Can You Get a Perfect Score on This “Gilligan’s Island” Quiz?

By: Katie Ormsby

4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Just sit right back and take a quiz about a fateful trip. Even though it only ran for three seasons, "Gilligan's Island" is one of television's most enduring shows. Think you remember the adventures of Gilligan and the rest of the castaways well enough to ace this quiz? Let's find out!

What's the name of the castaways' charter boat?

As the catchy theme song tells us, "Five passengers set sail that day for a 3 hour tour, a 3 hour tour ... if not for the courage of the fearless crew, the Minnow would be lost, the Minnow would be lost."


The Professor teaches which subject?

While you might misremember the Professor as a college professor, he's actually a high school science teacher. He spends a great deal of his time building inventions, including a generator, record player and telegraph.


What's Mary Ann's last name?

The castaways' full names are Mary Ann Summers, Jonah "The Skipper" Grumby, Thurston Howell III, Eunice "Lovey" Howell, Professor Roy Hinkley and Ginger Grant. We never learn Gilligan's full name. Some of the show's conceptual material referred to him as Willy Gilligan, but he is only ever known as Gilligan on the show.


Gilligan meets a jungle boy who's played by which of these future movie stars?

"Gilligan Meets Jungle Boy" features a very young Kurt Russell. He can't communicate verbally beyond repeating the last few words he hears. This poses a problem for the castaways when he uses the hot-air balloon they build in the episode to leave the island. He's unable to tell anyone about the stranded castaways.


What's the name of the musical group that Ginger, Mary Ann and Mrs. Howell form?

In "Don't Bug The Mosquitoes," a rock band known as "The Mosquitoes" visit the island for some peace and quiet. The castaways devise a plan to annoy The Mosquitoes so much that the band will want to leave and take the castaways home. The Mosquitoes are so threatened by how good the girl group is, though, that they leave the castaways stranded when they depart the island.


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