News Worth Sharing: Legendary Television Creator/Producer Sherwood Schwartz dies

Sherwood Schwartz, the creator of Gilligan’s Island and the Brady Bunch passed away this morning at the age of 94.

I had known that Schwartz was the man behind these shows, but what I didn’t know until today was that he actually penned both theme songs. That’s amazing to me, especially considering how memorable they are.

TV Land ran a “Tv’s top 40 theme songs” in 2002, and “Gilligan’s Island”‘s theme was number one, and the “Brady Bunch” was number seven.  

I logged countless hours watching each of these shows when I was young, so I feel a brief tip of the cap is due.

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