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Gilligans Island Characters

Books LLC

Published May 27th 2010
ISBN : 9781157101307
Paperback
34 pages
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Chapters: The Professor, Gilligan, Thurston Howell, Iii, the Skipper, Lovey Howell, Ginger Grant, List of Gilligans Island Characters, Mary Ann Summers, Wrongway Feldman. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 32. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Roy Hinkley, M.A., B.S., Ph.D., usually referred to as The Professor, is one of the seven castaways from the television series Gilligans Island. He was played by Russell Johnson. The Professors backstory identifies him as a high school science teacher who was born in Cleveland, Ohio. His principal expertise was as a botanist, whose purpose in joining the ill-fated voyage that stranded the castaways was to write a book to be titled Fun With Ferns. His main function on the show was to devise many ways for the castaways to live more comfortably on the island. Many of his inventions (including a method for recharging the batteries in the ubiquitous radio) utilized coconuts and bamboo, both of which were in plentiful supply. Aside from his proficiency in science, he was also adept and well-versed in law, literature, social sciences, and the arts. Besides a list of degrees from various schools (including USC, UCLA, SMU, and TCU) he provides in one episode, little was ever learned about his past and nothing was ever learned about his family. In several episodes there are brief remarks on his past: in the pilot he is described as a well-known scoutmaster- in another when a big game hunter comes to the Island and asks the Professor what sports he took, the answer is chess club- after kissing Ginger for a prolonged period (during filming of a silent movie) he claims to be a scuba diver- in another when the castaways try to recreate who killed Randolph Blake, the Professor threatens to expose the cheating Blake to a science council. The Profess...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=690509