartime in the navy). A woman (Hope Lange) is having a second thoughts about an affair with her tennis pro (Lyle Waggoner) as her husband (Robert Reed) pursues them; A daughter (Marcia Strassman) attempts to enrich the life of her recently-divorced mother (Celeste Holm) who reunites with an old friend (Craig Stevens); Two siblings (Kristy McNichol, Diana Canova) are looking for adventure ; Sandy fights off advances from her playboy accountant (Bert Convy); Amy makes a connection with a lonely conventioneer (Ken Berry)

  • SPECIAL 0x3 The New Love Boat - The Newlyweds/The Exchange/Cleo's First Voyage

    • May 5, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    This third TV-movie pilot introduces the crew that would go on to star in The Love Boat series. Gavin MacLeod and Lauren Tewes make their first appearances, and Bernie Kopell's character has now been changed to Dr. Adam Bricker.

  • S01E01 The Captain and the Lady/One If by Land/Centerfold

    • September 24, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    Captain Stubing is trapped on the cruise with his ex-wife. The future wife of a politician worries over some scandalous photos. A woman is pursued by her boyfriend at all the ship's ports of call.

  • S01E02 Oh, Dale!/The Main Event/A Tasteful Affair

    • October 1, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    A man must pose as a woman to gain passage on the ship so that he can pursue an ex-girlfriend. A bickering married couple gets trapped in the elevator. A detective falls for a married woman whose husband has hired him to trail her.

  • S01E03 Ex Plus Y/Graham and Kelly/Goldenagers

    • October 8, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    A divorced couple takes the cruise with new mates, and can't seem to avoid one another or stop arguing. Two adolescents develop an awkward flirtation. A senior group inadvertently interferes with its director's fledgling romance with Julie.

  • S01E04 Message for Maureen/The Acapulco Connection/Gotcha

    • October 15, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    A wheelchair-ridden tennis star rekindles a romance with a critical sportswriter. A Mexican woman with singing aspirations stows away on the ship. A man annoys his wife and other passengers with his incessant practical jokes.

  • S01E05 Help, Murder/Isaac the Groupie/Mr. Popularity

    • October 22, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    A woman gets the wrong idea from her husband's secretive behavior and fears that he is plotting to murder her. Isaac begins a whirlwind romance with an internationally known singer. A couple suspects that a painfully boring passenger is actually a wanted jewel thief.

  • S01E06 The Joker Is Mild/First Time Out/Take My Granddaughter, Please

    • October 29, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    Julie's family friend turns to her for help reviving his sputtering standup comedy career. A meddling woman tries to interfere in her granddaughter's love life. A young man's fraternity brothers pressure him to lose his virginity during the cruise.

  • S01E07 Identical Problem/Julie's Old Flame/The Jinx

    • November 5, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    Identical twins pretend to be one person but both fall for Doc. Julie is reacquainted with an ex-lover. The crew believes that an elderly couple who survived the Titanic is cursed.

  • S01E08 Lost and Found/The Understudy/Married Singles

    • November 19, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    A boy befriends a couple who recently lost a young son. A trainee schemes to steal Julie's job. A bickering married couple takes the cruise and stays in separate cabins.

  • S01E09 The Captain's Captain/Hounded/Romance Roulette

    • November 26, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    The captain's demanding father leaves the entire crew on edge. A dog traps a passenger in his cabin. Three friends try to meet men through an unusual game.

  • S01E10 Dear Beverly/The Strike/Special Delivery

    • December 3, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    An advice columnist neglects her husband. A substitute chef has a bad history with Capt. Stubing. A man and his estranged pregnant wife take the cruise without knowing the other is also on board.

  • S01E11 Lonely at the Top/Divorce Me, Please/Silent Night

    • December 10, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    It's Christmas on the ship and the captain tries to strike the right balance between leadership and friendship. A married man and woman desperately try to get each other to grant a divorce. An ex-con seeks revenge on the person who framed him. A priest brings a group of orphans on the cruise.

  • S01E12 The Old Man and the Runaway/A Fine Romance/The Painters

    • December 24, 1977
    • ABC (US)

    A crotchety old man and a teenage runaway form an unlikely friendship. Julie grows frustrated when an old friend of her brother's repeatedly rejects her advances without explanation. A pair of incompetent painters continually screws up the re-painting of Capt. Stubing's cabin.

  • S01E13 Family Reunion/Too Hot to Handle/Cinderella Story

    • January 7, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A woman who believes her departed dad was a noble sea captain forms an attachment for a devilish old purser; a newlywed couple are prevented by dislocated backs, sunburn and even poison ivy from enjoying their honeymoon; the crew upgrades a couple with modest means to a luxurious suite without consulting Capt. Stubing, forcing the couple to pose as wealthy socialites.

  • S01E14 Isaac's Double Standard/One More Time/Chimpanzeeshines

    • January 14, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    Isaac's possessive mother becomes jealous of her son's lady friend, while he objects to his mom sharing a cabin with her latest boyfriend; a divorced comedy team is too busy making jokes to admit they miss each other; Gopher's budding romance is nearly foiled by a jewel-stealing monkey.

  • S01E15 Hollywood Royalty/The Caper/The Eyes of Love/Masquerade (Part 1)

    • January 21, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    Part 1: A famous Hollywood couple tries to find a balance between their professional and personal lives. Inept thieves try steal an expensive jewel. Blind childhood friends meet up, but one of them can now see. A philandering husband is caught on board with wife and mistress.

  • S01E16 Hollywood Royalty/The Caper/The Eyes of Love/Masquerade (Part 2)

    • January 21, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    Part 2: A famous Hollywood couple tries to find a balance between their professional and personal lives. Inept thieves try steal an expensive jewel. Blind childhood friends meet up, but one of them can now see. A philandering husband is caught on board with wife and mistress.

  • S01E17 The Congressman Was Indiscreet/Isaac's History Lesson/Winner Take Love

    • January 28, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A congressman unjustly accused of being involved in a scandal seeks refuge aboard the Pacific Princess; Isaac and a lovely intellectual snob clash over a colorful old passenger; a beauty pageant contestant's whose chances of winning are jeopardized by her possessive boyfriend.

  • S01E18 The Last of the Stubings/Million Dollar Man/The Sisters

    • February 4, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    Stubing's nephew comes on board to train to be a seaman but doesn't do a good job at anything he does. A man who just stole a million dollars meets a woman who upon learning of what he has done reveals herself to be a cop who plans to turn him in. Two sisters compete for the affections of the same man.

  • S01E19 The Inspector/A Very Special Girl/Until the Last Goodbye

    • February 11, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    The crew after being informed that an inspector from the line will coming on board to do a report on them, but not knowing who he is, they try to be extra nice to anyone whom they is the inspector but always come up wrong. Two girls, one a stunner, the other, a plain girl. Now when two guys compete for the hot girl and when one of them gets her, the other has to take care of her companion.

