The New Adventures of Gilligan

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The New Adventures of Gilligan
Premiere September 7, 1974
Finale October 25, 1975
Creator Sherwood Schwartz
Network/Provider ABC
Style 30-minute animated comedy
Company Filmation Associates
Seasons 2
Episodes 24
Origin USA

The New Adventures of Gilligan is an animated comedy that aired on ABC.

Distilled from the iconic 1960s sitcom Gilligan's Island, the castaways of the S.S. Minnow (presumably named for Newton R. Minnow, FCC chairman who called television a "vast wasteland") are still co-existing on the deserted island while dealing with pro-social issues.

The original cast members except for Tina Louise (who no longer chose to be associated with the show) and Dawn Wells reprise their characters in voice form. In the 1982 follow-up, Gilligan's Planet, Dawn Wells would return to voice Mary Ann.

Filmation Associates produced the series. Due to the show's association to parent show Gilligan's Island, Warner Bros. Television handles its distribution.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Bob Denver Gilligan 1 2
Alan Hale, Jr. Skipper 1 2
Jim Backus Thurston Howell III 1 2
Natalie Schafer Lovey Howell 1 2
Russell Johnson Professor 1 2
Jane Webb Ginger 1 2
Mary Ann 1 2


Season Premiere Finale #
Season One September 7, 1974 December 21, 1974 16
Season Two September 6, 1975 October 25, 1975 8


At a Glance: Additional information about the series

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Complete Series
The Complete Series April 26, 2016 3


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