Gilligan's Island (1964–1967)

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Seven men and women are stranded on an uncharted island following a torrential storm.

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Gilligan (99 episodes, 1964-1992)
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 Jonas 'The Skipper' Grumby (99 episodes, 1964-1992)
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 Thurston Howell III (99 episodes, 1964-1992)
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 Mrs. Lovey Howell (99 episodes, 1964-1992)
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 Ginger Grant / ... (98 episodes, 1964-1967)
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 Professor Roy Hinkley / ... (98 episodes, 1964-1967)
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 Mary Ann Summers (98 episodes, 1964-1967)
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Storyline

This popular television comedy begins with the shipwreck of the S.S. Minnow in a terrible storm. Gilligan, the Skipper, a millionaire and his wife, a movie-star, the Professor and Mary Ann are all stranded on the island. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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26 September 1964 (USA)  »

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Gilligan's Travels  »

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(98 episodes)

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(1964-1965)| (1965-1967)

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Trivia

Jim Backus's name of Thurston Howell III was named after 'Hubart Updyke III'. See more »

Goofs

In Gilligan's Island: Allergy Time when Gilligan is packing and the Skipper is snuffing the candle with his sneezing, the crew member who blows out the candle is visible on the right of the screen during the sneeze when Gilligan holds up the board in front of the Skipper. See more »

Quotes

Gilligan: Hiya, Professor. What are you doing?
Professor Roy Hinkley: I'm making notes for a book. It's to be a chronicle of our adventures on the island... I think it's a book people will want to buy, don't you?
Gilligan: Sure, I'll buy one. I'm dying to find out what happens to us.
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Crazy Credits

During the first season's opening credits, for some reason neither The Professor, Russell Johnson nor Mary Ann Dawn Wells received an on screen billing, nor were they referred to in the theme song. They were just referred to as "... and the rest." For seasons two and three they were added at the request of Bob Denver, who played "Gilligan" and thought it was stupid to leave out the two actors just to shorten the introductory song by a few notes. See more »


Soundtracks

The Ballad of Gilligan's Isle
Words and Music by George Wyle and Sherwood Schwartz
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Simple is Good
18 April 2003 | by (West Chester, Pa) – See all my reviews

Probably the best object lesson out there for network executives of the third millennium, a lesson they just DON'T SEEM TO GET - no sex, no hokey "sexual tension", no drugs, no compelling political or social issues. Just good ol' clean American fun. Seven stereotypes deserted on Pacific island spend three years having a good time and botching opportunities to rescue themselves. My nephew knows the details of every episode by heart, but each time I see one I don't think I've ever seen it before. Whatever. This show defines for me the "Mendoza line" for television programming - if it's worse than watching Gilligan's Island I'll pass, which means with 77 cable channels I spend a fair amount of time with the castaways. And Mary Ann kills Ginger...


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