No opening nor closing narration.
Mary Ellen: What in God's name is that?
Janice: (reading on the lamp) "Rub me and your wish will come true."
Mary Ellen: Straight out of The Thief of Baghdad.
Janice: Oh! Wait, there's more!
Mary Ellen: What?
Janice: "Certain restrictions may apply."
No opening or closing narration.
Mr. Willoughby, the wish bank office manager, is named in homage to an earlier Twilight Zone episode "A Stop at Willoughby."
This episode is only 10 minutes.
Mary Ellen: Straight out of The Thief of Baghdad
The Thief of Baghdad (1940) starred Conrad Veidt and Sabu. Ahmad the king od Baghdad is tricked into leaving the city dressed as a poor man by his Grand Vizier Jaffar. The Grand Vizier Jaffar has Ahmad arrested and thrown in jail and seizes control of the kingdom.