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1981

3 Jan. 1981
My Late Lover/Sanctuary
A widow trying to decide between three men to marry is constantly interrupted by the ghost of her dead husband; and a man who has been poisoned wants to find his killer before he dies.
 
10 Jan. 1981
High Off the Hog/Reprisal
A young man whose family sacrificed heavily to send him to college rewards them by making them rich for a weekend; and an orphaned gymnast, mistreated by her aunt and cousin, seeks the power to make things happen.
 
17 Jan. 1981
Elizabeth's Baby/The Artist and the Lady
"Elizabeth's Baby" Elizabeth Blake wishes to look ahead into her unborn child's future. In "The Artist and the Lady" an untalented artist wishes to possess the talent to paint a great masterpiece.
 
24 Jan. 1981
The Heroine/The Warrior
The prim and proper author of steamy romance novels wants to step into the shoes of one of her own heroines; and a man tries to impress his wife by fighting for her honor.
 
31 Jan. 1981
The Man from Yesterday/World's Most Desirable Woman
A photojournalist has ulterior motives in mind for meeting a reclusive man who's been living on the island; and a woman temporarily regains her youth to get back at the husband she's about to divorce.
 
7 Feb. 1981
The Chateau/White Lightning
The granddaughter of a silent-movie star wants to learn more about her grandmother's life; and two feuding families compete to become the owners of a special moonshine recipe.
 
14 Feb. 1981
Loving Strangers/Something Borrowed, Something Blue...
A couple who have been happily married for the last 25 years want to find out if they would fall in love all over again if they were just meeting for the first time. Also a bride's wedding plans may be ruined when her past comes back to haunt her.
 
21 Feb. 1981
Chorus Girl/Surrogate Father
A dance teacher asks Roarke to give his deaf student the gift of hearing, only to watch her discovering a world that may exclude him; and a father must control his compulsive gambling habit or lose custody of his beloved little girl.
 
28 Feb. 1981
Also Rans/Portrait of Solange
A department-store shoe salesman just wants the boss's daughter to notice him; and Tattoo, granted a birthday fantasy to paint like Toulouse-Lautrec, unexpectedly finds romance.
 
7 Mar. 1981
The Searcher/The Way We Weren't
A young woman wants the truth about her absent father; and a long-married couple discover that you really can't go home again.
 
21 Mar. 1981
The Proxy Billionaire/The Experiment
A Wall Street analyst's wish to be ultra-rich brings him nothing but trouble; and a widowed doctor and his daughter, still grief-stricken over his late wife, want to bring her back from the dead.
 
11 Apr. 1981
Delphine/The Unkillable
Roarke's goddaughter, about to marry her unsuspecting fiancé, wants him to rid her of her magical powers; and a scientist hoping to uncover the proverbial missing link winds up facing something he never imagined.
 
2 May 1981
Basin Street/The Devil's Triangle
A mediocre jazz trumpeter wants to play in the early New Orleans style, and finds himself back in the actual era; and a woman and her two suitors team up to tackle a mysterious and dangerous section of the ocean.
 
9 May 1981
Hard Knocks/Lady Godiva
An aspiring private investigator receives advice from none other than Bogart himself; and a young woman wants to go back to the days of Lady Godiva.
 
16 May 1981
Man-Beast/Ole Island Oprey
A man plagued by terrifying nightmares learns that the dreams have been telling him that he's a werewolf; and a young woman whose father wants her to be a country star would far rather be a photographer.
 
23 May 1981
Paquito's Birthday/Technical Advisor
A poor couple from Mexico want the best for their son, only to be faced with the prospect of losing him altogether; and a woman with no experience in being in love gets advice from Helen of Troy.
 
10 Oct. 1981
Show Me a Hero/Slam Dunk
Texan Helen Ross wants closure with her old boyfriend John Day so she can get on with her life with her current boyfriend Ted Kingman; and sports analyst Matt Kane tries to impress Ginger Donovan by joining her father Red's basketball team.
 
17 Oct. 1981
Devil and Mr. Roarke/Ziegfeld Girls/Kid Corey Rides Again
Mephistopheles uses Julie to force Roarke into another confrontation; elderly Joan Michaels and Ruby Rogers relive their Ziegfeld Follies days; and Brooklyn shoe salesman Ned Plummer travels to the Old West to meet outlaw Kid Corey.
 
24 Oct. 1981
Cyrano/The Magician
Philadelphian Marjorie Denton seeks the most chivalrous romantic man of all time and meets Cyrano de Bergerac; Cleveland magician Timothy Potter trying to perfect his craft faces a huge problem after he makes his assistant Suva vanish.
 
31 Oct. 1981
The Lady and the Monster/The Last Cowboy
Scientist Carla Frankenstein meets her ancestor's monster; middle-aged New York City insurance executive Joel Campbell with a hankering for the "real" West is annoyed to find himself still stuck in the present day.
 
7 Nov. 1981
Mr. Nobody/La Liberatora
Charlie Atkins wants inner strength but Julie accidentally gives him physical prowess instead; and classical guitarist Dolores DeMercia hopes to trace her roots to the legendary El Lobo Rojo in the days of Spanish California.
 
14 Nov. 1981
Night in the Harem/Druids
Unprepossessing Herbert Snyder gets more than he asked for when he requests a night with a harem; young Lauren Fandell wants to be the center of all attention but learns that being a queen can be perilous.
 
21 Nov. 1981
The Perfect Husband/Volcano
Dorothy Nicholson hopes to find and marry her dream man but finds that even perfection has flaws. Seismologist Hal Workman, who places science over humanity, has his values tested by an active volcano.
 
28 Nov. 1981
Lillian Russell/The Lagoon
Lillian Martin time-travels to gather information for her biography on Lillian Russell and actually becomes the singer; and Calvin Pearson, who wants nothing more than tranquil solitude, is forced to face events from his past.
 
5 Dec. 1981
Romance Times Three/Night of the Tormented Soul
Answering-service operator Sally Harris meets the three men she's known up to now as voices over the phone; and siblings Jason and Beth Martinique face a weekend of horror while trying to find out how their father died when they were young.
 

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