TV Series | TV-G | | Comedy, Family
If you notice the Skipper's (Alan Hale, Jr's) left hand, he wears a green emerald ring. He wore this ring in homage to his father, Alan Hale, Sr. It is referenced in the first season episode "Waiting for Watubi" where the Skipper thinks he is dying,... ...
Gee whiz, Professor!
It has often been observed that although they were on "a three hour tour," the castaways have an awful lot of supplies. Mary Ann and Ginger have seemingly not ever worn the same clothes twice, the Professor has an extensively library, the Howells have myriad luxury items, etcetera.
During the first season's opening credits, for some reason neither The Professor, Russell Johnson nor Mary Ann Dawn Wells received an on screen billing, nor were they referred to in the theme song. They were just referred to as "... and the rest." For seasons two and three they were added at the request of Bob Denver, who played "Gilligan" and thought it was stupid to leave out the two actors just to shorten the introductory song by a few notes.
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