A cast of stars get aboard when the Love Boat makes its first Alaskan tour in this two-hour episode. The Pacific Princess makes port at Vancouver, Juneau and Skagway in this chance-of-pace outing.
In CAROL AND DOUG'S STORY, the future bride and groom, Carol Bowers and Doug Bradbury (Ms. Hartman and Mark Harmon) are off for a blissful journey to the wedding site until a jealous girl (Caren Kaye) hampers the festivities by trying to get the groom-to-be in her clutches. In PETER AND ALICIA'S STORY, Alicia Bradbury (Eleanor Parker), the groom's wealthy, snobbish mother, learns that her financial situation is not what she expected. When she meets her ex-husband (Ray Milland), Alicia learns that they cannot buy everything in life. In JULIE'S STORY, Julie becomes caught up in wedding fever and decides to find her old flame, Jack Chenault (Tony Roberts), when the ship docks in Sitka to tell him that she will marry him. Also on board is Mary Prine (Donny Most), who has a crush on Julie as well as being the groom's best man. In BUDDY AND PORTIA'S STORY, Alicia's devil-may-care sister, Portia (Audra Lindley), strikes up an unusual friendship-with Buddy Bowers (Greene), and the two end up quite close once they reach the wedding destination.