Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 24, 1977
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre
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The Love Boat

The Love Boat is an American television series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from 1977 until 1986. It was part of ABC's Saturday night one-two punch along with Fantasy Island until that show ended in 1984. The original made-for-TV movie on which the show was based was itself based on a book, The Love Boats by Jeraldine Saunders, a real-life cruise director.

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TV Movie: Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? Aired: Feb. 27, 1987

A billionaire who secretly gave free cruises to six strangers is reported missing, and Ace suspects that one of the six murdered him; Emily searches …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 9 seasons and 251 episodes air between 1977 and 1986.

Series Fun Facts

More Trivia
  • At the shows height, Bernie Kopell earned $39,500.00 per episode.
  • Two Princess cruise line ships were used in the series: The Island Princess and The Pacific Princess. Pacific Princess is now M.S. Pacific (jointly operated by Brazilian CVC and Spanish Quail…
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    Two Princess cruise line ships were used in the series: The Island Princess and The Pacific Princess. Pacific Princess is now M.S. Pacific (jointly operated by Brazilian CVC and Spanish Quail Cruises), Island Princess is now M.S. Discovery (for England-based Voyages of Discovery), so both ships are still around.
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  • Lauren Tewes was chosen over 100 actresses for the role of Julie McCoy.
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