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The Love Boat

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Action & Adventure Comedy Rated: All (TV-G)1977 - 198710 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Paramount+ 

The Love Boat is an American television series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from September 24, 1977, until May 24, 1986. The show starred Gavin MacLeod as the ship's captain. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday night lineup that included Fantasy Island until that show ended in 1984. The original 1976 made-for-TV movie on which the show was based was itself based on the nonfiction book The Love Boats by Jeraldine Saunders, a real-life cruise director. Two more TV movies would follow before the series began its run.The executive producer for the series was Aaron Spelling, who produced several successful series for ABC from the 1960s into the 1980s.In 1997, the episode with segment titles "Hidden Treasure", "Picture from the Past", and "Ace's Salary" was ranked No. 82 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time. The Love Boat ran for 10 seasons, including specials.The Love Boat featuring Gavin MacLeod and Lauren Tewes has one or more episodes streaming on Paramount+. It's an action & adventure and comedy show with 251 episodes over 10 seasons. The Love Boat is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (9,554 votes).

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Gavin MacLeod

Merril Stubing

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Season 1
25 Episodes | Paramount+

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247 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+).

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#2,141 Ranked TV Show

#21 Ranked in Soap TV

#133 Ranked in TV on Paramount+

#315 Ranked in Romance TV

The Love Boat has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (9,554 votes). The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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