The Love Boat (1977–1987)
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Third Wheel/Grandmother's Day/Second String Mom 

A widower's (Ken Berry) second wife (Beth Howland) tries to win the acceptance of his two teenage daughters (Michele Tobin and Shelly Juttner); Gopher's (Fred Grandy) relationship with his ... See full summary »

Director:

Gordon Farr

Writers:

Lee Aronsohn, Wilford Lloyd Baumes (developed by) (as W.L. Baumes) | 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
Lauren Tewes ... Cruise Director Julie McCoy
Ken Berry ... Robert Noble
Robert Cummings ... Eliott Smith (as Bob Cummings)
Nanette Fabray ... Maggie O'Brian
Beth Howland ... Lee Noble
Ethel Merman ... Roz Smith
Barry Nelson ... Mac O'Brian
Michele Tobin Michele Tobin ... Mary Noble
Shelly Juttner Shelly Juttner ... Judy Noble (as Shelley Juttner)
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Storyline

A widower's (Ken Berry) second wife (Beth Howland) tries to win the acceptance of his two teenage daughters (Michele Tobin and Shelly Juttner); Gopher's (Fred Grandy) relationship with his father (Robert Cummings) is tested when his parents come on board for a Mother's Day cruise and his father feels like a third wheel compared to Gopher and his mother (Ethel Merman); an older woman (Nanette Fabray), with grown children, worries what her husband (Barry Nelson) will say when she tells him she's pregnant. Written by Glorified Gopher

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 1979 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Robert Cummings' last performance. See more »


Soundtracks

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