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The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (1981)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Sport  |  15 May 1981 (USA)
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The staff of the island resort need the aid of the Harlem Globetrotters to keep their island from a greedy millionaire.

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The famous Harlem Globetrotters crash land on Gilligans Island, immediately dispatching a terrifying 'shark' by throwing basketballs at it. A mad doctor and his accomplice plan to take over the island for its rich energy supply by scaring off Gilligan and his buddies, but it soon settles to a basketball match between the doctors robots and the aforementioned Globetrotters Written by Paul cartwright <cartwrit@vianet.net.au>

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At the time this movie was being made Jim Backus was suffering from Parkinson's disease thus preventing him from being in the movie. Originally his character was written out of the storyline but at the last minute Backus felt well enough to make a small cameo at the end of the movie. See more »

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I think this movie should come on tv again...
2 June 2002 | by (Henderson North Carolina) – See all my reviews

I think this is a really cool Movie and I think it should come back on tv again so people can see it. I think it will be nice if TV Land Channel should have it on like for a weekend. Thanks for listening and please get it on tv again...


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