Tag Archives: Love Boat

Daily Trivia: 6/29/12

Question: What crew member of the Love Boat would win the election to the Iowa US House of Representatives in 1986?

Last Question: What Toronto-born comic landed a six-year gig as Dr. Wayne Fiscus on St. Elsewhere?

Answer: Howie Mandel (Great job Jim!!)

The future America’s Got Talent judge had a great career in the ’80s. In addition to his 6 year role of Dr. Wayne Fiscus, he was doing stand up comedy. I saw him in person twice, and my stomach hurt from laughing so hard. He also provided the voice of Gizmo in the movie Gremlins.

Here is the awesome theme song from St. Elsewhere:

Daily Trivia: 1/26/12

Question: In the movie Overboard, how does Dean (Kurt Russell) prove that he can identify Joanna (Goldie Hawn)?

Last Question: Which singer performed the vocals for ‘The Love Boat’ from 1977 to 1985?

A. Jack Jones
B. Robert Goulet
C. Tom Jones
D. Wayne Newton

Answer: Jack Jones

Jack Jones was a popular singer in the ’60s. In a time when Rock and Roll was taking the world by storm, Jones performed with the Big Band/Vocalist sound – and was successful. He would go on to change his appearance from the smooth club entertainer of the 1960s Las Vegas scene to the long-haired singer of the early seventies. He performed “The Love Boat” theme, and then recorded a disco version of the song for his 1979 album Nobody Does it Better. Since 1980, Jones has recorded only a handful of albums.

Here is the opening theme of The Love Boat: