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Oliver Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 4224/5007 EXP: 27425736 For next: 427004 Since: 20.6.02 Since last post: 1355 days Last activity: 1348 days # 1 Posted on 12.7.11 1524.20 Reposted on: 12.7.18 1525.23 The creator of the Brady Bunch and Gilligan's Island has passed away. (npr.org) I really dug the Brady Bunch - Robert Reed's book detailed a lot about his relationship with Sherwood, which was quite...strained. RIP, Sherwood, thanks for the memories. Promote this thread!
StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 154 Posts: 5428/7082 EXP: 45727659 For next: 634315 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 27 days Last activity: 26 days # 2 Posted on 12.7.11 1839.49 Reposted on: 12.7.18 1839.52 To this day I can see the first five seconds of a Brady Bunch episode and tell you which one it is. I've seen all those shows twenty times I am sure. Not to mention Gilligan's Island was a staple of my TV watching as a youth. RIP Mr Schwartz. Thanks for the laughs.
AWArulz Scrapple Level: 118 Posts: 2936/3738 EXP: 17900591 For next: 482377 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 68 days Last activity: 23 days
Y!: # 3 Posted on 12.7.11 2054.31 Reposted on: 12.7.18 2054.42 to show how pervasive Gilligan is, I was working with a partner a few weeks ago in Europe on one of my classes and in the middle of the class, and my boss instant messages me in the middle of the class (I had forgotten to turn off IM) and said "How's your little buddy"(in reference to the other guy). The class saw the IM. One guy from the Netherlands almost immediately asked me, "does that make you the Skipper?" Yeah, Mr Schwartz created some real enduring stuff - not exactly Plato's Republic, but enduring in its own way.
StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 154 Posts: 5429/7082 EXP: 45727659 For next: 634315 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 27 days Last activity: 26 days # 4 Posted on 13.7.11 0013.31 Reposted on: 13.7.18 0013.45 I had a coworker who was talking about his erectile disfunction and his analogy was "it was like hammering those nails the professor made for the minnow". Gilligan's Island is everywhere.
The Thrill Banger Level: 103 Posts: 2649/2781 EXP: 11414405 For next: 57040 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1673 days Last activity: 307 days # 5 Posted on 13.7.11 0858.14 Reposted on: 13.7.18 0859.02 Bob Denver's book from years back also had a lot of love for Sherwood Schwartz. High praise indeed. RIP, sir, and thanks for the laughs. If only they still made TV shows like yours.
Mr Heel II Lap cheong Level: 81 Posts: 1273/1557 EXP: 4801029 For next: 191841 Since: 25.2.02 Since last post: 255 days Last activity: 47 days # 6 Posted on 13.7.11 1304.24 Reposted on: 13.7.18 1304.49 "RIP Sherwood Schwartz. At his funeral, In lieu of a eulogy, they will play a theme song that tells his backstory." @JElvisWeinstein, on Twitter
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