The Love Boat: The Next Wave

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The Love Boat: The Next Wave
Love boat screenshot.jpg
Based on The Love Boats
by Jeraldine Saunders
Developed by
Starring
Theme music composer Charles Fox
Opening theme "The Love Boat" performed by Paul Williams
Composer(s) Kevin Kiner
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 25
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor CBS Television Distribution
Release
Original network UPN
Original release April 13, 1998 (1998-04-13) – May 21, 1999 (1999-05-21)
Chronology
Related shows The Love Boat

The Love Boat: The Next Wave is an American comedy series and a revival of the original 1977–1986 ABC sitcom The Love Boat which aired on UPN from April 13, 1998 to May 21, 1999.

Plot[edit]

Set aboard the cruise liner Sun Princess, the series starred Robert Urich starred as Captain Jim Kennedy, a retired and divorced U.S. Navy officer with a teen-aged son. Heidi Mark played the cruise director and Joan Severance played Security Chief Camille Hunter.[citation needed]

"Reunion"[edit]

A reunion-themed episode included several cast members of the original Love BoatGavin MacLeod (Captain Stubing), Bernie Kopell (Dr. Adam "Doc" Bricker), Ted Lange (Isaac Washington), Jill Whelan (Vicki Stubing) and Lauren Tewes (Julie McCoy). This episode revealed that Julie and "Doc" had been in love all along.[1]

Cast[edit]

Episode list[edit]

Season 1: 1998[edit]

  1. Smooth Sailing — April 13, 1998
  2. Remember? — April 20, 1998
  3. I Can't Get No Satisfaction — April 27, 1998
  4. How Long Has This Been Going On? — May 4, 1998
  5. True Course — May 11, 1998
  6. Getting to Know You — May 18, 1998

Season 2: 1998–99[edit]

  1. All Aboard — October 9, 1998
  2. It Takes Two to Tango — October 16, 1998
  3. Captains Courageous — October 23, 1998
  4. Reunion — October 30, 1998
  5. All That Glitters — November 6, 1998
  6. Bermuda Triangle Episode — November 13, 1998
  7. Affairs to Remember — November 20, 1998
  8. Dust, Lust, Destiny — December 18, 1998
  9. Don't Judge a Book by Its Lover — January 1, 1999
  10. Blind Love — January 22, 1999
  11. Other People's Business — February 5, 1999
  12. Love Floats: The St. Valentine's Day Massacre — February 12, 1999
  13. Three Stages of Love — February 19, 1999
  14. Divorce, Downbeat and Distemper — February 26, 1999
  15. Such Sweet Dreams — March 19, 1999
  16. Trances of a Lifetime — April 30, 1999
  17. About Face — May 7, 1999
  18. Prom Queen — May 14, 1999
  19. Cuba — May 21, 1999

Reception[edit]

Carole Horst of Variety called it "a pleasant one-hour trip" that will appeal to fan of the original show.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitchelmore, Pam (2005). "Reunion". Retrieved from http://epguides.com/LoveBoatTheNextWave/guide.shtml#ep010.
  2. ^ Horst, Carole (1998-04-09). "Review: The Love Boat: The Next Wave". Variety. Retrieved 2016-11-04. 

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