  • S01E20 Computerman/Parlez-Vous/Memories of You

    • February 13, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A slick computer matchmaker proceeds to pair up cruise guests while setting himself up with Julie; two American gold-diggers pretend to be French; a New York advertising executive meets up with a long-lost love.

  • S01E21 Taking Sides/A Friendly Little Game/Going by the Book

    • February 18, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    An older couple's problems affect the marriage of newlyweds. An elderly man who is riddled with debts, but is desperate to take his wife on a cruise to meet their grandchildren, decides to pay for the trip with a dodgy deck of cards and aims to take the crew for all the money they have. A young man who is very inexperienced with women relies on a self-help book on how to win them over. However, he and Doc Bricker butt heads by going after the same girl.

  • S01E22 Parents Know Best/A Selfless Love/The Nubile Nurse

    • February 25, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A couple takes their son on a cruise in an attempt to end his relationship with an unsuitable girl; a May-December couple rethink their romance; an ex-showgirl's glamorous past jeopardizes her new career as a registered nurse.

  • S01E23 Musical Cabins

    • May 5, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A young bachelor must marry within the week in order to claim a $3 million inheritance; a drab widow poses as a glamorous adventuress and captures the heart of the Captain; a confirmed male chauvinist angers his fiancee, who finds comfort in sick bay with Doc; a scandal sheet reporter sets out to compile material for a sins-at-sea story.

  • S01E24 This Business of Love/Crash Diet Crush/I'll Never Fall in Love Again

    • May 13, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A reformed prostitute causes trouble between a one-time "John" and his wife; Captain Stubing re-encounters an old flame; a fun-loving older couple help bring two lovers back together

  • S01E25 Gopher, the Rebel/Cabin Fever/Pacific Princess Overture

    • May 20, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A young female passenger encourages Gopher to be his own person and stand up for himself to Captain Stubing. However, neither were expecting the consequences of their actions. A cheating husband is caught when his neighbors from home also board the cruise. However, being holed up in a cabin with his mistress isn't all that he hoped it would be. A businessman uses all his wiles to convince a grieving widow to sell her husband's business to a Japanese conglomerate. But he soon comes to realize that this may not be the best idea.

Season 2

  • S02E01 Marooned (1)

    • September 16, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    On a land excursion, the crew is kidnapped by an eccentric islander and must endure a hurricane.

  • S02E02 Marooned (2)

    • September 16, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    On a land excursion, the crew is kidnapped by an eccentric islander and must endure a hurricane.

  • S02E03 The Man Who Loved Women/A Different Girl/Oh, My Aching Brother

    • September 16, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A man romances three women, not knowing they are traveling together; Captain Stubing's godson reconnects with his wife after a long absence; two brothers stage an injury in order to sue the ship's operators.

  • S02E04 Julie's Dilemma/Who's Who?/Rocky

    • September 23, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    Julie's parents arrive on board the Pacific Princess and announce their plans to divorce; an author of morally uplifting pamphlets and a prim censor fall in love while sharing a cabin; a young girl's tomboy image falters after she receives her first kiss.

  • S02E05 Where Is It Written?/Julie's Aunt/The Big Deal

    • October 14, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    Captain Stubing's uncle pursues Julie; a desperate businessman uses his daughter as bait to close a deal; the neglected wife of a publisher romances a novelist.

  • S02E06 The Kissing Bandit/Mike and Ike/The Witness

    • October 21, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A shy young man becomes a completely different person at night; a businessman who doesn't have time for his family learns a valuable lesson; a man who believes his chances of survival are better at sea than as a witness in a gangland trial receives loving sympathy from a fellow passenger.

  • S02E07 Ship of Ghouls

    • October 28, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A magician keeps his engagement secret in order to dazzle female audiences, while his neglected fiancee turns to Captain Stubing for comfort; Doc and Gopher pursue a model who is afraid to face people after a recent accident; a boy with a habit of lying can't get anyone to help during a real time of need.

  • S02E08 Accidental Cruise/The Song Is Ended/A Time for Everything/Anoushka

    • November 4, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    An executive and his secretary are mistakenly assigned the honeymoon suite; a songwriter's music renews a woman's love for her husband; Captain Stubing meets his daughter by a former girlfriend; Julie helps give a Russian commissar a sexy new image.

  • S02E09 Till Death Do Us Part - Maybe/Chubs/Locked Away

    • November 11, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A ghost experiences jealousy as his mission to find his wife a new husband appears to be succeeding; overprotective Gopher mistakenly entrusts his kid sister to Doc to stave off the ship's wolves, not realizing that she's all grown up; a long-divorced couple is accidentally trapped in an isolated cabin.

  • S02E10 Tony's Family/Man of the Cloth/Her Own Two Feet

    • November 18, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    The crew tries to hide six stowaways from Capt. Stubing; a church member disapproves of her minister's new romance; a nearly blind woman refuses to admit her problem until Doc intercedes.

  • S02E11 Heads or Tails/The Little People/Mona of the Movie

    • November 25, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A movie queen intimidates a businessman; two swingers make a bet on their chances with Julie; a man takes his diminutive parents on the cruise for their 25th wedding anniversary and finds romance.

  • S02E12 The Folks from Home/The Captain's Cup/Legal Eagle

    • December 2, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    Doc must perform a risky operation after an accident; one of the ship's laborers is recruited to replace a missing dignitary; a bitterly divorced man has it in for his ex-wife's attorney.

  • S02E13 Isosceles Triangle/El Kid/The Last Hundred Bucks

    • December 9, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    A beauty can't choose between Cap. Stubing and Doc; a man and his wife return to the ship with an orphaned boy; a hospital executive falls for a seemingly successful businessman.

  • S02E14 Double Wedding/The Dummys/Julie Falls Hard

    • December 16, 1978
    • ABC (US)

    Identical twin sisters swap fiances; a separated ventriloquist team use their dummies to rebuild their relationship; a handsome widower proposes to Julie.

  • S02E15 Second Time Around/The 'Now' Marriage/My Sister, Irene

    • January 13, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Doc's ex-wife hires an actor to play her fiancé; a philandering marriage counselor's wife seeks solace from Capt. Stubing; a woman pretends to be her own sister for a reunion with a former sweetheart.

  • S02E16 Gopher's Opportunity/Home Sweet Home/The Switch

    • January 20, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Gopher quits his job to manage a new hotel; a wealthy eccentric widow books a five-year passage and begins meddling in the crew members' lives; a magician tries to avoid his assistant by sending his brother to perform in his place.

