Gilligan's Island/Up at Bat

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Up at Bat
Season 3, Episode 1
Airdate September 12, 1966
Production Number 1625-0508
Written by Ron Friedman
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Produced by Sherwood Schwartz
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Up at Bat is the first episode of the third season of Gilligan's Island, and the sixty-ninth 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

Gilligan is bitten on the neck by a Bat.He believes that he will turn into a Vampire.He is so fearful of this prospect that he leaves his fellow castaways also for fear that he will bite them,and they become Vampires too.He goes to the other side of the Island,and will barrage himself in a Cave.He has a dream that night in the Cave.He is a Vampire,Ginger is his Bride,Mary Ann is the Maid(made up to look like an old hag),The Howells are a visiting couple seeking lodging for the night,and The Professor(as Sherlocklike),and The Skipper(a Dr.Watsonlike assistant)are the characters in Gilligans dream.The latter two are bungling detctives that have been sent to invetigate strange goings on in the Castle belonging to Dracula/Gilligan.The Count tries to bite the visiting Howells,but is halted by the Detective pair.Gilligan then awakens from his dream.It was discovered that the Bat that the Crew,and Castaways believed had bitten Gilligan was a Vampire,was in fact a Fruit Bat which according to The Professor is completely harmless.Relief comes to all,and especially Gilligan.


Arc Advancement





In the dream sequence,when Dracula/Gilligan is fighting the Holmes,and Watson detectives,a giant words pop up in like the Batman Series.

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