Gilligan's Island

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Gilligan's Island Star Russell Johnson Dies at 89

Russell Johnson, who played The Professor on Gilligan's Island, died Thursday at his home in Washington of kidney failure, ABC News reports. He was 89.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 4/17/1967

Season 3, Episode 30
A native king arrives at the island looking for a white goddess--who must marry a volcano.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 4/10/1967

Season 3, Episode 29
Gilligan doesn't realize the molding plastic he finds is really plastic explosives.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 4/3/1967

Season 3, Episode 28
The Professor finds an ailing homing pigeon.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 3/27/1967

Season 3, Episode 27
The Professor thinks a jet pack that washed up on the island could be the way to be rescued.

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Gilligan's Island Star Russell Johnson Dies at 89

Russell Johnson, who played The Professor on Gilligan's Island, died Thursday at his home in Washington of kidney failure, ABC News reports. He was 89.

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Report: Gilligan’s Island Is Coming to Broadway

Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale... in cushy seats on Broadway.

Gilligan's Island may soon be coming to the Great White Way, according to Producer Dianne Fraser has acquired the rights to Gilligan's Island: The Musical, based on the classic 1960s sitcom. The book was written by... read more

Sherwood Schwartz, Gilligan's Island and Brady Bunch Creator, Dies at 94

Sherwood Schwartz, the Emmy-winning creator of Gilligan's Island and The Brady Bunch, has died. He was 94.

Schwartz died Tuesday of natural causes in his sleep, surrounded by his family, TMZ reports.

A New Jersey native, Schwartz got his start writing for Bob Hope's radio program in 1939 before ...
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Celebrity Watchlist: Joe Bastianich Sings the Praises of Glee, Idol and Charlie Sheen!

Joe Bastianach knows the culinary world. Not only is he a judge on Fox's MasterChef — which returns for a second season on Monday at 8/7c — he operates three wineries in Italy and 18 restaurants across the country with business partner-celebrity chef Mario Batali. But Bastianich isn't only about food. If necessary, he claims he could make a living by singing for his supper.

The restauranteur can carry a tune and is drawn to shows that feature singing like Glee. "Those kids are fantastic," he tells "I love it because I sing, so I sing along with them." As for fellow Fox reality show American Idol, he boasts, "I'd go on there and win if I wasn't so damn old."

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Question: I'm starting to think Elisabeth Moss is going to have a major problem to deal with next summer: deciding which Mad Men episode to submit for Emmy consideration! Peggy has always been one of Mad Men's most complex and intriguing characters, but this season it just feels like Moss and the writers providing her material have been stepping it up more and more in each episode. I can't decide which Peggy moment has been my favorite so far this season: her dabblings in '60s counterculture, her moving reaction to the news of Trudy Campbell's pregnancy, her clever takedown of the horrid new art director, or any of her scenes with Don in the heartbreaking "The Suitcase" episode. What really is blowing my mind is that we're only about halfway through this season of Mad Men. If it's this good already, I can't even imagine how great the climactic episodes are going to be! I just wanted to check in and see if you have been enjoying Peggy lately as much as I have been... read more

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Premiered: September 26, 1964, on CBS
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: An inexplicably enduring sitcom about seven stranded castaways on an uncharted desert isle. Despite a critical bashing, the show became a pop-culture phenomenon after it was released in syndication; and spun off three TV movies (including the immortal `Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island') and two Saturday-morning cartoons, one set in outer space (`Gilligan's Planet'). Gilligan's first name was never mentioned in the nearly 100 episodes.



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