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Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (2)

  • Gillian: What did I tell you this morning. Genie: Hold me, hold me, love me, love Me! Gillian: I told you I raise my children. Genie: And I thought you said hold me, hold me, love me, love me!

  • Gillian: What did you say your name was? Dracula: I go by many names Nosferatu, Dracule. My friends, however, call me Bobo.

Notes (6)

  • a.k.a. "Genie" (the original title of the series)

  • In this episode, as Gillian talks to Mickey about smoking, the World 'O Stuff sign from the television show Eerie, Indiana can be seen on one of the stores.

  • Jerry Van Dyke (Grampa Max) did not appear in this episode.

  • This was part of ABC's all night run with Sabrina and Salem.

  • On this particular evening, ABC had Sabrina chase Salem throughout the evening. She started in her own series, in the episode called "Inna-Gadda-Sabrina". Then they ran into Boy Meets World, this series and then Teen Angel, set in the '40s, the '50s, and the '70s respectively.

  • Jerry Van Dyke (Grampa Max) did not appear in this episode.

Trivia (1)

  • At the very end of this episode when Travis's soccer drops by the house, he refers to Gillian as Ms. Douglas instead of Ms. Apple.

Allusions (3)

  • Title: Future Shock There is a book with the same name by Alvin Toffler.

  • Title: Bride and Prejudice The title of this episode is a parody of the book title: Pride and Prejudice.

  • The title parodies the famous O. Henry story "Gift of the Magi," in which two lovers exchange deeply felt but mutually exclusive gifts.