List of Fantasy Island episodes

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This is a list of episodes of the 1977–84 television series Fantasy Island. This series consists of two 2-hour TV movies and seven seasons of 1-hour episodes. The 1-hour episodes have multiple titles, referencing the simultaneous storylines contained within.

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedRankRating
First airedLast aired
TV movies2January 14, 1977 (1977-01-14)January 20, 1978 (1978-01-20)N/AN/A
114January 28, 1978 (1978-01-28)May 20, 1978 (1978-05-20)1721.4[a]
225September 16, 1978 (1978-09-16)May 13, 1979 (1979-05-13)2220.8
323September 17, 1979 (1979-09-17)May 17, 1980 (1980-05-17)2820.1
424October 25, 1980 (1980-10-25)May 23, 1981 (1981-05-23)1720.7[b]
522October 10, 1981 (1981-10-10)May 8, 1982 (1982-05-08)3018.3
622October 16, 1982 (1982-10-16)May 14, 1983 (1983-05-14)37[1]N/A
722October 8, 1983 (1983-10-08)May 19, 1984 (1984-05-19)49[2]15.3[3]

TV movies[edit]

TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
"Fantasy Island"Richard LangGene LevittJanuary 14, 1977 (1977-01-14)
Mr. Roarke and his assistant Tattoo greet a former reporter in World War II who wants to relive a brief romance that took place in London 30 years ago, a big-game hunter who, for once, wants to be the hunted and a wealthy businesswoman who wants to be a secret and silent observer at her own funeral.
"Return to Fantasy Island"George McCowanMarc BrandellJanuary 20, 1978 (1978-01-20)
Once again, be careful what you wish for! This is the motto as three new couples venture to Fantasy Island. The first couple want to meet the daughter they gave up for adoption 12 years ago, only to be confronted with three possibilities. In the second story, a businesswoman visits the island under false pretenses thinking that she is there for a business meeting, only to be stranded with one of her employees who confesses his undying love for her. In the final story, a young wife is suffering from amnesia caused by a mysterious incident that occurred four years ago.


Season 1 (1978)[edit]

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TitleOriginal air date
11"Escape" / "Cinderella Girls"January 28, 1978 (1978-01-28)

Escape: A magician named Gregory Udall (Bert Convy) wants to perform the ultimate escape from a notorious prison on the nearby Devil Island.

Cinderella Girls: Best friends Ann Dowd (Diana Canova) and Maxine Bender (Georgia Engel) want to be wealthy for one weekend.
22"Bet a Million" / "Mr. Irresistible"February 4, 1978 (1978-02-04)

Bet a Million: Fred Wade (Henry Gibson) and Joan Wade (Jane Powell) gamble everything they own on their dream to build a grand resort hotel.

Mr. Irresistible: Nondescript Chuck Hoffman (John Schuck) wants to be ultra-attractive to every woman who sees him.
33"The Prince" / "The Sheriff"February 11, 1978 (1978-02-11)

The Prince: Prince Peter d'Anatoli (Dack Rambo) wants to be an average man, to see what the people of his country go through. Along the way, he meets fellow fisherman Jamie (Ed Begley, Jr.) and the beautiful Chris Malone (Lisa Hartman).

The Sheriff: NYPD detective Captain John Burke (Harry Guardino) becomes the marshal of a lawless town where he must introduce a "fair trial" after catching some bad guys.
44"Family Reunion" / "Voodoo"February 18, 1978 (1978-02-18)

Family Reunion: Children Ann (Katy Kurtzman) and Tony (Tom Fridley) scheme to reunite their divorced parents, Evelyne Kellino (Juliet Mills) and Harry Kellino (John Gavin), by arranging for them -- and their significant others -- to all spend the weekend together on Fantasy Island.

Voodoo: Amnesiac Jane Howell (Lauren Tewes) turns to a voodoo practitioner to find out if she is a missing heiress.
55"Lady of the Evening" / "The Racer"February 25, 1978 (1978-02-25)

Lady of the Evening: A call girl named Renee Lansing (Carol Lynley) wants to escape her old life and find true love.

The Racer: A race car driver named Jack Kincaid (Christopher George) wants to relive a crash in order to end his nightmares about it.
66"Treasure Hunt" / "Beauty Contest"March 11, 1978 (1978-03-11)

Treasure Hunt: Stu Chambers (Michael Callan), Andrea Chambers (Jo Ann Harris), and their partner might be driven apart by their search for a legendary treasure.

Beauty Contest: Sally Quinn (Maureen McCormick) wants to win a beauty contest so that she can follow in her late mother's footsteps and gain the attention of her neglectful father Neville (Gene Barry).
77"The Funny Girl" / "Butch and Sundance"March 18, 1978 (1978-03-18)

The Funny Girl: A famous comedian named Katherine Patrino (Marcia Strassman) wants a weekend of anonymity in a small town like the one she came from.

Butch and Sundance: Bill Cummings (Christopher Connelly) and Alex Farrelli (James MacArthur) fulfill their dreams of being like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
88"Superstar" / "Salem"March 25, 1978 (1978-03-25)

Superstar: A working stiff named Richard C. Delaney (Gary Burghoff) desires to be a star baseball player.

Salem: Walter Tate (Stuart Whitman) and Martha Tate (Vera Miles) want to go back to when people were "better behaved" as they are fed up with the loose ways of today's young people.
99"Trouble, My Lovely" / "The Common Man"April 1, 1978 (1978-04-01)

Trouble, My Lovely: An overlooked process server named Stanley Scheckter (Don Knotts) wants the action and excitement of being a private eye for a weekend.

The Common Man: A browbeaten husband named Fred Stouton (Bernie Kopell) wants the respect of his wife Florence (Julie Cobb), his son Arnold (Kevin King Cooper), and his mother-in-law (Nancy Walker).
1010"The Over-the-Hill Caper" / "Poof, You're a Movie Star"April 15, 1978 (1978-04-15)

The Over-the-Hill Caper: A blackmail victim named Spencer Randolph (Ray Bolger) and his aging buddies reunite their gang to defeat their blackmailer.

Poof, You're a Movie Star: Shirley Russell (Barbi Benton), fulfilling her fantasy of being a movie star, faces a dilemma when she learns her next project requires nudity.
1111"Reunion" / "Anniversary"April 29, 1978 (1978-04-29)

Reunion: Four high school friends gather for a 10-year reunion, each one hiding a dark secret.

Anniversary: Tom Elgin (Ronny Cox) and Toni Elgin (Lucie Arnaz) are drifting apart, so they plan to relive their marriage in hopes of patching it up.
1212"King for a Day" / "Instant Family"May 6, 1978 (1978-05-06)

King for a Day: A plumber named Ernie Miller (David Doyle) lives out his fantasy of being a king, but finds himself challenged with diplomatic problems and a queen who has a secret.

Instant Family: A graduate student named Gail Grayson (Melinda Naud), who thinks she knows everything about raising kids, must babysit her mentor's kids for a weekend.
1313"Fool for a Client" / "Double Your Pleasure"May 13, 1978 (1978-05-13)

Fool for a Client: A new lawyer named Herb Costigan (Rich Little) looks to try a criminal case where he ends up defending himself.

Double Your Pleasure: An Alaskan oil pipeline worker named Larry Barbour (Ken Berry) wins a date with gorgeous twin sisters Dina and Nina McKay (both portrayed by Caren Kaye).
1414"Call Me Lucky" / "Torch Song"May 20, 1978 (1978-05-20)

Call Me Lucky: Career gambler Harry Beamus (Richard Dawson) dreams of winning every game he plays, until a monkey wrench in the form of his son Joey (Brad Savage) is thrown into his plans.

Torch Song: Edith Garvey (Kathryn Holcomb) wants to be a successful 1920s torch singer like her grandmother.

Season 2 (1978–79)[edit]

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TitleOriginal air date
151"Homecoming" / "The Sheikh"September 16, 1978 (1978-09-16)

Homecoming: A presumed dead Vietnam War veteran named Alan Boardman (David Birney) who underwent surgery wants his now re-married wife and son back.

