YouTube - Stairway To Gilligan by Little Roger And The Goosebumps
March 11, 2007 9:08 PM   Subscribe

And now the video:
Little Roger and the Goosebumps - Stairway to Gilligan's Island
See also Little Roger and the Goosebumps - Gilligan Timeline
After 22 years, Led Zep have okayed the release of Little Roger and the Goosebumps' parody...
posted by y2karl (13 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
Its brilliance is that it is absolutely ridiculous

truer words have never been spoken. SMELL THE GLOVE!
posted by phaedon at 9:14 PM on March 11, 2007

Robert Plant calls "Stairway To Gilligan" his "all time favorite Led Zep cover version" on NPR interview. Thanks for nothing, Bob!
posted by nola at 9:14 PM on March 11, 2007

You know its a good post, but you could have fleshed it out a little more. You could have done what you did for Stardust .
posted by wheelieman at 9:22 PM on March 11, 2007

See Also and this as well
posted by wheelieman at 9:29 PM on March 11, 2007

I'll be singing, "and then the tiny ship was tossed" in my best Robert Plant falsetto for days.
posted by popechunk at 9:29 PM on March 11, 2007

By the way, Gilligan's first name was Willy and Mrs. Howell's maiden name was Eunice Wentworth. I know these things despite never being able to watch a complete episode ever. I never cared for the show. Bob Denver's Gilligan was such a come down for me after watching his Maynard G. Krebs in The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. Gilligan was a doofus--Maynard was a rebel. ...Work!
posted by y2karl at 9:44 PM on March 11, 2007

Gilligan's Island originally had a calypso theme.
posted by tellurian at 10:25 PM on March 11, 2007

WOW, the pilot episode & theme appeared to kinda... suck. (The original theme reminded me of Peggy Lee's lazy Mexican song MaƱana... if it was less musical and went on for way too long.)

And hey, who knew their 3 hour tour was originally a 6 hour ride? At least that explains why everyone brought so much luggage... maybe their hotels wouldn't store it all day.
posted by miss lynnster at 11:38 PM on March 11, 2007

That is quite possibly the most amazing thing I've seen this year.

A++++ Would Click Again!
posted by Kickstart70 at 11:45 PM on March 11, 2007

Thanks wheelieman for that FMU link. I'd forgotten about the Brave Combo/Tiny Tim StH. Sweet!
posted by maryh at 5:11 AM on March 12, 2007

I actually saw this single in a record store back when it came out - unfortunately, I bought "A Day In The Life of Green Acres" instead !
posted by rfs at 5:22 AM on March 12, 2007

Awesome. I heard this years ago on Dr. Demento and nearly forgot about it.

Thanks for reminding me.
posted by champthom at 9:50 AM on March 12, 2007

I bought "A Day In The Life of Green Acres" instead !

You mean We Are The Village Green Acres Preservation Society.
posted by jonmc at 3:50 PM on March 12, 2007

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