  • S02E17 Like Father, Like Son/Don't Push Me/Second Chance

    • January 27, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    A father takes too much of a liking to his son's new girlfriend; a bachelor is terrified at the idea of marrying his gung-ho girlfriend; the crew gives a troubled teen a chance at rehabilitation.

  • S02E18 Disco Baby/Alas, Poor Dwyer/After the War/Ticket to Ride/Itsy Bitsy (Part 1)

    • February 3, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Julie's high-school class holds its ten-year reunion on board the ship, but her former teacher is struggling with alcoholism, a past boyfriend is with her former rival, her recently divorced friend is on the cruise thanks to an unknown admirer, one of her classmates is romanced by Doc, the football star reunites with former teammates and a draft dodger meets a wounded Vietnam veteran,

  • S02E19 Disco Baby/Alas, Poor Dwyer/After the War/Ticket to Ride/Itsy Bitsy (Part 2)

    • February 3, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Julie's high-school class holds its ten-year reunion on board the ship, but her former teacher is struggling with alcoholism, a past boyfriend is with her former rival, her recently divorced friend is on the cruise thanks to an unknown admirer, one of her classmates is romanced by Doc, the football star reunites with former teammates and a draft dodger meets a wounded Vietnam veteran,

  • S02E20 Dream Boat/Best of Friends/Aftermath

    • February 10, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    The crew goes overboard to help Capt. Stubing make a good impression when he is up for a job on a prestigious ship; a woman unknowingly makes a date with a friend's fiancé; a disabled surgeon belittles Doc for practicing aboard a cruise ship until Doc makes a surprising diagnosis.

  • S02E21 A Good and Faithful Servant/Secret Life of Burl Smith/Tug of War/Designated Lover

    • February 17, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    A vacationing chauffeur and his wealthy employer fall in love; Gopher fantasizes that he is various flamboyant heroes; a separated couple vies for their son's affection; Reggie Jackson can't convince anyone that he really is the famous slugger.

  • S02E22 The Decision/Poor Little Rich Girl/Love Me, Love My Dog

    • February 24, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    A terrier protects its owner from the advances of a gentleman; a waitress inherits a fortune and finds romance and a new life; Isaac laments his ill-fated love affairs.

  • S02E23 Funny Valentine/The Wallflower/A Home Is Not a Home

    • March 3, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    A wallflower is secretly followed by a shy milquetoast; Stubing is charmed by a fortuneteller; two honeymooning retirees are unexpectedly joined by their overprotective children.

  • S02E24 Ages of Man/Families/Bo 'n' Sam

    • March 10, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Julie is pursued by the teenage son of the head of the cruise line while trying to win over a charming older passenger; a couple has trouble starting a romance because their parents are enemies; the crew pays two men to build a wooden model of the ship, but the gift accidentally gets smashed.

  • S02E25 Sounds of Silence/Cyrano de Bricker/Murder on the High Seas

    • March 17, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    A rock star falls for Julie's deaf friend; Doc's old friend competes with gambling for her husband's affection; Isaac is convinced that a couple plans to murder Capt. Stubing.

  • S02E26 Super Mom/I'll See You Again/April's Return

    • May 5, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    April Lopez returns as a singer but wants to become a cruise director; a couple brings its rambunctious children on a second honeymoon; Capt. Stubing's navy buddy meets up with an old flame.

  • S02E27 Third Wheel/Grandmother's Day/Second String Mom

    • May 12, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Gopher gives his parents a cruise, but his father is jealous of Gopher's relationship with his mother; an older couple is stunned by an unexpected pregnancy; a widower's teenage daughters reject his new wife, but then need her help.

Season 3

  • S03E01 Alaska Wedding Cruise: Carol & Doug/Peter & Alicia/Julie/Buddy & Portia (Part 1)

    • September 15, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    The ship voyages to Alaska for the wedding of a wealthy heir and the granddaughter of a fiercely independent oil man.

  • S03E02 Alaska Wedding Cruise: Carol & Doug/Peter & Alicia/Julie/Buddy & Portia (Part 2)

    • September 15, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    The engaged couple gets married despite numerous obstacles, and Julie encounters heartbreak upon surprising an ex-lover.

  • S03E03 Oldies but Goodies/The Grass Is Always Greener/Three Stages of Love

    • September 22, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    An older couple finds its attempts at romance complicated by the presence of her obnoxious, golddigging daughter and his overprotective manservant. Julie's roommate from cruise director training takes a cruise with her young son. Julie and Tina each envy the life the other has chosen for herself. When Tina offers some ideas for an upcoming party, Julie resents her friend for moving in on her territory. A young couple's romance begins to fall apart because the man is obsessed with analyzing the relationship and comparing even the most minor developments to the "stages" he went through with past girlfriends.

  • S03E04 Doc, Be Patient/Dance With Me/Going My Way

    • September 29, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    A doctor who had planned on taking the cruise as a vacation cares for Doc when he comes down with the flu. He is initially a difficult patient, but soon begins to fall for his physician. A former dancer who has now opened her own school tries to convince her ex-partner to come to Germany to teach for her. He is reluctant to give up his life with his much younger (and very talented) partner/girlfriend, even though he is putting his health at risk and holding her back from a potentially successful career. A free-spirited woman invites a cab driver along on the cruise after her boyfriend stands her up.

  • S03E05 The Audit Couple/The Scoop/My Boyfriend's Back

    • October 6, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Capt. Stubing must cope with an IRS audit. Julie believes the feisty auditor is so caught up in her work because she is lonely, and goads the captain into spending time with her. The woman winds up trying to get a little too close to Capt. Stubing. A TV star tries to keep a tabloid reporter from learning that she has a son with a disability, as she believes the press would be cruel to the boy. A man tries to steal his ex-girlfriend away from her new husband.

  • S03E06 Gopher's Greatest Hits/The Vacation/One Rose a Day

    • October 13, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Julie is in a bind when the scheduled singer takes ill just before the ship sails. Isaac and Doc overhear Gopher singing in the shower, and Julie tries to persuade him to fill in as the entertainment. Two married sisters continue their tradition of taking a yearly cruise together. However, one of them brings along her uptight husband, who cramps their style and expresses suspicions that his wife has been cheating on him during the previous excursions. A widow finds romance with her longtime florist.

  • S03E07 Crew Confessions/Haven't I Seen You?/Reunion

    • October 20, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Isaac shocks the crew when he writes about them in a tell-all novel; a celebrity lookalike tries to convince a newfound romance that he isn't who she thinks he is; a reunited husband and wife share a deep secret.

  • S03E08 Cindy/Play by Play/What's a Brother For?

