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A couple of months ago, I came across this interesting little piece which seeks to match the crew of The Raza to the passengers of The S.S. Minnow.

http://www.syfy.com/darkmatter/blog/dark-matter-gilligans-island

Never mind that actresses Melissa O’Neill and Jodelle Ferland didn’t know what the hell the interviewer was talking about (Thanks for making me feel old, ladies!). There’s no denying the similarities: seven disparate individuals thrown together by circumstance, isolated, facing insurmountable odds, they must band together, despite their differences, in a concerted effort to stay alive – and stage a musical version of Hamlet (Spoiler Alert!).

So, let’s match ’em up!

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ONE = GILLIGAN

Our idealistic, innocent, unlikely heroes.  They’re often in way over their heads but, despite all, succeed in their efforts to do the right thing.

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TWO = THE SKIPPER

The defacto leaders of their respective groups – strong, capable, but somewhat temperamental.

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THREE = MR. HOWELL

Mercenary, egotistical, always…

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