Gilligan's attempt to turn sap into maple syrup yields a substance that is stronger than glue. The castaways patch up the Minnow and prepare to go back out to sea.
Did You Know?
The Professor addresses perhaps the most famous joke about the series: "If the Professor can make a radio out of a coconut, why can't he fix a hole in a boat." The Professor explains that the raw materials on the island will not yield a fastener (glue or nail) that will hold the Minnow (or any other craft) together long enough to safely get into the shipping lanes. See more
In the beach scene where the Howells find Gilligan and Skipper glued to the boat, as well as the later christening debate, the shots that include the hills behind the boat have typical Southern California scrub, not tropical plants. See more
Referenced in Dazed and Confused