The Love Boat’s Ill-Fated Action Figure Line from Mego

From the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s, ABC’s The Love Boat television show provided an antidote to any wintertime stay-at-home blues. Over nine seasons and 250 episodes, the beloved Love Boat crew and an array of guest stars set a weekly course for adventure and romance on the tropical high seas. In the early 1980s, Mego attempted to capitalize on the show’s popularity with an action figure line and playset. The company released six figures, featuring the show’s main protagonists: Captain Merrill Stubing; Ship’s Doctor Adam “Doc” Bricker; Yeoman Purser; Burl “Gopher” Smith; Bartender Isaac Washington; Cruise Director Julie McCoy; and the captain’s daughter, Vicki Stubing… read more >

The Love Boat 1977 Vintage Men’s T-Shirt

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