Gilligan's Island

Gilligan's Island (1964)

27 mistakes in season 1

Marooned - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When they are listening to the radio report describing the lost boat, the professor goes from standing up to sitting down between shots.

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They're Off and Running - S1-E29

Other mistake: In several shots during the first turtle race, Gilligan is inexplicably wearing a wedding band (Bob Denver was married to his first wife at the time and forgot to remove it).

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John Pawson

The Sound of Quacking - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: During the dream sequence, when Gilligan starts a showdown with Mr.Howell and the Professor, someone's face appears in the window in the background for a second, and it's none of the castaways - someone in the filming crew most likely.

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Big Man on a Little Stick - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: As the Professor sends Duke off, he gives the island's position as 110° Latitude, 10° Longitude. In "X Marks The Spot" (S1: E: 19), the position is given as 140° Latitude, 10° Longitude.

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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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Three to Get Ready - S1-E30

Continuity mistake: At the end after Gilligan pretends to throw away the Eye of the Idol, everyone gets up to look for it. As the Professor gets up, Gilligan gestures to him. In the next second, his arms are on the table.

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Waiting for Watubi - S1-E11

Audio problem: As Gilligan is carrying Kona, there is an earthquake and coconuts fall on him. However there is the sound of eight hits, but only four hit him. Also, there's the sound of a hit, but there's no coconut near him.

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The Big Gold Strike - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: As the raft starts to sink, Lovey goes into the water on the back side of the raft. When the camera is in a close up of Mr. Howell, she's sitting beside him again. Then she's neck-deep in the water in the next wide shot.

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The Big Gold Strike - S1-E10

Other mistake: As the girls are trying to land their catch, the Skipper comes by and starts to help. Although he was walking by, when he starts to help, his pants legs are already wet from previous takes.

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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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Two on a Raft - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode when everyone is listening to the radio the professor is shown standing up and in the next shot is sitting down.

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Two on a Raft - S1-E2

Other mistake: At the beginning of the episode when the Skipper wakes up on the boat this scene is actually from the original pilot, as you can see the 3 different actors that played the part of the professor, Ginger, and Mary Ann.

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Suggested correction: The original actors ARE shown, true. However their characters slightly differred in the original pilot. They were known as a high school teacher, Ginger, and Bunny.

Home Sweet Hut - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: While the castaways are standing around while their clothes dry, Mary Ann is not wearing any shoes. As the scene continues she is shown standing wearing black shoes.

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Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: When the SS Minnow is shown beached on the deserted island, it's seen leaning on its left. At the ending credits, the Minnow is shown completely upright.

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Gilligan Meets Jungle Boy - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: When the Skipper squeezes Gilligan to get rid of the helium, in one shot the Skipper's hat is on, and in the other it is not.

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The Matchmaker - S1-E26

Other mistake: As Mary Ann pedals to power the sewing machine, the bobbin only clicks back and forth, giving the illusion of real movement.

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The Return of Wrongway Feldman - S1-E25

Other mistake: As the plane taxis in, there are tracks from the wheels in the sand prior to the plane's entry into the scene, showing a previous take.

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St. Gilligan and the Dragon - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: As the women are packing up to move out, Mr. Howell says he and Lovey have been married for nineteen years. As the men are trying to get to sleep, he says they were married twenty-two years.

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