When I saw it in first run, I thought WTF is he doing on this show.
That was the intended thought which was to be raised, and jump-start brains into action - but just as in the title MIRROR, MIRROR,... how many completed the question, and sought the answer.
Too few,.. and here were are today - as predicted.
Good cover story that Stunt Casting with the son,.. "Social criticism???,.. no veiled social criticism here,.. why writers only do that with Science Fiction stories."