Frank meets the woman of his dreams. Vanessa is a school teacher that he meets at a MADD meeting. After overcoming some hurdles to the new relationship, mostly in the form of a stalker ex-boyfriend, they announce their engagement. Ironically and predictably, Vanessa is killed while saving a stray dog when a drunk driver strikes her during their engagement party picnic.
Did You Know?
After Ponch meets Vanessa he says, "I'm gonna marry that girl." Beverly Adams
, who played Poncherello's girlfriend Vanessa, was engaged to Erik Estrada
at the time, but they in fact never married. See more
When Poncherello sings to Vanessa, he is on a tall ladder due to her apartment being on the third floor. When he later goes there to give her the dog, it is now on the second floor, unit 220. See more
Voice over at the end: "Every day 1,780 Americans are crippled by drunk drivers. 70 die. Please drive carefully. " See more
A Love Until The End of Time
Performed by Laura Branigan
Music by Lee Holdridge
Lyrics by Carol Connors See more