Gilligan's Island

Smile, You're on Mars Camera - S2-E4

Stupidity: When the castaways stand in front of the camera waiting for it to operate, they hold signs up saying "SOS", "Help!", etc. thinking that will get them rescued. Even once the camera finally works and the gentlemen running the camera see them, this would do the castaways no good considering there is only picture (No sound) and the viewers think this is Mars. No location they were at were on the signs, and they can't be heard so the signs made were fully irrelevant for a rescue attempt.

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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Question: Why did the Howells, Ginger and Mary Ann have so many changes of clothes with them? It was only a three hour tour.

Answer: Bob Denver answered this when he was on a talk show hosted by Pat Sajak. He said they were going to write into an episode where the castaways found all these clothes, but it got too complicated, so he said, they decided, "who cares, it's only a TV show," and forgot about it. So the writers and actors even asked this, they just never bothered to address it.

Answer: It was a running gag about how out of touch with reality they are, because they are so rich, that they think they need to bring an extensive wardrobe with them everywhere they go.

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