Theater critic Fitzgerald Fortune enters an antique store and finally finds the owner. He is less than impressed with Fortune, but the critic wants to get a piano player for his much younger wife. The owner, Throckmorton, has one and turns it on for Fortune. Throckmorton mellows as the music plays, but as soon as it stops he snaps at Fortune again. Fortune is puzzled but quickly leaves for his wife's party after paying and arranging for delivery...Read the full recap
Barry Morse is probably best known in North America for his TV roles as Lt. Gerard in The Fugitive and as Prof. Bergman in Space: 1999.
Cyril Delevanti also appears in three more episodes, "A Penny For Your Thoughts", "The Silence", "Passage on the Lady Anne"
Fitzgerald Fortune: Well how do you do? I'm Fitzgerald Fortune. The theater critic.
Throckmorton: So what?
Fitzgerald Fortune: Isn't rudeness something of a handicap in your line of work?
Throckmorton: What's that to you?
Narrator: Mr. Fitzgerald Fortune, theater critic and cynic at large, on his way to a birthday party. If he knew what was in store for him he probably wouldn't go, because before this evening is over that cranky old piano is going to play 'Those Piano Roll Blues'-with some effects that could only happen in the Twilight Zone.
Narrator: Mr. Fitzgerald Fortune, a man who went searching for concealed persons and found himself - in the Twilight Zone.