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"Looney Moon"
Season 1, Episode 2
The New Adventures of Gilligan - Looney Moon
The castaways claim a treasure chest, but they soon find out that the chest may be cursed.
Basic Info
Air Date: September 21, 1974
Written By: Bill Danch, Marc Richards and Jim Ryan
Directed By: Don Towsley, Rudy Larriva, Lou Zukor and Bill Reed
Guest Cast: None
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Looney Moon is the 2nd episode of The New Adventures of Gilligan. It was the 2nd episode of the Second Season and aired September 21, 1974.

SynopsisEdit

  • Coming up

CreditsEdit

Main Cast

Guest Cast

  • None

TriviaEdit

  • Although the episode borrows elements from the Season 1 episodes, The Big Gold Strike and Plant You Now, Dig You Later, it is mainly based on the Season 2 episode, Ghost a Go-Go.
  • Presumably the Professor invented the crude adding machine in the Howells' hut.
  • Mr. Howell references Abbott and Costello, the famous comedic duo from the 1930s to the 1950s.
  • "The only thing we have to fear is...fear itself", which the Professor refers to, was spoken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his first inaugural address in 1933, at a time when the Great Depression was at its lowest point in the United States.
  • The moral of the story: fear from superstition.

QuotesEdit

  • Coming up

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