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Season 9

28 Sep. 1985
A Day in Port
The ship gets a makeover and gains new dancers. Isaac gets the surprising visit of a former girlfriend who wants to renew with him.
 
5 Oct. 1985
Your Money or Your Wife/Joint Custody/The Temptations
Vicki is thrilled to let everyone know that she got the famous band The Temptations to perform during the cruise. A couple fight each other to gain custody of their son.
 
12 Oct. 1985
Hidden Treasure/Picture from the Past/Ace's Salary
A couple is looking for a rare stamp hidden somewhere on the boat. Ace and the crew campaign for a salary raise. A woman avoids Andy Warhol, wanting to forget the time she was in one of his movies.
 
2 Nov. 1985
The German Cruise: The Villa/The Racer's Edge/Love or Money/The Accident: Part 1
The crew is now in Germany. And among the passengers is a woman (Alexis Smith), whose family estate was taken by a nemesis (Craig Stevens), who runs into an old flame (Mel Ferrer). Doc meets a woman (Susan Blakely), who's traveling with her brother (Ken Olandt), who doesn't warm up to Doc. Later, while they're out, Doc hits a man (Olandt) who appears to be seriously injured. Two sisters (Audrey Landers and Judy Landers), who are looking to score a rich guy but, when one of them is attracted to Ace (Ted McGinley), the other tries to sabotage the relationship. And a biker (Jack Coleman), who just got married (Lisa Whelchel) and is retiring from competition, is being courted by his coach (Harry Morgan...
 
2 Nov. 1985
German Cruise: The Villa/The Racer's Edge/Love or Money/The Accident: Part 2
Conclusion. On the Rivera: a former bike-racing coach (Harry Morgan) tries to lure a newlywed champion (Jack Coleman) out of retirement; a woman (Alexis Smith) wants to visit the family villa before it's sold; Doc feels badly about a young man (Ken Olandt)'s death; two sisters (Audrey Landers and Judy Landers) try to attract wealthy men.
 
16 Nov. 1985
Forties Fantasy
Gopher dreams that he is living in the forties and that the ship is a troop carrier during WWII.
 
23 Nov. 1985
Good Time Girls/Iron Man/Soap War
Three college girls (Carrell Myers, Toni Hudson and Christie Claridge) are mistaken for prostitutes; a fitness expert and health book author (Charles Frank) suffers fainting spells during triathlon training; soap opera star's (Carol Channing) jealous friend (Betty White) auditions for a new part with the star's lecherous co-star (Louis Nye).
 
30 Nov. 1985
Trouble in Paradise/No More Mister Nice Guy/The Mermaid and the Cop
Julie McCoy asks Gopher for advice when her marriage starts to fall apart. One of the Mermaid dancers is on the run and is afraid that a Las Vegas cop might recognize her. Ace is forced to fire two employees.
 
7 Dec. 1985
Roommates/Heartbreaker/Out of the Blue
New roommates Vicki and Judy, have to deal with their opposites habits. A multimillionaire makes everyone's dreams come true.
 
11 Jan. 1986
Father of the Bride/The Best Man/Members of the Wedding
Love is in the air with a wedding on board. Ace is attracted by the bride that ran away, and the groom is getting closer to her sister.
 
18 Jan. 1986
Daredevil/Picture Me a Spy/Sleeper
Ace's cabin has been searched and he suspects a spy team work. Doc's new patient is sleepwalking. A woman is scared by her boyfriend's risky stunts.
 
25 Jan. 1986
Hippies and Yuppies/Frat Wars/Return of the Lambdas
When a fraternity has the turnover of one of their relics from one chapter to another, the chapter receiving the relic feels the chapter currently in possession of it is not worthy to be part of the fraternity, so the recipient chapter leader (Tim Ryan) tries to make it appear that they violate several of the fraternity's laws so that they would be thrown out. He even sends a girl (Karen L. Scott) to seduce and distract the leader (Steven Eckholdt) of the other group, who seems to keep them in check. And two couples, who were also in the fraternity 20 years ago and were hippies then, meet and while one ...
 
1 Feb. 1986
Miss Mom/Who's the Champ/Gopher's Delusion
Judy (Pat Klous) thinks a writer (Ben Murphy) of children's books is perfect for her picky cousin (Ellen Bry), who is also pregnant; a pro wrestler (Tim Rossovich) forbids his sister (Jennifer Holmes) to associate with his opponent (Caitlyn Jenner); Gopher (Fred Grandy) is accidentally hypnotized and given a post-hypnotic suggestion that he's the captain.
 