    • October 27, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Gopher befriends a young woman who is constantly put upon by her mean-spirited stepmother and two gawky step-sisters. Gopher takes note of her singing talent and tries to help her get an audition with the famous singer who is performing on the cruise. A sports broadcaster clashes with his female partner. She grows tired of his sexist remarks and challenges him to a series of athletic contests, with the loser having to quit his or her job. A disabled man demands his brother's constant attention, complicating his potential romance.

  • S03E09 Never Say Goodbye/A New Woman/Trial Romance

    • November 3, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Capt. Stubing receives a letter from his daughter, Vicki. When he tries to call her, he learns that she has run away from her aunt and uncle's home. She shows up on the ship and reveals that she has read her mother's diary, and now knows that the captain is her father. She wants to stay with him, but he feels that it is best that he return her. Vicki's aunt reveals that she is getting a divorce and wants to send her children away for a while so that they won't be affected by the proceedings. Capt. Stubing and Vicki are thrilled by the chance to live together on the ship. Julie plays matchmaker for two shy, old-fashioned people who are unaccustomed to the workings of modern romance. A man is annoyed by the presence of the woman who deadlocked the jury for the attempted murder trial on which they both served, leading to a mistrial. They constantly argue about the case.

  • S03E10 Critical Success/The Love Lamp Is Lit/Take My Boyfriend, Please/Rent a Family/The Man in Her Life (Part 1)

    • November 10, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders come on board as part of a charity fundraiser for an Acapulco orphanage. One of the cheerleaders enlists the help of her friends to dodge the advances of a persistent suitor, who has followed her onto the ship. A cheerleader's mother mistakenly fears that her daughter is trying to steal her boyfriend. A man, who has been lying to his boss about having a family, hires a group of actors to pose as his mother, wife and son for the company's "family cruise." This complicates his romance with one of the cheerleaders. A divorcing couple plots to steal a valuable gem, which is hidden in a lamp that keeps getting passed between crew members. A famous dancer/actress who is helping with the charity event repeatedly declines Capt. Stubing's request that she take part in the performance. She is annoyed by the presence of her ex-fiancé, a notoriously tough theater critic. He hopes to win her back and convince her to take the lead in a play that he has written

  • S03E11 Critical Success/The Love Lamp Is Lit/Take My Boyfriend, Please/Rent a Family/The Man in Her Life (Part 2)

    • November 10, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    A jealous Stacy comes to regret pushing Mark away. Wendy and Bill try to stop her mother from leaving after she misinterprets their purchase of wedding rings. Paul tries to keep his boss from learning about his girlfriend; and Lisa from learning about his "family." The Haymans have second thoughts about the diamond heist--and their break-up--after meeting the kids from the orphanage. Stella stings Elliot when she offers her harsh opinion about his play.

  • S03E12 Brotherhood of the Sea/Letter to Babycakes/Daddy's Pride

    • November 17, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    The crew plans a surprise birthday party for Julie. Isaac, Gopher and Doc try to keep her from getting suspicious by claiming that all of their secretive conversations are part of the "Brotherhood of the Sea," a clandestine organization that only accepts men. This infuriates Julie, who becomes determined to break down the gender barrier at any cost. She winds up ignoring a potential suitor while the guys try to distract her by putting her through an "initiation" process. A philandering man relies on his awkward but sweet assistant to keep his various girlfriends from learning about his activities. A young gymnast grows tired of the pressure placed on her by her overbearing father, who is determined to mold her into an Olympic champion. A lonely rich boy, travelling on the cruise alone, tries to encourage her to have some fun.

  • S03E13 Not Now, I'm Dying/Eleanor's Return/Too Young to Love

    • November 24, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    A man tries to avoid a wedding by faking a terminal illness. Capt. Stubing hopes for another chance at love with his recently divorced ex-flame. Gopher must keep an eye on two teenagers posing as newlyweds.

  • S03E14 The Stimulation of Stephanie/The Next Step/ Life Begins at 40

    • December 1, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    A sex researcher doesn't realize his assistant is in love with him. A woman helps her football star husband move on after he is cut by his team. A woman tries to find a husband just before her 40th birthday.

  • S03E15 The Spider Serenade/Next Door Wife/The Harder They Fall

    • December 8, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Gopher finds romance with a recently separated passenger--until her estranged husband suddenly shows up and announces his intention of winning her back. A woman tries to pry her soon-to-be-ex-husband away from his girlfriend by coming on the cruise and rooming in the cabin next to theirs. Two distinguished passengers, who squared off in a boxing match decades earlier, renew their rivalry. They schedule a fight on the ship to settle the score once and for all.

  • S03E16 Doc's 'Ex' Change/The Gift/Making the Grade

    • December 15, 1979
    • ABC (US)

    Doc's most recent wife, Samantha, comes aboard with some shocking news: thanks to a crooked divorce lawyer who never filed their papers, they are still married. A man admits to his wife that he "borrowed" from his company's petty cash to pay for their cruise, as he felt ashamed by the fact that he couldn't give her things. They believe they may have found a way out of their predicament when they find 2000 dollars hidden in a jacket loaned to them by a passenger's wife. The man tries to retrieve his money without letting his wife find out that he is still gambling. A boy is horrified when his mother begins dating his hated history teacher.

  • S03E17 April's Love/Happy Ending/We Three

    • January 12, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    April returns to the ship with her fiancé, a former used car salesman turned manager whom she has known only a few weeks. The crew is certain that the man is scamming her. A couple comes aboard the ship to finish a script before filing for divorce. A man is shocked to run into the daughter he gave up for adoption and her adoptive mother. He agonizes over whether to tell her the truth about her parentage.

  • S03E18 Kinfolk/Sis and the Slicker/Moonlight and Moonshine/Too Close for Comfort/The Affair (Part 1)

    • January 19, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    A singer worries that his hillbilly relatives will embarrass him and ruin his chance of catching a record producer's eye. The producer becomes attracted to the singer's sister, who begins to doubt her commitment to her fiancé from back home. An author pictures the family as potential characters for her next book. She poses as a mountain woman to get the grandfather to open up to her. Doc, Isaac and Gopher room with Capt. Stubing after their cabins are flooded. They proceed to drive him crazy, and won't let him get any sleep. Two couples take the cruise together. One of the women tries to convince her friend that their spouses are having an affair.

  • S03E19 Kinfolk/Sis and the Slicker/Moonlight and Moonshine/Too Close for Comfort/The Affair (Part 2)

    • January 19, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Danny blames his family when Steve fails to show for his performance, leading to a rift with his father and grandfather. Kitty considers leaving her family to marry Steve. The captain lays down the law to his annoying houseguests, who end up at each other's throats. Dave finds out about Frank and Cynthia's affair, which leaves the future of both marriages in doubt.

