Fantasy Island (1977–1984)

TV Series  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 3,063 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 6 critic

Tales of visitors to a unique resort island that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 16 Dec 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 04 Mar 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 14 Dec 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 25 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Fantasy Island" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fantasy Island (1977–1984)

Fantasy Island (1977–1984) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fantasy Island.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
1984   1983   1982   1981   1980   1979   … See all »
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After a crippled test pilot is rebuilt with nuclear powered limbs and implants, he serves as a unique intelligence agent.

Stars: Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks
The Bionic Woman (1976–1978)
Action | Sci-Fi | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After fully recovering from her near fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own.

Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks
Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The adventures of three sexy female private eyes.

Stars: Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith
CHiPs (1977–1983)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine
Hart to Hart (1979–1984)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan and Jennifer Hart.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander
Police Woman (1974–1978)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Stars: Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman, Charles Dierkop
The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Movie 1973)
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

After an astronaut/test pilot is catastrophically mutilated in a test plane crash, he is rebuilt and equipped with nuclear powered bionic limbs and implants.

Director: Richard Irving
Stars: Lee Majors, Barbara Anderson, Martin Balsam
Simon & Simon (1981–1995)
Action | Mystery | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Stars: Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker, Mary Carver
The Fall Guy (1981–1986)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

Stars: Lee Majors, Douglas Barr, Heather Thomas
Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear.

Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas
Fantasy Island (1998–1999)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In this revival of the popular 1970s television series, Mr. Roarke and his three assistants run a tropical paradise where guests come in to have their wildest dreams and fantasies come true.

Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Mädchen Amick, Edward Hibbert
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Mr. Roarke (154 episodes, 1977-1984)
...
 Tattoo (131 episodes, 1977-1983)
Edit

Storyline

Fantasy Island is a resort, where there is very little that the mysterious host, Mr. Roarke, cannot provide. Thus, we have visitors have adventures that should be impossible, but this island can accommodate them such as visits to any time period they want or meet absolutely anyone they want see to do something they request. However, what actually happens is often far more than they expect as they face challenges that test their character in ways they never imagined. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 January 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La isla de la fantasía  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(157 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The plane that was used in Fantasy Island was up for auction in the '90s. It was autographed by all the guest stars. Before Fantasy Island this plane was also owned by Richard D. Bach, author of "Jonathan Livingston Seagull". See more »

Quotes

Mr. Roarke: Smiles, everyone... smiles!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in ALF: Hungry Like the Wolf (1990) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Smiles Everyone, Smiles
11 August 2006 | by (TCM's Basement) – See all my reviews

Originally, this show had a dark side to it which quickly disappeared. The dark side was replaced with silly problems brought on by it's "guest stars." Think of any washed up movie star and they made an appearance on this show. The exotic locale helped, with the plane bringing that week's stars to the island, flying over waterfalls, and mountains along the way. Mr. Roarke would always greet his guests and then turn to Tattoo and say something ominous to him about one of this weeks fantasies, just so we'd stay tuned. This was essentially a landlocked "Love Boat." It was harmless fluff and part of my formative years...how scary is that?


5 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Was anyone else creeped out. . . DianneBellmont
Loved this show as a kid, but find it unwatchable as an adult jillian.diamond
What would your fantasy be? brunhilda2013
Which male/female would you? beatleguy64-429-364588
When can we see Fantasy Island reruns in the US! bnb-8
What would you like to do at Fantasy Island? wdearth
Discuss Fantasy Island (1977) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page