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CBSRMT Episode Information
Title:
The Wishing Stone
Plot:
A young girl believes an angel gave her a wishing stone. But her wishes don't turn out quite the way she intended.
Episode:
0078
Air Dates:
First Run - April 22, 1974
Repeat - July 12, 1974
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9 Responses to Episode 0078


Well, to be fair, nothing strange happened with the second wish. She got exactly what she wanted with no nasty consequences. Also, hate to be a stickler, but although the guy was unpleasant, he wasn't a big enough of a jerk to deserve death. Fable, Questioned supernatural occurrences.

Its kind of irritating that the story piques your interest in what the nature of the "angel" is and then abandons that element for the rest of the tale. I was waiting for the angel to ask for a payment on this gift or him to come back with a moral if he was for real. I would have enjoyed it better if she had found a magic lamp with implied wishes rather than introduce a question that is never resolved.

A young girl has the ability to make wishes and impact the future. Her wishes don't always come out as she hopes. Her abusive father decides to use the stone to wish for money to assist with his gambling debts.

It takes a while to get going and finishes up in true CBSRMT fashion-no free lunches.

A little girl from a poor family cursed by a father who gambles away their every penny becomes the owner of a stone she believes will grant her wishes. In fact, it does seem to work although often with unexpected consequences. Though the story here is rather pedestrian, I found the characters interesting. Genre: Fantasy

A young woman acquires a stone that will make her wishes come true and she tries to use it to change her miserable circumstances. However. the wishes never turn out as she would have them. Not a particularly original idea and a horrid performance from Clarissa Blackburn make this one one to avoid.

A downtrodden family (with wonderful accents and diction!!) suffer from the father's gambling addiction. THe young daughter retreats to her special place where she is given a wishing stone by an angel that promises to answer her wishes. Basically W. W. Jacob's "Monkey's Paw" set in Podunk, Arkansas. THat short story I read to my students every year at halloween... Love the original. The episode was ok.

4 stars... Good listen, I enjoyed the ending. Has commercials.

And now on an all new episode of Blossom--The Wishing Stone. Honestly, the voice of Jenny became more annoying with every passing minute. The story was easy to follow and fairly uneventful until the last 4 minutes. It had a great ending which made up for an otherwise boring episode. 3 stars.

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