The Sheikh: A less-than-hunky teacher named Edgar Breen (Arte Johnson) wants a harem, but ends up replacing a real sheikh who is marked for assassination.
162"The Big Dipper" / "The Pirate"September 23, 1978 (1978-09-23)

The Big Dipper: A pickpocket named Pete Raymond (Dan Rowan) and his daughter pose as farmers to hide from the authorities.

The Pirate: A painter named Ted Cavanaugh (Sonny Bono) becomes a pirate in order to win back his wife Mary (Diana Canova) before she re-marries.
173"The Beachcomber" / "The Last Whodunnit"September 30, 1978 (1978-09-30)

The Beachcomber: Under tremendous pressure from his family and job, Charles Preston (John Astin) lives out his fantasy of being a beachcomber.

The Last Whodunnit: Mabel Jarvis (Celeste Holm) is a devoted fan of a mystery writer; she tries to find out who killed her by acting out the writer's final manuscript.
184"Best Seller" / "The Tomb"October 14, 1978 (1978-10-14)

Best Seller: A book store clerk named Barney Hunter (Desi Arnaz Jr.) wants to write a best-selling book, but this soon becomes an obstacle to romance.

The Tomb: An archaeologist named Neville Marlowe (Barry Sullivan) is determined to uncover the secrets of a long-buried Egyptian tomb, unaware that it is cursed.
195"I Want to Get Married" / "The Jewel Thief"October 21, 1978 (1978-10-21)

I Want to Get Married: A Pennsylvania librarian, Cindy Barker (Meredith MacRae), is set to have a wedding on Fantasy Island where the only missing component is a groom.

The Jewel Thief: A manufacturer named Jordan Montgomery (Steve Forrest) hopes to pull off one major heist as a cat burglar.
206"War Games" / "Queen of the Boston Bruisers"October 28, 1978 (1978-10-28)

War Games: A Vietnam War veteran named Ted Harmon (Greg Morris) finds that a reunion with his old sergeant is actually a quest for revenge.

Queen of the Boston Bruisers: A roller derby skater named Drusilla Roberts (Anne Francis) wants to become a refined lady so that her daughter's wealthy new in-laws will accept them.
217"Let the Good Times Roll" / "Nightmare" / "The Tiger"November 4, 1978 (1978-11-04)

Let the Good Times Roll: Two friends want to relive the good old days of the 1960s.

Nightmare: A young newlywed named Janine Sanford (Pamela Franklin) wants to live out a recurring nightmare to find out what it means.

The Tiger: A big-game hunter named Victor Duncan (Darren McGavin) wants to track down a dangerous and elusive tiger.
228"Return" / "The Toughest Man Alive"November 11, 1978 (1978-11-11)

Return: Roarke falls in love with a New York woman named Helena Marsh (Samantha Eggar) who is returning to the island after four years.

The Toughest Man Alive: A wimpy engineer named Tony Emerson (Red Buttons) wants the strength to stand up for mild-mannered people like himself.
239"The Appointment" / "Mr. Tattoo"November 18, 1978 (1978-11-18)

The Appointment: A San Francisco doctor named John Carlson (Bert Convy) pursues a large monetary grant in his goals to build a hospital.

Mr. Tattoo: Tattoo tries to grant the joint fantasy of Las Vegas girls Dee Dee Verona (Barbi Benton) and Evelyn Kastenbaum (Connie Stevens), who want to meet and marry millionaires.
2410"The Flight of the Great Yellow Bird" / "The Island of Lost Women"November 25, 1978 (1978-11-25)

The Flight of the Great Yellow Bird: An adventurer named "Singapore" Eddie Malone (Peter Graves) searches for Bigfoot upon being hired by Professor Smith-Myles (Barbara Rush) and hopes to prove the creature's existence to the world.

The Island of Lost Women: A sailor named Barney Shore (Robert Morse) wants to spend the weekend on a mythical island with nothing but beautiful women.
2511"Carnival" / "The Vaudevillians"December 2, 1978 (1978-12-02)

Carnival: A secretary named Dorothy Weller (Carol Lynley) wants to know if the affair she had on vacation was real or a dream.

The Vaudevillains: An old-timer named Charlie Parks (Phil Silvers), whose kids want to put him in a nursing home, has a fantasy to relive his old vaudeville act with his partner (Phil Harris).
2612"Charlie's Cherubs" / "Stalag 3"December 9, 1978 (1978-12-09)

Charlie's Cherubs: Three insurance secretaries want to solve a crime by being like the stars of Charlie's Angels.

Stalag 3: A quartet of World War II veterans reunites in hopes of recovering treasure stolen by the Nazis.
2713"The Lady and the Longhorn" / "Vampire"December 16, 1978 (1978-12-16)

The Lady and the Longhorn: Cosmetic queen Vera Templeton (Eva Gabor) must marry for money that would help her failing business.

Vampire: A method actor named Leo Drake (Robert Reed) prepares for his next movie role, where he becomes a vampire.
2814"Seance" / "The Treasure"January 13, 1979 (1979-01-13)

Seance: Claire Conti (Eve Plumb) takes part in seances in order to figure out how her twin brother died.

The Treasure: A California fisherman named Joe Capos (George Maharis) dreams of finding treasure that would help him solve his financial problems.
2915"Cowboy" / "Substitute Wife"January 20, 1979 (1979-01-20)

Cowboy: Texan Brian Kehoe (Hugh O'Brian) wants to be a rodeo star to keep his son from discovering that he is actually a rodeo clown.

Substitute Wife: A hypochondriac named Nadine Winslow (Jayne Meadows) seeks a cure for her imaginary ailments.
3016"Photographs" / "Royal Flush"January 27, 1979 (1979-01-27)

Photographs: A photographer named Nancy Weston (Michele Lee) seeks to find out why the same little girl keeps appearing in photographs from her European trip.

Royal Flush: A poker player named Johnny Court (John Rubinstein) wants to win big against the biggest poker players of all time.
3117"The Stripper" / "The Boxer"February 10, 1979 (1979-02-10)

The Stripper: An heiress named Maureen Banning (Laraine Stevens) tries to escape an arranged marriage by pursuing a fantasy as a stripper replacement in a traveling vaudeville company.

The Boxer: A boxer named Billy Blake (Ben Murphy) wants to win a match, despite the fact that it would kill him.
3218"Casting Director" / "Pentagram" / "A Little Ball"February 17, 1979 (1979-02-17)

Casting Director: Felix Birdsong (Don Knotts) becomes the casting director of a Hollywood film.

Pentagram: A TV reporter named Jane Garwood (Florence Henderson) seeks Mr. Roarke's help to find out why her boyfriends keep dying.

A Little Ball: A nun named Sister Mary Theresa (Lisa Hartman) has a crisis of faith after a fellow nun dies prematurely.
3319"Spending Spree" / "The Hunted"February 24, 1979 (1979-02-24)

Spending Spree: Sally Glover (Diana Canova) and Esther Bolling (Lola Falana) are given half a million dollars, but have a problem with how to use it.

The Hunted: A thrill-seeking hunter named Charles Wesley (Stuart Whitman) unexpectedly becomes the prey upon being accused of an assassination attempt by General Lin Sun (James Shigeta).
3420"Birthday Party" / "Ghostbreaker"March 3, 1979 (1979-03-03)

Birthday Party: Carol Gates (Janet Leigh) gave up her twins in adoption and wants to be present for their birthday party.

Ghostbreaker: A librarian named Elliot Fielding (Ken Berry) cannot get his ghost-busting guide published. To prove his skill, he lives out a fantasy where he must exorcise a real ghost.
3521"Yesterday's Love" / "Fountain of Youth"March 17, 1979 (1979-03-17)

Yesterday's Love: A set of siblings send their divorcing parents Charles Atwood (Craig Stevens) and Peggy Atwood (Eleanor Parker) to Fantasy Island hoping that they will rediscover their love.

Fountain of Youth: A wealthy and dying old man named J.D. Pettigrew (Lew Ayres) embarks on a search for the Fountain of Youth.
3622"The Comic" / "The Golden Hour"May 5, 1979 (1979-05-05)

The Comics: Gag writer Jerry Burton (Fred Grandy) lives out his fantasy of being a star comedian like his boss, Danny Baker (Jack Carter), who is about to fire him.

