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  • Gilligan's buddy on Gilligan's Island. His "real" name on the show was Jonas Grumby, but no one called him that. After the show went off the air, Alan Hale continued to appear in character at his Los Angeles restaurant, "Alan Hale's Lobster Barrel."

    I'm going with the Skipper as a sidekick purely because the show was named after Gilligan. It could go either way, don't you think?

    December 15, 2007

  • Sidekick equilibrium, but I think you're right about the title. Jonas's Island would have been a completely different show. Bbbbut then ... have I threatened Scooby Doo's place in history?

    December 15, 2007

  • Nah, Scooby Doo's safe, as long as he doesn't start talking like a person and still speaks in Barkingese.

    December 15, 2007