Thurston Howell III

Jim Backus played the egotistical, but lovable millionaire Thurston Howell III on Gilligan’s Island.  Howell made his money the old fashioned way, he inherited it from dear old dad.  Backus, who also voiced Mister Magoo, played Howell as loud, but insecure and convinced that money was the only universal language.  Howell and his wife Lovey, … More Thurston Howell III

Gilligan’s Island

There are a group of sitcoms that many of us grew up with: I Love Lucy, The Beverly Hillbillies, Andy Griffith, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, MASH, The Dick Van Dyke Show and Gilligan’s Island. The most replayed television series in history. Shows we’ve seen so often the dialogue is second nature. Gilligan’s Island “Gilligan, … More Gilligan’s Island