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Late to the party? Your chance to catch your CBS Drama favourites from the start!
By James W, Tuesday 25th September 2018
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October is catch up month on CBS Drama and we're giving you the chance to paranormal series Medium and classic romantic series The Love Boat both from their very first episodes!

Medium is a captivating one-hour drama series, inspired by the life story of medium Allison Dubois, starring Patricia Arquette as a wife and mother of three who is trying to understand her natural intuition about people and her ability to communicate with the dead. While her husband Joe (Jake Weber) is as supportive and as loving as he can be, the couple is struggling to find a balance between her family life and Allison’s powerful calling. At work, Allison is hired by district attorney Devalos (Miguel Sandoval) to use her abilities to helphim solve crimes.

The Love Boat Season 1

The Love Boat is a romantic comedy series in the glamorous setting of a luxurious cruise ship, the Pacific Princess, whose passengers and crew find comical, sentimental and always exciting adventures during each voyage. Gavin MacLeod stars as the skipper, Capt. Merrill Stubing; Lauren Tewes as the personable, young cruise director, Julie McCoy; Bernie Kopell as the ship’s phycisian, “Doc” Adam Bricker; Fred Grandy as purser Burl “Gopher” Smith; and Ted Lange as the ship’s bartender, Isaac Washington. Each episode features guest stars as passengers aboard the Pacific Princess.

In season 1, Capt. Stubing’s infuriately sarcastic ex-wife creates havoc aboard the Pacific Princess when she arrives for a cruise with her present spouse; a young woman whose boyfriend doesn’t want to get married escapes him aboard the luxury ship where she befriends fun-loving Suzanne Somers, who helps her acquire a new outlook on life; and Ms. Meredith Baxter-Birney, who once posed nude for a photographer, learns that the picture is the centerfold of a current magazine and she must recover all copies aboard ship before her husband-to-be, a political candidate, sees the photo.


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