Host: Oscar Wilde said something to the effect that if there were not a devil, we'd very likely invent him. He serves many a purpose, and this grim-visaged character here is proof of that rather bitter pudding. In a story that tells what happens when evil collides with evil - The painting is called The Devil Is Not Mocked.
Master of the Castle: If it's any consolation, General, this is the headquarters of the secret resistance - and I am its proud commander: Count Dracula.
In syndication, this episode is paired with "Stop Killing Me", which occurs much later in the second season. The credits for that episode are used for both episodes, causing some miscredited roles.
This episode is based on the short story "The Devil Is Not Mocked" by Manly Wade Wellman. The story was first published in Unknown (June 1943).