Gilligan's Island centered around seven people stranded on an uncharted deserted island somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. They all were on a boat tour, which found itself in the middle of a storm leading them to crash on an island! Main cast was Gilligan, first mate on the boat SS Minnow; the Skipper; a millionaire T.Howell III and his wife Lovey; a movie star Ginger; a professor and Mary Ann.
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Series Fun Facts
- Goof (continuity error): In the opening credits during the black and white and color episodes, the Minnow hits the storm has its top deck where the helm is located is missing.
- Raquel Welch auditioned for the role of Mary Anne.
- It has long been stated that the entire cast never received residuals beyond the first four reruns of each episode. This was true for the entire cast except Dawn Wells. When the show was…
[show]It has long been stated that the entire cast never received residuals beyond the first four reruns of each episode. This was true for the entire cast except Dawn Wells. When the show was picked up by CBS and Wells was cast to replace Nancy McCarthy, she was married to her agent at the time. In her original contract she was to be paid $1200 per week plus the residual contract the six other castaways received. Her husband/agent said that should the show become successful. Wells would not benefit from receiving such a limited residual option. Believing the show would flop, the CBS executives humored Wells and her husband and put a clause in her contract giving her long-term residuals should the show ever syndicate. As a result from that clause, Wells has made literally millions of dollars as the years have gone by from syndication of Gilligan's Island. This was never public knowledge. Dawn and series creator Sherwood Schwartz are the only individuals to profit long-term from the series.