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1 Oct. 1983
China Cruise: The Pledge/East Meets West/Dear Roberta/My Two Dumplings: Part 1
Part 1 of 2. The crew goes to China to work on a cruise, there. Among the passengers is an ailing woman (Ursula Andress) who, while on shore, meets a man (John Forsythe) who tries to get on board but couldn't. But another passenger (Michael Constantine) pulls a gun and slaps handcuffs on him. Doc (Bernie Kopell) meets a woman (Susan Anton) who has a little problem with the medical professionals. A woman (Linda Evans), who's trying to get over her marriage ending, meets a guy (Lee Majors) who, unknown to her or anyone else, writes the advice column, "Dear Roberta", whose advice was what led to her divorce. And a guy (Lee Horsley), who's been juggling two girls (Pat Klous and Erin Moran),...
 
1 Oct. 1983
China Cruise: The Pledge/East Meets West/Dear Roberta/My Two Dumplings: Part 2
Conclusion. On a cruise to the Orient, a man with a past (John Forsythe) meets a woman with an uncertain future (Ursula Andress); Doc (Bernie Kopell) falls for a lady from Hong Kong (Susan Anton); a man's (Lee Horsley) two girlfriends (Pat Klous and Erin Moran), unknown about each other, both come on the cruise; a woman (Linda Evans) falls in love with a man (Lee Majors) who write an advice column.
 
8 Oct. 1983
Bricker's Boy/Lotions of Love/The Hustlers
The professional escort (Ted McGinley) of an older woman (Vera Miles) dallies with a young woman (Constance Forslund); a young man (Timothy Patrick Murphy) comes aboard and tells Dr. Bricker (Bernie Kopell) that he is his long-lost son; an advertising executive (Brodie Greer) and his client's (Evelyn Keyes) daughter (Lydia Cornell) work on his client's ad campaign.
 
15 Oct. 1983
Youth Takes a Holiday/Don't Leave Home Without It/Prisoner of Love
A couple (Louis Nye and Charlotte Rae) is traveling with their recently-divorced friend (Jamie Farr), who brings his young girlfriend (Heather Locklear) with him. A retired cop (Cornel Wilde) learns that a young man (Glenn Scarpelli), who is a friend of Vicki's (Jill Whelan), is a thief but the thief reminds the cop of his deceased son and the cop has a plan for the thief to turn himself in. An Army captain (Beth Howland), on leave after six months in the Arctic, is looking for male companionship and has set her sights on Gopher (Fred Grandy) and when he refuses her overtures, she locks him in her cabin with her and refuses to let him out.
 
22 Oct. 1983
Rhino of the Year/One Last Time/For Love or Money
The Rhinos are a group of happy-go-lucky lodge brothers out for a good time during their annual convention and have chosen Merrill Stubing (Gavin MacLeod) as their honorary Rhino of the Year. Their head, Marv Mason (Mike Douglas), asks Merrill to choose a crew member to say a few words at the award ceremony. But when Merrill chooses Isaac (Ted Lange), the Rhinos reveal themselves as bigots. Barry and Toni Cooper (Kevin McCarthy and Stella Stevens) were married for seventeen years, apart for four months, and are now taking one last cruise before they divorce... unless the romance of an ocean cruise changes their plans. Russ ...
 
29 Oct. 1983
Friend of the Family/Affair on Demand/Just Another Pretty Face
A man (Gordon Jump) cons his wife (Florence Henderson) into insisting he have an affair; a man (Clint Walker) orders an end to the romance between his daughter (Deborah Shelton) and his best friend (Robert Reed); a cruise line board member's niece (Kim Lankford) expects special treatment.
 
5 Nov. 1983
Japan Cruise: When Worlds Collide/The Captain and the Geisha/The Lottery Winners/The Emperor's Fortune: Part 1
Part 1 of 2. The passengers and crew cruise through Japan. Photographer Lila Pearsell (Heather Thomas) is prejudiced toward the Japanese, because her father was crippled in World War 2. She meets businessman Bud O'Hara (Tony Danza) and falls for him, without knowing that his father (James Shigeta) is Japanese. Martha Chambers (Mariette Hartley), a teacher of Asian history, poses as a geisha girl named Myoshi, to get to know Capt. Merrill Stubing (Gavin MacLeod) better. Dockworker Barney Gordon (Ted Knight) and his wife Gladys (Rita Moreno) are showing off the five million dollars, they won in a lottery, and making the crew uncomfortable. A Japanese ...
 
