The Love Boat (1977–1987)
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Ace Meets the Champ/Why Justin Can't Read/Call Me a Doctor 

Ace tries to impress an old flame by confronting himself with a boxing champion (Dick Butkus). A father has to deal with his dyslexic son.

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Captain Merrill Stubing
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Doctor Adam Bricker
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Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith
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Bartender Isaac Washington
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Vicki Stubing
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Cruise Director Judy McCoy (as Patricia Klous)
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Ship's Photographer Ashley 'Ace' Covington Evans
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Ernie Jordan
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Margo Bush
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Walter Milner
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Gaylan
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Malcolm Bosworth
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Mrs. Bush
Jeannie Wilson ...
Abigail 'Abby' Foster
Dick Billingsley ...
Justin Bosworth
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Ace (Ted McGinley) tries to impassion an old girlfriend (Jennifer Holmes) by boxing the heavyweight champion (Dick Butkus); a father (James Noble) refuses to believe his son (Dick Billingsley) may be dyslexic, which the son's tutor (Jeannie Wilson) believes he may be; an overbearing mother (Doris Roberts) tells lies about her daughter (Tovah Feldshuh) to a fellow passenger (Louis Giambalvo). Written by anonymous

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6 October 1984 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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The Love Boat
Written by Paul Williams and Charles Fox
Performed by Jack Jones
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