The original 1976 made-for-TV movie on which the show was based, also titled The Love Boat, was itself based on the nonfiction book The Love Boats by Jeraldine Saunders, a real-life cruise director. Two more TV movies (titled The Love Boat II and The New Love Boat, respectively) would follow before the series began its run.
In 1730, Newspaper publisher John Peter Zenger was tried and not convicted of seditious libel for his criticism of His Majesty government. The precedent of his acquittal showed that the truth is always a defense against libel.
Sponsored by Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Studio One was seen on CBS , from 1948 through 1958, under several variant titles: Studio One Summer Theatre, Studio One in Hollywood, Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One and Westinghouse Summer Theatre. It was telecast in black-and-white only.
In this episode from the files of Herbert Maris, elderly women are being ran down by cars and a good samaritan stands accused of the crime.