Ginger: There's something that I want to do before I fly away.
Gilligan: Buy insurance?
Ginger: No. I want to give you a goodbye kiss.
Gilligan: You don't have to! I'm not going any place!
Guest star Walt Hazzard (who appears only briefly in this episode) played for the Los Angeles Lakers in 1967--the year this episode aired.
Theme of episode: Man's most ingenious new inventions are at the mercy of man himself.
Episode Title: It's a Bird, It's a Plane
The episode title is a quote from the famous opening narration for the Superman radio and television series. The full narration is: "Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!".