The Love Boat (1977–1987)
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A Rose is Not a Rose/Novelties/Too Rich and Too Thin 

Entertainer Rose York (Rich Little) has been hired to perform on the cruise but has to remain home in bed, so her friend Barry Corwin (also Rich Little) impersonates her, captivating both ... See full summary »

Director:

Nell Cox

Writers:

Wilford Lloyd Baumes (developed by) (as W.L. Baumes), S.A. Long | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
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
Don Adams ... Walter Love
Jaime Lyn Bauer ... Jaime Sloane
Arte Johnson ... Radford Harcourt
Rich Little ... Rose York / Barry Corwin
Audrey Meadows ... Helen Williams
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Storyline

Entertainer Rose York (Rich Little) has been hired to perform on the cruise but has to remain home in bed, so her friend Barry Corwin (also Rich Little) impersonates her, captivating both Julie (Lauren Tewes) (who falls for Barry) and fellow passenger Radford Harcourt (Arte Johnson) (who falls for Rose) in the process. Novelties manufacturer Walter Love (Don Adams) makes both business and romantic propositions to fellow passenger Helen Williams (Audrey Meadows), whom he met at a convention five years earlier. Doc (Bernie Kopell) and Merrill (Gavin MacLeod) both vie for the affections of struggling television commercial actress Jaime Sloane (Jaime Lyn Bauer), who is so desperate to lose weight and win a lucrative assignment, that she is exercising constantly, barely eating, popping diet pills, and even displaying symptoms of anorexia. Written by Maisie Fleckum

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 1984 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This episode aired 13 months after the death of Karen Carpenter from anorexia. See more »

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