Stanley Z. Cherry
|Opening theme||"The Ballad of Gilligan's Isle"|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||98 plus a 1963 pilot (first broadcast in 1964) (|
|Camera setup||Film; |
|Running time||25 minutes|
|Original release||September 26, 1964– April 17, 1967|
Gilligan's Island is an American
Gilligan's Island ran for a total of 98 episodes. The first season, consisting of 36 episodes, was filmed in black and white. These episodes were later
The show received solid ratings during its original run, then grew in popularity during decades of syndication, especially in the 1970s and 1980s when many markets ran the show in the late afternoon. Today, the title character of
The two-man crew of the charter boat
The island was close enough to Hawaii to clearly pick up Hawaiian AM radio transmissions on a portable receiver. The location given in the series varies.
In the first-season episode "
Later in the first season, the episode "