5 Nov. 1983
Japan Cruise: When Worlds Collide/The Captain and the Geisha/The Lottery Winners/The Emperor's Fortune: Part 2
Conclusion. On a Japanese cruise, an Asian history teacher (Mariette Hartley) impersonates a geisha, in order to stay near the Captain (Gavin MacLeod); the lottery winners (Ted Knight and Rita Moreno) are making the crew's lives uncomfortable.
 
12 Nov. 1983
Long Time No See/The Bear Essence/Kisses and Makeup
A carnival owner (Howard Keel) gets mixed messages from a woman (Jan Smithers); a comedy duo (Michael Lembeck and Christopher Mayer) falls for the same woman (Randi Oakes); a man (Dean Butler) only sees the sexy side of his wife (Crystal Bernard).
 
19 Nov. 1983
Julie and the Bachelor/Set-up for Romance/Intensive Care
Julie (Lauren Tewes) claims to be the number one fan of actor Colin Crawford (Engelbert Humperdinck), whose wife Gina (Penny Fuller) is tired of keeping up the charade of being Colin's secretary. Cantankerous Herbert Chandler (Tom Bosley) uses a wheelchair and employs nurse Donna Maloney (Patricia Carr) after having been in an accident, but Doc (Bernie Kopell) wonders why it's taking him so long to lose the wheelchair and recover. Arrogant corporate Vice President Harrison (Bradford Dillman) and his assistant Rick Tucker (Mark Harmon) are both in love with Christine Burton (Cristina Raines) from their payroll office, which complicates Tucker's life, considerably.
 
26 Nov. 1983
The World's Greatest Kisser/Don't Take My Wife, Please/The Reluctant Father
A big, hairy guy in a cowboy hat (Dan Haggerty) brings his blonde, giggly BFF (Elaine Joyce) aboard to go sleuthing. He wants her to climb out of her square to find the guy who stole his fiancée, by being the world's greatest kisser. She will have to kiss a lot of frogs in the process, so she starts with the crew. A divorced father (William Christopher) brings his teenaged daughter (Danielle Brisebois) aboard; the secular dad wants to become closer to his child, following the recent death of her mother. Vicki (Jill Whelan) befriends her and shares her similar past experiences. A Hardy young executive (Parker Stevenson) makes his young bride (Kirstie Alley) (who can ...
 
3 Dec. 1983
Dee Dee's Dilemma/Julie's Blind Date/The Prize Winner
A woman (Markie Post), who's being sought by a private detective (Don Gordon) to testify in a messy divorce case, sneaks on board disguised as a young girl, and she finds herself hanging with a father (Geoffrey Scott) and his son (Clark Brandon). A guy (Walter Olkewicz) whom Julie (Lauren Tewes) was set up with, is not exactly her type but before she could dump him, he dumps her, which bruises her ego. An author (Tom Poston) who recently won a literary prize, comes on board with his wife (Abby Dalton) and his assistant (Leslie Easterbrook). It seems that the assistant knows that the book he wrote was not entirely written by him and is using this knowledge to coerce him into ...
 
10 Dec. 1983
The Misunderstanding/Love Below Decks/The End Is Near
A retired actress (Claire Trevor) seeks help from her son-in-law (James Houghton) in effecting a reconciliation with her daughter (Morgan Brittany); a passenger (Arlene Dahl) has a shipboard romance with the ship's engineer (Vic Tayback); two newlyweds (Delta Burke and Lou Richards) assume the world is coming to an end.
 
