Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 26, 1964
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

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Gilligan's Island

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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Jim BackusJim Backus
Jim Backus was one of the few actors to do it all: radio, Broadway, movies, television and cartoons. ...

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Jim Backus as Thurston Howell, III, the millionaire. Backus was already a well-known actor when he took the part. He was perhaps best known as the voice of the cartoon character Mr. Magoo. He reused some of the voice inflections and mannerisms of Magoo in the role. He was well known for his ad-libs on the set. The origin of the super-rich Howell character dates back to 1949 radio when Backus portrayed "Hubert Updike III" on The Alan Young Show.



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01x20 - St. Gilligan and the Dragon
Season 1, Episode 20
03x04 - The Producer
Season 3, Episode 04
02x10 - Hi-Fi Gilligan
Season 2, Episode 10
01x29 - Three to Get Ready
Season 1, Episode 29
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