Fantasy Island

Season 3 Episode 13

The Inventor / On the Other Side

Aired Saturday 10:00 PM Dec 15, 1979 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Mr. Roarke introduces Professor Duayne Clebe and his labratory assistant Martha Meeks from Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Mrs. Irma Gideon from Pacific Grove, California.

  • Quotes

    • Mr. Roarke: I am sorry to burst in like this Professor but publisizing your formula at this time could have some far reaching effects.
      Professor: The press conference is over.
      Martha: Why?
      Mr. Roarke: Ah Professor, what ever possessed you to call on a press conference?
      Professor: All my life I've been a nobody and this was a chance for me to be a somebody.
      Mr. Roarke: Professor a discovery of this magnitude, let me put this in perspective, meer men have killed for far less.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Mr. Roarke: (to Professor Clebe) I perused your scientific data Professor, impressive, very impressive indeed. The world is sorely in need of visionaries, the calibre of Edison, Marconi, the Wright Brothers and you Professor.

      Allusion to famous inventors, Thomas Edison who invented many devices used in every day life. Marchese Guglielmo Marconi inventor of the radio-telegraphy and the Wright Brothers inventors of flying aircrafts.