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Refers to Gilligan's Island, an American sitcom featuring seven castaways (Gilligan, the Skipper, the Millionaire and his Wife, the Movie Star, the Professor and Mary Ann) shipwrecked on an island where they must survive. Followed by three movies and a sci-fi cartoon.

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In Gilligan's island, what exactly was “the Professor” a Professor of?

The pilot episode calls the Professor a "Research Scientist and well known Scout master" [even gives him a name as Roy Hinkly!]... but it never really spoke about his field of study. The Professor ...
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Why did Gilligan's Island and The Brady Bunch intros use blue screens?

Both the intro to The Brady Bunch and Gilligan's Island use blue screens when showing the character's faces, yet in both cases there were no effects projected behind them. Is it pure coincidence, or ...
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What is Gilligan's full name?

Almost everyone knows Gilligan's Island. But can anyone tell me his full name? I do not think "Little Buddy" counts! Can someone possibly provide a reference with Gilligan's full name?
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Where did Gilligan's Island get the sound for the Mars probe in S02E04?

While watching Gilligan's Island 2x04 "Smile, You're on Mars Camera", I was amused to note that the probe makes the same sound as Spock's scanner/viewer on the Enterprise bridge does in Star Trek (TOS)...
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Why didn't The Wellingtons record the revised Gilligan's Island theme song?

The original version of the Gilligan's Island theme song was recorded by The Wellingtons. According to "Here on Gilligan's Isle", the second (and third) season version of the song was performed by a ...
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Why did the Gilligan's Island theme song change between seasons?

There was a variation of the Gilligan's Island theme song between seasons. In the first season, the theme song lists the castaways as {...} Gilligan, the Skipper too; the millionaire and his wife;...