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Rescue from Gilligan's Island (1978)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy  |  14 October 1978 (USA)
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The castaways must try to readjust to life in civilization after they are rescued from the island.

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When a decaying Russian satellite crashes on the island, the Professor uses a key component for a barometer. With that device, he learns that a massive wave is going to swamp the island. In desperation, the castaways lash their huts together into one structure in order to have any chance to ride the disaster out. The wave strikes the island and the hut is swept out to sea. Once there, Gilligan accidents starts a fire trying to cook a meal and nearly burns the floating hut down. Occupied with stopping the fire, the gang fails to notice that the smoke caught the attention of a naval helicopter who summoned a ship to rescue the castaways. In triumph, they return to Hawaii, only to learn that things have changed over the years and they will have trouble fitting in. To further complicate matters, two Russian spies are after that the key component that Gilligan now wears as necklace. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Rescate de la isla de Guilligan  »

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The opening sequence of this movie is the same one used to open the episodes of the original series. However, the concluding sequence showing the castaways sitting together on the beach was shot at the time the movie was made, because another actress was playing Ginger Grant. The movie itself was shot with a different camera than the old opening sequence, and the result is actually quite jarring, especially in the opening sequence where new head shots replace the old ones due to the replacement actress being in the movie. See more »

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When the castaways are on their Hut Boat and they decide to make a Sail out of their clothes. They show all of their clothes in the sail and then in the next scene they all have their clothes on that they made the sail out of. See more »

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[The seat of the chair the Skipper is sitting in has been varnished]
Skipper: What could be stupider than varnishing the seat of a chair?
Gilligan: Sitting in the seat of a chair that's just been varnished.
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Ballad of Gilligan's Isle
Music by George Wyle
Lyrics by Sherwood Schwartz
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14 October 2001 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

THIS FLICK WAS GREAT IF YOU LOVED THE SHOW AND THE CHARACTERS! 23yrs ago to see them all minus Tina (I don't know how lucky I was) Louise, was just fantastic. Ya, it was a little camp but big deal, so was the show. From seeing the rescue, to seeing what they were doing after being rescued, and to seeing them get shipwrecked again, brought a tear to my heart! A 10 all the way!!!!! What a tight group of friends that I grew up watching! Good clean fun! FLAMIO


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