I have always joked that Gilligan's Island symbolized the answers to most of Life's issues. My friends and I have even discussed what I expect is largely unintended symbolism. It was fun and killed some time.
The following is a spin on that topic that I never considered.
Here On The Island - by Lewis Napper - A Scholarly Critique of the Style, Symbolism and Sociopolitical Relevance of Gilligan's Island