The Golden Hour: Sandy Larson (Toni Tennille) meets her prison-bound pen pal, Mike Banning (Michael Parks), face-to-face for the first time.
3723"Fantasy Island Sunday Special: "Cornelius and Alphonse" / "The Choice"May 6, 1979 (1979-05-06)

Cornelius and Alphonse: A ne'er-do-well named Cornelius Kelly (Red Buttons) and his accomplice Alphonse (Billy Barty) kidnap Tattoo as part of an attempt to get revenge on Roarke for firing Cornelius years earlier.

The Choice: Orphaned siblings Mark (Steven Spencer) and Rebecca (Kyle Richards) want the chance to choose their adoptive parents.
3824"Bowling" / "Command Performance"May 12, 1979 (1979-05-12)

Bowling: A mediocre bowler named Lou Fielding (Al Molinaro) wants to compete against professional bowlers.

Command Performance: A former circus owner named Naomi Gittings (Joan Blondell) reunites her performers to find out who is trying to kill her.
3925"Amusement Park" / "Rock Stars"May 13, 1979 (1979-05-13)

Amusement Park: Darius Scott (Jarrod Johnson) has a wish to run his own amusement park in hopes of reuniting with his dad, The Great Scott (Ted Lange).

Rock Stars: The four orphaned Collins siblings, Willie (Jimmy Baio), Rob (Scott Baio), Scooter (Keith Coogan), and Jodie (Jill Whelan), want to be rock stars to keep a social worker from splitting them up.

Season 3 (1979–80)[edit]

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TitleOriginal air date
401"Hit Man" / "The Swimmer"September 7, 1979 (1979-09-07)

Hit Man: A clothier named Fred Forbush (David Doyle), whose business is failing, wants to be killed so that his family can collect the insurance money.

The Swimmer: Terry Summers (Eve Plumb) is a former swimmer who was paralyzed in a car wreck. Her fantasy is to find a cure for her condition.
412"Goose for the Gander" / "Stuntman"September 14, 1979 (1979-09-14)

Goose for the Gander: A diner owner named Marjorie Gibbs (Doris Roberts), whose diner is to be razed for a new highway, wants to win a cooking contest so that she can raise the money to relocate it.

Stuntman: A retired stuntman named Peter Rawlings (Dale Robertson) hopes to reconcile with his estranged stuntman son, Bill (Grant Goodeve), as he is about to attempt a life-threatening stunt for a movie.
423"Tattoo: the Love God" / "Magnolia Blossoms"September 21, 1979 (1979-09-21)

Tattoo: the Love God: Tattoo asks Roarke to grant him the fantasy of being a love god to many beautiful native women, which Roarke takes literally.

Magnolia Blossoms: Myra Collinsky (Pamela Franklin) and Gladys Boylin (Lisa Hartman) want to experience the southern United States during the Civil War, similar to their heroines from Gone with the Wind.
434"Baby" / "Marathon: Battle of the Sexes"October 5, 1979 (1979-10-05)

Baby: Tattoo decides to adopt an infant of a native islander.

Marathon: Battle of the Sexes: Gretchen Wasserman (Arlene Golonka) and Bunny Kelly (Barbi Benton) want to win the Fantasy Island Marathon in order to save the floundering barbell-manufacturing company where they both work.
445"The Chain Gang" / "The Boss"October 20, 1979 (1979-10-20)

The Chain Gang: Mike Jenner (Dennis Cole) joins a chain gang to get information that he hopes can help clear his father's name.

The Boss: A switchboard operator named Cindy Carter (Donna Mills) wants to be a corporate CEO.
456"The Red Baron" / "Young at Heart"October 27, 1979 (1979-10-27)

The Red Baron: A locksmith named Cornelius Wieselfarber (Don Adams) wants to be a World War I flying ace.

Young at Heart: A 50-year-old librarian named Helen Philips (Diana Canova) wants to be half her age for the weekend.
467"The Wedding"November 3, 1979 (1979-11-03)
As Roarke prepares to marry Helena Marsh (Samantha Eggar), Tattoo overhears a conversation that suggests that Roarke may not be able to realize his own fantasy.
478"The Handyman" / "Tattoo's Romance"November 10, 1979 (1979-11-10)

The Handyman: A gangland-killing witness named Holly Ryan (Sonny Bono), who is also a bookmaker, seeks refuge from his would-be killer in an orphanage.

Tattoo's Romance: A bitter woman named Ellie Thompson (Carolyn Jones) takes advantage of Tattoo's attraction to her niece, Donna May Calloway (Audrey Landers), who wants to live out her fantasy of being a country music star.
489"The Dancer" / "Nobody's There"November 17, 1979 (1979-11-17)

The Dancer: Wealthy Texan Big Jake Farley (Max Baer, Jr.) wants to meet the ballerina (Carol Lynley) who inspired his success.

Nobody's There: A klutzy private eye named Betty Foster (Toni Tennille) hopes to solve her first case.
4910"Class of '69" / "The Pug"November 24, 1979 (1979-11-24)

Class of '69: A plump girl named Brenda Richards (Adrienne Barbeau) seeks revenge on a cruel classmate named Lance Reynolds (Tim Thomerson), who humiliated her at the school prom years ago.

The Pug: Mitch Lee (K. C. Martel) wants to see his father Joey (Gary Collins) win a boxing championship.
5011"The Mermaid" / "The Victim"December 1, 1979 (1979-12-01)

The Mermaid: A college professor named Harold DeHaven (John Saxon), seeking to make a significant scientific discovery, meets and falls in love with mermaid Princess Nyah (Michelle Phillips), much to the dismay of his wife, Amanda (Mary Ann Mobley).

The Victim: Julie Brett (Joan Prather) disregards Roarke's warnings to not date her dream man, Michael Duvall (James Darren), who promptly makes her his sex slave.
5112"The Cheerleaders" / "Marooned"December 8, 1979 (1979-12-08)

The Cheerleaders: Two Kentucky candy factory workers named Cathy Wilton (Georgia Engel) and Marg Atkins (Patty McCormack) have a fantasy of being cheerleaders for a professional football team.

Marooned: A truck driver named Melvin Mews (Vic Tayback) wants to be shipwrecked on a deserted island with his favorite movie star, Liz Merrill (Jayne Meadows).
5213"The Inventor" / "On the Other Side"December 15, 1979 (1979-12-15)

The Inventor: Professor Dwayne Clebe (Arte Johnson) hopes to perfect his preservation formula and receive acclaim for it.

On the Other Side: A long-widowed woman named Irma Gideon (Jeanette Nolan) hopes to contact her dead husband after 25 years of failed attempts.
5314"Lookalikes" / "The Winemaker"December 22, 1979 (1979-12-22)

Lookalikes: A salesman named Harry Simpson (Ken Berry) enters the world of gambling when his fantasy has him changing places with his double Vince Brandon (also Ken Berry).

The Winemaker: Tattoo promises Sister Veronica (Celeste Holm) that she will win a wine-tasting contest. What Tattoo does not know is that one of the wines is undrinkable.
5415"Unholy Wedlock" / "Elizabeth"January 12, 1980 (1980-01-12)

Unholy Wedlock: Danny Collier (David Cassidy) finds trouble in his quest to marry his fiancé.

Elizabeth: Lisa Corday (Tina Louise) needs help from Roarke to defeat a dangerous ghost and end her nightmare.
5516"Rogues and Riches" / "Stark Terror"January 19, 1980 (1980-01-19)

Rogues and Riches: A lawyer named Pete Gilbert (Robert Goulet) is determined to lose himself in the 18th century, despite the entreaties of his partner Mark Hendricks (John Schuck).

Stark Terror: Amy Marson (Melissa Sue Anderson) was rendered mute by her mother's death. She wants to live out her fantasy to know if she is responsible.
5617"Playgirl" / "Smith's Valhalla"January 26, 1980 (1980-01-26)

Playgirl: Erica Clarke (Barbi Benton) is sick of male chauvinism. She lives out her fantasy to turn the tables and treat men as sex objects.