17 Dec. 1983
The Last Case/Looking for Mr. Wilson/Love on Strike
A detective (John Hillerman), traveling with his secretary (Allyn Ann McLerie), investigates the case of a vanished passenger; Julie's (Lauren Tewes) high school friend (Jeannie Wilson) comes aboard with her son (R.J. Williams) for a reunion with her Army Colonel father (Claude Akins), who is expecting to meet his son-in-law; a woman (Didi Conn) is protesting her ex-boyfriend (Grant Goodeve)'s engagement to another woman (Wendy Schaal).
 
7 Jan. 1984
How Do I Love Thee?/No More Alimony/Authoress! Authoress!
Capt. Stubing (Gavin MacLeod)'s hometown friend Laura Hayes (Rue McClanahan) is married to a volatile salesman George Hayes (Dick Van Patten); to end his alimony payments, Alan Price (Alan Thicke) wants to ensure that his ex-wife Sheila Price (Michelle Phillips) marries her fiancé Lou (Fred Willard); Julie (Lauren Tewes)'s Aunt Sylvia (Carol Channing) and her pal, Betsy Bouchet (Betty White), plot to persuade publisher John Drake (Cesar Romero) into publishing Betsy's memoirs.
 
14 Jan. 1984
Buck Stops Here, The/For Better or Worse/Bet on It
This cruise is a charity gambling cruise to benefit the Flanders Hospital. Merrill was the best man at Florence Flanders' wedding. Florence's ne-er do well brother Frank Bannon is addicted to gambling and owes ten thousand dollars to shady Al Dixon. So Frank hires Dixon to run the gambling tables, to Florence's dismay. Newlyweds Nancy and Stewart Sidon are considering moving in with his parents for a few years and saving some money before buying their own home and starting a family. But gambling fever gets the best of Nancy and she loses all their wedding check money ...
 
21 Jan. 1984
Aunt Emma, I Love You/Hoopla/The First Romance
Haberdasher Bert Multon and his wife Beatrice board for their 25th anniversary and a second honeymoon. But she brings along a framed portrait of her deceased Aunt Emma, who always disparaged Bert, wanted to go on a cruise, but never did. Isaac's school classmate Skeet Jamison is a penniless hustler working as a promoter for the Harlem Globetrotters en route to a game in Puerto Vallarta. 17-year-old Gary Atkins falls for his father Josh's secretary Karen, who is already romancing Josh. And Josh joins the cruise later, creating a menage-a-trois.
 
28 Jan. 1984
Ace in the Hole/Uncle Joey's Song/Father in the Cradle
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 to help a traumatized boy (David Faustino), whose father died recently. And a guy (Michael Spound) comes aboard to meet his mother (Lee Meriwether), who just got married but is not happy that the guy (Dean Paul Martin) she married is almost his age.
 
4 Feb. 1984
Hong Kong Cruise: Polly's Poker Palace/Shop Ahoy/Double Date/The Hong Kong Affair/Two Tails of a City: Part 1
Part 1 of 2. On a Hong Kong cruise: a senator (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) romances a woman (Donna Reed), until he learns the nature of her visit; two brothers (Leigh McCloskey and Lee Majors II) date Julie (Lauren Tewes) and Vicki (Jill Whelan); a woman passenger (Brenda Vaccaro) is a shopaholic; a retired spy (Gene Kelly) is on vacation and romances a woman passenger (Yvette Mimieux).
 
4 Feb. 1984
Hong Kong Cruise: Polly's Poker Palace/Shop Ahoy/Double Date/The Hong Kong Affair/Two Tails of a City: Part 2
Conclusion. On a Hong Kong cruise: a senator (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) romances a woman (Donna Reed), until he learns the nature of her visit; two brothers (Leigh McCloskey and Lee Majors II) date Julie (Lauren Tewes) and Vicki (Jill Whelan); a woman passenger (Brenda Vaccaro) is a shopaholic; a retired spy (Gene Kelly) is on vacation and romances a woman passenger (Yvette Mimieux).
 
25 Feb. 1984
Ace's Valet/Mother Comes First/Hit or Miss America
Ace's parents send the family valet Ernest Finley to be his valet on the ship, but Ace is afraid that Finley will embarrass him in front of the other crew members. Mrs. Rhodes is afraid of growing old, so her daughter Jenny tries to fix her up with eligible men by recruiting Gopher to pose as an Indian named Punjab Singh. Isaac's high school friend Cassie wants him to be her date for their upcoming reunion, but he only has eyes for Vanessa Williams, who is one of four Miss America's on board. And Vanessa has an admirer of her own.
 
