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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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If you like the Globetrotters and Gilligan, this movie is great.
5 October 1999 | by (Forest Grove, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

How often can you find the most entertaining sports team and the stars of the all time funniest situation comedy in one place? I only know of one and that's "The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island." I have only seen this TV movie once and I thought it was the funniest thing I'd seen (besides the one where the castaways get rescued). I'd recommend it to anyone that just wants to sit back and relax while enjoying a good move.


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