Smith's Valhalla: An Oregon rancher named Jason Smith (Hugh O'Brian) asks for the fantasy of leading a commando raid.
5718"Aphrodite" / "Dr. Jekyll and Miss Hyde"February 2, 1980 (1980-02-02)

Aphrodite: Professor Alan Briar (George Maharis) is a picky man who wants the perfect woman. He ends up meeting Aphrodite, the goddess of love (Britt Ekland).

Dr. Jekyll and Miss Hyde: A stern psychologist named Dr. Melanie Elisabeth Griffin (Rosemary Forsyth) wants to understand what attracts women to bad men, in hopes of rescuing her younger sister Jennifer (Maureen McCormick) from a creep.
5819"The Swinger" / "Terrors of the Mind"February 9, 1980 (1980-02-09)

The Swinger: A middle-aged divorcee named Herman Dodge (Howard Morris) wants to be the swinger that he was unable to be in his younger days.

Terrors of the Mind: A young woman named Sharon Sanders (Lisa Hartman) wants the power to see into the future.
5920"Nona" / "One Million B.C."March 1, 1980 (1980-03-01)

Nona: A blind detective named Ned J. Scott (Peter Graves) wants his sight back so that he can find missing actress Nona Lauren (Joanna Pettet).

One Million B.C.: Two women named Mindy Harris (Phyllis Davis) and Carolyn Taylor (Jo Ann Pflug) want to return to a time of old-fashioned chivalry in men and daintiness in women, which lands them in prehistoric times where they are encountered by Neanderthals.
6021"Jungle Man" / "Mary Ann and Miss Sophisticate"March 8, 1980 (1980-03-08)

Jungle Man: An unemployed actor named David Farley (Dennis Cole) wants one last chance to play the role that made him famous.

Mary Ann and Miss Sophisticate: An acclaimed ventriloquist named Mary Ann Carlin (Annette Funicello) is afraid that her dummy is taking over some of her personality traits.
6122"My Fair Pharaoh" / "The Power"May 10, 1980 (1980-05-10)

My Fair Pharaoh: A woman named Lucy Atwell (Joan Collins) yearns to immerse herself in the world of Cleopatra.

The Power: A man named Fred Webster (Larry Linville) asks Roarke for the power of telekinesis to impress his girlfriend Laura Crane (Julie Sommars).
6223"Eagleman" / "Children of Mentu"May 17, 1980 (1980-05-17)

Eagleman: A widowed businessman named Morris Binstock (Bob Denver) wants to become the comic book superhero Eagleman to please his estranged son Barney (Keith Coogan).

Children of Mentu: A journalism student named Rochelle Kelly (Vernee Watson-Johnson) seeks the story that would make her career by visiting the mysterious island of Dr. Arthur Gates (Ralph Bellamy).

Season 4 (1980–81)[edit]

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TitleOriginal air date
631"The Devil and Mandy Breem" / "Instant Millionaire"October 25, 1980 (1980-10-25)

The Devil and Mandy Breem: A woman named Mandy Breem (Carol Lynley), who resorted to extreme measures to save the life of her husband Philip (Adam West), turns to Roarke for help in saving her own when it turned out that she sold her soul to the devil (Roddy McDowall).

Instant Millionaire: Tattoo goes behind Roarke's back to make a man named Fred Catlett (Arte Johnson) a millionaire for the weekend, but things go horribly awry when Fred is targeted by two bank robbers.
642"Flying Aces" / "The Mermaid Returns"November 1, 1980 (1980-11-01)

Flying Aces: A man named Tony Chilton (Sam Melville) wants to return to World War II to meet the father he never knew.

The Mermaid Returns: The mermaid Princess Nyah (Michelle Phillips) returns to Fantasy Island and asks Roarke for information about human love.
653"The Skater's Edge" / "Concerto of Death" / "The Last Great Race"November 8, 1980 (1980-11-08)

The Skater's Edge: A Minnesota farm girl named Charlotte Johnson (Charlene Tilton) wants to be a champion skater.

Concerto of Death: A man named Jeremy Hale (Dennis Cole) suspects that his pianist brother was murdered and wants to find out how he was killed and who did it.

The Last Great Race: A divorcing couple agree to race to decide the final settlement of their joint property.
664"Don Quixote" / "The Sex Symbol"November 15, 1980 (1980-11-15)

Don Quixote: An eccentric banker named Donald Quick (Paul Williams) fulfills his ambitions to be a modern-day Don Quixote, with his attorney friend Sam Woolf (David Doyle) becoming a modern-day Sancho Panza.

The Sex Symbol: A shy, mousy woman named Helen Hendrix (Phyllis Davis) wants to be a sex goddess, but three men take advantage of her newfound beauty.
675"The Love Doctor" / "The Pleasure Palace" / "Possessed"November 22, 1980 (1980-11-22)

The Love Doctor: A beautiful movie actress named Kim Holland (Loni Anderson) wants a weekend of complete anonymity.

The Pleasure Palace: A lawyer named Gordon Hughes (Gary Burghoff) from an old family traces his roots, only to end up disillusioned.

Possessed: Lorna Hendricks (Barbara Parkins) begs Roarke to help her find out why her daughter Stephanie (Missy Gold) is acting weird.
686"With Affection, Jack the Ripper" / "Gigolo"November 29, 1980 (1980-11-29)

With Affection, Jack the Ripper: Lorraine Peters (Lynda Day George) has been researching the Whitechapel murders and wants to live out her fantasy of finding out the identity of Jack the Ripper.

Gigolo: Stanley Hocker (Ken Berry) wants to live out his fantasy of being a gigolo so that he can be noticed and admired by women.
697"The Invisible Woman" / "The Snowbird"December 6, 1980 (1980-12-06)

The Invisible Woman: A woman named Harriet Winkler (Elaine Joyce) wants to have the power of invisibility so that she can see if her fiancé Denny Palumbo (Richard Gautier) is faithful to her.

The Snowbird: A circus popcorn vendor named Ned Pringle (Douglas Barr) lives out his fantasy of being part of a trapeze artist troupe in order to get closer to the girl he loves, Velda Ferini (Pamela Sue Martin).
708"Crescendo" / "Three Feathers"December 20, 1980 (1980-12-20)

Crescendo: A singer named Susan Lohman (Toni Tennille) wants to meet the composer Edmond Dumont, whose songs made her famous.

Three Feathers: Alan Colshaw (Hugh O'Brian) needs to convince three former friends, Lena Jordan (Diane Baker), Jake Lawrie (James Wainwright), and Jesse Mason (Peter Lawford) that he did not abandon them after a plane crash years ago.
719"My Late Lover" / "Sanctuary"January 3, 1981 (1981-01-03)

My Late Lover: A widow named Anastasia Dexter (Eva Gabor) is trying to decide which of three men she should marry when she is interrupted by the ghost of her dead husband Dex (Gene Barry).

Sanctuary: A poisoned man named Thomas Henshaw (Bobby Sherman) wants to find his killer before he dies.
7210"High Off the Hog" / "Reprisal"January 10, 1981 (1981-01-10)

High Off the Hog: A young man named Hadley Boggs (Stephen Shortridge), whose family sacrificed heavily to send him to college, rewards his family by making them rich for the weekend.

Reprisal: Mistreated by her Aunt Mabel (Janis Paige) and her cousin Janet (Holly Gagnier), an orphaned gymnast named Trudy Brown (Maureen McCormick) seeks the power to make things happen.
7311"The Artist and the Lady" / "Elizabeth's Baby"January 17, 1981 (1981-01-17)

The Artist and the Lady: A high school art teacher named Kermit Dobbs (Don Most) wishes for the talent needed to paint a masterpiece.

Elizabeth's Baby: Elizabeth Blake (Eve Plumb) wishes to look into the future of her unborn daughter, Liza (Heather O'Rourke).
7412"The Heroine" / "The Warrior"January 24, 1981 (1981-01-24)

The Heroine: A timid writer named Florence Richmond (Mary Ann Mobley) wants to step into the shoes of one of her own heroines.

