Season 7

Episode Guide

China Cruise: The Pledge/ East Meets West/ Dear Roberta/ My Two Dumplings - Part 1

S7 E1
Oct 02, 1983
The crew and passengers are embroiled in intrigue when "The Love Boat" sets sail for the ancient palaces and splendors of China in a special two-hour premiere. Romance comes to an international fugitive (John Forsythe) when he meets a beautiful woman (Ursula Andress) with a secret. The relationship is hindered when the man's pursuer (Michael Constantine) will not let him out of his sight in "The Pledge," written by Lan O'Kun. A gorgeous divorcee (Linda Evans) meets a handsome man (Lee Majors) who tries to conceal his true identity both from her and from Isaac (Ted Lange), which leads to an unusual confrontation in "Dear Roberta," written by Lawrence Levy and Robert Spears. In "East Meets West," written by Christopher Vane and Jill Baer, Doc (Bernie Kopell) falls for a lovely woman (Susan Anton) who resists his advances when she finds out about his past. A man (Lee Horsley) finds himself in a hilarious situation when both of his girlfriends (Erin Moran and Patricia Klous) vie for his affections and he decides to marry one, in "My Two Dumplings," written by Richard Albrecht and Casey Keller.

China Cruise: The Pledge/ East Meets West/ Dear Roberta/ My Two Dumplings - Part 2

S7 E2
Oct 02, 1983
An international fugitive finds love when he meets a beautiful woman with a secret, while a divorcee meets an intriguing man (Lee Majors) who conceals his identity from her and Isaac. Meanwhile, Doc falls for a woman who resists his advances after learning about his past. Finally, a two-timing man finds himself in a predicament when he must choose between his two girlfriends.

Bricker's Boy/ Lotions Of Love/ The Hustlers

S7 E3
Oct 08, 1983
The professional escort of an older woman (Vera Miles) dallies with a young woman (Constance Forslund); an advertising whiz tries to impress his best client despite putdowns from her daughter.

Youth Takes A Holiday/ Don't Leave Home Without It/ Prisoner Of Love

S7 E4
Oct 15, 1983
An Army captain (Beth Howland) sets her sights on Gopher; a married couple (Charlotte Rae, Louis Nye) meet up with two swingers (Jamie Farr, Heather Locklear).

Rhino Of The Year/ One Last Time/ For Love Or Money

S7 E5
Oct 23, 1983
When an organization wants to give a crew member an award, Captain Stubing suggests Isaac. Meanwhile, a fun-loving guy tries to help out his heartbroken friend but finds himself in trouble after meeting an unusual woman. Plus, a man tells his soon-to-be ex-wife that he's planning on getting remarried.

Affair On Demand/ Friend Of The Family/ Just Another Pretty Face

S7 E6
Oct 30, 1983
A married couple finds out that their daughter is in love with the father's best friend, while a progressive woman (Florence Henderson) agrees to help her romantic partner have an affair. Plus, Gopher tries to thwart the advances of a major cruise line's heiress.

When World's Collide/ Captain And The Geisha/ The Lottery Winners/ The Emperor's Fortune - Part 1

S7 E7
Nov 05, 1983
On a Japanese junket, a teacher (Mariette Hartley) impersonates a geisha to stay near the Captain; lottery winners carry their rags-to-riches routine to comic heights; a girl and her mother (Nancy Morgan, Jean Marsh) fall in love with two strangers (John Ritter, Harvey Korman). Filmed in Tokyo, Kyoto and Kobe.

When World's Collide/ Captain And The Geisha/ The Lottery Winners/ The Emperor's Fortune - Part 2

S7 E8
Nov 05, 1983
On a Japanese junket, a teacher (Mariette Hartley) impersonates a geisha to stay near the Captain; lottery winners carry their rags-to-riches routine to comic heights; a girl and her mother (Nancy Morgan and Jean Marsh) fall in love with two strangers (John Ritter and Harvey Korman). Filmed in Tokyo, Kyoto and Kobe.

Carnival Cruise/ Long Time No See/ The Bear Essence/ Kisses and Makeup

S7 E9
Nov 13, 1983
A carnival entrepreneur is approached on the Pacific Princess by a woman who knows a shocking secret about his past. Meanwhile, a comedy duo with a bear act competes for the affection of the same woman. Plus, newlyweds board the ship for a working honeymoon but the bride gets jittery when she's forced to reveal her true self.

Julie And The Bachelor/ Intensive Care/ Set-Up For Romance

S7 E10
Nov 19, 1983
When Julie falls for her idol (played by Engelbert Humperdinck), he's forced to tell her what's really going on between him and his secretary. At the same time, a grouchy man interferes in his nurse's love life. Plus, a young man (Mark Harmon) meets up with a co-worker and learns the truth about his boss.

Love Boat - The World's Greatest Kisser/ Don't Take My Wife, Please/ The Reluctant Father

S7 E11
Nov 26, 1983
A jilted fiance hires a Mata Hari (Elaine Joyce) to find the crew member that ruined his wedding plans; a junior executive (Parker Stevenson) suffers in silence while his boss (David Doyle) lusts after his bride.

Julie's Blind Date/ Dee Dee's Dilemma/ The Prizewinner

S7 E12
Dec 03, 1983
An author (Tom Poston) is blackmailed by his secretary; a father and son (Geoffrey Scott, Clark Brandon) unwittingly fall for the same woman (Markie Post).

The Misunderstanding/ Love Below Decks/ The End Is Near

S7 E13
Dec 11, 1983
An estranged mother and daughter mend their relationship after a secret about their past is revealed. Then, an attractive widow finds herself falling for a burly crew member, while a couple of newlyweds cause havoc aboard the ship after the groom believes the world will end at midnight.

