Gee whiz, Professor!
The 98th and final episode of Gilligan’s Island was broadcast on April 17, 1967. Though never a critical favorite, the show had a solid following and, similar to the Brady Bunch, became a TV classic after its heyday. It had every intention of continuing for a fourth season, but, unfortunately, CBS had to make room for Gunsmoke the favorite show of Babe Paley, wife of network president William Paley.
Ah well, even 50 years after the premiere, we continue to love those seven castaways… even though we still wonder why they just didn’t build a damn boat!
In celebration of this hilarious show, we dug deep to find secrets about the cast and crew and are revealing them just for you! Check it out!!