The Warrior: Bob Graham (James MacArthur) tries to impress his wife Linda (Shelley Fabares) by fighting for her honor against a martial artist named Kwang Soo Luke (Mako Iwamatsu).
7513"The Man from Yesterday" / "World's Most Desirable Woman"January 31, 1981 (1981-01-31)

The Man from Yesterday: A photojournalist named William T. Keating (Martin Milner) has ulterior motives in mind when meeting a reclusive man named Major Calvin Doyle (Dennis Cole), who has been living on the island.

World's Most Desirable Woman: A woman named Marsha Garnett (Barbi Benton) regains her youth in order to get back at her husband Hal (Bert Convy), whom she is about to divorce.
7614"The Chateau" / "White Lightning"February 7, 1981 (1981-02-07)

The Chateau: The granddaughter of a silent movie star named Vicky Lee (Pamela Franklin) wants to learn more about her grandmother's life.

White Lightning: Two feuding families, the Scoggins (George Lindsey, Randy Powell, Ernie Lively) and the McAllisters (Carolyn Jones, Wendy Schaal, Ed Begley, Jr., Richard Lineback), compete to become the owners of a special moonshine recipe.
7715"Loving Strangers" / "Something Borrowed, Something Blue"February 14, 1981 (1981-02-14)

Loving Strangers: Tom Wilkerson (Peter Marshall) and Margaret Wilkerson (Jane Powell) have been happily married for 25 years. They live out their fantasy to see if they would fall in love all over again.

Something Borrowed, Something Blue: The wedding of Pamela Archer (Shelley Smith) might be ruined when her past comes back to haunt her.
7816"Chorus Girl" / "Surrogate Father"February 21, 1981 (1981-02-21)

Chorus Girl: A dance teacher named Franklin Adams (Stuart Whitman) asks Roarke to give his deaf student the gift of hearing, only to see a world that may exclude him.

Surrogate Father: Evan Watkins (John Saxon) must conquer his compulsive gambling habit to keep his daughter Amy (Nicole Eggert).
7917"Also Rans" / "Portrait of Solange"February 28, 1981 (1981-02-28)

Also Rans: A department store shoe salesman named Jerome Pepper (Larry Linville) wants his boss's daughter, Thalia Latham (Joan Prather), to notice him.

Portrait of Solange: Tattoo is granted a birthday wish to paint like Toulouse-Lautrec and finds romance with Solange Latignon (Elissa Leeds).
8018"The Searcher" / "The Way We Weren't"March 7, 1981 (1981-03-07)

The Searcher: A young woman named Karen Saunders (Laurette Spang-McCook) wants to learn the truth about her absent father Brian (James Darren).

The Way We Weren't: Fred Cooper (Jerry Van Dyke) and Dorothy Cooper (Laraine Stephens) have been in a long marriage and want to relive the early days of their marriage.
8119"The Proxy Billionaire" / "The Experiment"March 21, 1981 (1981-03-21)

The Proxy Billionaire: A Wall Street analyst named Frank Miller (Robert Goulet) has a fantasy in which he is ultra-rich, but it starts to go awry.

The Experiment: A widowed doctor named Dr. Lucas Bergmann (James Broderick) and his daughter Lisa (Laurie Walters) want to bring the doctor's wife back to life.
8220"Delphine" / "The Unkillable"April 11, 1981 (1981-04-11)

Delphine: Roarke's goddaughter Delphine McNab (Ann Jillian) wants him to remove her powers so that she can marry her unsuspecting fiancé Greg Randolph (Don Galloway).

The Unkillable: A scientist named Dr. Paul Todd (Randolph Mantooth) hoping to uncover the proverbial missing link, comes face to face with something that he had never imagined.
8321"Basin Street" / "The Devil's Triangle"May 2, 1981 (1981-05-02)

Basin Street: A mediocre jazz trumpeter named Charles Raines (Cleavon Little) wants to live out his fantasy of performing in the earlier days of New Orleans.

The Devil's Triangle: A woman named Kerry Dawson (Trish Stewart) and her two suitors, Tom (Christopher Connelly) and Clay (Joe Namath), work together to tackle a mysterious and dangerous section of the ocean.
8422"Hard Knocks" / "Lady Godiva"May 9, 1981 (1981-05-09)

Hard Knocks: An aspiring private investigator receives advice from Humphrey Bogart.

Lady Godiva: A young woman named Sheila Godfrey (Michelle Phillips) wants to be the most celebrated horsewoman who ever lived, and she ends up meeting Lady Godiva (Gunilla Hutton).
8523"Man-Beast" / "Ole Island Oprey"May 16, 1981 (1981-05-16)

Man-Beast: David Tabori (David Hedison) has been having nightmares in which he is a werewolf.

Ole Island Oprey: A young woman named Jeanie Rowlands (Wendy Schaal), whose father Charlie (Jimmy Dean) wants her to be a country star, wants instead to live out her dream of being a photographer.
8624"Paquito's Birthday" / "Technical Advisor"May 23, 1981 (1981-05-23)

Paquito's Birthday: A poor Mexican family (Linda Cristal, A Martinez) wants the best for their son Paquito (Anthony Trujillo), only to face the prospect of losing him.

Technical Advisor: A woman named Nancy Harvester (Randi Oakes), who has no love experience, gets advice from Helen of Troy (Jill St. John).

Season 5 (1981–82)[edit]

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TitleOriginal air date
871"Show Me a Hero..." / "Slamdunk"October 10, 1981 (1981-10-10)

Show Me a Hero...: A woman named Helen Ross (Connie Stevens) insists on closure with her old boyfriend John Day (David Hedison) before she can move on with her current boyfriend Ted Kingman (Martin Milner).

Slamdunk: A sportswriter named Matt Kane (Sonny Bono) tries to impress the girl he has a crush on, Ginger Donovan (Jenilee Harrison), by joining the basketball team that her father Red (Forrest Tucker) coaches.
882"The Devil and Mr. Roarke" / "Ziegfeld Girls" / "Kid Corey Rides Again"October 17, 1981 (1981-10-17)

The Devil and Mr. Roarke: The devil (Roddy McDowall) returns to Fantasy Island and plans to use Julie to force Roarke into another confrontation for Roarke's soul.

Ziegfeld Girls: Two elderly women named Ruby Rogers (Audrey Landers) and Joan Michaels (Barbi Benton) want to relive their days as members of the Ziegfeld Follies.

Kid Corey Rides Again: A shoe salesman named Ned Plummer (Arte Johnson) travels back to the Old West to meet his favorite outlaw, Kid Corey (Jack Elam).
893"Cyrano" / "The Magician"October 24, 1981 (1981-10-24)

Cyrano: A bus driver named Marjorie Denton (Carol Lynley), in search of the most chivalrous and romantic man of all time, meets Cyrano de Bergerac (John Saxon).

The Magician: An amateur magician named Timothy Potter (Bart Braverman), trying to perfect a magic trick, faces a huge problem after he makes his assistant Suva (Judy Landers) vanish.
904"The Last Cowboy" / "The Lady and the Monster"October 31, 1981 (1981-10-31)

The Last Cowboy: A middle-aged urban cowboy named Joel Campbell (Stuart Whitman), hoping to have his fantasy in the Old West, is still in the present day.

The Lady and the Monster: A scientist named Carla Frankenstein (Lynda Day George) discovers that Victor Frankenstein was real when she encounters the Frankenstein Monster (William Smith).
915"Mr. Nobody" / "La Liberatora"November 7, 1981 (1981-11-07)

Mr. Nobody: A man named Charlie Atkins (Sherman Hemsley), who wishes for inner strength, is accidentally made into another Hercules by Julie.

La Liberatora: A flamboyant classical guitarist named Delores DeMercia (Charo) lives out a fantasy that involves tracing her roots to the legendary El Lobo Rojo during the days of Spanish California.
926"Druids" / "A Night in a Harem"November 14, 1981 (1981-11-14)

Druids: A gift shop owner named Laurel Fandall (Joan Prather), who wants to be the center of attention, lives out her fantasy as a Greek druid queen, which soon becomes perilous.

