Gilligan's Island

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  • 1992
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.3  (17,007)

Gilligan's Island is a classic American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1964 to 1967. The show tells the story of seven castaways who are stranded on an uncharted desert island after their boat, the S.S. Minnow, is caught in a tropical storm. The seven castaways include the captain of the boat, Jonas Grumby (Alan Hale, Jr.), his first mate Gilligan (Bob Denver), a wealthy socialite named Lovey Howell (Natalie Schafer), her husband Thurston Howell III (Jim Backus), a professor of science Roy Hinkley (Russell David Johnson), a movie starlet named Ginger Grant (Tina Louise) and a farm girl named Mary Ann Summers (Dawn Wells).

The show is known for its wacky premise and hilarious hijinks. Each episode follows the castaways as they try to find a way to be rescued from the island, but their efforts are always thwarted by their own incompetence, bad luck, or the interference of various other visitors to the island, including Russians, gangsters, and even a Japanese soldier who was unaware that the war had been over for decades.

The characters on Gilligan's Island are all lovable and quirky in their own way. Gilligan is the lovable goofball, often causing trouble but always meaning well. The Howells are the rich couple who are always fighting and bickering but can never admit that they love each other. The professor is constantly inventing new gadgets to try and get them rescued, while Ginger is always trying to find ways to keep her glamorous lifestyle going while stranded on a desert island. Mary Ann is the down-to-earth farm girl who provides some common sense to the group, while the skipper, Captain Jonas Grumby, is responsible for keeping them all safe and fed.

The show was a massive success and remains popular to this day, making it an important part of American pop culture. Its catchy theme song and iconic characters have become so well-known that it is still beloved by people of all ages. It has even spawned spin-offs, movies, and merchandise.

In conclusion, Gilligan's Island is a timeless sitcom that will continue to entertain generations to come. Its zany antics and lovable characters make it one of the most memorable shows of all time. If you haven't already watched Gilligan's Island online, it's definitely worth a watch!

Gilligan's Island is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (99 episodes). The series first aired on October 16, 1992.

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Gilligan, the Goddess
30. Gilligan, the Goddess
April 17, 1967
A native king arrives at the island looking for a white goddess--who must marry a volcano.
Bang!  Bang!  Bang!
29. Bang! Bang! Bang!
April 10, 1967
When a box of plastic explosives is washed up on the shore, the castaways makes plates,golf balls, nails, and so forth. Even Gilligan, who had two fillings filled with the plastic. Untill Gilligan's little monkey friend throws a plate, they realize that's it's explosives.
The Pigeon
28. The Pigeon
April 3, 1967
The Professor finds an ailing homing pigeon.
It's a Bird, It's a Plane
27. It's a Bird, It's a Plane
March 27, 1967
A jet pack cuases the castaways havoc.
Slave Girl
26. Slave Girl
March 20, 1967
Gilligan saves a native girl's life, but she is now bound to him as his slave out of gratitude.
The Secret of Gilligan's Island
25. The Secret of Gilligan's Island
March 13, 1967
Gilligan, and the others help in finding pieces, to a huge stone map, that'll can help them off the island.
The Second Ginger Grant
24. The Second Ginger Grant
March 6, 1967
Mary Ann hits her head and starts to believe she's Ginger.
High Man on the Totem Pole
23. High Man on the Totem Pole
February 27, 1967
Gilligan believes he is descended from headhunters when he finds a perfect likeness of his head atop a totem pole.
22. Splashdown
February 20, 1967
The castaways try to contact a spacecraft in orbit.
Gilligan's Personal Magnetism
21. Gilligan's Personal Magnetism
February 6, 1967
Gilligan survives a lightning strike, but he becomes a human magnet--and his iron-ore bowling ball is permanently stuck to his hand.
Our Vines Have Tender Apes
20. Our Vines Have Tender Apes
January 30, 1967
An ape man terrorizes the castaways until they discover he's just an actor practicing a role.
Lovey's Secret Admirer
19. Lovey's Secret Admirer
January 23, 1967
Mrs. Howell starts receiving mysterious love notes.
The Hunter
18. The Hunter
January 16, 1967
A famous hunter lands on the island to find something new to hunt. And after he sums up everybody, he goes after Gilligan. If Gilligan, can stay away from him for 24 hours, he will take them home.
17. Court-Martial
January 9, 1967
On the radio, the castaways hear that the Maritime Board blamed the Skipper for the SS Minow's crash.
Take a Dare
16. Take a Dare
January 2, 1967
George Barkley enters a "Take a Dare" Contest and will win $10,000 if he fends for himself for a week on the island.
Gilligan Goes Gung-Ho
15. Gilligan Goes Gung-Ho
December 26, 1966
Gilligan takes his job too seriously when he becomes a deputy sherrif.
All About Eva
14. All About Eva
December 12, 1966
When a plain lady comes to island, the girls help her out. They find out that she looks like Ginger.
And Then There Were None
13. And Then There Were None
December 5, 1966
One-by-one the female castaways vanish, and when the Professor deduces that headhunters are not to blame, he believes one of the men has become mentally deranged.
The Kidnapper
12. The Kidnapper
November 28, 1966
Ginger, Mrs. Howell, and Mary Ann were kidnapped, and the kidnapper wants ransom money. The kidnapper is a compulsive gambler who left civilization ro avoid temptation. The castaways try to rehabilitate him, though he eventually ends up leaving the island. He left with Mrs. Howell's pearl necklace, Mr. Howell's wallet, and Ginger's earrings.
The Invasion
11. The Invasion
November 21, 1966
Gilligan and the Skipper reel in a briefcase while fishing. The briefcase is stamped with the words: "Property of the US Government."
10. Topsy-Turvy
November 14, 1966
Gilligan sees everything upside down when he bumps his head.
Ring Around Gilligan
9. Ring Around Gilligan
November 7, 1966
A mad scientist comes to the island.
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
8. Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
October 31, 1966
Gilligan wakes up one morning with white hair, and he thinks he over-hears the Proffesor saying he has a disease that makes him age quickly.
Man With a Net
7. Man With a Net
October 24, 1966
A famous butterfly-catcher by the name of Lord Beasley Waterford comes to the island in search of an extremely rare butterfly.
Where There's a Will
6. Where There's a Will
October 17, 1966
Mr. Howell makes his will, and leaves some of his estate for each castaway.
5. Voodoo
October 10, 1966
A witch doctor steals some of the castaways' personal possessions and makes voodoo dolls out of them.
The Producer
4. The Producer
October 3, 1966
During a world-wide talent search, a Hollywood Director comes to the island.
Pass the Vegetables, Please
3. Pass the Vegetables, Please
September 26, 1966
Gilligan finds some radioactive vegetable seeds.
Gilligan vs. Gilligan
2. Gilligan vs. Gilligan
September 19, 1966
Gilligan meets his double, who is a foreign spy.
Up at Bat
1. Up at Bat
September 12, 1966
Gilligan has been bitten by a bat. Soon, as Ginger and Maryann, tries to bandage Gilligan up, he looks into a mirror (one that the glass isn't in) and he starts to think he is a vampire.
Where to Watch Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Gilligan's Island on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 16, 1992
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (17,007)