Gilligan's Island

Man with a Net - S3-E7

Stupidity: All castaways knew about the highly potent drinks, but they each drank it all instead of just pretending to drink with fake sips each time Lord Beasley took a sip - thus knocking every one of the castaways out cold and losing another rescue.

All About Eva - S3-E14

Stupidity: After Eva Grubb first arrives on the island and states her frustrations to the castaways, she walks away and the Professor reveals a plan to not leave her in her current condition and have a boat sent back for her to get her some help. How is he going to do this? If he could contact civilization to get Eva a boat, then how come he could never do the same to get themselves rescued? Furthermore, how would he be able to contact anyone to help Eva anyway?

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Suggested correction: You completely misunderstood his plan and the episode up to that point. Eva arrived by boat and ended up giving the boat key to the group. The group was going to leave the island on Eva's boat, but she wanted to stay and wouldn't go with them. But in his opinion, she was too emotional to stay on the island alone, so after they got back home, using Eva's boat, the group would find help and that help would go back to the island to bring Eva home.

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The Friendly Physician - S2-E29

Plot hole: The scientist yells for Igor to capture the escaping Castaways, to which Igor responds "capture them yourself" in Ginger's voice. The scientist appears surprised to find out Igor is not Igor, but how can this be? He had to be the one to pull the lever to switch everyone's personalities and bodies around, so he should have already known.

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Erika Tiffany Smith to the Rescue - S2-E15

Question: I'm very confused about the ending. During an interview, the interviewer says that the Navy are unable to find the castaways because Erika's log book is written in English translated from Hungarian. If her log book was translated from Hungarian to English, then how could the Navy be unable to use it to find the island and rescue everybody? She left out latitude and longitude but, there must have been something in the log book to give an idea of where the island was.

Answer: Hungarian-to-English translation aside, Erika's log-book entries were utterly meaningless. When the radio interviewer expresses confusion, Erika even reads entries from the log: "You take a left at a big, beautiful, pink tropical flower, then pull over and park," and "After the storm, we backed up and made a U-turn," etc. Her directions were scatterbrained, to put it nicely. Additionally, Erika's yacht was forced to leave the island during a tropical storm, and they lost their bearings for several days before the Navy found them. Given that Erika was such a scatterbrain, we might also assume that she didn't hire the most competent yacht crew, either.

Charles Austin Miller

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