A Night in a Harem: A computer engineer named Herbert Snyder (Paul Williams) gets more than he asks for when his fantasy has him living a night in a harem.
937"The Perfect Husband" / "Volcano"November 21, 1981 (1981-11-21)

The Perfect Husband: A businesswoman named Dorothy Nicholson (Susan Sullivan) has a fantasy to marry her dream man.

Volcano: A seismologist named Dr. Hal Workman (George Maharis) has his values tested when he and those with him are threatened by an erupting volcano.
948"Lillian Russell" / "The Lagoon"November 28, 1981 (1981-11-28)

Lillian Russell: A woman named Lillian Martin (Phyllis Davis) time travels to gather information for her biography on Lillian Russell and ends up becoming her.

The Lagoon: A man named Calvin Pearson (Claude Akins), who wants nothing more than tranquil solitude, is unwilling to face up to events from his past.
959"Romance Times Three" / "Night of the Tormented Soul"December 5, 1981 (1981-12-05)

Romance Times Three: An answering service operator named Sally Harris (Georgia Engel) wants to meet the three men that she has known up to now only as voices on the phone.

Night of the Tormented Soul: A young man named Jason Martinique (Stephen Shortridge) and his sister Beth (Dianne Kay) face a weekend of horror while trying to figure out how their adopted father died when they were young.
9610"A Very Strange Affair" / "The Sailor"January 2, 1982 (1982-01-02)

A Very Strange Affair: A youth welfare worker named Ron Price (Dick Smothers) and his wife Elaine (Arlene Golonka), trying to solicit operating funds for an orphanage, receive assistance from the mysterious Miss Harbinger (Shelley Smith).

The Sailor: A designer named Laura Myles (Florence Henderson) falls in love with the cursed Captain Heinrich Van Hortman (Peter Graves) of the Flying Dutchman, who must exchange her life for happiness.
9711"House of Dolls" / "Wuthering Heights"January 9, 1982 (1982-01-09)

House of Dolls: A window dresser named Francis Elkins (Bob Denver) is in love with one of his mannequins, so he asks Roarke to bring her to life.

Wuthering Heights: A social worker named Clarissa Bevis (Britt Ekland) enters the world of a classic novel to meet Heathcliff (Hugh O'Brian).
9812"The Magic Camera" / "Mata Hari" / "Valerie"January 16, 1982 (1982-01-16)

The Magic Camera: A photographer named Don Winters (Bob Denver), who wants to take unique pictures, has his request granted.

Mata Hari: A hairdresser named Martha Harris (Phyllis Davis) is looking to learn more about Mata Hari when she finds herself in the legendary spy's shoes.

Valerie: A geologist named William Lowell (Christopher George) is in search of a woman named Valerie (Michelle Phillips) whom he fell in love with until she disappeared.
9913"King Arthur in Mr. Roarke's Court" / "Shadow Games"January 23, 1982 (1982-01-23)

King Arthur in Mr. Roarke's Court: An Anglophile named Ralph Rodgers (Tom Smothers) wants to meet his legendary hero King Arthur (Robert Mandan) who is accidentally transported to Fantasy Island.

Shadow Games: A country singer named Sara Jean Rawlins (Linda Blair) wants to make one last record with her deceased boyfriend.
10014"Daddy's Little Girl" / "The Whistle"January 30, 1982 (1982-01-30)

Daddy's Little Girl: A young woman named Christa Ackland (Genie Francis) wants to find her biological father so that he can give her away at her wedding.

The Whistle: A scientist named Adrian Brilles (Edward Winter), desperate to make a great discovery, pays for his determination during a weekend of terror.
10115"The Case Against Mr. Roarke" / "Save Sherlock Holmes"February 6, 1982 (1982-02-06)

The Case Against Mr. Roarke: A woman named Fran Warner (Laraine Stephens) presents Roarke with her daughter Nancy (Nicole Eggert), claiming that he is her father.

Save Sherlock Holmes: A security guard named Kevin Lansing (Ron Ely) wants to work with a fictional detective of Roarke's choice. He ends up paired up with Sherlock Holmes (Peter Lawford), whom he then must rescue.
10216"The Challenge" / "A Genie Named Joe"February 13, 1982 (1982-02-13)

The Challenge: A wealthy shipping tycoon named Douglas Picard (Vic Morrow) seeks to claim Fantasy Island from Roarke.

A Genie Named Joe: A florist named Rebecca Walters (Kim Darby) enlists the help of a genie named Joe (Larry Linville) to find her perfect husband.
10317"Funny Man" / "Tattoo, the Matchmaker"February 20, 1982 (1982-02-20)

Funny Man: A stand-up comic named Beau Gillette (Jimmy Dean) wants his imaginary family brought to life so that his fiancé Jenny Casey (Vicki Lawrence) can meet them.

Tattoo, the Matchmaker: Tattoo starts a computer dating service, which ends up matching two female clients (Misty Rowe, Laurie Walters) with Roarke.
10418"Sitting Duck" / "Sweet Suzi Swann"March 6, 1982 (1982-03-06)

Sitting Duck: A big-game hunter named Frank Barton (Chuck Connors) who is tired of tracking animals wants Roarke as his target.

Sweet Suzi Swann: A fashion designer's assistant named Suzi Swann (Helen Reddy) is fed up with her boss Jack Hecker (George Maharis) taking her for granted and wants to fall out of love with him.
10519"Face of Love" / "Image of Celeste"March 20, 1982 (1982-03-20)

Face of Love: A parole officer named Ron Martin (Monte Markham) wants his parolee Laura Jensen (Erin Gray) to turn her life around.

Image of Celeste: An assistant art museum curator Celeste Vallon (Joanna Pettet) wants to find out the identity of a woman who looks exactly like her in a Paul Gauguin (Robert Goulet) painting.
10620"Forget-Me-Not" / "The Quiz Masters"April 10, 1982 (1982-04-10)

Forget-Me-Not: An woman named Ellen Layton (Jill St. John) has amnesia and hopes to find out who she is and where she came from.

The Quiz Masters: Legendary game show hosts Bob Barclay (Gene Rayburn) and Ron Ellison (Jan Murray) compete against each other to win the ultimate game.
10721"The Big Bet" / "Nancy and the Thunderbirds"May 1, 1982 (1982-05-01)

The Big Bet: An oil rig construction worker named Corky Daniels (John James) bets his friends that he can score with centerfold model Judy Moreau (Lydia Cornell).

Nancy and the Thunderbirds: A woman named Nancy Carsons (Mary Ann Mobley), an orphan raised by Indians, wants to fulfill the tribe leader's prophecy for her.
10822"The Ghost's Story" / "The Spoilers"May 8, 1982 (1982-05-08)

The Ghost's Story: A secretary named Amanda Parsons (Tanya Roberts) wants to make a name for herself as an expert in the occult by spending two hours in a haunted house.

The Spoilers: A bounty hunter named Harry Bodine (Bo Hopkins) sets out to catch a wily and elusive bank robber.

Season 6 (1982–83)[edit]

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TitleOriginal air date
1091"Curse of the Moreaus" / "My Man Friday"October 16, 1982 (1982-10-16)

Curse of the Moreaus: A married couple named Jesse (Stuart Whitman) and Kathy Moreau (Barbara Rush) come to Fantasy Island to rid themselves of a family curse.

My Man Friday: A secretary named Linda Whitney (Pamela Hensley) lives out her dream of becoming the vice president of advertising and publicity at her cosmetics company.
1102"Dancing Lady" / "The Final Round"October 23, 1982 (1982-10-23)

Dancing Lady: A receptionist named Kristy Lee (Lynda Goodfriend) hopes to become a dancing star in a musical.

The Final Round: A boxing manager named Max Grant (Al Molinaro) takes on a client with a serious head injury whom he hopes to manage before he retires.
1113"The Perfect Gentleman" / "Legend"October 30, 1982 (1982-10-30)

The Perfect Gentleman: A rock star named Jimmy Jordan (Paul Williams) wants to hide from the mob after witnessing a murder, so Roarke disguises him as a butler for Michelle Buchanan (Leslie Easterbrook).

