The Love Boat (1977–1987)
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First Voyage, Last Voyage/April the Ninny/The Loan Arranger 

A young woman falls in love without knowing that her health is in danger. April becomes a nanny to TV sportscaster Ty Younger's kids. A loan shark sends one of his men to collect a debt, but complications arise.

Director:

Roger Duchowny

Writers:

Art Baer, Wilford Lloyd Baumes (developed by) (as W.L. Baumes) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Gavin MacLeod ... Captain Merrill Stubing
Bernie Kopell ... Doctor Adam Bricker
Fred Grandy ... Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith
Ted Lange ... Bartender Isaac Washington
Jill Whelan ... Vicki Stubing
Lauren Tewes ... Cruise Director Julie McCoy
Charo ... April Lopez
Dody Goodman ... Ms. Chadwick
Ty Hardin ... Arnold Simmons
Lisa Hartman ... Toni Pataccio
Richard Kline ... Joey
Larry Linville ... Ty Younger
Maureen McCormick ... Cindy Simmons
Kathleen Nolan ... Lauren Simmons
Jay Thomas ... Paul Harris
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Storyline

Cindy Simmons (Maureen McCormick) comes aboard with her parents (Ty Hardin and Kathleen Nolan) and falls in love with fellow passenger Paul Harris (Jay Thomas), not knowing that her leukemia remission may be short-lived; April (Charo) decides to give up show business and becomes a nanny to TV sportscaster Ty Younger's (Larry Linville) two kids, Gayle and Jerry (Rachel Jacobs and Alex Woodard); Joey (Richard Kline) is ordered by his loan shark boss to rough up someone named Tony for a gambling debt, but Joey finds out that Toni is a girl (Lisa Hartman), with whom he has fallen in love. Written by anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1981 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

References Captain Kangaroo (1955) See more »

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