The theme song music to the show is called”The Ballad Of Gilligan’s Isle.” Gilligan’s Island Theme Lyrics Bio Edit "The Ballad of Gilligan’s Isle" is the opening theme song written by Sherwood Schwartz and George Wyle created to set the premise of "Gilligan's Island." Gilligan, the Skipper, the millionaire and his wife and the movie star were already characters in the original script. The show featured an all star cast as a group of eight castaways and their adventures trying to survive whilst shipwrecked on a deserted island. Comment and share your favourite lyrics. Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale A tale of a fateful trip, That started from this tropic port, Aboard this tiny ship. Watch official video, print or download text in PDF. GILLIGAN'S ISLAND Gilligans Theme Song Lyrics. They’ll have to make the best of things, It’s an uphill climb. The first mate and his Skipper, too Will do their very best, To make the others comfortable In their tropic island … The weather started getting rough, The tiny ship was tossed. He told me that the producer had already commissioned the theme song and the singers before all the characters were finalized and the song had already been recorded. Gilligans Island is a US sticom released in 1964 on the CBS Netwok. Original lyrics of Gilligan's Island Theme Song song by Gilligan's Island. Explore 7 meanings or write yours. Gilligan’s Island TV show theme: End lyrics. There would be more characters, so the song ended "and the rest." The mate was a mighty sailin' man, The Skipper brave and sure, Five passengers set sail that day, For a three hour tour, A three hour tour. So this is the tale of our castaways, They’re here for a long long time. Find more of Gilligan's Island lyrics.