I can't remember the "Gilligan's Island" theme song. I can't remember one bit of the "Gilligan's Island" theme song, and that actually should matter in this situation, but because I admitted it up front, let's ignore it for the rest of this story. Instead, I'll share the genesis of this fact: Once when I was a little girl embarked on my first flight, from San Antonio to Orlando to go to Disney World, my mom noticed my beginner's nerves and, in some misguided attempt to distract me through random trivia, told me she once shared a plane row with one of the co-writers of the "Gilligan's Island" theme song.
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