Sneak Peek At Gilligan Castaways
Looks like those wild and crazy folks at TBS enjoy tormenting us with limited information about the show. All is not lost, however. A little sneak peek is available to keep us on the edge of our couches.
hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
occupation: Works at a marina and attends college in Massachusetts
Gilligan moment: He once crashed a million-dollar boat into another million-dollar boat because he was distracted looking at a pretty girl.
Gilligan characteristics: His friends have called him Gilligan for years. He is very shy and klutzy but also very charming. He is always in trouble yet still very likeable. He has been preparing for this role his entire life because he is Gilligan.
what he can make out of coconuts: A cup
one item he would bring if stranded on an island: Tools
hometown: Plum Island, Massachusetts
occupation: Skipper and small business owner
Skipper moment: He was hanging out at the local boat club during the auditions. He decided to go on stage as a joke, but he was actually selected for the role.
Skipper characteristics: He is a leader with great moral character. He grew up on an island and isn't too concerned about being rescued. He may like it and want to stay.
what he can make out of coconuts: A Bachi game. He would make the balls out of coconuts and build a court on the island. Then he would make some cash by betting on the games.
one item he would bring if stranded on an island: Cold beer
THE MILLIONAIRE AND HIS WIFE
ages: He is 40; she is 35
hometown: Newport Beach, California
occupations: He owns 26 companies; she is a television personality
Millionaire moment: He would pay people to build him a raft to get off the island; she can't wait to see the movie star's gown.
Millionaire characteristics: He is an entrepreneur and can save, use and make money very successfully. She cannot get enough of her 1,200-count sheets, designer clothes, jewelry and skin-care products. They are prisoners of their work and want to get away from their busy lives by being on a deserted island. They are adventurous and look forward to getting "lost."
what they can make out of coconuts: A mess. They once had a coconut candle that ended up burning down the table.
one item they would bring if stranded on an island: Mattress pad
*image not available of millionaire*
age: A lady never tells
hometown: Los Angeles, California
occupation: Actress, model and mother
Ginger moment: She expects everything to be top quality at hotels. She will change hotels if there are plastic chairs by the pool. She requires nice baths and soft pillows.
Ginger characteristics: She shares the flightiness and aloofness of Ginger. She tends to drift and wander without care for what is going on around her. She is innocent of time and always running late. She is in her own world, although she will not be forced into anything she doesn't want to do.
what she can make out of coconuts: Bikini
one item she would bring if stranded on an island: Peanut butter
hometown: Manhattan, NY
occupation: Professor at a University in New York; author of four books
Professor moment: To prepare for the show, he tested how much weight average bamboo rods can hold without sinking in his swimming pool. He also learned how to do a graduated taste test to determine which foods are edible.
Professor characteristics: He likes to read, write and research. He is sought out for his knowledge and as a problem solver; he is a general sage. He thinks logically rather than emotionally and is very good-looking.
what he can make out of coconuts: A battery, by recharging it through a coconut using pennies and salt water.
one item he would bring if stranded on an island: Laptop computer
hometown: Manchester, Missouri
occupation: College student
Mary Ann moment: When she was cast on the show, her mother made her learn how to open a coconut with a rock and bake a coconut cream pie from scratch.
Mary Ann characteristics: She is a Sunday school teacher and looks and acts like the girl next door. She is a very adventurous person who looks a lot like Mary Ann and loves the original Gilligan's Island. She grew up near a farm and likes to cook, especially pies.
what she can make out of coconuts: Coconut cream pie
one item she would bring if stranded on an island: Toothbrush or
Initially, Carmen Electra had signed on as Ginger but she backed out leaving a mystery as to whom the new Ginger is. Any guesses?