14 Secret Facts You Never Knew About Gilligan's Island

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale… Well, maybe not a tale, but some juicy secrets that will shock the hell out of you.

Before we dive in here is another little fact... The founder of Fact Pixel Tim Beachum use to watch Gilligan as a child. He loved the show so much that he called the local television network and asked to be on the show. The lady at the front desk thought it was so cute that she took his information and ended up putting Tim on a local show called Romper Room.

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    Was Created As A Political Statement

    Believe it or not, the show was intended to pack a political punch. Producer Sherwood Schwartz came up with the idea of ‘Gilligan’s Island’ while attending a college class. He said it was meant as a “social microcosm and a metaphorical shaming of world politics in the sense that when necessary for survival, yes we can all get along.” His idea is based off the question of what would you take with you if stranded on an island, which actually makes quite a bit of sense once you think about it.

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