Gilligan's Island

Season 1 Episode 11

Angel on the Island

2
Aired Saturday 8:30 PM Dec 12, 1964 on CBS

Trivia

FILTER BY TYPE

  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Lovey: Even Ginger, whom I replaced in the part, paid me a compliment. She compared me to a famous television personality.
      Thurston: Oh good.
      Lovey: By the way, who is Mr. Ed?
      Thurston: I haven't any idea. I wonder why she didn't compare you to Mrs. Ed.

    • Gilligan: Gee Professor, you're doing a real neat job.
      Professor: Thanks, Gilligan. These jungle berries mixed with water make excellent paint.
      Gilligan: In case the play's a flop, we always can eat the scenery.

    • Gilligan: Mr. Howell, maybe you could back this play.
      Thurston: Me?
      Gilligan: Sure Mr. Howell. We can try it out here and if it's good we can take it to Broadway.
      Thurston: Well I don't know.
      Skipper: Why don't you do it Mr. Howell? It'll be a lot of prestige.
      Thurston: I've got prestige.
      Gilligan: If it's a hit, you can make a million dollars.
      Thurston: I've got a million dollars.
      Gilligan: If it's a flop, you can deduct it from your income tax.
      Thurston: Now you're talking!

    • Thurston: (about show business) It's the only business where you can be a devil when you're an angel.

    • Thurston: There's one thing I can't stand, is a mutiny before lunch.

    • Mary Ann: Gilligan, Skipper, have you seen Ginger? She's been gone all morning.
      Skipper: No, I haven't. She wasn't at breakfast.
      Mary Ann: Oh I'm awfully worried about her. She's been acting so funny lately.
      Gilligan: You mean funny, funny, or funny, strange?
      Mary Ann: Funny strange.

  • Notes

    • Theme of episode: Compassion is an individual trait, the exclusive property of neither the poor nor the wealthy.

    • The word "angel" is used in the title as Broadway jargon. In show business terms an angel means the financial backer of a show, usually someone with pockets deep enough to cover all monetary expenses thereby guaranteeing the show will open.

  • Allusions

    • Mister Ed: Mrs. Howell said the other castaways compared her to Mister Ed. Mister Ed, of course, is the talking horse on the show of the same name.

Tuesday
No results found.
Wednesday
No results found.
Thursday
No results found.
More
Less