The Love Boat

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The Love Boat
The Love Boat-Title.jpg
Premiere pilot
September 17, 1976
series
September 24, 1977
Finale February 27, 1987
Airs Sundays at 6 PM on MeTV
Based on the novels by
Jeraldine Saunders
Developed by W.L. Baumes
Network ABC
Style 60-minute romantic comedy
Company The Love Boat Company,
Douglas S. Cramer Company,
Aaron Spelling Productions
Distributor Worldvision Enterprises (1982–1999)
Paramount Domestic Television (1999–2006)
CBS Paramount Television (2006–2007)
CBS Television Distribution (2007– )
Seasons 10
Episodes 249 + 3 pilots + TV movie
Origin USA

The Love Boat is a romantic comedy that aired on ABC.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Gavin MacLeod Captain Merrill Stubing * * * * * * * * * *
Bernie Kopell Doctor Adam Bricker * * * * * * * * * *
Fred Grandy Yeoman-Purser Burl "Gopher" Smith * * * * * * * * *
Ted Lange Bartender Isaac Washington * * * * * * * * * *
Lauren Tewes Cruise Director Julie McCoy * * * * * * * o *
Jill Whelan Vicki Stubing * * * * * * * *
Pat Klous Cruise Director Judy McCoy * *
Ted McGinley Photographer Ashley Covington "Ace" Evans * * *
Orange/Red/o indicates a recurring or guest role during that season.
Dark Green indicates top billing during that season.
The Love Boat Mermaids 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Deborah Bartlett Susie *
Tori Brenno Maria *
Macarena Camacho Sheila *
Nanci Lynn Hammond Jane *
Teri Hatcher Amy *
Debra Johnson Patti *
Andrea Moen Starlight *
Beth Myatt Mary Beth *

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
ABC
The Love Boat September 17, 1976
The Love Boat II January 21, 1977
The New Love Boat May 5, 1977
Season One September 24, 1977 May 20, 1978 25
Season Two September 16, 1978 May 12, 1979 27
Season Three September 15, 1979 May 3, 1980 28
Season Four October 25, 1980 May 16, 1981 26
Season Five October 3, 1981 May 15, 1982 31
Season Six October 2, 1982 May 7, 1983 29
Season Seven October 1, 1983 May 12, 1984 27
Season Eight September 22, 1984 May 4, 1985 27
Season Nine September 28, 1985 May 24, 1986 25
Season Ten November 21, 1986 February 27, 1987 4
CBS
The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage February 12, 1990

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Season Sets  (Region 1)
Season One, Volume One March 4, 2008 purchase 3
Season One, Volume Two August 12, 2008 purchase 4
Season Two, Volume One January 27, 2009 purchase 4
Season Two, Volume Two August 4, 2009 purchase 4

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