In praise of Bob Denver.

Running thoughts on movies and their makings.
Sept. 8 2005 6:07 PM

Man Overboard

Jackson and Levy play dumb; plus, the blithe idiocy of Bob Denver.

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And so, my friends, repeat after me: "Skipper, watch out for that"—BONK!

Thanks, Gilligan. ... 1:45 p.m.

David Edelstein is Slate's film critic. You can read his reviews in "Reel Time" and in "Movies." He can be contacted at slatemovies@slate.com.

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