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Greenspring residents celebrate Gilligan’s Island anniversary

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November 20th, 2014
Greenspring actors recreate historic Gillian's Island cast photo

On September 26, 1964, Gilligan’s Island, a television show following the comedic adventures of seven shipwrecked castaways, premiered on CBS. For three years and 98 episodes, American audiences laughed heartily as the Skipper, Gilligan, Mary Ann, Ginger, the Professor, and Mr. and Mrs. Howell tried, but ultimately failed, to escape their plight.  

Even though the show was cancelled in April 1967, Gilligan’s Island continues to live on as the longest running syndicated television show in television history. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the show’s premier, community members at



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