Legend: A singer named Andrea Barclay (Michelle Phillips) wants to overcome stage fright by performing for the toughest audience Roarke can find, which includes Judge Roy Bean (Andy Griffith).
1124"The Angel's Triangle" / "Natchez Bound"November 6, 1982 (1982-11-06)

The Angel's Triangle: A married couple named Brent (Doug McClure) and Catherine Harris (Carol Lynley) want to spend the honeymoon they never had on Fantasy Island, but Michael Eden, the Angel of Death (Gary Collins) is there to take one of their souls.

Natchez Bound: A blackjack dealer named Jenny Ryan (Jenilee Harrison) wants to live out her fantasy on a Mississippi Riverboat, where she meets Mark Twain (Stephen Shortridge).
1135"Everybody Goes to Gilley's" / "Face of Fire"November 20, 1982 (1982-11-20)

Everybody Goes to Gilley's: An unknown country singer named Mickey Gilley wants to live out his fantasy of obtaining fame and fortune.

Face of Fire: A nurse named Jean Harrigan (Lynn Redgrave) wants a million dollars, which is donated to her Phillip Camden (David Hedison), a reclusive philanthropist with a secret.
1146"The Beautiful Skeptic" / "The Lost Platoon"November 27, 1982 (1982-11-27)

The Beautiful Skeptic: A TV tabloid reporter named Christine Connelly (Connie Stevens) comes to Fantasy Island to prove that everything that happens there is fake.

The Lost Platoon: A businessman named Jack Oberstar (Gary Frank) wants to go to Italy during World War II to prove that his brother Ken (Steve Kanaly) was not a coward or a racketeer.
1157"Roller Derby Dolls" / "Thanks a Million"December 4, 1982 (1982-12-04)

Roller Derby Dolls: A sporting goods store manager named Norman Hackett (Vic Tayback) wishes to own and manage a professional sports team, so Roarke gives him the Brownsville Belles, a women's roller derby team.

Thanks a Million: A waitress named Suzanne Quinn (Janet Leigh), an auto store worker named Roy Bradford (James Noble), and the owner of an appliance store named Eddie Kimball (Art Metrano) take part in a contest where one million dollars will be given to the person who performs the most selfless deed.
1168"The Kleptomaniac" / "Thank God, I'm a Country Girl"December 11, 1982 (1982-12-11)

The Kleptomaniac: A kleptomaniac named Fred Simpson (Sherman Hemsley) wants to be cured of his compulsion.

Thank God, I'm a Country Girl: A waitress named Loretta Wentworth (Loretta Lynn) wants to impress Lorraine (Heather Locklear), the daughter she gave up for adoption, by becoming a wealthy heiress.
1179"Naughty Marietta" / "The Winning Ticket"January 8, 1983 (1983-01-08)

Naughty Marietta: A pushy mother named Beatrice Soames (Jayne Meadows) wants her daughter Alison (Dorothy Hamill) to follow in her footsteps and perform in an operetta.

The Winning Ticket: A recently deceased islander has left his winnings from the Irish Sweepstakes to his best friend, who Tattoo must locate.
11810"Operation Breakout" / "Candy Kisses"January 15, 1983 (1983-01-15)

Operation Breakout: A man named Danny Clements (Ben Murphy) wants to rescue a double agent from a foreign prison to claim the reward money.

Candy Kisses: A wheelchair-bound racehorse breeder named Rowena Haversham (Ann Turkel) wants to regain use of her legs so that she can win a blue ribbon race.
11911"The Songwriter" / "Queen of the Soaps"January 22, 1983 (1983-01-22)

The Songwriter: A piano player named Dan O'Dwyer (Anson Williams) travels back to Tin Pan Alley so that he can find the unpublished songs written by his grandfather, Jeremy Todd (David Cassidy).

Queen of the Soaps: A soap opera actress named Gina Edwards (Susan Lucci) wants to prevent the evil character she plays from taking over her life.
12012"The Tallowed Image" / "Room and Bard"January 29, 1983 (1983-01-29)

The Tallowed Image: A high school track coach named Andy Durant (Ray Buktenica) wants to meet a woman named Pamela Gentry (Audrey Landers), who he saw in a century-old magazine.

Room and Bard: A movie star named Angela Markham (Laraine Stephens) wants to be taken seriously by performing in a play written by William Shakespeare (Robert Reed).
12113"Midnight Waltz" / "Let Them Eat Cake"February 12, 1983 (1983-02-12)

Midnight Waltz: An elderly physical therapist named John Cook (Lew Ayres) wants one last dance with his wife Carol (Rosemary DeCamp), who died six months earlier.

Let Them Eat Cake: A waitress named Adele Anthony (Adrienne Barbeau), who wants to spend the weekend as a queen, ends up as Marie Antoinette.
12214"Revenge of the Forgotten" / "Charo"February 19, 1983 (1983-02-19)

Revenge of the Forgotten: A former prisoner named Allen Daly (Steve Kanaly) arrives on Fantasy Island to look for treasure and start a new life.

Charo: A woman named Maria Diaz (Charo) wants to meet her father, a diplomat named Charles Woodruff (Van Johnson), who never knew that she existed.
12315"Return to the Cotton Club" / "No Friends Like Old Friends"February 26, 1983 (1983-02-26)

Return to the Cotton Club: An aspiring singer named Charles "Diggs" Whelan (Lou Rawls) wants to make it big at the Cotton Club, where he runs into another rising performer with the same goal.

No Friends Like Old Friends: A woman named Doreen Murphy (Markie Post) attempts to impress her former college classmates and win their respect.
12416"Eternal Flame" / "A Date with Burt"March 5, 1983 (1983-03-05)

Eternal Flame: A newlywed couple named Alex (Linwood Boomer) and Diana Weston (Randi Oakes) are obsessed with finding the Fountain of Youth so they can be together forever.

A Date with Burt: A file clerk named Margaret Winslow (Sandra Dee) wishes to have a date with her favorite movie star, Burt Hunter (Ron Ely).
12517"King of Burlesque" / "Death Games"March 12, 1983 (1983-03-12)

King of Burlesque: A Wall Street economist named Tom Vail (Rich Little) lives out his fantasy of being a comedian in a burlesque show.

Death Games: A sportswoman named Vanessa Walgren (Joanna Pettet) wants to win the Fantasy Island Pentathlon, while seeking revenge for her husband Michael, who perished in his own fantasy one month prior.
12618"The Devil Stick" / "Touch and Go"March 19, 1983 (1983-03-19)

The Devil Stick: A travel agent named Carl Peters (Dean Butler) has a fantasy to reunite with his long lost love, Hallie Miller (Crystal Bernard), who is protected by superstitious relatives.

Touch and Go: Tattoo fulfills his friend Susan Henderson's (Georgia Engel) fantasy to have a concert pianist, Carter Ransom (Bernie Kopell), fall in love with her.
12719"Edward" / "Extraordinary Miss Jones"April 9, 1983 (1983-04-09)

Edward: A bigwig publisher named Edward Ross (Sammy Davis Jr.) comes to Fantasy Island to reconcile with his first love (Janet MacLachlan) and son Edward Ross Jr. (LeVar Burton).

Extraordinary Miss Jones: A terminally-ill woman named Melanie Jones (Joan Prather) wants to do something exciting and important in the time she has left.
12820"What's the Matter with Kids?" / "Island of Horrors"April 16, 1983 (1983-04-16)

What's the Matter with Kids?: A famous children's book writer named Stuart Wharton (Steve Allen) and his wife Margaret (Jayne Meadows) want to spend the weekend with the perfect child, as they do not have children of their own.

Island of Horrors: A fashion magazine executive named Erica Nelson (Gayle Hunnicutt) wants to find her missing fiancé, Richard Yates (Christopher Connelly), and ends up facing more than she bargained for when she encounters zombies summoned by a warlock (Jared Martin).
12921"Remember When..."May 7, 1983 (1983-05-07)
Tattoo sustains a head injury in a car crash, so Roarke cancels all fantasies in order to spend time with Tattoo and keep his spirits up by remembering past fantasies.
13022"Love Island" / "The Sisters"May 14, 1983 (1983-05-14)

Love Island: Playboy wannabes Tim Kearns (Bob Denver) and Don Mitchell (Paul Kreppel) want to spend the weekend on an island occupied by beautiful, untamed women.

