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A Tale of a Fateful Trip

Critics and network executives hated it, but fans loved Gilligan's Island; it's been on the air for twenty-five years. Show creator and writer Sherwood Schwartz -- who also wrote the Brady Bunch and My Favorite Martian -- has a new book about the program, called Inside Gilligan's Island.


Other segments from the episode on August 26, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 26, 1988: Interview with Doc Watson; Commentary on classic love songs; Interview with Sherwood Schwartz; Review of the home video "Basic Plumbing."


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