Todays Video Break: Gilligans IslandEpisode Title: Gilligan Meets the Jungle BoySeason: 1Year: 1965Why we love this episode: In light of Mary Ann (now 69) being caught with some ganja and locked up, we had to share our favorite Gilligans episode. But in our search for the perfect episode, we stumbled upon a bite-size Kurt Russell guest-starring as a jungle boy Gilligan meets on the island. Daww
he looks so cute in his little leopard skirt. Watch the video now!Your take: What do you think of little Kurt's performance? Thoughts on Mary Ann being a pothead at 69? Any other favorite episodes?read more
Dawn Wells aka Mary Ann of Gilligan's Island is serving six months of unsupervised probation for allegedly having marijuana in her car.The former Islander, now 69, had her sentencing Feb. 29, which included five days in jail, a fine of $410.50 and probation. She pleaded guilty to one count of reckless driving, but, under a plea deal, three misdemeanor counts were dropped. Wells was found with the drugs when she was stopped for erratic driving in October. There are several different accounts, however, of how the pot and paraphernalia ended up in her vehicle, starting with Wells' assertion that she'd picked up some hitchhikers who left it behind. They were, perhaps, on a three-hour tour, which Wells should know has its hazards. Anna DimondWatch video: Find your fave Gilligan's Island episodes in our Online Video Guide.Related: What's Your Favorite Brady Bunch Episode? Locke Pulled a Gilligan!read more
Ahoy, mates! Just sit right back and you'll hear the tale of Party Boy's fateful trip. Picture it: Gilligan's Island wrapped its three-season run back in 1967. Nearly 40 years later, the sitcom's surviving cast members — Bob Denver, Russell Johnson and Dawn Wells — turned up at FantaSea Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, Calif., to celebrate the Season 1 DVD release. The party offered up a heavy dose of TV nostalgia, and an amusing glimpse of what life's like for stars of yesteryear...
As I say, Gilligan, the Professor and Maryanne were all there. Too bad Ginger was a no-show. Series creator Sherwood Schwartz joked that Tina Louise — who played the castaway-cum-movie star — is still bitter becauseread more