Skipper: You have no faith, Professor.
Professor: Not in fantasy or wishes.
Mary Ann: I'm not going.
Thurston: After I reserved first class passage for seven people?
Mary Ann: It's not fair to leave the Professor here by himself.
Lovey: But you can't stay alone with him. It's not proper. They need a chaperone.
Professor: I repeat, a silly superstition concocted by ignorant savages.
Skipper: Well professor, I notice it hasn't stopped you from enjoying your ice cream.
Professor: For which I give thanks to the airplane or the ocean liner which lost it.
Theme of episode: Be careful what you wish, because you might get exactly what you wish for.