American astronaut Tony Nelson splashes down near a deserted island and finds a bottle that contains a beautiful genie named Jeannie. After helping him get rescued he sets her free, but she... See full summary »
American astronaut Tony Nelson splashes down near a deserted island and finds a bottle that contains a beautiful genie named Jeannie. After helping him get rescued he sets her free, but she prefers to come home with him. Besides she is very much in love with her handsome master and she will grant his every wish or desire no matter how much trouble he gets in. Written by
Once she was out of the bottle, Jeannie spoke Persian - not Arabic, as is often stated, because the producer Sidney Sheldon was unable to find a tutor for Barbara Eden to learn Arabic phonetically, and had to settle for one who taught her Persian. Jeannie began speaking English after Tony wishes her to. See more »
General Stone and Melissa find Tony in an Arabian costume when they visit him at night. As they enter his house, Jeannie blinks his clothes back to normal, but the others don't seem to notice that his entire outfit changed in an instant while their backs were turned. They make no mention of it. See more »
[after Jeannie kisses him]
I must have gone further into orbit than I thought.
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Although called Anthony Nelson in the episode and in the newspaper headlines in the episode, Larry Hagman's character is identified as Anthony Wilson in the closing credits. See more »