Gilligan's Island

10 Best Episodes of Gilligan's Island - Season 2

A group of castaways are stranded on a desert island, left there after a boat trip got caught in a storm. In each episode the eclectic group of castaways attempt an escape from the island, but are frequently foiled by infighting and bitter recriminations breaking out between the crew.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jun 26, 2022.

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Gilligan's Island - S2E1

#15 - Gilligan's Mother-in-Law (Season 2 - Episode 1)

A native family from another island comes seeking a husband for their lovely, large, robust daughter.

The episode was rated 7.18 from 62 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E12

#14 - Don't Bug the Mosquitoes (Season 2 - Episode 12)


A popular American singing group, the Mosquitoes (Bingo, Bango, Bongo, and Irving), land on the island hoping for some quiet and relaxation on a deserted island.

The episode was rated 7.19 from 27 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E30

#13 - V for Vitamins (Season 2 - Episode 30)

The Professor determines that the lack of vitamin C on the island threatens the health of the castaways. While watching the last of their orange seeds to protect them from the cold night air, Gilligan falls asleep and dreams that he is Jack from ""Jack in the Beanstalk.""

The episode was rated 7.20 from 35 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E21

#12 - Gilligan's Living Doll (Season 2 - Episode 21)


An experimental robot launched by the Air Force parachutes onto the island. The professor reprograms the robot to walk to Hawaii ("one hundred eleven hours"), but the "lucky" rabbit's foot that Gilligan secretly stuffed into the robot causes it to malfunction upon arrival in Hawaii.

The episode was rated 7.21 from 39 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E13

#11 - Gilligan Gets Bugged (Season 2 - Episode 13)

Gilligan's thinks he is doomed after being bitten by a yellow and green bug. Soon, the other castaways are also bitten by the same bug.

The episode was rated 7.22 from 32 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E2

#10 - Beauty is as Beauty Does (Season 2 - Episode 2)


Gilligan suggests a beauty contest to decide which of the three women will become "Ms. Castaway." Mr. Howell attempts to sabotage the other contestants by spreading glue on the stage before Mary Ann's big dance scene, and by shooting spit-wads at Ginger while she performs. The Professor blows pepper at the stage when it is Mrs. Howell's turn. Then, when all the competitions are complete, the final decision rests with the judge.....Gilligan!

The episode was rated 7.22 from 59 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E10

#9 - Hi-Fi Gilligan (Season 2 - Episode 10)

Gilligan's mouth becomes a radio after he is accidentally hit on the head. When their regular radio is broken, Gilligan becomes their sole source of information on the approaching typhoon.

The episode was rated 7.24 from 33 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E27

#8 - Ghost a Go-Go (Season 2 - Episode 27)


A ghost appears on the island and tries to scare the Castaways off. The castaways turn the tables by dressing in sheets and roaming around the island to scare the visitors off the island.

The episode was rated 7.28 from 32 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E29

#7 - The Friendly Physician (Season 2 - Episode 29)

A mad scientist lands on the island and takes the Castaways to his castle . . . on a nearby island . . . to perform experiments on them.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 37 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E20

#6 - Love Me, Love My Skipper (Season 2 - Episode 20)


The Howells plan a party, and Mr. Howell accidentally loses the Skipper's invitation. The others refuse to attend, believing that the Howells have intentionally snubbed the Skipper.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 33 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E16

#5 - Not Guilty (Season 2 - Episode 16)

A crate containing coconuts is wrapped in an old Honolulu newspaper that read that one of the Castaways are being sought in a murder investigation. The castaways become suspicious of each other and decide to recreate the events of the night before they sailed, in order to solve the Randolph Blake murder case.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 35 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E31

#4 - Mr. and Mrs.??? (Season 2 - Episode 31)


A radio bulletin states that the minister who married Thurston and Lovey Howell (the Reverend Buckley Norris of Boston) was a fraud, and that the Howell's marriage is actually null and void. The stress causes disagreements and separations between the Howells. In the end, it turns out that the radio announcer was at fault: While he mistakenly reported that "Buckley Norris" was the fraudulent minister, he was supposed to say "Borris Nuckley."

The episode was rated 7.45 from 31 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E4

#3 - Smile, You're on Mars Camera (Season 2 - Episode 4)

A NASA satellite with a TV camera, accidentally lands on the island instead of the intended target: Mars. The castaways try to communicate their S.O.S. when the camera is operational. However, with the help of a Gilligan goof-up, the castaways are covered with glue and feathers, and the NASA scientists mistakenly believe they are seeing the first proof of life on Mars.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 53 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E17

#2 - You've Been Disconnected (Season 2 - Episode 17)


A storm washes up a Trans-continental telephone cable up into the lagoon. Once again the Castaways are given hope for a rescue, as the Professor manages to break into the cable and rig up a telephone so they can dial out for help.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 33 votes.

Gilligan's Island - S2E8

#1 - Agonized Labor (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Gilligan and the Skipper hear a radio broadcast telling of the collapse of the Howell financial empire. The castaways attempt to help them develop skills in order to compete in the working world.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 36 votes.

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