Yes, this really happened: Andy Warhol was on ‘The Love Boat’

andy warhol on the love boat

I could probably post this as a ‘TIL’ (today I learned) on Reddit and earn ‘karma,’ but I didn’t learn this just today (I remember seeing this episode as a kid), and I’m trying to blog more on Kublog, so here.

Among my generation of aging and recovering hipsters, the accumulation and regurgitation of pop culture trivia used to be something of a sport. Points going, of course, to most apropos and obscure reference—bonus word score if you could sling the reference as part of a catty put-down.

Googlepedia has replaced all that now, and as I push 40, I find Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam melding with Nu Shooz morphing with The Jets.

I was reminded of this accumulation of trivia when I mentioned at work recently that Andy Warhol had once appeared on Love Boat. Those old enough to remember it didn’t, and the young’uns there probably didn’t know what Love Boat was. His guest appearance came in Season 9, Episode 3 (airdate, October 12, 1985).