Sherwood Schwartz, Creator of Gilligan's Island and The Brady Bunch, Ends Fateful Trip at 94
Sherwood Schwartz, the man perhaps more responsible than any (pre-reality) television producer for the dumbing down of America, passed away today, according to theTimes.
Before heading off to that coconut tree filled island in the sky, he littered the landscape of Americana with a treasure trove of icons:Gilligan,(the Skipper, too),Mr. Brady, "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!"and Alice
were all his inventions. He made the nation ask itself deep philosophical questions, like"Ginger or Mary Ann?"
It was his brain that sat us back and told us tales ofGreg,the millionaire,and
Here's Schwartz discussing morality and immortality in 1997.
Schwartz died after completing an 823,440 tour (an 823,440 hour tour
) of the earth. In nonS.S. Minnow
time, he was 94.
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