The gigantic Gilligan's Island quiz

How well do you know the Howells?

Just sit right back and we'll give you a quiz, a quiz of a fateful trip….

Gilligan's Island remains one of the most widely known and beloved sitcoms in TV history.

But how well do you know it? Enough to be an honorary Howell? 

Only true fans can correctly answer 30 out of these 40 quick questions. Otherwise, you might just get stranded….

Good luck!

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  1. What was the name of the castaways' boat on 'Gilligan's Island'?
  2. According to the theme song of 'Gilligan's Island,' how long was the boat tour supposed to take?
  3. What was the official name of the theme song to 'Gilligan's Island'?
  4. How many castaways were there?
  5. 'Gilligan's Island' creator Sherwood Schwartz also created what iconic sitcom?
  6. What was the Skipper's nickname for Gilligan on 'Gilligan's Island'?
  7. What was Ginger's last name on 'Gilligan's Island'?
  8. What is the Professor's actual name on 'Gilligan's Island'?
  9. What is the Skipper's actual name on 'Gilligan's Island'?
  10. Jim Backus portrayed Thurston Howell III on 'Gilligan's Island.' He is also known for voicing what famous cartoon character?
  11. What was the home state of Mary Ann on 'Gilligan's Island'?
  12. 'Gilligan's Island' originally aired for how many seasons?
  13. How many seasons of 'Gilligan's Island' were produced in color?
  14. Before he played Gilligan, Bob Denver was best known as portraying what beloved sitcom character?
  15. Sherwood Schwartz first offered the role of Gilligan to what notable sitcom actor (who turned down the role)?
  16. During the first season of 'Gilligan's Island,' what two castaways were NOT mentioned by name in the theme song lyrics?
  17. This folk group sang the theme song originally used in season one of 'Gilligan's Island.'
  18. The musical act that sang the original version of the 'Gilligan's Island' theme song also appeared as a fictional band in an episode that spoofed the Beatles. What was this fake band's name?
  19. Ginger, Mary Ann and Mrs. Howell form a musical trio on 'Gilligan's Island.' What did they call themselves?
  20. Before she landed the role of Mary Ann on 'Gilligan's Island,' Dawn Wells earned what beauty pageant title?
  21. What was Mary Ann's last name on 'Gilligan's Island'?
  22. Gilligan wears a wristwatch featuring what fictional cartoon character?
  23. In 1987, Gilligan, the Skipper, Mary Ann and the Professor all reunited on an episode of what sitcom?
  24. What was the name of the debut episode of 'Gilligan's Island.'
  25. The pilot episode of 'Gilligan's Island' did not feature the movie star and Mary Ann. Instead, the two female characters had what jobs?
  26. What legendary composer wrote the calypso theme song heard only in the pilot episode of 'Gilligan's Island'?
  27. According to their backstory, how did Gilligan save the Skipper's life during World War II?
  28. What is the home state of the Howells on 'Gilligan's Island'?
  29. In 1981, what sports team guest-starred in the third made-for-TV movie sequel to 'Gilligan's Island'?
  30. Which original sitcom cast member did NOT appear in the 'Gilligan's Island' made-for-TV sequel movies?
  31. In the pilot episode of 'Gilligan's Island,' flags in the harbor can be seen flying at half-mast. Why?
  32. In the episode "Seer Gilligan," Gilligan discovers a plant on the island that gives people what power?
  33. In the episode "Goodbye Island,' the Professor uses what material to patch up the boat and attempt an escape from the island?
  34. In the episode "Gilligan Meets Jungle Boy," what future action heroes plays Jungle Boy?
  35. What was the name of the mad scientist who lived in a castle on 'Gilligan's Island'?
  36. Which of the following titles was NOT an official cartoon series sequel to 'Gilligan's Island'?
  37. In the episode "Topsy-Turvy," professional athlete Roman Gabriel guest-stars as a native on 'Gilligan's Island.' What did Roman Gabriel play in the real world?
  38. The S.S. Minnow was named "Minnow" in honor of what real-life figure?
  39. In 1967, Alan Hale Jr. guest-starred as a character named "Gilligan" on what TV show?
  40. Years after playing the Skipper on 'Gilligan's Island,' Alan Hale Jr. owned a restaurant in Los Angeles. What was its name?

The gigantic Gilligan's Island quiz

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John111911Smith 7 months ago
Missed #s 27 & 35. Winner Winner chicken dinner! I'm still a Gilligan's Island expert. Ha!
I was watching The Mosquitoes episode while taking the quiz.
Randall 15 months ago
Alan Hale jr didn't own that restaurant he was an employee and they used his name he was a host I remember his interview on sixty minutes!!!
TexasGreek 20 months ago
You got 38 out of 40
Winner, winner, fish dinner!
ndebrabant 29 months ago

You got 40 out of 40
Winner, winner, fish dinner! With that big brain, you could have probably fixed the Minnow and gotten off the island.
Stephen 30 months ago
You got 32 out of 40
Winner, winner, fish dinner! With that big brain, you could have probably fixed the Minnow and gotten off the island.
EllisClevenger 33 months ago
You got 33 out of 40
Winner, winner, fish dinner! With that big brain, you could have probably fixed the Minnow and gotten off the island.
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