The acquaintance who greets Sardo at the beginning is called Bobo, a possible reference to the owner of "Uncle Bobo's House of Magic" an unseen person arguing with Sardo in Are You Afraid of the Dark?: The Tale of the Carved Stone
(1994) threatened to give his devices to as an alternative if a price wasn't agreed upon. See more
Jason says "I wish I didn't miss the bus, because now I have to walk home", and Belle gives him a car. But he didn't wish for a car; his wish granted should have been her making it so he didn't miss the bus home, not giving him an alternative transportation. See more
Someone once wished for an exciting voyage, I gave him the Titanic. A kid didn't want to go on a camping-trip; I exploded the volcano at Mt. St. Helen's. World War One - a reporter wanted an interesting story.
So, uh... World War Two?
Oh, yeah... Nah... wasn't mine. Nice work, though.