3 Mar. 1984
The Lady and the Maid/Love Is Blind/The Babymakers
Luise Rainer has a dual role as a ship's maid and the twin she's resented for 40 years; a couple (Kin Shriner and Jenilee Harrison) takes a scientific approach to conception; Isaac (Ted Lange) and a blind passenger (LeVar Burton) compete for the same woman (Shari Belafonte).
 
10 Mar. 1984
Side by Side/A Fish Out of Water/Rub Me Tender
Teenage Toby Miles (Rossie Harris) is on the cruise with his grandmother, Edna Miles (Glynis Johns), and preoccupied with fear that she is in declining health. Marine life specimens are being stored in the cargo hold en route to the Oceanic Institute in Cabo San Lucas, and socially awkward Allan Bundy (Ed Begley Jr.) accidentally meets an unusual woman (Mary Crosby), while snooping around in there. Mary the ship's masseuse / manicurist (Nita Talbot) quits at the last minute, so Gopher (Fred Grandy) hires Dorrie Butterworth (Mandy Perryment), a masseuse in her own right, on the spur of the moment at boarding but doesn't have the time to tell the Captain...
 
17 Mar. 1984
A Rose is Not a Rose/Novelties/Too Rich and Too Thin
Entertainer Rose York has been hired to perform on the cruise but has to remain home in bed, so her friend Barry Corwin impersonates her, captivating both Julie and fellow passenger Radford Harcourt in the process. Novelties manufacturer Walter Love makes both business and romantic propositions to fellow passenger Helen Williams, whom he met at a convention five years earlier. Doc and Merrill both vie for the affections of struggling television commercial actress Jaime Sloane, who is so desperate to lose weight and win a lucrative assignment that she is exercising ...
 
5 May 1984
Dreamboat/Gopher, Isaac & the Starlet/The Parents/The Importance of Being Johnny/Julie and the Producer: Part 1
Part 1 of 2. A Hollywood movie company is filming a musical, called "Dream Boat", on board the ship, with plans to use both crew and passengers as extras. Starlet Shelley Rush (Melba Moore) desperately wants to audition for the production crew but can't seem to get their attention. Merrill (Gavin MacLeod) falls for faded star Angela Lovett (Alexis Smith), while Vicki (Jill Whelan) is enamored of her son, Johnny Lovett (Jimmy Osmond), a rock star who has never acted before, is very apprehensive about his debut, and takes it out on Vicki, by being rude to her. Julie (Lauren Tewes) is pursued by the movie's producer, Marty Chenault (Dean Jones), the ...
 
5 May 1984
Dreamboat/Gopher, Isaac & the Starlet/The Parents/The Importance of Being Johnny/Julie and the Producer: Part 2
Conclusion. The filming of the "Dream Boat" movie musical continues on board the Pacific Princess, in spite of Faye Marsh (Juliet Prowse) being notoriously difficult. Adam (Bernie Kopell) tells Bennett (Ben Vereen) and Marty (Dean Jones) that he finds Faye to be one of the most glamorous women on the screen, prompting them to recruit Adam to spend quality time with her and keep her happy, so that the film shoot will continue without incident. Gopher (Fred Grandy) and Isaac (Ted Lange) try to help Shelley Rush (Melba Moore) get noticed by the filmmakers. Angela (Alexis Smith) and Merrill (Gavin MacLeod) get to know each other well. Vicki (Jill Whelan) confides in Adam that she's ...
 
12 May 1984
Best Ex-Friends/All the Congressman's Women/Three Faces of Love
Isaac (Ted Lange) is taken with the new barmaid (Eugenia Wright); a movie makeup man (Sal Viscuso) tests his fiancée's (Heidi Bohay) fidelity; a congressman's (Sam Groom) daughter (Tori Spelling) comes between him and his fiancée (Phyllis Davis).
 

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