Gilligan's Island
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Skipper Jonas Grumby: Ginger, I've got a problem... I've got a real problem... Now you're a girl, right?
Ginger Grant: Well, if you're not sure about that, you have got a problem.

Professor Roy Hinkley: Well, that glue is permanent! There's nothing on the island to dissolve it. Why do you know what it would take? It would take a polyester derivative of an organic hydroxide molecule.
Thurston Howell III: Watch your language! You're in the presence of a lady.

Eunice Wentworth "Lovey" Howell: Anyone who says money can't buy happiness doesn't know where to shop.

Professor Roy Hinkley: Listen, Gilligan, how far down was she? How many feet?
Gilligan: Professor, in navy circles, we don't say "feet." We say "fathoms."
Professor Roy Hinkley: All right, how many fathoms?
Gilligan: Oh I don't know, about 15 feet.

Gilligan: Do those headhunters really collect heads, Professor?
Professor Roy Hinkley: Yes, Gilligan. They boil them... they shrink them... and then they mount them on sticks.
Gilligan: Eeeeeeew, what a crazy cane.

Gilligan: Hiya, Professor. What are you doing?
Professor Roy Hinkley: I'm making notes for a book. It's to be a chronicle of our adventures on the island... I think it's a book people will want to buy, don't you?
Gilligan: Sure, I'll buy one. I'm dying to find out what happens to us.

Skipper Jonas Grumby: Gilligan, little buddy, come with me.
Gilligan: I'm not finished yet.
Skipper Jonas Grumby: Gilligan, come with me.
Gilligan: I'm finished.

Gilligan: You're a big man with a big head and.
Skipper Jonas Grumby: Gilligan.
Gilligan: And a big heart.
Skipper Jonas Grumby: Oh, thank you.

Skipper Jonas Grumby: If I were ever seen talking to this refugee from a junkyard, they'd think the skipper lost all his marbles.
Robot: The skipper lost his marbles.

Gilligan: Skipper, should I pick the yellow bananas or the red bananas, because the yellow bananas are green.
Skipper Jonas Grumby: Then pick the red ones.
Gilligan: But the red ones are pink.
Skipper Jonas Grumby: Gilligan, I don't care if you pick red-white-and-blue bananas, just pick some bananas.
Gilligan: Okay, Skipper... Blue bananas?

The Friendly Physician - S2-E29

Plot hole: The scientist yells for Igor to capture the escaping Castaways, to which Igor responds "capture them yourself" in Ginger's voice. The scientist appears surprised to find out Igor is not Igor, but how can this be? He had to be the one to pull the lever to switch everyone's personalities and bodies around, so he should have already known.

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Erika Tiffany Smith to the Rescue - S2-E15

Question: I'm very confused about the ending. During an interview, the interviewer says that the Navy are unable to find the castaways because Erika's log book is written in English translated from Hungarian. If her log book was translated from Hungarian to English, then how could the Navy be unable to use it to find the island and rescue everybody? She left out latitude and longitude but, there must have been something in the log book to give an idea of where the island was.

Answer: Hungarian-to-English translation aside, Erika's log-book entries were utterly meaningless. When the radio interviewer expresses confusion, Erika even reads entries from the log: "You take a left at a big, beautiful, pink tropical flower, then pull over and park," and "After the storm, we backed up and made a U-turn," etc. Her directions were scatterbrained, to put it nicely. Additionally, Erika's yacht was forced to leave the island during a tropical storm, and they lost their bearings for several days before the Navy found them. Given that Erika was such a scatterbrain, we might also assume that she didn't hire the most competent yacht crew, either.

Charles Austin Miller

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