publication date: Friday, February 17, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)
clue: If you're ever lost on a tropical island, you might pass the time by wondering, this goo or Mary Ann?
explanation: Louise was most famous as tropical castaway Ginger Grant in the TV series Gilligan's Island, becoming part of the cultural meme, "Ginger or Mary Ann?" more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Josh Paddison, Bob Miller, Jacque Miller, and John Julitz
trivia: Many players guessed Louise for Nicole Eggert (0582). This goo inspired a rule change, that guesses for a fictional character would count if the goo was an actor and the source photo was in-character. The source image of this goo was a promotional photo of Louise as Ginger Grant, and Scott decided to count several guesses that came in for Grant because there was nothing to distinguish her from Louise.
|This goo was part of Do-Over Week III. Each goo was based on popular incorrect guesses made for earlier goos.|