Written by Dale McRaven
Produced by Mel Swope
Directed by Richard Kinon
Original Air Date: October 27, 1973

The family and Reuben board the T.S.S. Fairsea, a cruise ship, to play a singing engagement while sailing to Acapulco. On board, Laurie meets a young man who introduces himself as Howard Wainwright III, the heir to a large fortune.

Despite Wainwright's clumsiness and his attempts to impress everyone, Laurie agrees to go out with him. Keith is suspicious of the young man's intentions and enlists Danny's aid in spying on them. A few days later, Howard gifts Laurie with an expensive bracelet that he claims is a family heirloom, but which Keith believes to be the stolen property of a wealthy passenger. He's convinced that Howard is an international jewel thief who is using Laurie to smuggle the stolen bracelet through customs.

Keith, Danny and Reuben concoct a scheme to steal the bracelet back and return it to the rightful owner during the ship's costume party. At the party, the idea backfires and the trio are caught. When brought to the Captain to explain, they discover that the bracelet isn't stolen, but also learn that Howard is a fake. When Laurie confronts Howard, he admits he's just Howard Krump from Bakersfield California, and that he won the trip in a contest.

Laurie convinces Howard that he should be himself and, since he's good at impersonations, try his hand at becoming an actor.

"When Love's Talked About," music and lyrics by Wes Farrell, John Bahler and Tony Asher (unreleased on commercial LP) (on Screen Gems Volume 9)

Guest Cast:
Howard ---------------------------------------------------- Bruce Kimmell
Captain ---------------------------------------------------- Bill Zuckert
Mrs. Milstead --------------------------------------------- Ruth Gillette
Head Waiter ---------------------------------------------- Stuart Wagstaff

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