Last Updated on 16 February 2024

I searched the Internet for lists of the best episodes of Gilligan’s Island. Criteria included the episodes being ranked, not just listed and generally created by groups, whether teams or committees or based on general public voting (like

I found 8 different ranked lists online of “best Gilligan’s Island episodes.” Then I averaged the rankings each episode got and divided that average by a factor of the number of lists that episode was on. The lowest score meant a high ranking average on many lists. The complete spreadsheet is attached at the bottom.

The episodes that were on the most lists (out of 8):

  • Pass the Vegetables, Please (S3 E3) – 8 lists
  • The Producer (S3 E4) – 7 lists
  • Don’t Bug the Mosquitoes (S2 E12) – 7 lists
  • Hi-Fi Gilligan (S2 E10) – 6 lists
  • Beauty Is as Beauty Does (S2 E2) – 6 lists
  • Seer Gilligan (S2 E19) – 5 lists
  • Smile, You’re on Mars Camera (S2 E4) – 5 lists
  • Where There’s a Will (S3 E6) – 5 lists

Here are links to the lists I used: