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Old 12-30-2020, 17:26   #1
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Farewell Mary Ann, thanks for the childhood memories!

Dawn Wells who played Mary Ann Summers on Gilligan’s Island past away today at 82 of complications of Covid-19.

She was a wonderful person and talented entertainer. She will be missed.

Raise your hand gentlemen if you didn’t have a crush on her when you were a child or Vietnam veteran fighting the war?

Rest In Peace Mary Ann, and join the rest of your cast(-aways) (excluding Ginger who is the last survivor.)

https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/30/enter...bit/index.html
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Old 12-30-2020, 17:46   #2
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Sigh...

Mary Ann...RIP...




Hat tip to additional fond memories...

Diana Rigg, Raquel Welch, Barbara Eden...Linda Carter, Farrah Fawcett, Jacqueline Bisset...Tawny Kitaen in that MTV video...
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Old 12-30-2020, 21:18   #3
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I spent many an afternoon once I got home from school watching Gilligan's Island.

Rest In Peace, Ms. Wells and thank you for the many fond memories....
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Old 12-31-2020, 05:05   #4
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So sad, great show, to bad they don't make them like that anymore..

RIP Ms Mary Ann, and the castaways that are on the permanent island...
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Old 12-31-2020, 05:17   #5
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A 3 hour cruise - RIP to one of my childhood's crushes.
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Old 12-31-2020, 06:42   #6
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Rest In Peace to the Girl next door.
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Old 12-31-2020, 06:53   #7
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I was crushed when I saw the news yesterday. Probably spent 30 minutes looking at old photos online and video clips. Like a part of my childhood just disappeared. RIP Dawn.
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Old 12-31-2020, 07:13   #8
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The gal that made me love coconut cream pie.

A little bit of trivia for those that battle with the "Ginger of Mary Ann" quandary...

In the early 1980's cartoon series, "Gilligan's Planet" Dawn Wells provided the voice tracks for Mary Ann AND Ginger.
...some times you CAN have your cake and eat it too

Rest In Peace Ms. Wells
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Old 12-31-2020, 07:29   #9
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RIP. Like many I had a crush on her as well. Most thought Ginger superficial; EVERYone wanted to marry Mary Ann. B'bye dear.
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R.I.P. Fair Lady


IMHO, The only reason to watch Gilligan's Island 😟😞
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A nice write up posted this morning in the news:

Check out this article from USA TODAY:

R.I.P. Dawn Wells: Remembering my boat cruise with lovely Mary Ann from 'Gilligan's Island'

https://www.usatoday.com/story/enter...nd/4093384001/
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Old 12-31-2020, 11:49   #12
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She was an icon of the day and appears to have lived a happy life. That role probably reached more people than can be imagined, including myself. I’m moving from “ this is very sad” to WTF is responsible for this and what are we doing now about the next round

As many here realize a low intensity conflict has escalated and many of the powers that be have decided on an ostrich approach.

Step 1 Buy American Made...
Step 2 Know what your buying...
Step 3 Withdraw any support for companies within the chain of profit involving support to belligerents.
Be loud and be proud, our voices need to be resonating in every head of leadership...
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Old 12-31-2020, 14:12   #13
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Rest in Peace Mary Ann.
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Old 01-01-2021, 14:51   #14
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Mary Ann or Ginger?

Mary Ann!!!!!

RIP Ms. Wells. Thanks for the memories.
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Old 01-01-2021, 15:55   #15
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Rest in Peace, Dawn! I also was a Mary Ann fan.

That makes Ginger the sole survivor of the 3 hour cruise.
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