HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (March 4, 2008) – Love, exciting and new. Come aboard, we’re expecting you…as THE LOVE BOAT Season One, Volume One sets sail on DVD for the first time ever today from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. The classic anthology series from the mind of Aaron Spelling took viewers on a high seas adventure each week as a host of celebrity passengers came aboard looking for fun and love. Guest stars on the show’s first season included Florence Henderson, Suzanne Somers, Jimmie Walker, Jaclyn Smith, Robert Reed, Scott Baio, Milton Berle, Steve Allen and Leslie Nielsen.
On board the Pacific Princess cruise ship, passengers were greeted by Captain Merrill Stubing (Gavin MacLeod), Yeoman-Purser Burl “Gopher” Smith (Fred Grandy), Cruise Director Julie McCoy (Lauren Tewes), Doctor Adam Bricker (Bernie Kopell) and Bartender Isaac Washington (Ted Lange) who helped them make the most of their exotic trip and find love in the process.
For the first time on DVD, THE LOVE BOAT Season One, Volume One includes the first 12 episodes from the inaugural season on three discs for the suggested retail price of $39.99. To celebrate the release of THE LOVE BOAT on DVD, Princess Cruises has teamed with CBS Home Entertainment to give away a 7-day Mexican Riviera cruise for two. Consumers will be able to enter at www.loveboatdvd.com beginning March 4.
THE LOVE BOAT Season One, Volume One is a three-disc set presented in full screen with English Mono and LAS Mono. The DVD is not rated in the U.S. and rated G in Canada. The total running time is 10 hours. The DVD disc breakdown is as follows:
– Captain & The Lady/One If By Land/Centerfold
– Oh, Dale!/The Main Event/A Tasteful Affair
– Ex Plus Y/Graham and Kelly/Golden Agers
– Message For Maureen/Acapulco Connection/Gotcha!
– Help! Murder!/Isaac The Groupie/Mr. Popularity
– The Joker Is Mild/First Time Out/Take My Granddaughter, Please
– The Identical Problem/Julie’s Old Flame/The Jinx
– The Understudy/Married Singles/Lost & Found
– Romance Roulette/The Captain’s Captain/Hounded
– Dear Beverly/The Strike/Special Delivery
– Lonely At The Top/Divorce Me, Please!/Silent Night
– The Old Man & The Runaway/A Fine Romance/The Painters
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THE LOVE BOAT Season One, Volume One
Street Date: March 4, 2008
Pricing: $39.99 U.S.
Runtime: 10 hours
U.S. Rating: Not Rated
Canadian Rating: G