Fantasy Island Season 1
Fantasy Island Season 1
First Air Date: January 28, 1978
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1x14 Call Me Lucky / Torch Singer (May 20, 1978)
In "Call Me Lucky" compulsive gambler Harry Beamus wants to be the luckiest gambler alive, realizing his separation from his son may come at a high cost. In "Torch Song" a woman wishes to become a torch singer just like her grandmother.
1x13 Fool for a Client / Double Your Pleasure (May 15, 1978)
In "Fool for a Client" a brilliant yet insecure lawyer wishes to experience the excitement of a big courtroom trial. In "Double Your Pleasure" the winner of a raffle ticket for a weekend on Fantasy Island is caught between two girls - twins no less.
1x12 King for a Day / Instant Family (May 06, 1978)
In "King for a Day" a plumber dreams of being king for a day. In "Instant Family" a mother's fantasy is to prove to her daughter that child-rearing isn't what her daughter's college thesis proposed: "The Soft Life of the American Housewife and Mother."
1x11 Reunion / Anniversary (April 29, 1978)
In "Reunion" 4 high school friends reveal a hidden secret which places them in jeopardy. In "Anniversary" a couple wish to renew their vows and bring back the good times before the alcohol ruled their lives.
1x10 The Over the Hill Caper / Poof! You're a Movie Star (April 15, 1978)
In "The Over-the-Hill Caper" an elderly man's fantasy is to reunite his old gang and pull off one last caper. In "Poof, You're a Movie Star" Shirley Russell wishes to become a movie star when the director demands more than she can offer.
1x09 Trouble, My Lovely / The Common Man (April 01, 1978)
In "Trouble, My Lovely" a father's fantasy is to experience peace and respect from his overbearing family. In "The Common Man" a schlub named Stanley Scheckter wishes to become a private investigator but his klutzy ways cause more trouble.
1x08 Superstar / Salem (March 25, 1978)
In "Superstar" an accountant wishes to become a baseball Superstar. In "Salem" a couple's wish to live with simple and old fashioned morality and values lands them in Salem Massachusetts leading them to wonder which time is better.
1x07 The Funny Girl / Butch and Sundance (March 18, 1978)
In "The Funny Girl" a TV comedian wishes to become a nobody again and lead a simpler life. In "Butch and Sundance" two friends wish to become Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, for thrills and adventure.
1x06 Treasure Hunt / Beauty Contest (March 11, 1978)
In "Treasure Hunt" a couple along with their friend thirst for money and adventure leading them to some very difficult decisions. In "Beauty Contest" a sheltered 19 year old girl wishes to enter a beauty contest like her mother did in order to get acceptance from her father.
1x05 Lady of the Evening / The Racer (February 25, 1978)
In 'Lady of the Evening' a prostitute wants to change her life and settle down but is afraid to tell her respectable fiancé. And in 'The Racer' ex-race car driver Kincaid proves to himself and his family that the crash which destroyed his career is not the reason he quit racing.
1x04 Family Reunion / Voodoo (February 18, 1978)
In 'Family Reunion' a brother and sister fantasize about reuniting their parents. And in 'Voodoo' a twenty-six year old woman suffering from amnesia undergoes voodoo.
1x03 The Prince / The Sheriff (February 11, 1978)
In 'The Prince' a handsome young prince wants to live as a common man, but falls in love with a woman who despises poverty. And in 'The Sheriff' New York City Police Detective John Burke, wants to go back in time to become a sheriff in the old west.
1x02 Bet a Million / Mr. Irresistible (February 04, 1978)
In "Bet A Million" a Mr. & Mrs. Fred Wade come to the island in the hopes of finding a wealthy financier to help them fulfill their dream of owning a hotel. In "Mr. Irresistible" Chuck Hoffman fantasies about being the most irresistible man in the world.
1x01 Escape / Cinderella Girls (January 28, 1978)
In the "Escape" segment, Gregory Udall is an escape artist trying to get out of the shadow of his famous father by duplicating the solo ultimate escape his father performed, with Mr. Roarke providing the prison. Unfortunately for Udall, if you don't escape, well...you stay there forever. Udall manages to escape by overcoming his desire to do it single-handedly as he gets another prisoner to help him. In the "Cinderella" segment, Ann and Maxine are working class girls who manage to afford a trip to Fantasy Island with a wish to become jet-setters for two days. They both get involved with rich men - Maxine ends up getting her man even when she confesses she's poor, and Ann ends up with a doctor pretending to be a rich millionaire to raise money for his health clinic.