Gilligan's Island

The Hunter - S3-E18

Revealing mistake: As Gilligan sits in front of a large boulder, the disguised charge that simulates a bullet strike is easily seen.

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The Invasion - S3-E11

Revealing mistake: In the dream sequence, the boss, E.V.I.L., is bald. You can see the line of the skin wig he has on.

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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow - S3-E8

Revealing mistake: After Skipper goes bald, you can see the line of the skin wig on him.

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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow - S3-E8

Revealing mistake: When Gilligan is bald, you can plainly see the line of the skin wig, as well as able to see his hair under it.

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New Neighbor Sam - S1-E28

Revealing mistake: When Mr. Howell and the Professor are thrown by Gilligan and the Skipper, during the struggle you can see Gilligan flying in from the right side. But it can easily see that it is a dummy in Gilligan's clothes.

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Operation: Steam Heat - S2-E25

Revealing mistake: After Gilligan says his line about the earth swallowing them all up, an explosion rocks the area. Between the end of the line, and the rocking, there's a split second of blackness indicating a cut between the line and the action.

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Revealing mistake: Any time you see the vines used for different purposes, it's painfully obvious that they're very poorly disguised rope, such as the ones the Skipper and Professor use to rock the boat mock-up in the episode "Quick, Before It Sinks."

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Man with a Net - S3-E7

Revealing mistake: Near the end of the episode, all the castaways are passed out cold when Lord Beasley finally catches his butterfly. Right after saying the line "That's the trouble with you Americans - you simply don't know how to hold your tea" as he's exiting off camera, Mrs. Howell starts to open her eyes slightly, but then quickly shuts them again. Perhaps she thought the cameras stopped rolling.

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Will the Real Mr. Howell Please Stand Up? - S2-E26

Revealing mistake: When Gilligan demonstrates his man-made wings, when the camera goes close up to him, you can see the wires.

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Operation: Steam Heat - S2-E25

Revealing mistake: When Gilligan and Ginger are in the cave at the volcano, you can see that the steam in the two passageway openings behind them is being shot in from jet nozzles.

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Good Night Sweet Skipper - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: At the end, when Gilligan is holding to gourd up, chasing a fly, the lines of the cut out spot for the final gag are visible.

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Voodoo Something to Me - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: While searching in the jungle, Gilligan slips and goes down a slope. As he gets toward the bottom, the plastic sheeting used to make the slide ripples.

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Home Sweet Hut - S1-E3

Revealing mistake: The beam the Skipper wants Gilligan to work on is six feet, but if you look carefully, the beam is already pre-cut.

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Court-Martial - S3-E17

Revealing mistake: In Gilligan's dream sequence, when the pirate goes to hit his fencing foil, the score mark where the break was supposed to happen is plainly visible, and he's holding it very still for the gag.

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The Invasion - S3-E11

Revealing mistake: After the Skipper throws the attache case in the lagoon, it explodes. Problem is that the lagoon water and the water with the explosion are in two different areas, and where the explosion is, there was no case floating. Just markers floating where the explosive is placed underwater.

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Pass the Vegetables, Please - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: As the camera pulls back from the hut, the bubbles can be seen coming from around the edges of the shot.

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Pass the Vegetables, Please - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: As the Professor reads his meter, the bubbles are shooting from beside his nose, rather than his mouth.

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Pass the Vegetables, Please - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: When Gilligan picks up a coconut, the first one he crushes easily is totally different than the ones in the pile it's on, showing it was a specially made prop.

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Marooned - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: After the Skipper tosses the sail into the water, look at the background. On the right side of the shot, the bottom of the backdrop is easily seen, showing this scene is filmed in a huge water tank set.

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Two on a Raft - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: When the shark is attacking Gilligan's oar the second time, it stops completely for a couple of seconds.

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Two on a Raft - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: As the shark goes by the floating bottle and towards the camera, the underwater rail the prop shark rides on is obvious.

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Goodbye Island - S1-E9

Revealing mistake: While they are at the front or side of the damaged boat, you can see that the dark windows above them are obviously painted on, rather poorly in some spots, and not real windows.

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Up at Bat - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: When Gilligan huddles next to a boulder in the cave he's in, the boulder rocks easily, showing that it's a prop.

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The Second Ginger Grant - S3-E24

Revealing mistake: When "Ginger" (Mary Ann) forgets the words to the song, she asks the maestro, Mr. Howell, to restart the record. Before and after he puts the needle on the beginning, you hear the music, but the turntable isn't moving.

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Pass the Vegetables, Please - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: When Gilligan is lifting the Skipper in the lounge chair, you can see the wires used to raise the chair up when the camera is close up on the Skipper.

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