The Love Boat
The Love Boat is an American romantic comedy/drama television series which aired on ABC from 1977 to 1986; in addition, four three-hour specials aired in 1986, 1987, and 1990. The series was set on luxury passenger cruise ship MS Pacific Princess, and revolved around the ship's captain Merrill Stubing and a handful of its crew, with passengers played by guest actors for each episode, having romantic and humorous adventures. The ship's regular ports of call were Puerto Vallarta and Acapulco. The series was part of ABC's popular Saturday-night lineup of the time, which also included Fantasy Island until 1984.