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The Love Boat

Best of Friends/Aftermath/Dream Boat (Season 2, Episode 20)
TV Episode | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Merrill gets a lucrative job offer on a super liner. Doc's former mentor Art is now a bitter amputee traveling with his guilt-ridden wife Laura. College friends Carol and Gwen both fall for passenger Paul Dunbar.
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Director
Writers
Lee Aronsohn (teleplay) (segments: Aftermath) | Wilford Lloyd Baumes (developed by) (as W.L. Baumes) | Fred S. Fox (segments: Best of Friends) | Bruce Howard (segments: Dream Boat) & 4 more
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
William K. Chulack (as William Chulack)
Casting Director
Susan Newell (casting)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Feb 10, 1979

Release date
Feb 10, 1979 (United States)

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14 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Gavin MacLeod
Captain Merrill Stubing Captain Merrill Stubing   See fewer
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Bernie Kopell
Doctor Adam Bricker Doctor Adam Bricker   See fewer
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Fred Grandy
Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith   See fewer
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Ted Lange
Bartender Isaac Washington Bartender Isaac Washington   See fewer
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Lauren Tewes
Cruise Director Julie McCoy Cruise Director Julie McCoy   See fewer
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Richard Anderson
Dr. Art Akers Dr. Art Akers   See fewer
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Joyce Brothers
Mrs. Magwich (as Dr. Joyce Brothers) Mrs. Magwich (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)   See fewer
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Hans Conried
Karl Schmidt Karl Schmidt   See fewer
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Carol Lynley
Carol Gilmore Carol Gilmore   See fewer
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Diana Muldaur
Laura Akers Laura Akers   See fewer
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Ben Murphy
Paul Dunbar Paul Dunbar   See fewer
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Donna Pescow
Gwen Winters Gwen Winters   See fewer
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Starr Hester
Mrs. Haskell Mrs. Haskell   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.5 / 10 | 39 votes