  • S03E20 Rent a Romeo/Matchmaker, Matchmaker/Y' Gotta Have Heart

    • January 26, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Doc's plans for a rendezvous are spoiled when the woman's recently dumped (and extremely depressed) sister tags along on the cruise. Doc tries to get some privacy by having a playboy romance the sister. Vicki helps a young boy's efforts to reunite his divorced parents. A woman tries to keep her husband on a short leash, as he has recently undergone heart surgery and she fears he will drop dead at any moment.

  • S03E21 The Captain's Ne'er-Do-Well Brother/The Perfect Match/The Remake

    • February 2, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Capt. Stubing is wary of the presence of his brother, a notorious scam artist who seems to have set his sights on a wealthy passenger. A woman uses a computer to track down the perfect father for her child, whom she follows on the cruise. Julie's widowed aunt falls for a man who reminds her of her late husband.

  • S03E22 Not So Fast, Gopher/Haven't We Met Before?/Seoul Mates

    • February 9, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Gopher invites his widowed mother onto the ship in the hopes of cheering her up, but is hurt by her seemingly cheerful attitude, which he interprets as an insult to his father. A group of buddies takes a cruise. One of the men meets a woman who is a regular customer at the restaurant where he works. He lies about his identity because he thinks she would be put off by the fact that he is a waiter. A comic's romance with the reporter who is writing a feature about him appears doomed after she takes offense to his act.

  • S03E23 Another Time, Another Place/Doctor Who/Gopher's Engagement

    • March 3, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    A friend of Capt. Stubing's runs into his long-lost old flame, who has since become a nun. He professes his love for her, forcing her to make a difficult decision about her future. A woman pursues a shy astronomer, mistakenly believing that he is the renowned sex therapist/author who is travelling incognito on the ship. A young woman's pushy mother constantly nags her to find a wealthy husband. Gopher tries to cheer the woman by asking her to dance and giving her what he thinks is a cheap toy ring, unaware that it is actually a passenger's lost engagement ring.

  • S03E24 Dumb Luck/Tres Amigos/Hey, Jealous Lover

    • March 15, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Julie worries that her brilliant nuclear physicist friend will never find a man because her intelligence intimidates suitors. She encourages her to act dumb to attract a man's attention. Vicki befriends a wealthy young passenger. While exploring the ship, they discover a stowaway, a young boy who wants to visit his mother in Mexico. A jealous husband terrifies the crew as he constantly threatens the guys, who he suspects are coming on to his wife.

  • S03E25 Celebration/Captain Papa/Honeymoon Pressure

    • March 29, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    A man spends beyond his means while trying to lavish his recently hospitalized wife with gifts. Capt. Stubing and Vicki face an interview with a child services worker, who will decide whether the captain can have full custody of his daughter. A newlywed couple has trouble consummating its relationship because the presence of the bride's bodyguards (her family is "connected") makes the groom nervous.

  • S03E26 Vicki's First Love/Accident Prone/The High Cost of Loving

    • April 5, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Vicki develops a crush on a popular singer, but soon has her heart broken when she misinterprets his kindness as something more. Two extremely clumsy people, who have recently been involved in an auto accident, alternately bicker and romance each other--while everyone else tries to stay out of their way. A man is afraid to become involved with a woman because the court recently forced him to give up a large portion of his income to his last girlfriend. His lawyer tells him that he cannot sleep with any woman unless he first gets her to sign a waiver.

  • S03E27 Invisible Maniac/September Song/Peekaboo

    • April 19, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Isaac is nervous about the arrival of a famous model, who was his classmate in the first grade. The woman tries to use Isaac to make her sports-obsessed husband jealous. Two sisters overhear Janet pretending to fend off an attack by Isaac, and come to believe that a sex maniac is loose on the ship. Two attorneys must keep their affair a secret because they work for the same firm. He wants to make the relationship public and get married, but she experiences doubts. An older woman undergoes a drastic makeover to shake out of her humdrum life, and encourages her skeptical husband to do the same.

  • S03E28 The Caller/Marriage of Convenience/No Girls for Doc/Witness for the Prosecution

    • May 3, 1980
    • ABC (US)

Season 4

  • S04E01 Friends and Lovers/Sergeant Bull/Miss Mother

    • October 25, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Gopher convinces Julie to pose as his girlfriend to impress his abrasive fraternity brother. Complications arise when the two longtime friends begin falling for each other. Four men who served together in Korea hold their reunion on the ship. The other men ask a widowed cabin stewardess to woo their gung-ho buddy as a distraction, as he won't talk about anything but the army. A single mother-to-be finds romance with a fellow passenger, but fears that he won't react well to the news of her pregnancy.

  • S04E02 The Promoter/The Judges/The Family Plan/Forever Engaged/May the Best Man Win (1)

    • November 1, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    A man organizes a "marriage-a-thon" cruise, with special prizes to be given to the couple found to be the most compatible. At the same time, he tries to save his own crumbling marriage. Doc tricks Gopher into taking his place as one of the judges, but comes to regret it when the two attractive female judges constantly try to make time with Gopher. The single parents of one of the engaged couples come aboard with the hopes of breaking up their kids, who they think are too young to be tying the knot. A couple tries to finally get married after ten years together--and nine broken engagements. A groom decides to dump his fiancée, but skips the cruise and leaves his best man to break the news to the bride. The best man is Marv, the young man who befriended Julie when he was best man for another wedding on the Alaska cruise. He cannot bring himself to tell the bride the truth, particularly because he also has feelings for her.

  • S04E03 The Promoter/The Judges/The Family Plan/Forever Engaged/May the Best Man Win (2)

    • November 1, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Vicki tries to play matchmaker for Capt. Stubing and Emily, whose husband still plans on winning her back. Gopher lands in a Curacao jail after Doc sends him on a wild goose chase so that he can get cozy with the marriage-a-thon judges. Carl and Mary Ann decide that they were wrong to interfere with their kids' wedding plans; but their new romance drives a wedge between the couple. Mary considers calling it quits with Tom, who is physically unable to say the words "I do" because of his subconscious fears about marriage. Emily accuses Marv of treachery after her fiancé suddenly reappears in Curacao and denies that he planned to leave her.

  • S04E04 Target Gopher/The Major's Wife/Strange Honeymoon/The Oilman Cometh

    • November 8, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Gopher loses his job when a cheerleader, an object of another man's affection, only has eyes for Gopher; Julie teaches a Japanese wife some western lessons about keeping her man; A man who jilted his bride-to-be shares the honeymoon with his best man; A wealthy Arab thinks that a young man's girlfriend is one of his presents.