Love On Strike/ Looking For Mr. Wilson/ The Last Case

S7 E14
Dec 18, 1983
Everyone is a suspect when a passenger goes missing about the Pacific Princess. Meanwhile, when Julie's high-school friend boards the ship with her son, they learn an important lesson after running into the woman's father and another passenger. Plus, an engaged couple is the subject of a protest put on by the man's ex-lover.

How Do I Love Thee...?/ No More Alimony/ Authoress! Authoress!

S7 E15
Jan 07, 1984
A man bound by alimony wants to make sure his ex (Michelle Phillips) goes through with her marriage; Julie's Aunt Sylvia and her pal Betsy try to interest a publisher in Betsy's memoirs. Carol Channing, Betty White, Cesar Romero, Rue McClanahan, Dick Van Patten.

Gambling Cruise

S7 E16
Jan 14, 1984
A gambling cruise for charity proves a chancy thing for a teacher (McLean Stevenson), two honeymooners (Shea Farrell, Leah Ayres), and the drive chairwoman (Celeste Holm). Richard Jaeckel, Antony Ponzini, Jo Ann Pflug, Gavin MacLeod.

Aunt Emma, I Love You/ Hoopla/ The First Romance

S7 E17
Jan 21, 1984
The Harlem Globetrotters sail to Mexico but must compete against the crew's basketball team. Meanwhile, a man (Sid Caesar) gets angry with his wife when she insists on hanging a portrait of her deceased aunt in their honeymoon suite. Plus, a son takes his father's place on the cruise, only to fall in love with his dad's secretary.

Ace In The Hole/ Uncle Joey's Song/ Father In The Cradle

S7 E18
Jan 29, 1984
Captain Stubing hires a handsome new photographer who draws the attention of two sisters who were visiting Doc and Gopher. Then, a young man is shocked to meet his mother's (Lee Meriwether) new boyfriend, who is the same age as him. Finally, Isaac helps a children's performer make a little boy feel better following the death of his father.

Hong Kong Cruise: Polly's Poker Palace - Part 1

S7 E19
Feb 04, 1984
On a Hong Kong cruise: a senator (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) romances a woman, until he learns the nature of her visit; two brothers (Leigh McCloskey, Lee Majors II) date Julie and Vicki; a compulsive shopper (Brenda Vaccaro) is offered $25,000 by her husband (Herb Edelman) if she'll resist temptation during the trip.

Hong Kong Cruise: Polly's Poker Palace - Part 2

S7 E20
Feb 04, 1984
On a Hong Kong cruise: a senator (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) romances a woman, until he learns the nature of her visit; two brothers (Leigh McCloskey, Lee Majors II) date Julie and Vicki; a compulsive shopper (Brenda Vaccaro) is offered $25,000 by her husband (Herb Edelman) if she'll resist temptation during the trip. Yvette Mimieux.

Ace's Butler/ Mother Comes First/ Hit Or Miss America

S7 E21
Feb 25, 1984
Isaac becomes enamored with a high-school friend's pal, who happens to be Miss America winner Vanessa Williams. Meanwhile, a vivacious young woman hopes to make a romantic match when she pairs Gopher up with her cranky mother. Plus, Ace is embarrassed when his wealthy parents have sent a butler to tend to his every need.

The Lady And The Maid/ The Babymakers/ Love Is Blind

S7 E22
Mar 03, 1984
A rich widow comes face to face with her estranged sister, who's working on the ship as a made and whose boyfriend the wealthy woman stole and married 40 years earlier. Meanwhile, a childless couple hatches a plan to become parents but their methods backfire. Plus, Isaac is attracted to a woman in his bartending class, but she's only got eyes for her blind classmate (LeVar Burton).

Side By Side/ A Fish Out Of Water/ Rub Me Tender

S7 E23
Mar 10, 1984
A boy who thinks his grandmother (Glynis Johns) is terminally ill will do anything to ensure her happiness; a man (Ed Begley Jr.) who's uncomfortable around women falls in love with a mermaid (Mary Crosby).

A Rose Is Not A Rose/ Novelties/ Too Rich And Too Thin

S7 E24
Mar 17, 1984
A man (Rich Little) impersonating a female singer gets double trouble when a passenger falls for the singer and Julie falls for him; a novelty salesman (Don Adams) has difficulty separating business from pleasure.

Dreamboat/ The Parents/ Gopher And Isaac And The Starlet/ The Importance Of Being Johnny - Part 1

S7 E25
May 05, 1984
A movie director (Ben Vereen) filming a musical aboard the ship tries to keep his star (Juliet Prowse) happy at Doc's expense; Julie is pursued by the lookalike brother (Dean Jones) of a man she almost married; the Captain falls for the mother (Alexis Smith) of a self-doubting rock star (Jimmy Osmond) on his first acting job.

Dreamboat/ The Parents/ Gopher And Isaac And The Starlet/ The Importance Of Being Johnny - Part 2

S7 E26
May 05, 1984
A movie director (Ben Vereen) filming a musical aboard the ship tries to keep his star (Juliet Prowse) happy at Doc's expense; Julie is pursued by the lookalike brother (Dean Jones) of a man she almost married; the Captain falls for the mother (Alexis Smith) of a self-doubting rock star (Jimmy Osmond) on his first acting job.

Best Ex-Friends/ All The Congressman's Women/ Three Faces Of Love

S7 E27
May 13, 1984
Isaac's budding relationship with a new crew member becomes complicated when Gopher tells him to fire her. Meanwhile, a congressman and his wife bring their daughter (Tori Spelling) aboard the Pacific Princess after receiving letters threatening her young life. Plus, a make-up artist's habit of disguising himself as other men to test his actress girlfriend's fidelity finally drives her to a breaking point.