A photographer (Ted McGinley) joins the crew and when all the girls throw themselves at him, it makes the guys unhappy. The retired host (Bernard Hughes) of a children's show comes aboard and tries ...
Vicki (Jill Whelan) models the bridesmaid's gown she plans to wear for Julie's (Lauren Tewes') wedding, while Isaac (Ted Lange) finds a flaw in the wedding gift that he bought on the crew's behalf. ...
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
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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 »
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 »
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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