Gilligan’s Island

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The Skipper runs a boat charter service along with his first mate, Gilligan. One afternoon, they take five passengers on a tour: a wealthy socialite couple, a professor, a Kansas farm girl, and a Hollywood starlet. They get caught in a storm and the S.S. Minnow runs aground on a deserted island. The seven castaways must work together to survive while hoping for rescue.

Broadcast History

Network: CBS
Broadcast: 1964-1967

Gilligan's Island Cast


Alan Hale, Jr....Jonas "The Skipper" Grumby

Bob Denver...Gilligan

Jim Backus...Thurston Howell III

Tina Louise...Ginger Grant / Eva Grubb

Dawn Wells...Mary Ann Summers


Regulars & Guest Stars


Vito Scotti...Dr. Boris Balinkoff / Japanese Sailor

Hans Conried...Wrongway Feldman

Denny Miller...Tongo the ape man / Duke Williams



Gilligan's Island Opening Credits / Theme Song



Gilligan's Island Episodes

There were 3 seasons and 99 episodes of Gilligan's Island. Check out the Gilligan's Island Episode Guide.

Gilligan's Island Trivia

Russell Johnson and Dawn Wells were not given individual credits in the first season opening credits because Sherwood Schwarz didn't expect them to become prominent characters. They were simply referred to as "the rest". Bob Denver insisted they be given equal credits for the remaining seasons.

Though never mentioned on the show, Sherwood Schwarz had a first name ready for Gilligan if ever needed. Willie.

The lagoon featured on the show was the same one used for Creature From the Black Lagoon.

Gilligan's Island Quotes

Eunice Wentworth "Lovey" Howell: Anyone who says money can't buy happiness doesn't know where to shop.

Professor Roy Hinkley: Listen, Gilligan, how far down was she? How many feet?
Gilligan: Professor, in navy circles, we don't say "feet". We say "fathoms".
Professor Roy Hinkley: All right, how many fathoms?
Gilligan: Oh I don't know, about 15 feet.

Gilligan's Island Web Sites

Gilligan's Island Forum ( Forum ) - Connect with fans of Gilligan's Island in the Gilligan's Island forum.

Gilligan's Island Fan Club ( Fan Site) - Headquarters of the Gilligan's Island Fan Club. Lots of information, pictures, daily trivia, chat, realaudio, mailing list, games, maps and collectibles.


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