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4th Jun '16 8:52:47 PM gewunomox
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* "''[[ThePolice Just a castaway, an island lost at sea-oh, another lonely day with no one here but me-oh]].''"

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* "''[[ThePolice "''[[Music/ThePolice Just a castaway, an island lost at sea-oh, another lonely day with no one here but me-oh]].''"
17th May '16 3:47:54 AM Doug86
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* GoodEats has a special on tropical cuisine in which Alton Brown is stranded on a deserted island. [[spoiler: He's in Hawaii and stumbles across a pineapple farm among other signs of life, until finally running into a surfer on vacation.]]

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* GoodEats ''Series/GoodEats'' has a special on tropical cuisine in which Alton Brown is stranded on a deserted island. [[spoiler: He's in Hawaii and stumbles across a pineapple farm among other signs of life, until finally running into a surfer on vacation.]]
30th Apr '16 12:52:35 PM TVRulezAgain
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* [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] quite cleverly in ''The End'', final book of ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents, which takes place on an island where "everything eventually washes up on the shores"(its coastal shelf is very cluttered), including a whole band of castaways with [[MeaningfulName names alluding to stories of this genre]].

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* [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] quite cleverly in ''The End'', final book of ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents, Literature/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents, which takes place on an island where "everything eventually washes up on the shores"(its coastal shelf is very cluttered), including a whole band of castaways with [[MeaningfulName names alluding to stories of this genre]].
1st Apr '16 5:03:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''BabySittersClub Super Special 4: Baby-sitters' Island Adventure''. The island was somewhere off the coast of Connecticut.

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* ''BabySittersClub ''Literature/BabySittersClub Super Special 4: Baby-sitters' Island Adventure''. The island was somewhere off the coast of Connecticut.



* Johann Wyss' ''TheSwissFamilyRobinson'', explicitly named after ''Robinson Crusoe'', takes place on a rather lush and serviceable desert island.

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* Johann Wyss' ''TheSwissFamilyRobinson'', ''Literature/TheSwissFamilyRobinson'', explicitly named after ''Robinson Crusoe'', takes place on a rather lush and serviceable desert island.
19th Feb '16 2:52:37 PM CaptEquinox
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* Henry De Vere Stacpoole's original novel ''TheBlueLagoon'', also the novella ''Primeval'' that inspired it, were just two of [[http://www.erbzine.com/mag18/1899.html a type of story popular in Victorian times]]: "strand innocent toddlers on a Crusoe-type DesertedIsland and see how they live, with plenty of resources but without parents or culture". ''Literature/{{Tarzan}}'' and ''Literature/TheJungleBook'' are probably the two best known versions of this.

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* Henry De Vere Stacpoole's original novel ''TheBlueLagoon'', also the novella ''Primeval'' ''[[http://www.erbzine.com/mag18/robertson.htm Primordial/Three Laws & the Golden Rule]]'' that inspired it, were just two of [[http://www.erbzine.com/mag18/1899.html a type of story popular in Victorian times]]: "strand innocent toddlers on a Crusoe-type DesertedIsland and see how they live, with plenty of resources but without parents or culture". ''Literature/{{Tarzan}}'' and ''Literature/TheJungleBook'' are probably the two best known versions of this.
19th Feb '16 9:40:39 AM PaulA
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* R.L. Stevenson's ''TreasureIsland''.

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* R.L. Stevenson's ''TreasureIsland''.''Literature/TreasureIsland''.
20th Dec '15 3:40:54 PM CaptEquinox
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* Henry De Vere Stacpoole's original novel ''TheBlueLagoon'', also the novella ''Primeval'' that inspired it, were just two of [[http://www.erbzine.com/mag18/1899.html a type of story popular in Victorian times]]: "strand innocent toddlers on a Crusoe-type DesertedIsland and see how they live, with plenty of resources but without parents or culture". ''Literature/{{Tarzan}}'' and ''Literature/TheJungleBook'' are probably the two best known versions of this.



10th Dec '15 12:18:44 PM FF32
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* ''Series/KidsInTheHall'' - the flamboyant Buddy Cole, musing on his three 'desert island picks', finds himself on one with his favorite book, record, and person - Oscar Wilde, who quickly gets shunned when his wit isn't up to scratch.

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* ''Series/KidsInTheHall'' ''Series/TheKidsInTheHall'' - the flamboyant Buddy Cole, musing on his three 'desert island picks', finds himself on one with his favorite book, record, and person - Oscar Wilde, who quickly gets shunned when his wit isn't up to scratch.
27th Nov '15 10:51:06 AM nombretomado
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* Parodied in ''SaturdayNightLive'' (of course), a Christmas special with guest star Paul Simon
* ''KidsInTheHall'' - the flamboyant Buddy Cole, musing on his three 'desert island picks', finds himself on one with his favorite book, record, and person - Oscar Wilde, who quickly gets shunned when his wit isn't up to scratch.

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* Parodied in ''SaturdayNightLive'' ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' (of course), a Christmas special with guest star Paul Simon
* ''KidsInTheHall'' ''Series/KidsInTheHall'' - the flamboyant Buddy Cole, musing on his three 'desert island picks', finds himself on one with his favorite book, record, and person - Oscar Wilde, who quickly gets shunned when his wit isn't up to scratch.
17th Nov '15 3:37:04 PM TheGatekeeper
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* In {{Film/Castaway}}, Tom Hanks's character washes up on one.
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