Fantasy Island (1977-1984)

USA, 14 January -19 May 1984
154 episodes, average 60m
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

An American fantasy television series created by Gene Levitt.

Premise

The wealthy and mysterious Mr Roarke runs an exclusive island resort where he makes all of his visitors' fantasies come true.

Credits

Regular Crew
Spelling-Goldberg Productions, Columbia Pictures Television
Created by: Gene Levitt

Regular Cast
Ricardo Montalban (Mr Roarke)
Hervé Villechaize (Tattoo)
Wendy Schaal (Julie)
Christopher Hewett (Lawrence)

Episodes

Season One
Fantasy Island (14 January 1977)
Return to Fantasy Island (20 January 1978)
Escape/Cinderella Girls (28 January 1978)
Bet a Million/Mr. Irresistible (4 February 1978)
The Prince/The Sheriff (11 February 1978)
Family Reunion/Voodoo (18 February 1978)
Lady of the Evening/The Racer (25 February 1978)
Treasure Hunt/Beauty Contest (11 March 1978)
The Funny Girl/Butch and Sundance (18 March 1978)
Superstar/Salem (25 March 1978)
Trouble, My Lovely/The Common Man (1 April 1978)
The Over the Hill Caper/Poof! You're a Movie Star (15 April 1978)
Reunion/Anniversary (29 April 1978)
King for a Day/Instant Family (6 May 1978)
Fool for a Client/Double Your Pleasure (15 May 1978)
Call Me Lucky/Torch Song (20 May 1978)

Season Two
The Homecoming/The Sheikh (16 September 1978)
The Big Dipper/The Pirate (23 September 1978)
The Beachcomber/The Last Whodunit (30 September 1978)
Best Seller/The Tomb (14 October 1978)
I Want to Get Married/The Jewel Thief (21 October 1978)
War Games/Queen of the Boston Bruisers (28 October 1978)
Let the Goodtimes Roll/Nightmare/The Tiger (90 min) (4 November 1978)
Return/The Toughest Man Alive (11 November 1978)
The Appointment/Mr. Tattoo (18 November 1978)
The Flight of the Great Yellow Bird/The Island of Lost Women (25 November 1978)
Carnival/The Vaudevillians (2 December 1978)
Charlie's Cherubs/Stalag 3 (9 December 1978)
The Lady and the Longhorn/Vampire (16 December 1978)
Seance/The Treasure (13 January 1979)
Cowboy/Substitute Wife (20 January 1979)
Photographs/Royal Flush (27 January 1979)
The Stripper/The Boxer (10 February 1979)
Pentagram/A Little Ball/Casting Director (17 February 1979)
Spending Spree/The Hunted (24 February 1979)
Birthday Party/Ghostbreaker (3 March 1979)
Yesterday's Love/Fountain of Youth (17 March 1979)
The Comic/The Golden Hour (5 May 1979)
Cornelius and Alfonse/The Choice (6 May 1979)
Bowling/Command Performance (12 May 1979)
Amusement Park/Rock Stars (13 May 1979)

Season Three
Hit Man/The Swimmer (7 September 1979)
Goose for the Gander/The Stuntman (14 September 1979)
Tattoo: the Love God/Magnolia Blossoms (21 September 1979)
Baby/Marathon: Battle of the Sexes (5 October 1979)
The Chain Gang/The Boss (20 October 1979)
The Red Baron/Young at Heart (27 October 1979)
The Wedding (3 November 1979)
The Handy Man/Tattoo's Romance (10 November 1979)
The Dancer/Nobody's There (17 November 1979)
Class of '69/The Pug (24 November 1979)
The Mermaid/The Victim (1 December 1979)
The Cheerleaders/Marooned (8 December 1979)
The Inventor/On the Other Side (15 December 1979)
Look-Alikes/The Winemaker (22 December 1979)
Unholy Wedlock/Elizabeth (12 January 1980)
Rogues and Riches/Stark Terror (19 January 1980)
Playgirl/Smith's Valhalla (26 January 1980)
Aphrodite/Dr. Jekyll and Miss Hyde (2 February 1980)
The Swinger/Terrors of the Mind (9 February 1980)
Nona/One Million B.C. (1 March 1980)
Jungle Man/Mary Ann and Miss Sophisticate (8 March 1980)
My Fair Pharaoh/The Power (10 May 1980)
Eagleman/Children of Mentu (17 May 1980)

Season Four
The Devil and Mandy Breem/The Millionaire (25 October 1980)
Flying Aces/The Mermaid Returns (1 November 1980)
The Skater's Edge/Concerto of Death/The Last Great Race (8 November 1980)
Don Quixote/The Sex Symbol (15 November 1980)
The Love Doctor/The Pleasure Palace/Possessed (22 November 1980)
With Affection, Jack the Ripper/Gigolo (29 November 1980)
The Invisible Woman/The Snow Bird (6 December 1980)
Crescendo/Three Feathers (20 December 1980)
My Late Lover/Sanctuary (3 January 1981)
High Off the Hog/Reprisal (10 January 1981)
Elizabeth's Baby/The Artist and the Lady (17 January 1981)
The Heroine/The Warrior (24 January 1981)
The Man from Yesterday/World's Most Desirable Woman (31 January 1981)
The Chateau/White Lightning (7 February 1981)
Loving Strangers/Something Borrowed, Something Blue (14 February 1981)
Chorus Girl/Surrogate Father (21 February 1981)
Also Rans/Portrait of Solange (28 February 1981)
The Searcher/The Way We Weren't (7 March 1981)
The Proxy Billionaire/The Experiment (21 March 1981)
Delphine/The Unkillable (11 April 1981)
Basin Street/The Devil's Triangle (2 May 1981)
Hard Knocks/Lady Godiva (9 May 1981)
Man-Beast/Ole Island Oprey (16 May 1981)
Paquito's Birthday/Technical Advisor (23 May 1981)

