Season 1

1 :01x01 - Bookser's Honeymoon

Captain Morton revokes shore leave after he finds a crushed cigar in his beloved palm tree and it just so happens that Seaman Bookser was scheduled to use this leave to take his honeymoon. Roberts tries to fix things for all concerned.
Guest Stars: Tim Rooney as Bookser | Charles Doherty as guest star
Director: Fielder Cook

2 :01x02 - Liberty

The Captain thinks he sunk a Japanese submarine but the object turns out to be Ensign Pulver's souvenir washtub.
Guest Stars: Ron Starr as Seaman Mannion | Beverly Powers as Blonde (as Beverly Hills) | Henry Gibson as Insigna | Danny Welton as Talker | Garry Goodrich as Jonesy | John McCook as Lee Helmsman | Hal Bokar as Boatswain's Mate | Barry Kelley as Admiral Weatherby
Director: James Komack
Writer: Ed Jurist

3 :01x03 - Physician, Heal Thyself

When Doc becomes depressed, Roberts' solution to the problem is to arrange for him to operate on Pulver.
Guest Stars: Reginald Denny as Sir Andrew
Director: Robert Butler

4 :01x04 - The Conspiracy

An amazed Roberts learns that a hot chick is part of the cargo he is supposed to load on board the Reluctant.
Guest Stars: Alberto Morin as guest star | Tsu Kobayashi as guest star | Danny Nagai as guest star

5 :01x05 - Old Rustysides

Pulver writes a letter home detailing exploits of heroism by the crew of the Reluctant. This leads to a visit to the ship by a Congressman.
Guest Stars: Woodrow Parfrey as Cooper | Lou Wills as guest star
Director: Lawrence Dobkin

6 :01x06 - Lover, Come Forward

On shore leave in the island of Azalea, Roberts and the Captain fall for a mother and daughter.
Guest Stars: Lisa Gaye as Leona I/Leona II | Dennis Robertson as Cookie Pike | Erain D'Amato as Annette | Margarita Martin as Housekeeper
Director: Gene Reynolds

7 :01x07 - The Captain's Party

When Pulver is caught with his galpal on board ship he tries to extricate himself from his predicament by saying that she is royalty.
Guest Stars: Gladys Holland as Mme. Dumonier | Danny Welton as Talker
Writer: Earl Barret

8 :01x08 - Happy Birthday, to Who?

On movie night, the crew doesn't want to see the Captain's favorite horror flick yet again so Roberts tries to get a musical comedy shown instead.
Guest Stars: John McCook as Stefanowski | Kip King as Wiley
Director: Richard Kinon
Writer: Bob Barbash

9 :01x09 - Love at 78 RPM

Pulver tries to scrounge up a phonograph record player so that crew members can play messages from their galpals on recently received 78 rpm records.
Guest Stars: John McCook as Stefanowski | Dennis Robertson as Cookie Pike
Director: Seymour Robbie

10 :01x10 - Don't Look Now but Isn't That the War?

Roberts wants the Reluctant to get in on the wartime action so he orders a new part for the ship which will allow it to join a convoy headed straight for combat.
Guest Stars: Stanley Clements as Burke
Director: Robert Butler

11 :01x11 - Which Way Did the War Go?

When the Reluctant finds itself stuck in the middle of the ocean, unlikely aid appears in the form of a Japanese pilot.
Guest Stars: George Takei as Tanaka
Director: Robert Butler

12 :01x12 - Getting There is Half the Fun

When the crew fouls up a mission, the Captain asks for Roberts' assistance in concocting a cover story.
Guest Stars: Barry Kelley as Admiral Weatherby | James Stacy as guest star | Bill Quinn (1) as guest star
Director: Robert Butler

13 :01x13 - Dear Mom

Pulver writes a letter to his mother asking for her assistance in getting Roberts transferred to combat duty.
Director: William Wiard

14 :01x14 - The Reluctant Mutiny

When Roberts' transfer finally comes through, the Captain begins making plans to block it.
Guest Stars: Dennis Robertson as Cookie Pike
Director: Seymour Robbie

