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Subject: Re: Murder to remain unsolved. (Gilligan's Island)
From: perl@step.UUCP (Robert Perlberg)
Date: 1990-05-07, 10:05
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks,rec.arts.tv

In article <22554@bellcore.bellcore.com>, sjs@roland.ctt.bellcore.com (Stan Switzer) writes:
> > In article <13016@venera.isi.edu> schur@venera.isi.edu (Sean Schur) writes:
>> > > The thing that would break convention to the highest degree
>> > > would be to not ever solve the mystery.
> > 
> > On the contrary: Did Gilligan ever get off the island?

Yes.  In the (I think) second movie after the series.

On a tangent, I heard that the phrase "vast wasteland" was coined by
Newton Minnow, the then chairman of the FCC.  Could the choice of the
name "Minnow" for the boat have been a sort of in-joke?

Robert Perlberg
Dean Witter Reynolds Inc., New York
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	-- "I am not a language ... I am a free man!"


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