Fantasy Island

Season 2 Episode 4

Best Seller / The Tomb

Aired Saturday 10:00 PM Oct 14, 1978 on ABC
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Best Seller / The Tomb
In "Best Seller" Shy Barney T. Hunter from St. Louis Missouri desires the limelight as a best-selling author and have women throw themselves at him. In "The Tomb" an archeologist and his daughter go on a dig to find the tomb of an ancient Prince and are confronted with an Egyptian curse in the tomb.moreless

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    Maureen McCormick

    Maureen McCormick

    Angela Brennan

    Guest Star

    Barry Sullivan

    Barry Sullivan

    Professor Neville Marlowe

    Guest Star

    Shelley Fabares

    Shelley Fabares

    Jill Marlowe

    Guest Star

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (2)

      • Tattoo writes a jingle to win second prize so he can give the mink coat to a girl he's trying to impress, from a page right out of Barney Hunter's sex expert book.

      • The name of Barney T. Hunter's best-selling Sex Expert book is "Sex Can Make You Immortal".

    • QUOTES (3)

      • Tattoo: Good morning Boss.
        Roarke: Good morn ... what are you doing with the mail sack Tattoo?
        Tattoo: I want to make sure that these get on the plane.
        Roarke: Oh?
        Tattoo: Yes they are my entries for the "Prune Whammy" Jingle Contest.
        Roarke: Prune Whammy's?
        Tattoo: Yes it's a new breakfast cereal.
        Roarke: Oh I see.
        Tattoo: Listen to this Boss. If you get up in the morning and you feel real slow, pick up a bowl of Prune Whammy and it will make you go, go, go, go!
        Roarke: Marvelous.
        Tattoo: I'm only trying for second prize.
        Roarke: Indeed and what is the second prize?
        Tattoo: A full length mink coat.
        Roarke: A mink coat. What are you going to do with a mink coat on a tropical island?

      • Tattoo: (reading his telegram Boss, my jingle won first prize.
        Mr. Roarke: Congratulations Tattoo, but you don't seem to happy about it.
        Tattoo: I wanted second prize, a mink coat.
        Mr. Roarke: I'm sure first prize is much grander.
        Tattoo: It is, it is, I've won an all expense paid trip to Fantasy Island. (rolling his eyes)

      • Mrs. Brennan: Angela, return that sex book to that shameless smut monger.

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