?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Ode to Gilligan

I was sad to read about the passing of Bob Denver, who brought to life two classic comedy characters in the form of Maynard Krebs and Gilligan. (Did Gilligan have a last name?) I wonder if, in his later years, Denver ever thought his life was wasted by being type cast as a comic buffoon. I hope he realized that making generations of people laugh is hardly a wasted life; indeed, you could do a lot worse than to bring happy moments into the homes of millions of people. Hopefully he's tripping over the Pearly Gates, making the saints guffaw, even as we speak.

Comments

( 2 comments — Leave a comment )
irishvampire13
Sep. 8th, 2005 08:03 pm (UTC)
That was the character's last name. I went onto the official B.D. website a handful of years back and asked for a first name; they said it was Willy.

He was great, adorable, and talented. I, for one, am gonna miss the little fellah. :(
ozma914
Sep. 9th, 2005 08:05 am (UTC)
Willy Gilligan ...?
Huh. For some reason, finding that out made me tear up, a little.
( 2 comments — Leave a comment )

Latest Month

November 2019
S M T W T F S
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Tags

Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Tiffany Chow