CTVA US Drama - "Aloha Paradise" (A-Spelling/ABC)(1981)

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Aloha Paradise (1981)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox [Uploaded April 2018]
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


Aaron Spelling Productions
for
ABC
Created by Tom Greene
Executive Producers: Aaron Spelling and Douglas S. Cramer
Producers: Lew Gallo and Michael Norell

US Drama series 1981 2hr premiere + 7 episodes x 60 min

Starring:
Debbie Reynolds as Sydney Chase
with:
Bill Daily ...................... Curtis Shea
Pat Klous ..................... Fran Linhart the recreation director
Mokihama ................... Evelyn Pahinui the bartender
Stephen Shortridge .... Richard Bean the lifeguard
Charles Fleischer ....... Everett

Premise:
Ms. Chase welcomed guests to the Paradise Village Holiday Resort in the Kona Coast of Hawaii.
Each episode is divided into three storylines similar to "Fantasy Island".

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ABC Wednesdays 8pm (25-Feb-1981 to 29-Apr-1981)

[01] Aloha Paradise: Alex and Annie / Honeymoon Blues / Everything Else
25Feb1981 [2hr Premiere]

Written by Tom Greene
Directed by Charlie Picerni
Guest cast:
Dean Jones .............. Alex
Connie Stevens ........ Annie St. Clair
Louanne ......... Robin
Laurette Spang
Grant Goodeve
Lorne Greene
Jayne Meadows
Louis Jourdan
Dana Wynter
Jim Nabors
Van Johnson ........ Mr. Chase (Sydney's overbearing long-lost brother)
Misty Rowe
Synopsis:
A pair of cooing honeymooners have not already consummated their marriage and are further prevented by the arrival of the bride's overbearing parents (Jayne Meados and Lorne Greene).
An obnoxious child (Louanne) finds a 'super mom' (Connie Stevens) for her single father (Dean Jones).
A middle aged couple (Louis Jourdan and Dana Wynter) celebrate their 25th anniversary by pretending to be strangers.

[02] Aloha Paradise: The Star / The Trouble with Chester / Fran's Worst Friend
04Mar1981
Written by Tom Greene
Directed by Herbert Kenwith
Guest cast:
Lisa Hartman ............ Katie
Bert Convy ........... Larry Sedley
Nanette Fabray
Randolph Mantooth
Penny Fuller
James Gregory
Nick Armstrong
Synopsis:
Fran's sorority sister is trying to steal her job as recreation director.
A pushy stage father is driving a Hollywood producer nuts.
A newly widowed lady is falling in love while carrying out her late husband's last request.

[03] Aloha Paradise: The Kid Who Would Be a Daddy / Make Me a Match / Treasure Hunt
11Mar1981
Written by Jonnie Johns, Tom Chehak and Rick Lenz
Directed by Bob Sweeney
Guest cast:
Larry Storch ............ Dave Peal
Jonathan Winters .... Stan
Ken Berry ................ Sid
Samantha Eggar
Larry Linville
Arlene Golonka
Rachel S. Jacobs ........ Margaret
Sparky Marcus
Synopsis:
Two swingers fall in love.
A pair of bumbling treasure hunters tear up the resort.
A psychologist seeks help from a 10-year-old when he is unable to cope with parenthood.

[04] Aloha Paradise: Fantasie Impromptu / Engaged to Be Dumped/ Fiona
25Mar1981
Written by Lew Gallo
Directed by Bob Sweeney
Guest cast:
Joanna Pettet ......... Fiona
Joan Fontaine ....... Herself
Ralph Bellamy ........ Horace
Dick Sargent .......... Jim
Karen Montgomery ... Miss Abel
Brad Savage ........... Scott
Olivia Barash ............. Fredi
Synopsis:
Curtis falls for an attractive woman and talks marriage.
A young man falls in love with his image of an old-time actress (Joan Fontaine) who fears she is losing her looks.
A child prodigy (Brad Savage) is out of his element when he finds himself smitten with puppy love.

[05] Aloha Paradise: The Best of Friends/ Success / 9 Carats
01Apr1981
Written by Pablo Dickey and Rick Lenz
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Guest cast:
Mark Shera ......... Matt Shaw
Ray Bolger ........ Roy
Phil Harris ......... Harry
Harriet Nelson
Jessica Walter
Harvey Lembeck
Christopher Norris .... Darcy
Gene Rayburn ......... Jerry
Robyn Blythe ........ Liza
Synopsis:
Curtis's nephew (Mark Shera) falls in love with Sydney.
Two old pals (Ray Bolger and Phil Harris) are infatuated with the same widow (Harriet Nelson).
A businesswoman's career depends on her husband's having an affair with the boss's wife.

[06] Aloha Paradise: Sydney's Old Flame / Everett and The Wolf / Lurp's in Love
15Apr1981 (postponed from 08Apr81)
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Guest cast:
Leslie Nielsen ...... Grant Culbertson
Pat Crowley .......... Sondra Culbertson
Audrey Landers ... Heather Dawson
Donny Most .......... Lurp
Hermione Baddeley
Leslie Easterbrook
Bob Seagren
Dori Brenner
Synopsis:
Sydney's ex-fiance (Leslie Nielsen) and his wife (Pat Crowley) visit and Sydney learns the old flame isn't dead.
Elliot and Dianne band together to jazz up their plain exteriors.
Everett attracts a beautiful woman with his nonexistent wealth.

[07] Aloha Paradise: Letter from Broadway/ Letter from Cyrano/ Letter from a Secret Admirer
22Apr1981
Written by Jane Elizabeth Richmond
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Guest cast:
Pat Morita ...... Dr. Nakamura
Dick Shawn ... Cyrus
Ruth Buzzi
Louis Nye
Jared Martin
Synopsis:
Debbie Reynolds plays a dual role as Sydney and her 80 year old grandmother Carlotta, an eccentric grand dame of the theatre.
Fran falls in love with a dashing young man who sends her notes written by another man.
A husband (Louis Nye) secretly sends flowers to his wife (Ruth Buzzi).

[08] Aloha Paradise: Catching Up/ Wambling Out to Yon/ Black Day at Bad Rock
29Apr1981
Written by Michael Norell, Barbara Allyn and Alan Foster Friedman
Directed Howard Morris
Guest cast:
Red Buttons ..... Nick
Rosey Grier
Gene Barry
Pat Crowley
Denise Nicholas .... Carrie
Martha Nix ............. Sharon
Chris Barnes .......... Danny
Dori Brenner
Synopsis:
A little man (Red Buttons) helps an ex-football player (Rosey Grier) realize his dream.
A father (Gene Barry) suffers growing pains when his Little Leaguer turns into a pretty young woman.
Evelyn referees a battle of words between Fran and Richard.

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