Just like the series, the critics
hated it, but just like the series, the ratings were
Eric Allan Kramer's portrayal of Alan Hale Jr. was so perfect, it was spooky.
Kristen Dalton was terrific as Ginger, if fact all of the cast was
very good with the possible exception of Samantha Harris as Dawn
Wells. Want to know more? There's a great web site
by Pete Ceres with behind the scenes photos taken by the
author, but be warned, these nice high-res pictures take a
long time to load. Click
Here to go There.
felt that Dawn Wells and the other writers really trashed Tina Louise
because she was the only living cast-member to not appear in
the show. The day after the program aired, radio
personality, Howard Stern, got Tina to talk about the
facts. In the interview, she admitted that just about
everything said about her in the movie was true.
On November 9, 2001, Tina was promoting and up-coming TV movie on
Entertainment Tonight. She used the occasion to once again sat
that she wasn't the person portrayed in "Surviving Gilligan's
HERE to hear this 60 second "in depth interview."
Island" was fun, but it was a shame that Natalie Schafer, Jim Backus
and Alan Hale Jr. are no longer with us. Which brings
me to the point of this page.
1988, all the cast-members got together for a
reunion on "The Late Show" with Ross Shafer.
This is the last time they'd all be together. No one realized,
at the time, they were making TV history. Now for the
first time in over a decade you can hear a special version
of this interview. Click
Here to hear a fifteen minute version of this historic