Gilligan's Island/Splashdown

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Season 3, Episode 22
Airdate February 20, 1967
Production Number 1625-0522
Written by John Fenton Murray
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Produced by Robert L. Rosen
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Splashdown is the twenty-second episode of the third season of Gilligan's Island, and the ninetieth 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)

Additional Cast: Chick Hern (Commentator), George Neise (NASA official), Scott Graham (Tobias), Jim Spencer (Ryan)


Plot Overview

A Spacecraft splash lands in the middle of the Lagoon.The Castaways discovers the Craft.The Castaways sees another chance to be rescued.They know that NASA will be searching for the Spacecraft,and with the Spacecraft lost NASA will send search parties.The Castaways unknowingly are wrong about the search.Back at NASA Base,the Scientist fearing the Spacecraft would be discovered by unfriendly Nations decides to blow the Spacecraft to bits.The Castaways come very close to being killed,when a delay saves the Castaways lives.


Arc Advancement


Mary Ann,Ginger,and the Howell sneak aboard the SpaceCraft.




The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments

The view from Space showing the Castaways message that was suppose to spell,SOS,but instaed spells SAL,the name of one of the Astranaunts.Mr. Howells reaction at this episodes end.