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Not So Fast, Gopher/Haven't We Met Before?/Foreign Exchange 

Gopher's mom Roz seems too cheerful for a new widow. Waiter Paul Stockwood lies to Leila Stanhope about his identity to impress her. Asian comic Jimmy Kim's act offends reporter Kendall Park, who is writing an article about him.

Director:

Gordon Farr
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Gavin MacLeod ... Captain Merrill Stubing
Bernie Kopell ... Doctor Adam Bricker
Fred Grandy ... Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith
Ted Lange ... Bartender Isaac Washington
Jill Whelan ... Vicki Stubing
Lauren Tewes ... Cruise Director Julie McCoy
Nicholas Hammond ... Paul Stockwood
Bill Hudson ... Dr. Louis DaCosta
Brett Hudson ... Ed Corey
Mark Hudson ... Jerry Crawford
Ethel Merman ... Roz Smith
Hayley Mills ... Leila Stanhope
Gene Rayburn ... Lyle
Johnny Yune ... Jimmy Kim
Momo Yashima Momo Yashima ... Kendall Park
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Storyline

After Gopher's father (Robert Cummings) dies, Gopher (Fred Grandy) invites his mother Roz (Ethel Merman) on board the ship to cheer her up, but she seems to be too cheerful, with a fellow passenger (Gene Rayburn), for a new widow. Waiter Paul Stockwood (Nicholas Hammond) meets Leila Stanhope (Hayley Mills), a regular customer at his bistro, on board and lies about his identity to impress her. Asian comic Jimmy Kim's (Johnny Yune) act offends Asian reporter Kendall Park (Momo Yashima), who is doing a feature article on him. Written by Maisie Fleckum

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1980 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Growing Pains: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

The Love Boat
Written by Paul Williams and Charles Fox
Performed by Jack Jones
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