The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.
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 Captain Merrill Stubing / ... (250 episodes, 1977-1987)
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 Doctor Adam Bricker / ... (250 episodes, 1977-1987)
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 Bartender Isaac Washington (250 episodes, 1977-1987)
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 Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith / ... (246 episodes, 1977-1986)
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 Cruise Director Julie McCoy (199 episodes, 1977-1987)
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 Vicki Stubing (190 episodes, 1978-1987)
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Love is in the air...Well, not only in the air but also in the sea! Passengers who search for romantic nights aboard a beautiful ship traveling to tropical or mysterious countries, decide to pass their vacation aboard the "Love Boat" where Gopher, Dr.Adam, Isaac, Julie and Captain Stubing try their best to please them and sometimes help them fall in love. Things are not always so easy but in the end love wins and everybody leaves the dreamboat satisfied... Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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5 May 1977 (USA)  »

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El crucero del amor  »

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Trivia

This film has very similar parallels to the much earlier British film "Carry on Cruising". Set on a Cruise Ship, with Product Placement from a real Cruise Line, P&O, which in a further coincidence later merged with Princess Cruises. Shot on a Soundstage replica of the Ship, with stock shot inserts of the location, with stories following the main crew, and some love based sub plots. It's possible that "Carry on Cruising" partly inspired elements of developing "The Love Boat", from the book it was originally based upon. "Carry on Cruising" does play like an early prototype of "The Love Boat". See more »

Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, the episode's guest stars are listed first in alphabetical order; then the show's regulars, who are referred to as "your Love Boat crew" (e.g. "Gavin MacLeod as your Captain", etc.). See more »

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Referenced in ALF: On the Road Again (1986) See more »

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The Love Boat
Written by Paul Williams and Charles Fox
Sung by Jack Jones
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The Definitive Workplace as Family Series
13 June 2002 | by (Chicago,Illinois,U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I know this is my third review for this show, but I have one more thing to add. The regular characters are awesome! Captain Stubing,Vicki, Isaac, Gopher, Julie, Doc,etc. They truly were a family, and their talent added a great deal to the show.They are the reason this show was a success, and the revival flopped. The revival's cast had no talent! This comedy/drama is one of my three favorite shows of all time. (along with the corny, but always lovable "The Brady Bunch", and the beautiful "Once And Again".)


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