The Sisters: A young woman named Stephanie Wilson (Maureen McCormick) wants to find her sister, Linda (Britt Ekland), who she has not seen since she was a child. She ends up having a vision of Linda's abusive captor Richard Winston (Peter Mark Richman).

Season 7 (1983–84)[edit]

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TitleOriginal air date
1311"Forbidden Love" / "The Other Man -- Mr. Roarke"October 8, 1983 (1983-10-08)

Forbidden Love: A middle-aged widow named Margaret Smith (Juliet Prowse) has a fantasy to meet the man of her dreams, who turns out to be her daughter's boyfriend.

The Other Man -- Mr. Roarke: A woman named Deborah Barnes (Stephanie Faracy) wants her overly cautious boyfriend to finally propose. When he injures his back, Roarke is left to finish the fantasy.
1322"The Big Switch" / "The Hooker's Holiday"October 15, 1983 (1983-10-15)

The Big Switch: A woman named Laura Walters (Katherine Helmond), who is fed up with her chauvinist husband George (Vic Tayback), asks Roarke to let them walk a mile in each other's shoes.

The Hooker's Holiday: A prostitute named Shelley James (Melinda Culea) wants a normal life with true love.
1333"Nurses Night Out"October 22, 1983 (1983-10-22)
An unknown benefactor (Peter Graves) sends three nurses (Pat Klous, Joanna Cassidy, and Eleanor Parker) to Fantasy Island as a reward for the tender loving care that they provided him.
1344"God Child" / "Curtain Call"October 29, 1983 (1983-10-29)

God Child: A little girl named Laurie Shannon (Tori Spelling), whose parents were killed, wants to ask God why he took them from her.

Curtain Call: A comedian named Mickey Masterson (Milton Berle) hopes to revive his act with his two former partners, but they want nothing to do with him.
1355"Roarke's Sacrifice" / "The Butler's Affair"November 12, 1983 (1983-11-12)

Roarke's Sacrifice: A physically disabled former dancer named Julie Mars (Cyd Charisse) wants her legs healed so that she can dance again.

The Butler's Affair: A rich widow named Leslie Darnell (Lee Meriwether) who is in love with her butler faces objections from him and their friends.
1366"Second Time Around" / "Three's a Crowd"November 19, 1983 (1983-11-19)

Second Time Around: A young man named Richard Mallory (Stuart Damon) gets angry when he sees his widowed mother (Dorothy McGuire) falling in love again.

Three's a Crowd: A woman named Kathleen Tucker (Cristina Ferrare) arrives on Fantasy Island in hopes of saving her marriage.
1377"The Wedding Picture" / "Castaways"November 26, 1983 (1983-11-26)

The Wedding Picture: A nurse in an unhappy marriage wants to go back to her wedding day to change the choices that she made.

Castaways: A man infatuated with supermodels is stranded on a deserted island with two of them (Phyllis Davis, Shannon Tweed).
1388"Random Choices" / "My Mommy, the Swinger"December 3, 1983 (1983-12-03)

Random Choices: A dying millionaire named Eddie Random (James Read) is in search of a deserving heir.

My Mommy, the Swinger: A single mother named Ellen Ashley (Florence Henderson) lives out her fantasy of being a swinger.
1399"The Fantasy Island Girl" / "Saturday's Child"December 10, 1983 (1983-12-10)

The Fantasy Island Girl: A beauty contest mogul is notorious for rigging competitions. Now he wants to clear his name when his daughter Tina Evans (Audrey Landers) enters a beauty pageant.

Saturday's Child: An actress named Marion Summers (Stella Stevens) wants to meet the children she gave up for adoption.
14010"Goin' on Home" / "Ambitious Lady"January 7, 1984 (1984-01-07)

Goin' on Home: A successful country singer (Mickey Gilley) wants to reunite with his estranged family.

Ambitious Lady: A fashion designer named Bryana Spencer (Mary Ann Mobley) wants to rediscover true love with her spouse.
14111"Games People Play" / "The Sweet Life"January 14, 1984 (1984-01-14)

Games People Play: Three women look to further their careers with a toy company.

The Sweet Life: Daniel Koster (Kevin McCarthy) wants to give his family the material things that he has never been able to provide.
14212"To Fly with Eagles" / "The High Cost of Loving"January 21, 1984 (1984-01-21)

The High Cost of Loving: An executive named Kristen Robins (Lynn Redgrave), who has been focusing on her career, is in search of a husband.

To Fly with Eagles: An amateur sportsman named Craig Bradshaw (Doug McClure) wants to win a flying contest.
14313"Ladies Choice" / "Skin Deep"January 28, 1984 (1984-01-28)

Ladies Choice: A woman hoping to find the perfect man instead encounters a cruel chateau owner (Lloyd Bochner).

Skin Deep: A shy man (Michael Lembeck) who wants to be seen with beautiful women meets a saleswoman named Paula Santino (Donna Pescow).
14414"Lady of the House" / "Mrs. Brandell's Favorites"February 25, 1984 (1984-02-25)
This intertwining story is about the wedding guests (Lauren Tewes, Shelley Smith, and Randi Oakes) of a former madam (Polly Bergen), who each have their own fantasies.
14515"Dark Secret" / "The Outrageous Mr. Smith"March 3, 1984 (1984-03-03)

Dark Secret: A rape victim named Amy Marshall (Markie Post) cannot bring herself to tell her husband.

The Outrageous Mr. Smith: A shy singer named Robert Smith (Engelbert Humperdinck) wants to overcome his stage fright.
14616"Baby on Demand" / "The Last Dogfight"March 10, 1984 (1984-03-10)

Baby on Demand: A former rock star named Joanna Jones (Tanya Tucker) wants a baby without getting a husband.

The Last Dogfight: A World War II veteran named Paul Spenser (Leigh McCloskey) wants one more shot at winning an air battle with the Nazis.
14717"Awakening of Love" / "The Imposter"March 17, 1984 (1984-03-17)

Awakening of Love: A high-fashion model (Wendy Collins) wants everlasting love that does not involve men, since she does not trust them.

The Imposter: A woman brings her husband Arthur Crane (John Davidson) to Fantasy Island so that Roarke can cure him of his impulse to assume other people's identities.
14818"Mermaid and the Matchmaker" / "The Obsolete Man"March 24, 1984 (1984-03-24)

Mermaid and the Matchmaker: The mermaid Princess Nyah (Michelle Phillips) returns with the wish to shed her immortality. She plans revenge on Roarke when he turns her down.

The Obsolete Man: A hard-working banker named Mitchell Robinson (Bert Convy) is faced with being replaced by a computer.
14919"Lost and Found" / "Dick Turpin's Last Ride"April 7, 1984 (1984-04-07)

Lost and Found: Sheila McKenna (Carol Lynley) is all too ready to move on when she learns about the affair of her ex-husband (Adam West).

Dick Turpin's Last Ride: A quiet accountant (Tom Jones) has a fantasy of being like Dick Turpin.
15020"Don Juan's Last Affair" / "Final Adieu"April 14, 1984 (1984-04-14)

Don Juan's Last Affair: A man (Michael Spound) in love with his unsuspecting best friend (Geena Davis) gets advice from Don Juan (Alejandro Rey).

Final Adieu: A woman named Whitney Clark (Phyllis Davis) wants to end her affair with her boss (David Hedison).
15121"Bojangles and the Dancer" / "Deuces Are Wild"May 12, 1984 (1984-05-12)

Bojangles and the Dancer: A man (Glynn Turman) dreams of dancing like Mr. Bojangles (Sammy Davis Jr.).

Deuces Are Wild: Audrey Jennings (Audrey Landers) and her sister Judy (Judy Landers) want to be taken seriously when they end up in a murder mystery.
15222"Surrogate Mother" / "The Ideal Woman"May 19, 1984 (1984-05-19)

Surrogate Mother: A pregnant young mother named Yolanda Morales (Charo) hesitates to give up the baby that she is producing for a couple.

The Ideal Woman: Ben Saunders (Shea Ferrell) wants to be reunited with the true love of his life.


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