Gilligan's Island (1964–1992)
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Goodbye Old Paint 

The castaways discover that a celebrated, eccentric artist is on the island, and they try to trick him into wanting to return to civilization so that they can use his transmitter.

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... Gilligan
... Jonas 'The Skipper' Grumby
... Thurston Howell III
... Mrs. Lovey Howell
... Ginger Grant
... Professor Roy Hinkley
... Mary Ann Summers
... Alexandre Gregor Dubov
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The castaways discover that a celebrated, eccentric artist is on the island, and they try to trick him into wanting to return to civilization so that they can use his transmitter.

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22 May 1965 (USA)  »

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"Goodbye Old Paint" is the title of a traditional cowboy song, first written down in 1921 but existing long before then. See more »

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One outdoor shot clearly shows the Minnow wrecked on the beach. But the Minnow had been completely destroyed in Gilligan's Island: Goodbye Island. See more »

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Dubov and his nincompoopers
11 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

"Goodbye Old Paint" guest stars veteran character actor Harold J. Stone as Alexandre Gregor Dubov, whose disdain for critics is only surpassed by his incompetence as an abstract artist. Living alone on the island for a decade to escape the barbs of human society, Dubov wastes no time in insulting the castaways left and right, but once he reveals that he owns a transmitter they invent a scheme to get him to call a boat. When that fails Gilligan poses as a painter to poke at his enormous ego, which also backfires. Stone is an unheralded performer capable of both comedy and drama, and his exaggerated Russian accent expertly avoids cliché even as it lampoons it, much like Vito Scotti's Japanese sailor, and just as funny. Some of his asides are priceless, such as 'nincompoopers' or just 'phooey,' but he never fails to push the buttons of the exasperated castaways.


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