Gilligan's Island/And Then There Were None

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And Then There Were None
Season 3, Episode 13
Airdate December 5, 1966
Production Number 1625-0517
Written by Ron Friedman
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Produced by Robert L. Rosen
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And Then There Were None is the thirteenth episode of the third season of Gilligan's Island, and the eighty-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

A mystery on the Island insues.The Castaways start disappearing one at a time.First Mary Ann disappears while picking up some laundry,then Ginger disappears,and then Mrs.Howell.At first the Professor believes that some Natives are responsible for the Women disappearing,since Native often look for Brides.Even if it means kidnapping. However,after Mrs.Howell disappears,The Professor changes his theory about the disappearances.He believes that one of the four of them has cracked under the strain,and have made the Women disappear.The Professor,Skipper,and Mr.Howell all look at Gilligan.Of course they do not believe it for a second.Gilligan however does.Even when the Skipper tries to convince him,Gilligan becomes more,and more convinced that he made each of the women disappear.The real mystery to the disappearance of the women comes in the predawn hours,when The Professor curious about the path that each of the women took,brings Mr.Howell along to prove whatever he is looking for.As they walk towards the path that the women took,The Professor gets his answer.He,and Howell fall into a hole.When it becomes day break,The Skipper discovers The Professor,and Mr.Howell missing.They investigate,by going down the same path as the others.Gilligan now believes he made Howell,and The Professor disappear as well.The Skipper standing directly over the same hole that the others fell into,sees Mr.Howells Teddy Bear,and Mrs.Howells broach,bends down to pick them up falls into the Hole as well.Discovering the others in the Hole,The Skipper inquirers about it.The Professor explains that it is a Trap Door dug during the War to trap enemy soldiers.Gilligan now the only one who had'nt fell thriugh the trap door listens to his fellow Castaways calling to him.He thinks he has killed all of them including the Skipper.So,frightened by what he believes is them haunting him he back away into a tree,and knocks himself unconscience.He has a dream that he is a Doctor Jekylllike Monster who goes mad whenever he hears people mention any kind food.He then transforms into a hidious Monster.He soon awakens,and still hearing his fellow Castaways voices stands takes afew steps,and holding on to the clothes line falls into the Hole himself.He is relieved that he had'nt murdered his fellow Castaways.He saves them as the clothes line was tied to the tree,and he is hanging on to it.Mystery Solved.


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The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

  • The title to this episode is the same as the motion picture "And Then There Were None".
  • The Dream Sequence.Gilligan as Doctor Gilligan,a Jekyll,and Hyde like character.Mary Ann as the Cockney Flower Girl from My Fair Lady.Mr.Howell as the infamous Hanging Judge.Ginger a Lady in Red.Mrs Howell a Mary Poppins like Nanny equipped with an Umbrella.

Memorable Moments