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E! True Hollywood Story

Gilligan's Island (Season 3, Episode 50)
TV Episode | 85 min | Documentary, Biography

Bob Denver, Russell Johnson, Dawn Wells, Tina Louise, Sherwood Schwartz and others are interviewed and asked what they remember about Gilligan's Island. Included are discussions on how everyone hated the pilot episode, the show got bad ...See moreBob Denver, Russell Johnson, Dawn Wells, Tina Louise, Sherwood Schwartz and others are interviewed and asked what they remember about Gilligan's Island. Included are discussions on how everyone hated the pilot episode, the show got bad reviews, but somehow managed to soon get high ratings. Also the deaths of Jim Backus 'Thurston Howell III', Alan Hale Jr. 'Skipper' and Natalie Schafer 'Lovey Howell' are discussed, as to Tina Louise's not liking the show anymore and not wanting to do it again. Written by Dylan Self See less
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Updated Dec 12, 1999

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Dec 12, 1999 (United States)

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Rod Amateau
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Henny Backus
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Jim Backus
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Judith Baldwin
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Mike Dann
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Bob Denver
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Patrick Denver
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Richard Donner
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Herb Edelman
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John Gabriel
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Alan Hale Jr.
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Naomi Hale
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David P. Harmon
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Maury Hill
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Russell Johnson
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Perry Lafferty
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Tina Louise
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Dean Martin
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Denny Miller
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Terrence O'Flaherty
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John Rich
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David Rupprecht
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Natalie Schafer
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Vito Scotti
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Kit Smythe
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Leonard Stern
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Ratings Breakdown

6.8 / 10 | 81 votes