8 Feb. 1986
Egyptian Cruise: Part 1
Part 1 of 2. Cruising the Nile - the Captain (Gavin MacLeod) and his friend's widow (Jean Stapleton) share memories; a producer (John Astin) wants a starlet (Deborah Adair) to play Cleopatra; a woman (Catherine Oxenberg) eyes the gold ankh which Doc (Bernie Kopell) was given at a bazaar; a busy man (James Sloyan) may lose his schoolteacher wife (Valerie Harper) to a former student.
 
8 Feb. 1986
Egyptian Cruise: Part 2
Conclusion. Cruising the Nile - the Captain (Gavin MacLeod) and his friend's widow (Jean Stapleton) share memories; a producer (John Astin) wants a starlet (Deborah Adair) to play Cleopatra; the starlet has a reunion with her ex-boyfriend/reporter (Chad Everett); Judy (Pat Klous) and a passenger (Valerie Harper), who is unhappy with her husband (James Sloyan) and marriage, are both attracted to the same man (Grant Show); Doc (Bernie Kopell) acquires a scarab and attracts attention from others (Catherine Oxenberg and John Putch).
 
15 Feb. 1986
Hello Emily/The Tour Guide/The Winner Number
A widow (Marion Ross) has her eyes on the Captain (Gavin MacLeod). A freshly appointed tour guide (Teri Copley) has to deal with a group of demanding senior citizens. A recent lottery winner (Noah Beery Jr.) becomes greedy.
 
22 Feb. 1986
The Second Time Around/Hello, Spencer/Runaway, Go Home
The Captain (Gavin MacLeod) welcomes back a widow (Marion Ross), who has romantic plans for her new cruise. Larry Gatlin is trying to help a runaway (Quinn Cummings).
 
1 Mar. 1986
The Art Lover/Couples/Made for Each Other
Gopher (Fred Grandy) is afraid of getting fired, after breaking a very valuable art piece. Newlyweds (Mary Cadorette and Dean Butler) realize that they have nothing in common besides sex.
 
8 Mar. 1986
Second Banana/The Prodigy/What Goes Around Comes Around
An artist (Donald O'Connor) and his orangutan gives his last performance during the cruise.
 
15 Mar. 1986
Gothic Romance/Whatever Happened to Crazy Joe Flash?/We'll Meet Again
Searching for inspiration, a romance novelist (Morgan Brittany) fantasizes that Ace (Ted McGinley) is courting her; a rock star (Joe Regalbuto) tries to act like a regular guy and finds romance with another passenger (Donna Pescow); a couple (Jayne Meadows and Bill Macy) who regularly take the cruise and have the same cabin, for ten years, are really married to other people and sneaking away for the cruise.
 
22 Mar. 1986
The Will/Deja Vu/The Prediction
A millionaire is after a mysterious woman who turned out to be his wife. A psychic (Eva Gabor) makes a very scary prediction.
 
3 May 1986
Spain Cruise: The Matadors/Mrs. Jameson Comes Out/Love's Labors Found/Marry Me, Marry Me: Part 1
Part 1 of 2. The grandson (Lorenzo Lamas) of a famous matador (Cesar Romero) wants to write rather than become a bullfighter; a woman (Sada Thompson), who spent 20 years in prison, hopes to be reunited with her daughter (Melissa Sue Anderson); a passenger (Adrian Zmed) is seeing both Judy (Pat Klous) and Vicki (Jill Whelan), without their knowledge; Isaac (Ted Lange) helps a pregnant unmarried stowaway (Olivia Brown).
 
3 May 1986
Spain Cruise: The Matadors/Mrs. Jameson Comes Out/Love's Labors Found/Marry Me, Marry Me: Part 2
Conclusion. The grandson (Lorenzo Lamas) of a famous matador (Cesar Romero) wants to write, rather than become a bullfighter; a woman (Sada Thompson), who spent 20 years in prison, hopes to be reunited with her daughter (Melissa Sue Anderson); a passenger (Adrian Zmed) is seeing both Vicki (Jill Whelan) and Judy (Pat Klous), without their knowledge; Isaac (Ted Lange) helps a pregnant unmarried stowaway (Olivia Brown).
 
17 May 1986
My Stepmother, Myself/Almost Roommates/Cornerback Sneak
Captain Stubbing's happiness is darkened by Vicki's jalousy. The new crew learn that they have to share their cabins.
 
24 May 1986
Happily Ever After/Have I Got a Job for You/Mr. Smith Goes to Minikulu
The Captain (Gavin MacLeod) might reconsider his marriage to Emily (Marion Ross). Gopher (Fred Grandy) has second thoughts about an offer to manage an island resort, when Isaac (Ted Lange) leaves the project.
 

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