A telephone cable washes up on the island after a bad storm. The castaways try to use it to call home for help.
Did You Know?
One of the people Gilligan reaches via the telephone cable is the manager of the Bijou Theatre. She tells Gilligan about the double feature playing, which is "Frankenstein Goes Surfing" and "Dracula Goes Surfing". That lady is the lovely Ms Ann Robinson, who appeared as 'Sylvia van Buren' in the 1953 George Pal classic sci-fi film, "The War of the Worlds", opposite Gene Barry. See more
The operator they speak with says she's "the San Diego operator". San Diego had a population of over half-million in the 1960s, enough they would've needed much more than one telephone operator. See more
[the operator doesn't believe Gilligan's story about being shipwrecked
Why do I get all the nuts?
References Ben Casey