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The Mystery of Gilligan's Island Solved?

Gilligan's%20Island%203.jpgI never was much of a fan of Gilligan's Island.  Even as a kid, I thought the premise for the show was pretty lame.  It did have a catchy theme song, however.

All the survivors did was sit around and eat.  They never worked on their boat--well, not very hard.  In fact, they didn't even seem much interested in getting off the island.  They were always kind of just hanging around . . . like a lot of the kids I went to high school with.

The professor always had weird ideas about what he could make from coconuts.  The Howell's seemed like they had a few too many gin and tonics--although there was no booze on the island.  Something was amiss. And then there was that weird shrub that looked vaguely familiar.  

But now it all makes sense . . .  It wasn't just Bob Denver.   Click here: - Mary Ann of 'Gilligan's Island' Caught With Marijuana in Car - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News.  The years have not been kind to Mary Ann. 

Reader Comments (8)

She smoked it, but she didn't inhale!
March 11, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLLOYD
1) All I've done is stay indoors during this much worse than average Chicago Winter (normal snow fall is about 30+ inches; this season it was around 55") and eat, just like the folks on that island. Now I've got to figure out how to get rid of 10-15 extra pounds.

2) I never much liked that show when I was younger, either. Bob Denver was much better as the beatnik on Dobie Gillis.

3) Like the beatniks (and their successors during the 60's) poor old Mary Ann apparently likes the Wacky Weed. Too bad she no longer lives in the Golden State - she could've gotten a hold of some for medicinal purposes....
March 11, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGeorge
"not been kind"? Come on! She's 69.

BTW, for a really weird take on Gilligan's Island, search on "Stairway to Gilligan's Island". The Gilligan's Island theme, done to the tune of "Stairway to Heaven". It actually works.
March 11, 2008 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"
There is a "Christian TV Network" here in Pittsburgh (CTV) that produced a show called "Pastor Greg". It was billed as a Christian sitcom. Dawn Wells guest starred as Pastor Greg's mother, playing up her wholesome image and family values.
March 12, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChris Malamisuro
It's been said:

God is perfect, man is not.
Man makes booze, God makes pot.
March 12, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterWaldo
Yeow, Kim, you think too much! It's just TV and pop culture. It's supposed to be more pop than culture, that's what makes it great. Why do I get the feeling you had a hard time enjoying a good episode of MASH? I guess you and Stellman have that much in common.

All in good humor,

March 13, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterZrim
For once I agree with Zrim. Lighten up as Zrim says it is just pop culture. Sopose to make us laugh at stupid stuff, some realistic and most not. You need to watch a season of MASH, it was stupid but real funny.
March 13, 2008 | Unregistered Commentertiminator
You mean all this time her name was really Mary Jane?
March 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChris Sherman

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