  • S04E05 The Mallory Quest/The Offer/Julie, the Vamp (1)

    • November 15, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Famed author Brian Mallory gives three people free tickets to a Caribbean cruise. He then presents each of them--and Gopher--with gold coins. He explains that they are among the last people to have spent time with his nephew; and offers them $100,000 if they can track down the young man, who is believed to be on one of the islands the ship will be visiting. One of the passengers taking part in the quest is about to donate a kidney to his brother. A young woman follows him around and seems to take a special interest in everything he does. Mallory's wife finally grows tired of his aloof and cruel behavior toward her. She leaves him, and seeks comfort with Doc. An old friend asks Capt. Stubing to leave the ship to help him run his business. A jealous woman accuses Julie of trying to steal her fianc&#233, a man who was a casual acquaintance of Julie's in college.

  • S04E06 The Mallory Quest/The Offer/Julie, the Vamp (2)

    • November 15, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    As the search for Mallory's nephew continues, a mysterious man begins following Gopher, Marvin, Peter and Marcia and trying to thwart their efforts. Peter grows suspicious, and forces Mallory to come clean about his real reasons for wanting to track down his nephew. A suddenly repentant Mallory tries to make amends with his wife. Peter and his brother's fianc&#233e grow attracted to each other. Capt. Stubing considers taking the job offer so that he can set aside more money for Vicki's college education. Julie's college friend and his crazy girlfriend continue to make her life difficult.

  • S04E07 Secretary to the Stars/Julie's Decision/The Horse Lover/Gopher and Isaac Buy a Horse

    • November 22, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    A world-famous movie star disguises herself as her secretary to escape her fans; Julie has decided to marry a very wealthy bachelor, who is also entering the steeplechase; A woman seeks other company when she finds her husband has lied to her about the reason for their cruise; Isaac and Gopher sneak a horse on board so they can enter it in the upcoming race.

  • S04E08 Tell Her She's Great/Matchmaker, Matchmaker Times Two/The Baby Alarm

    • November 29, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Isaac forces his friends to lie to his aunt about the quality of her performance in a local play, but his plan soon backfires. Two young people grow tired of their parents' constant attempts to push them together. A single mother hopes to find romance aboard the ship. She uses her son as a judge of character--she doesn't trust anyone who causes the baby to cry.

  • S04E09 She Stole His Heart/Return of the Captain's Brother/Swag and Mag

    • December 6, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    A kleptomaniac seeks the help of a psychiatrist to deal with her problem. He tries to distance himself from her when they begin falling for each other. Capt. Stubing's brother Marshall returns to the ship to get married. He has second thoughts when his fiancée reveals that she is broke, and is tempted by a past fling. A television star comes aboard the ship to accept a hero award on behalf of his character, a tough detective. A loudmouth begins harassing him, causing him to look bad in front of both his manager/girlfriend and number one fan Vicki.

  • S04E10 Captain's Triangle/Boomerang/Out of This World

    • December 13, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    The captain's ex-girlfriend comes aboard the ship and constantly makes passes at him because she feels neglected by her husband. A model pretends to be married to keep away annoying suitors. A man is convinced that a fellow passenger is an alien who turns into a plant every night.

  • S04E11 The Captain's Bird/That's My Dad/Captive Audience

    • December 20, 1980
    • ABC (US)

    Capt. Stubing decides to get Vicki a parrot for Christmas. Unfortunately, it hasn't been trained to talk, and Gopher and Isaac's efforts to train it prove disastrous. A stowaway convinces the crew that a playboy passenger is his father. A father and son, who haven't spoken for ten years since the younger man left their singing act to go solo, resist their wives' efforts to reunite them.

  • S04E12 The Frugal Pair/Doc's Dismissal/The Girl Next Door

    • January 3, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    A couple takes a cruise to celebrate its 40th anniversary, but considers breaking up after the husband learns that his wife secretly invested money in the stock market for years. They are now wealthy, but he is furious because he could have retired much sooner. A woman tries to get her husband's attention by claiming that Doc made a pass at her during an examination. A man sneaks on the cruise because he doesn't believe the man travelling with his girlfriend is her brother. He convinces the passenger in the cabin next to theirs to let him stay by claiming to be with the CIA.

  • S04E13 Isaac's Teacher/Seal of Approval/The Successor

    • January 10, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Isaac tries to avoid his former English teacher; A man boards the ship with a seal that protests the man's romance with an attractive woman; A married woman, convinced that she has a short time to live, wants to pick the perfect wife for her husband.

  • S04E14 Trigamist; Jealousy; From Here to Maternity

    • January 17, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Doc's love life suffers when an overly expectant father thinks his wife is giving birth; Vicki sees green when her dad falls for a beautiful woman; A judge finds herself attracted to a man she has placed on probation for being married to three women at once.

  • S04E15 April the Ninny/The Loan Arranger/First Voyage, Last Voyage

    • January 17, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    April Lopez boards with the idea of leaving show business for good to settle down, until she meets a widower and his obnoxious children; A young gambler finds herself in love with a loan shark; When a girl falls in love on board, her parents have a crucial decision to make regarding her future happiness.

  • S04E16 Gopher's Bride/Workaholic/On Second Thought

    • January 24, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Isaac and Doc's joke backfires when the girl they have been writing love letters to under Gopher's name shows up; A couple drift apart over work habits; A woman refuses to share quarters with her boyfriend.

  • S04E17 Lose One, Win One/For the Record/Mind My Wife

    • January 31, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    A social-climbing fiancée runs into an old friend; A man stands to lose $10,000 to his friend, who only needs one more romantic conquest to break the world's record; Doc is leery about entertaining his friend's amorous wife.

  • S04E18 Isaac and the Mermaids/Humpty, Dumpty/Aquaphobic

    • February 7, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Isaac recruits three cabin stewardesses to sing with him so he can win the attention of a talent scout; Julie has a bittersweet reunion with her college sweetheart; An aqua-phobic man deathly afraid of water causes havoc among the crew and passengers as he tries to overcome his fear.

  • S04E19 Return of the Ninny/Touchdown Twins/Split Personality

    • February 14, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    April Lopez causes problems for her widowed boss and his female companion; A woman is shocked to find out that the man in love with her happens to be her own son's best friend; A young man splits his personality for the boss and the boss's daughter.

  • S04E20 Nudist from Sunshine Gardens/Eye of the Beholder/Bugged

    • February 21, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    A female nudist gets help from an attorney when she wants to bare it all; A self-pitying blind woman who is afraid to love meets a man and thinks his attentions are based on pity; A recently divorced man believes that his cabin is wired for sound.

  • S04E21 Black Sheep/Hometown Doc/Clothes Make the Girl

    • February 28, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Isaac is embarrassed when his crooked uncle boards the ship; Doc is deeply concerned about the decision a young doctor and his bride-to-be have made regarding their future; A clothes-conscious mother gets a surprise when she meets the object of her daughter’s affection.

