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The Dog Show: Putting on the Dog/Going to the Dogs/Women's Best Friend/Whose Dog Is It Anyway? 

On the cruise, there is a dog contest to determine which dog will be on the cover of dog food containers. A woman (Catherine Bach) thinks that a dog, belonging to another passenger (Dirk ... See full summary »

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Bob Sweeney
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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
Catherine Bach ... Pamela Hodgekins
Dirk Benedict ... Gary Wells
Ray Buktenica ... Harold Pack / Jack Honeycutt (as Raymond Buktenica)
Gordon Jump ... Jack E. Honeycutt
Isabel Sanford ... Tanya Evans
Mel Stewart ... Charles Evans
Heather Thomas ... Wendy Kurren
Tundra the Wonder Dog Tundra the Wonder Dog ... Tundra the Wonder Dog
Jo Anne Worley ... Mrs. Honeycutt
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On the cruise, there is a dog contest to determine which dog will be on the cover of dog food containers. A woman (Catherine Bach) thinks that a dog, belonging to another passenger (Dirk Benedict), is the dog she lost some time ago. Isaac's Aunt Tanya (Isabel Sanford) enters her pet and is pampering him so much that her husband, Charles (Mel Stewart), is feeling neglected. Gopher and Isaac get a dog (Tundra the Wonder Dog) and enter him in the contest but they have trouble training him or so they think; they sell the dog to Vicki (Jill Whelan). And the mail clerk (Ray Buktenica), from the dog food company, is sent by the dog food company president to deliver some contest information to Captain Stubing (the President of the company (Gordon Jump) will secretly be in Las Vegas with an attractive woman) and somehow people think that the mail clerk is the president; the mail clerk connects with a female passenger (Heather Thomas) and then the president's wife (Jo Anne Worley) arrives to ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1983 (USA) See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Isabel Sanford & Mel Stewart, who play husband and wife in this episode were also featured on All in the Family as the Jeffersons. But not the husband & wife Jeffersons, but rather brother & sister-in laws. Mel played Henry Jefferson, brother of George while Isabel played Louise Jefferson, George's wife. See more »

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