Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
3 Jan. 1981My Late Lover/Sanctuary
Widow Anastasia Dexter trying to decide among three men to marry is constantly interrupted by her dead husband Dex's ghost; and poisoning victim Thomas Henshaw wants to find his attacker before he dies.
10 Jan. 1981High Off the Hog/Reprisal
Hadley Boggs, whose family sacrificed heavily to send him to college, rewards them by making them rich for a weekend; and orphaned gymnast Trudy Brown, mistreated by her Aunt Mabel and Cousin Janet, seeks the power to make things happen.
17 Jan. 1981Elizabeth's Baby/The Artist and the Lady
Dying Elizabeth Blake looks into her unborn child's future. Untalented artist Kermit Dobbs wishes to paint a great masterpiece.
24 Jan. 1981The Heroine/The Warrior
Florence Richmond, the prim and proper author of steamy romance novels, steps into the shoes of one of her own heroines; and Bob Graham tries to impress his wife Linda by fighting for her honor against martial arts master Kwong Soo Luke..
31 Jan. 1981The Man from Yesterday/World's Most Desirable Woman
A photojournalist has ulterior motives in mind for meeting a reclusive man who's been living on the island; and a woman temporarily regains her youth to get back at the husband she's about to divorce.
7 Feb. 1981The Chateau/White Lightning
The granddaughter of a silent-movie star wants to learn more about her grandmother's life; and two feuding families compete to become the owners of a special moonshine recipe.
14 Feb. 1981Loving Strangers/Something Borrowed, Something Blue...
A couple who have been happily married for the last 25 years want to find out if they would fall in love all over again if they were just meeting for the first time. Also a bride's wedding plans may be ruined when her past comes back to haunt her.
21 Feb. 1981Chorus Girl/Surrogate Father
Dance teacher Franklin Adams asks Roarke to give his deaf student Sheila Richards the gift of hearing; and Evan Watkins must control his compulsive gambling or lose custody of his daughter.
28 Feb. 1981Also Rans/Portrait of Solange
Department-store shoe salesman Jerome Pepper wants the boss's daughter Delia Latham to notice him. Granted a birthday fantasy to paint like Toulouse-Lautrec, Tattoo unexpectedly finds romance.
7 Mar. 1981The Searcher/The Way We Weren't
Young Karen Saunders-Holmes wants the truth about her absent father John; and long-married Fred and Dottie Cooper discover that you really can't go home again.
21 Mar. 1981The Proxy Billionaire/The Experiment
Wall Street analyst Frank Miller's wish to be ultra-rich brings him nothing but trouble; and widowed doctor Lucas Bergmann and his daughter Lisa, still grief-stricken over his late wife, want to bring her back from the dead.
11 Apr. 1981Delphine/The Unkillable
Roarke's goddaughter, about to marry her unsuspecting fiancé, wants him to rid her of her magical powers; and a scientist hoping to uncover the proverbial missing link winds up facing something he never imagined.
2 May 1981Basin Street/The Devil's Triangle
Mediocre jazz trumpeter Charlie Raines wants to play in the early New Orleans style and goes back in the actual era; and Kerry Dawson and her two suitors Tom and Clay tackle a mysterious dangerous section of the ocean.
9 May 1981Hard Knocks/Lady Godiva
Aspiring private investigator Steve Pryor gets advice from Bogart himself; and young Sheila Godfrey wants to be a champion equestrian, so Roarke sends her to medieval Coventry and turns her into Lady Godiva.
16 May 1981Man-Beast/Ole Island Oprey
David Tabori learns that his recurring nightmares have been telling him that he's a werewolf; and Jennie Rowlands, whose father Charlie wants her to be a country music star, would rather be a photographer.
23 May 1981Paquito's Birthday/Technical Advisor
Poor Mexican couple Manuel and Consuelo Lopez want the best for their son Paquito, but may lose him altogether. Nancy Harvester has no experience in being in love, but gets advice from Helen of Troy.
10 Oct. 1981Show Me a Hero/Slam Dunk
Texan Helen Ross wants closure with her old boyfriend John Day so she can get on with her life with her current boyfriend Ted Kingman; and sports analyst Matt Kane tries to impress Ginger Donovan by joining her father Red's basketball team.
17 Oct. 1981Devil and Mr. Roarke/Ziegfeld Girls/Kid Corey Rides Again
Mephistopheles uses Julie to force Roarke into another confrontation; elderly Joan Michaels and Ruby Rogers relive their Ziegfeld Follies days; and Brooklyn shoe salesman Ned Plummer travels to the Old West to meet outlaw Kid Corey.
24 Oct. 1981Cyrano/The Magician
Philadelphian Marjorie Denton seeks the most chivalrous romantic man of all time and meets Cyrano de Bergerac; Cleveland magician Timothy Potter trying to perfect his craft faces a huge problem after he makes his assistant Suva vanish.
31 Oct. 1981The Lady and the Monster/The Last Cowboy
Scientist Carla Frankenstein meets her ancestor's monster; middle-aged New York City insurance executive Joel Campbell with a hankering for the "real" West is annoyed to find himself still stuck in the present day.
7 Nov. 1981Mr. Nobody/La Liberatora
Charlie Atkins wants inner strength but Julie accidentally gives him physical prowess instead; and classical guitarist Dolores DeMercia hopes to trace her roots to the legendary El Lobo Rojo in the days of Spanish California.
14 Nov. 1981Night in the Harem/Druids
Unprepossessing Herbert Snyder gets more than he asked for when he requests a night with a harem; young Lauren Fandell wants to be the center of all attention but learns that being a queen can be perilous.
21 Nov. 1981The Perfect Husband/Volcano
Dorothy Nicholson hopes to find and marry her dream man but finds that even perfection has flaws. Seismologist Hal Workman, who places science over humanity, has his values tested by an active volcano.
28 Nov. 1981Lillian Russell/The Lagoon
Lillian Martin time-travels to gather information for her biography on Lillian Russell and actually becomes the singer; and Calvin Pearson, who wants nothing more than tranquil solitude, is forced to face events from his past.
5 Dec. 1981Romance Times Three/Night of the Tormented Soul
Answering-service operator Sally Harris meets the three men she's known up to now as voices over the phone; and siblings Jason and Beth Martinique face a weekend of horror while trying to find out how their father died when they were young.