  • S04E22 I Love You Too, Smith/Mamma and Me/Sally's Paradise

    • March 7, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Gopher and a hard-nosed customs agent inadvertently discover they have something in common besides insults; A domineering mother tries to break up a romance between her son and a gorgeous girl; The ship’s boutique manager finds plenty of shipboard company when all three of her fiancées join her.

  • S04E23 Two for Julie/Aunt Hilly/The Duel

    • March 14, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Julie is dazzled by the affections of two executives who are accompanied by their boss; The captain's wealthy Aunt Hilly wants to take Vicki away with her and send her to private school; Doc is in for an exciting adventure when he becomes the target of a jealous lover.

  • S04E24 Vicki and the Gambler/Love with a Skinny Stranger/That Old Gang of Mine

    • April 11, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Captain Stubing becomes concerned about Vicki and her gambling; A formerly fat man's fat girlfriend is jealous of his new thin physique; Three members of an old-time bank-robbing gang hilariously try to rob the ship's vault.

  • S04E25 Model Marriage, A/This Year's Model/Original Sin/Vogue Rogue/Too Clothes for Comfort (1)

    • May 2, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    On a special cruise to Acapulco for a fashion festival, designers Geoffrey Beene, Halston, Bob Mackie, and Gloria Vanderbilt play themselves. Problems of the heart are in store for a husband and wife who are owners of a model agency. Their marriage is in jeopardy when tempers flare over the use of one of the models who has captured the captain's eye. Another heartache involves a cosmetic king who is searching for a unique woman to represent his new product, and finds not just one, but two likely candidates. Cruise director Julie McCoy gets the limelight when she models in place of a model friend who has fallen in love. A couple is in frantic search of some designer clothes that they have misplaced as well as having to keep their marriage secret from the boss – the woman's father. Note: This is a two-hour episode

  • S04E26 Model Marriage, A/This Year's Model/Original Sin/Vogue Rogue/Too Clothes for Comfort (2)

    • May 2, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    On a special cruise to Acapulco for a fashion festival, designers Geoffrey Beene, Halston, Bob Mackie, and Gloria Vanderbilt play themselves. Problems of the heart are in store for a husband and wife who are owners of a model agency. Their marriage is in jeopardy when tempers flare over the use of one of the models who has captured the captain's eye. Another heartache involves a cosmetic king who is searching for a unique woman to represent his new product, and finds not just one, but two likely candidates. Cruise director Julie McCoy gets the limelight when she models in place of a model friend who has fallen in love. A couple is in frantic search of some designer clothes that they have misplaced as well as having to keep their marriage secret from the boss – the woman's father. Note: This is part 2 of two-hour episode

  • S04E27 Maid for Each Other/Lost and Found/Then There Were Two

    • May 9, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Two fun-loving bachelors find out that money isn't everything when they meet a beautiful maid; An employee of the ship leaves his infant son with Capt. Stubing; Gopher’s Aunt Loretta fears that the truth about her money will be discovered.

  • S04E28 Tony and Julie/Separate Beds/America's Sweetheart

    • May 16, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Julie falls for a handsome veterinarian; A divorced couple is forced to share quarters; Vicki becomes a stand-in for a bratty television star.

Season 5

  • S05E01 Expedition, The/Julie's Wedding/The Mongala/Julie's Replacement/The Three R's/The Professor's Wife: Part 1

    • October 10, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    A married pair of model agency owners clash over the use of one of their models has captured the captain's eye; Julie becomes a showstopper when she models in place of her beautiful model friend who has fallen in love; a cosmetics king searches for a unique woman to represent his new product; the daughter of a clothing manufacturer loses his latest line with the help of the man she loves.

  • S05E02 Expedition, The/Julie's Wedding/The Mongala/Julie's Replacement/The Three R's/The Professor's Wife: Part 2

    • October 10, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    A married pair of model agency owners clash over the use of one of their models has captured the captain's eye; Julie becomes a showstopper when she models in place of her beautiful model friend who has fallen in love; a cosmetics king searches for a unique woman to represent his new product; the daughter of a clothing manufacturer loses his latest line with the help of the man she loves.

  • S05E03 Two Grapes on the Vine/Aunt Sylvia/Deductible Divorce

    • October 17, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    The Virgin Islands serve as a backdrop for the Grand Prix Wine-Tasting Competition, whose winner receives a $25,000 prize. Judge Alan Curtis starts a shipboard fling with Marion Blake, without getting to know her well. Julie's Aunt Sylvia Duvall is on the cruise with her friend, Betsy Boucher. Their scheme is for Betsy to meet the wine competition's sponsor Elliott Banning, marry him, and become a wealthy bride. But their efforts may be in jeopardy due to Sylvia's well-intentioned bumbling. Also among the judges is snobbish judge Vincent Van Durling

  • S05E04 The Incredible Hunk/Isaac, the Marriage Counselor/Jewels & Jim

    • October 24, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    A guy whom Julie booked to entertain the passengers, is a male stripper. He's also a teacher and runs into the head of the PTA and tries to keep her from seeing him perform. A guy, whose wife just divorced him, comes on board and is suicidal. Isaac tries to help by calling his wife but she refuses to talk to him. So Isaac tries to set him up with some girls but then his ex-wife shows up. And the Captain recognizes one of the passengers as a known jewel thief. And when another passenger's diamond pendant is stolen, the Captain suspects him.

  • S05E05 Country Blues/Daddy's Little Girl/Jackpot

    • October 31, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Gopher finds some money and fantasizes how he'll spend it; a country singer meets an old friend , who's now a politician and traveling with a female companion; a father and daughter come aboard and she meets a veterinarian.

  • S05E06 Chef's Special/Beginning Anew/Kleinschmidt

    • November 7, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    The head chef is jealous of a new rival chef in the kitchen; a bumbling detective is assigned to protect a client's jewels; two friends reunite.

  • S05E07 The Lady from Laramie/Vicki Swings/Phantom Bride

    • November 14, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    An earthy woman comes between a socialite and her escort; psychic researchers search for a ghost aboard the ship; Vicki meets an older boy traveling alone.

  • S05E08 Farnsworth's Fling/Three in a Bed/I Remember Helen/Merrill, Melanie & Melanesia/Gopher Farnsworth Smith: Part 1

    • November 21, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    The crew is in Australia to work on one of the cruise line's ships based there. And a wealthy man named Farnsworth has decided to invite his whole family for a reunion. But, in actuality, he wants to see who, among them, he should keep in his will. And among them is his niece, Marcia, who is not exactly fond of him, because she believes that, because of him, her father became penniless. And she brings along a friend, Jessica, who has a knack of getting wealthy men to marry her, for the purpose of getting him to marry her, so that she could get what Marcia ...

  • S05E09 Farnsworth's Fling/Three in a Bed/I Remember Helen/Merrill, Melanie & Melanesia/Gopher Farnsworth Smith: Part 2

    • November 21, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    After having spent time with his family, William Farnsworth has finally decided who will be kept in his will.

  • S05E10 Love, Honor, and Obey/Gladys and Agnes/Radioactive Isaac

    • November 28, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    A couple plan to renew their marriage vows aboard the ship; a tooth filling interferes with Isaac's romantic pursuits with his girlfriend and he also has a rival from a male passenger; two sisters take the cruise together and one sister develops a relationship with another passenger.

  • S05E11 He's My Brother/Zeke and Zelda/Teach Me Tonight

    • December 5, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Two stowaways pretend to be another couple and they start charging things, not knowing that the crew members, who approve of the charges, will have to pay for items they charge but don't pay for. A woman meets the author of a book she's reading. And Doc's brother and sister-in-law come aboard and his brother has a lot of pent-up resentment against him.

  • S05E12 Take a Letter, Vicki/The Floating Bridge Game/The Joy of Celibacy

    • December 12, 1981
    • ABC (US)

    Vicki feels unneeded on the ship and begs Captain Stubing to give her a job, so he "hires" her as his personal secretary. But she gets carried away with enthusiasm and prompts the crew to make her workload a little less enjoyable. Three members of a floating bridge game get annoyed when their new fourth member, Shirley Simpson, meets dentist Frank Leonhardt on the cruise and decides she would rather get to know him better than play bridge. Emotionally cold Linda Trent turns down all possible male suitors in no uncertain terms. So fellow ...

  • S05E13 Doc Take the Fifth/Safety Last/A Business Affair

    • January 2, 1982
    • ABC (US)

    Doc returns from his vacation and introduces Tania, his new wife of a couple of hours, to the crew. Don Adams is a safety inspector taking a vacation and finds danger around every corner on board the ship, but then falls in love with fellow passenger Alice. The president of a financial group comes aboard to talk his female VP out of resigning, due to untrue rumors about them having an affair.

  • S05E14 Good Neighbors/Captain's Portrait/Familiar Faces

    • January 9, 1982
    • ABC (US)

    Two passengers meet during the boarding and although attracted to one another, they find they live at the same address and the lady has a rule about dating someone who lives in her own apartment building. The Captain is to greet a famous female artist aboard, who has been commissioned by the ship line to paint his portrait. A romance begins and the artist decides to paint an unconventional portrait of the captain, naked, and from memory. When a couple on their honeymoon come aboard, an older passenger vaguely recognizes the younger man's face,...

  • S05E15 I Don't Play Anymore/Gopher's Roomate/Crazy for You

    • January 23, 1982
    • ABC (US)

    Gopher thinks he knows a female passenger but just can't remember from where. When she reveals how they know each other, it shocks him. A man, who feigned being mentally ill so that he could get his full pension, is being followed by a woman who tasked with proving he's faking. A concert pianist, who has stopped playing because he has arthritis in his hands, is being pestered by some fans to play. Initially, he refuses but, upon meeting one of the ship's staff who needs an operation, he agrees to give a performance.

  • S05E16 Green, But Not Jolly/Past Perfect Love/Instant Family

    • January 30, 1982
    • ABC (US)

    A fellow believes he was married to a woman in a past life; Julie decides to change her hairstyle, which results in a shade of green; a high school coach is attracted to a woman with a hyperactive son.

  • S05E17 The Return of the Captain's Lady/Love Ain't Illegal/The Irresistible Man

    • February 6, 1982
    • ABC (US)

    An old flame of the Captain's returns for a cruise. As the captain prepares to propose, Doc and Isaac discovers some news, which will cause the Captain some distress. Two business partners and their secretary are on the cruise to celebrate winning a large contract. One partner is not as honest as he seems and tries to use his secretary's love for him to cover his underhanded tricks. In an attempt to get the attention of a woman he cares for, a passenger reports that he had been sexually attacked by an unknown female passenger in a...

  • S05E18 His Girls Friday/A Wife for Wilfred/The Girl Who Stood Still

    • February 13, 1982
    • ABC (US)

    A businessman takes his prissy secretary on a business trip. When he meets a dizzy blonde, his problem is how does he get his secretary to quit, so he can hire the blonde. Wilfred offers the crew $10,000 if they can find him a pretty wife. He's soon surrounded by five beautiful women, all fighting for his attention, and the crew trying to win a quick ten grand. When the crew find out Wilfred lied about paying the money so he can meet girls, the crew get the flower shop girl to pretend to be his wife. Two childhood sweethearts, separated since school, ...

  • S05E19 New York, A.C./Live It Up/All's Fair in Love and War

    • February 20, 1982
    • ABC (US)

    Three divorced men swear off serious relationships; a married man's girlfriend gives him an ultimatum.

  • S05E20 The Musical/My Ex-Mom/The Show Must Go On/The Pest/My Aunt, the Worrier: Part 1

    • February 27, 1982
    • ABC (US)

    The crew surprises Captain Stubing with the news that they are putting on a musical revue as entertainment for the passengers, with a script co-written by Gopher and Isaac. Gopher's mother Ros, Julie's Aunt Sylvia, Isaac's mother Millie, and Doc's former mother-in-law Connie Carruthers are all planning to take part but also expecting to star in it. The Captain publicly declines to play the lead role in it, but privately fantasizes about being in it and even practices for it. Also aboard are film star Victor Moncrief, who retired from show ...

  • S05E21 The Musical/My Ex-Mom/The Show Must Go On/The Pest/My Aunt, the Worrier: Part 2

    • February 27, 1982
    • ABC (US)

  • S05E22 Pride of the Pacific/The Viking's Son/Separate Vacations/The Experiment/Getting to Know You: Part 1

    • March 6, 1982
    • ABC (US)

  • S05E23 Pride of the Pacific/The Viking's Son/Separate Vacations/The Experiment/Getting to Know You: Part 2

    • March 6, 1982
    • ABC (US)

  • S05E24 Isaac Gets Physical/She Brought Her Mother Along/Cold Feet

    • March 20, 1982
    • ABC (US)

  • S05E25 Burl of My Dreams/Meet the Author/Rhymes, Riddles, and Romance

    • March 27, 1982
    • ABC (US)

  • S05E26 Pal-I-Mony-O-Mine/Does Father Know Best?/An 'A' for Gopher

    • April 10, 1982
    • ABC (US)

  • S05E27 April in Boston/Saving Grace/Breaks of Life

    • May 1, 1982
    • ABC (US)

  • S05E28 A Dress to Remember

    • May 8, 1982
    • ABC (US)

  • S05E29 Mothers Don't Do That/Marrying for Money/Substitute Lover

    • May 15, 1982
    • ABC (US)

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