Gilligan's Island/Pass the Vegetables, Please

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Pass the Vegetables, Please
Season 3, Episode 3
Airdate September 26, 1966
Production Number 1625-0503
Written by Elroy Schwartz
Directed by Leslie Goodwins
Produced by Sherwood Schwartz
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Pass the Vegetables, Please is the third episode of the third season of Gilligan's Island, and the seventy-first episode overall.

Starring: Bob Denver (Gilligan), Alan Hale (Skipper)

Also Starring: Jim Backus (Thurston J. Howell III), Natalie Schafer (Mrs. Howell)

and Also Starring: Tina Louise (Ginger Grant)

with Russell Johnson (The Professor), Dawn Wells (Mary Ann)


Plot Overview

While Fishing Gilligan reels in a Crate.He opens it,and discovers Packages full of Seeds.He tells his fellow Castaways about the Seeds.They are so happy to receive the Packages of Seeds(there are all varieties)that they set about planting them.The very next Day,to everybodys surprise,the Seeds have grown to full Size.Some Springbeans have full to extra Full size.The Castaways will prepare the full size Food to eat for Dinner.What the Castaways do not know,and will learn from the Radio Report is that the Seeds were part of a Laborotary experiment that somehow became Radioactive,and then got lost at Sea.As the Castaways are consuming their favorite Vegetables,Gilligan loves Spinach,Mary Ann Loves Carrots,and Lovey adores Sugar Beets,the others their favorites,they listen to the Radio Announcer talking about the Experimental Seeds,warning the Public about the Seeds,and its Danger,to report the Box containing the Seeds to the Authorities.Gilligan who found the Crated Box had failed to notice that the Label saying Danger Experimental Seeds.Having consumed the Food from the Radioactive Seeds,The Professor searches for a Cure.He finds that in order to counteract the effects of the Radiation,The Castaways must move around.The effects of the Seeds however produces some unexpectant results that might not be fatal.Mary Ann sees a Boat that none of the other Castaways can see,thanks to her consumption of the Carrots which has given her telescoptic sight..Gilligan thanks to his consumption of Spinach has Super Human strength.Loveys Love of Sugar Beets has given her the ability to move at fast speed.The Professor searching for the solution to these abilties finds one.He tells the others that they must all eat Fatty Substance to counteract the Radiation.The Fatty Substance that they must all consume is Island Made Soap,the only Fatty Substance available on the Island.Reluctantly they all comply.In a short time,the Castaways are all cured.Gilligan who most of all who was unwilling to eat the Fatty Soap has gotten use to it.So use to it that he is chewing on one while lying in his Hammock.


Arc Advancement


The Castaways sit down to eat their favorite Vegetables.The Skipper,and Mary Ann are moving around so as not to let the Radiation in their Body set in any one place.




The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments

Gilligan lifting a Falling Tree.Gilligan later lifting the Skipper.Lovey running at fast speed while cleaning the Howells Hut.The Castaways all eating the Fatty Soap which produces Bubbles.The Bubbles coming out of the Hut while at the same time the Castaways are talking.Gilligan acting as a Plow Horse as the Skipper is leading him.Gilligan accidently pouring Water on the Skippers Shoe.The Skipper pouring Water in Gilligans Shirt.