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Love Boat: The Next Wave

Smooth Sailing (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | Comedy

The crew of a huge cruise ship awaits its new captain, Captain Jim Kennedy III, who left his US Navy career early for personal reasons. As if this transit weren't hard enough, his ex immediately forces upon him the care for their 15 ...See moreThe crew of a huge cruise ship awaits its new captain, Captain Jim Kennedy III, who left his US Navy career early for personal reasons. As if this transit weren't hard enough, his ex immediately forces upon him the care for their 15 year-old son Danny, a problem kid with a juvenile record; the captain orders Chief Purser Will Sanders to watch the boy permanently. The new Ship's Doctor John Morgan is seasick even before they sail. Josh Walters was stood up by his fiancée, so he takes their honeymoon with his mate Luke Staley, which makes girls believe they are gay, and flock to the hunks, but... Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Apr 13, 1998 (United States)
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1 nomination

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24 cast members
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Robert Urich
Captain Jim Kennedy III Captain Jim Kennedy III   See fewer
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Phil Morris
Chief Purser Will Sanders Chief Purser Will Sanders   See fewer
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Joan Severance
Security Chief Camille Hunter Security Chief Camille Hunter   See fewer
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Stacey Travis
Suzanne Zimmerman Suzanne Zimmerman   See fewer
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Corey Parker
Ship's Doctor John Morgan Ship's Doctor John Morgan   See fewer
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Randy Vasquez
Bar Manager Paolo Kaire Bar Manager Paolo Kaire   See fewer
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Kyle Howard
Danny Kennedy Danny Kennedy   See fewer
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Talia Balsam
Diana Wilson Diana Wilson   See fewer
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Jason Brooks
Luke Staley Luke Staley   See fewer
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Lenny Clarke
Casey O'Keefe Casey O'Keefe   See fewer
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Shari Headley
Barbara Barbara   See fewer
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Kate McNeil
Pat Kennedy Pat Kennedy   See fewer
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Doug Savant
Josh Walters Josh Walters   See fewer
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Boti Bliss
Theresa (as Boti Ann Bliss) Theresa (as Boti Ann Bliss)   See fewer
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Kimberly Cockrell
Nancy (as Kimberly Ann Hooper) Nancy (as Kimberly Ann Hooper)   See fewer
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Bill Bishop
1st Mate 1st Mate   See fewer
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Jesse Henecke
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Craig Giuard
Croupier Croupier   See fewer
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Millie Capellan
Double for Lark Voorhies Double for Lark Voorhies   See fewer
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Tammy Ko
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 9 votes