Mr. Motivation

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (3)

  • Host: (opening narration) Charlie Stickney has never had quite enough confidence to stand up for himself. But today is different. Today is a day of reckoning, a test of character, a battle of wills, thanks to a very unusual toy made in The Twilight Zone.

  • Charlie: Of all the dolls in the world, I get the one that's possessed.

  • Host: (closing narration) By listening to that little voice, Charlie Stickney won the battle of the wills with his boss and with himself. Another success story courtesy of... (taps Mr. Motivation's head) Mr. Motivation: ...The Twilight Zone.

Notes (2)

  • Christopher MacDonald previously played a creepy representative from the Zone in the '86 episode "Aqua Vita."

  • This episode is a nod to the original TZ episode "Living Doll" directed by Richard C. Sarafian, father of this episode's director Deran Sarafian.