Season Five
Show Me a Hero/Slam Dunk (10 October 1981)
The Devil and Mr. Roarke/Ziegfeld Girls/Kid Corey Rides Again (17 October 1981)
Cyrano/The Magician (24 October 1981)
The Last Cowboy/The Lady and the Monster (31 October 1981)
Mr. Nobody/La Liberatora (7 November 1981)
Druids/A Night in the Harem (14 November 1981)
The Perfect Husband/Volcano (21 November 1981)
Lillian Russell/The Lagoon (28 November 1981)
Romance Times Three/Night of the Tormented Soul (5 December 1981)
A Very Strange Affair/The Sailor (2 January 1982)
House of Dolls/Wuthering Heights (9 January 1982)
The Magic Camera/Mata Hari/Valerie (16 January 1982)
King Arthur in Mr. Roarke's Court/Shadow Games (23 January 1982)
Daddy's Little Girl/The Whistle (30 January 1982)
The Case Against Mr. Roarke/Save Sherlock Holmes (6 February 1982)
The Challenge/A Genie Named Joe (13 February 1982)
Funny Man/Tattoo, the Matchmaker (20 February 1982)
Sitting Duck/Sweet Suzi Swann (6 March 1982)
Face of Love/Image of Celeste (20 March 1982)
Forget-Me-Not/The Quiz Masters (10 April 1982)
The Big Bet/Nancy and the Thunderbirds (1 May 1982)
The Ghost's Story/The Spoilers (8 May 1982)

Season Six
The Curse of the Moreaus/My Man Friday (16 October 1982)
Dancing Lady/The Final Round (23 October 1982)
The Perfect Gentleman/Legend (30 October 1982)
The Angel's Triangle/Natchez Bound (6 November 1982)
Everybody Goes to Gilley's/Face of Fire (20 November 1982)
The Beautiful Skeptic/The Lost Platoon (27 November 1982)
Roller Derby Dolls/Thanks a Million (4 December 1982)
The Kleptomaniac/Thank God, I'm a Country Girl (11 December 1982)
Naughty Marietta/The Winning Ticket (8 January 1983)
Operation Breakout/Candy Kisses (15 January 1983)
The Songwriter/Queen of the Soaps (22 January 1983)
The Tallowed Image/Room and Bard (29 January 1983)
Midnight Waltz/Let Them Eat Cake (12 February 1983)
Revenge of the Forgotten/Charo (19 February 1983)
Return to the Cotton Club/No Friends Like Old Friends (26 February 1983)
Eternal Flame/A Date with Burt (5 March 1983)
King of Burlesque/Death Games (12 March 1983)
The Devil Stick/Touch and Go (19 March 1983)
Edward/The Extraordinary Miss Jones (9 April 1983)
What's the Matter with Kids?/Island of Horrors (16 April 1983)
Love Island/The Sisters (7 May 1983)
Remember. . .When? (14 May 1983)

Season Seven
Forbidden Love/The Other Man – Mr. Roarke (8 October 1983)
The Big Switch/Hooker's Holiday (15 October 1983)
Nurses Night Out (22 October 1983)
God Child/Curtain Call (29 October 1983)
Roarke's Sacrifice/The Butler's Affair (12 November 1983)
Three's a Crowd/Second Time Around (19 November 1983)
The Wedding Picture/Castaways (26 November 1983)
Random Choices/My Mother, the Swinger (3 December 1983)
The Fantasy Island Girl/Saturday's Child (10 December 1983)
Goin' Home/Ambitious Lady (7 January 1984)
Games People Play/The Sweet Life (14 January 1984)
The High Cost of Living/To Fly with Eagles (21 January 1984)
Ladies Choice/Skin Deep (28 January 1984)
Lady of the House/Mrs. Brandell's Favorites (25 February 1984)
Dark Secret/The Outrageous Mr. Smith (3 March 1984)
Baby on Demand/The Last Dogfight (10 March 1984)
Awakening of Love/The Impostor (17 March 1984)
The Mermaid and the Matchmaker/The Obsolete Man (24 March 1984)
Lost and Found/Dick Turpin's Last Ride (7 April 1984)
Don Juan's Last Affair/The Final Adieu (14 April 1984)
Bojangles and the Dancer/Deuces Are Wild (12 May 1984)
Surrogate Mother/The Ideal Woman (19 May 1984)

See also
Fantasy Island (1998)
Fantasy Island (2020)
Fantasy Island (2021-2023)