15 :01x15 - Rock-a-Bye Reluctant

The Reluctant pulls out of port but there's a pregnant woman in sickbay.
Guest Stars: Naomi Stevens as Mama Charley | Ratna Assan as Lisa | Barry Kelley as Admiral Weatherby

16 :01x16 - Carry Me Back to Cocoa Island

The Captain's beloved palm tree plant is accidentally killed by Pulver.
Guest Stars: Joy Harmon as Rosemary | Henry Gibson as Insigna
Director: Lawrence Dobkin
Writer: Richard Baer

17 :01x17 - The Replacement

Roberts finally gets a transfer but his replacement proves to be totally inept.
Guest Stars: Shelley Berman as guest star
Director: William Wiard

18 :01x18 - Black and Blue Market

Pulver gives some of the Reluctant's medical supplies to a smoking hot WAVE lieutenant without getting permission.
Guest Stars: Joan Freeman as Lt. Lilli Stephenson | Barry Kelley as Admiral Weatherby | Tiger Joe Marsh as guest star
Director: William Wiard

19 :01x19 - The World's Greatest Lover

Pulver falls for a hot chick but finds himself tongue-tied every time he attempts to speak with her.
Guest Stars: Linda Gaye Scott as guest star
Director: Seymour Robbie

20 :01x20 - Eight in Every Port

Roberts tries to smooth things over with the local natives after the Captain orders them off his vessel.
Guest Stars: Alan Mowbray as Chief
Writer: Don Tait

21 :01x21 - The Super Chief

A new warrant officer is granted permission by the Captain to search the cabin belonging to Roberts and Pulver.
Guest Stars: Jack Carter as guest star

22 :01x22 - The Doctor's Dilemma

It's up to Doc to persuade the female owner of an island to allow the U.S. Navy to place observation posts on her property.
Guest Stars: Patrice Wymore as Beulah Cronk | Ernie Anderson as guest star | Paul Nuckles as guest star
Director: Allen Baron

23 :01x23 - The Reluctant Draggin'

Roberts arranges a boxing match between a crew member of the Reluctant and a crew member of another ship.
Guest Stars: Edd Byrnes as Rodney Stone | Roland La Starza as Referee
Director: Seymour Robbie

24 :01x24 - Damn the Torpedoes!

The Reluctant is assigned to transport three USO girls.
Guest Stars: Yvonne Craig as Carol Jennings | Mimsy Farmer as Peaches | Kelly Jean Peters as Martha
Director: Seymour Robbie

25 :01x25 - A Turn for the Nurse

The Captain does not want to have an operation to remove his appendix--until he gets a look at the nurse.
Guest Stars: Barbara Stuart as Jill Craig | Gayle Hunnicutt as Ann

26 :01x26 - Son of "Eight In Every Port"

The crew of the Reluctant return to the island of Namu for a two-week survival test but are more interested in the Native women.
Guest Stars: Keely Smith as Kueen Konah | Alan Mowbray as Chief | Pamela Woolman as Real Dish

27 :01x27 - Unwelcome Aboard

The crew thinks Roberts is hallucinating when he claims to have seen a woman aboard ship.
Guest Stars: Barrie Chase as Sumara | Tom Brown (1) as Admiral Morrison
Director: Seymour Robbie

28 :01x28 - Undercover Cook

The new ship's cook is a bit of an odd duck and causes friction with the crew.
Guest Stars: Tom Brown (1) as Admiral Morrison | Wally Cox as Cook | Robert Ito as George
Director: Seymour Robbie
Writer: Ken Pettus

29 :01x29 - In Love and War

Roberts and Pulver go up against each other for a role in documentary movie about the war.
Guest Stars: Mamie Van Doren as guest star
Writer: Don Tait

30 :01x30 - Captain, My--Captain?

The Captain is abducted and replace on board ship by a lookalike German agent.
Guest Stars: Barbara Werle as Tokyo Tulip | Jeannine Riley as guest star | Darlene Patterson as guest star
Writer: Ken Pettus
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy | Military/War
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Fridays at 09:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 17, 1965
Ended: September 02, 1966
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