Gilligan's Island

Season 3 Episode 27

It's a Bird, It's a Plane

Aired Saturday 8:30 PM Mar 27, 1967 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Ginger: There's something that I want to do before I fly away.
      Gilligan: Buy insurance?
      Ginger: No. I want to give you a goodbye kiss.
      Gilligan: You don't have to! I'm not going any place!

  • Notes

    • Guest star Walt Hazzard (who appears only briefly in this episode) played for the Los Angeles Lakers in 1967--the year this episode aired.

    • Theme of episode: Man's most ingenious new inventions are at the mercy of man himself.

  • Allusions

    • Episode Title: It's a Bird, It's a Plane

      The episode title is a quote from the famous opening narration for the Superman radio and television series. The full narration is: "Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!".