Carolyn Muir, a widowed writer, moves into Gull Cottage overlooking Schooner Bay with her children, housekeeper, and dog. Mrs. Muir quickly discovers there is another resident of the house: the ghost of Captain Daniel Gregg, one-time owner of the home. The name is familiar to Mrs. Muir, as her landlord is Claymore Gregg (nephew of the late captain). The Captain and the widow start with a strained relationship, yet they grow in respect for each other, with even a hint of romance.
The series ran for two years, one year on NBC and one on ABC, and was based on the 1947 film The Ghost and Mrs. Muir that starred Rex Harrison and Gene Tierney in the title roles.
Recaps2x12: Puppy Love recap
: Mark Helmore is a new student from England who has become of the object of the young affections of Candy Muir. The latter is so smitten she can hardly speak. Candy does her utmost to impress Mark by challenging him to a series of athletic endeavors -- even to the extent of a boxing match. However, it's the former who goes home sporting a shiner. It seems that puppy love never runs smooth. In order to set Candy's heart at ease, Carolyn and the Captain offer their advice and assistance. However, after all their efforts, Candy, just like a woman blithely announces she doesn't care about Mark anymore... read more.