This was an awesomely awesome trick the game developers utilized here. I can't tell you how awesome this was back in the day.
Anywho, at the end of this level, you see a ghostly image of Professor Xavier, and the message "Reset the computer now!" appears on the screen. At the time, most folks just went insane punching walls and whatnot looking for a switch.
It wasn't until they were upset enough and hit the reset button that they realized how they were supposed to reset the computer
The 110010101010's and such that blitz your screen afterwards are part of the game design. Resetting the console after this, would indeed simply reset your game. Once is enough!