Served as the inspiration for I Dream of Jeannie (1965), also starring Barbara Eden as Jeannie the genie, arguably her most iconic acting role.

The car driven by Harold Ventimore is a 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air Impala convertible.

Ventimore's closing to Fakrash, "What we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly and it has little value," is a paraphrase of Thomas Paine, who said, "What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated." in "The (American) Crisis", a pamphlet that he might have read as a schoolboy studying American revolution history. It is more famous for the phrase, "These are the times that try men's souls."