Here on Gilligan's Isle

  • by Russell Johnson, Steve Cox
  • Narrated by Russell Johnson
  • 2 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

At last, everything you ever wanted to know about "Gilligan's Island" from the Professor himself, Russell Johnson. Sit right back and take a nostalgic, first-hand look into the world of Gilligan's Island. Directly from the ship's log, Russell Johnson takes you the day when Sherwood Schwartz shipwrecked seven strangers on a tiny desert isle - and America hasn't been the same since. Here on Gilligan's Isle is a treasure trove for true fans, with original interviews with all the cast, behind-the-scenes gossip, and trivia. Don't be fooled by imitations: this is the audiobook for anyone who ever loved - or even watched - Gilligan's Island!


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Customer Reviews

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If you're a Gilligan fan, a must listen!

I absolutely loved Russell's story. I was expecting something less deep but it way exceeded my expectations!
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- Jeff Corey

Great account of the behind the scenes goings on.

Where does Here on Gilligan's Isle rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

For that particular Genre it is probably an 8 out of 10

What other book might you compare Here on Gilligan's Isle to and why?

My Lucky Life by Dick Van Dyke. Russell Johnson (Although not as good as he thinks he is) tells a very realistic story of how they got along and when they didn't. It was a good account of how things were done on television way back.

Which character – as performed by Russell Johnson – was your favorite?

Alan Hale. That was a surprise to me but I really got to like the man as Russell Johnson described him.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?


Any additional comments?

I like to read books about the old sitcoms. This was one I was glad I read.

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- Sal

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-17-2009
  • Publisher: Phoenix Books