Much of the original cast of “The Love Boat” were joined by several of the show’s former guest stars to help christen a new line of cruise ships in Ft. Lauderdale, Wednesday.
The reunion included Gavin Macleod (Capt. Merrill Stubing), Lauren Tewes (Cruise Director Julie McCoy), Fred Grandy (Purser Gopher Smith), Bernie Kopell (Dr. Adam Bricker), Jill Whelan (Vicki Stubing), and Ted Lange (Bartender Isaac Washington).
People magazine reports that along with the crew, several of the show’s repeat guest stars were there as well, including 8-time guest star Charo.
The other stars in the reunion were Doris Roberts, Dick Van Patten, Joyce DeWitt, Charlene Tilton, Jamie Farr, Florence Henderson, Diane Ladd, Marion Ross, Kristy McNichol, Carol Lawrence, Lee Meriwether, Jeraldine Saunders, Lorenzo Lamas, Loni Anderson, MacKenzie Phillips, Adrian Zmed, Christopher Knight, Don Most and Tracy Nelson.
“Love Boat” aired from 1977-1987. If you are feeling nostalgic for the show, according to People, TV Guide Network is airing a marathon of “Love Boat” episodes through Thursday.