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I Dream of Jeannie 

A United States astronaut finds his life vastly complicated when he stumbles on to a bottle containing a female genie.

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Captain Tony Nelson is an astronaut. While on a mission, he discovered a mysterious bottle. Opening it, he released Jeannie (a Genie) who was so overjoyed at her release she promised to serve Captain Nelson. Nelson is unsure what to make of Jeannie, especially given that his work is highly secret and his superiors tend to keep a close eye on him. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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It's out of the bottle - Jeannie's back for a fourth season. Barbara Eden stars as the genial genie. (season 4) See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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18 September 1965 (USA)  »

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Mi bella genio  »

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(139 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(1965-1966)| (1966-1970)

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4:3
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Trivia

In the middle of the first season, Tony and Roger were both promoted from the rank of captain to major. See more »

Goofs

NASA is portrayed as being run in a more military fashion. NASA never operated this way in reality. See more »

Quotes

Jeannie: How should I punish him? Should I give him death of a thousand itches.
Major Healey: How about scratches?
Jeannie: Itches are much worse.
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Connections

Featured in Law & Order: Girlfriends (1996) See more »

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Theme song
(First season only)
by Richard Wess
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Every guy wanted to have a Jeannie...
5 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

What heterosexual male over the age of puberty wouldn't have wanted to have Barbara Eden as their own devoted and affectionate Jeannie?

Like most series built on some pent-up romantic tension between the leading characters ("Nanny and the Professor," to "Moonlighting") the problems arose when the series creators decided to put the couple together. It was a death knell...

It was hilarious that the network censors wouldn't allow them to show Barbara Eden's navel and a pity as well. She's closing in on 70 now but for those of us hitting puberty when the series premiered, she'll always have a special place in our...hearts.


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