Gilligan's Island: Behind-the-Scenes Facts From the Beloved Comedy

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When Gilligan's Island premiered in 1964, no one — not even the show's producers — was prepared for how successful the quirky comedy would become. The fate of the shipwrecked passengers of the S.S. Minnow became a focal point of American television and a fan-favorite sitcom to enjoy each week. Still, however dramatic the onscreen action was for the cast of characters, the events behind the scenes were just as intriguing.