I Dream of Jeannie: Season 1, Episode 1

The Lady in the Bottle (18 Sep. 1965)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Family | Fantasy
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 109 users  
Reviews: 1 user

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1980 titles
created 29 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 57 titles
created 05 Jun 2012
 
list image
a list of 82 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Lady in the Bottle (18 Sep 1965)

The Lady in the Bottle (18 Sep 1965) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of I Dream of Jeannie.
1 of 139 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
...
Melissa
...
...
General Stone
Baynes Barron ...
Commander
Joe Higgins ...
Second Garbage Man
Richard Reeves ...
First Garbage Man
Warren J. Kemmerling ...
Husband (as Warren Kemmerling)
Patricia Scott ...
Wife
Don Dubbins ...
Lt. Pete Conway, USNR
...
Edit

Storyline

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 laird-3

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Language:

Release Date:

18 September 1965 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The language Jeannie speaks when Tony first finds her is Farsi. A professor from UCLA coached Barbara Eden on her lines. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Jeannie: Thou may ask anything of thy slave, Master.
See more »

Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.132 (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great Cork out of Bottle
8 November 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After watching this one recently, this might have been the funniest start ever for a sitcom. The NBC Execs should have been sold on this in the first 10 minutes.

This one sets up all the main characters in the series on the run. The opening sequence giving Jeannie a hard edge in confronting Tony make it a shock too the system but it works so well.

If I had been a NASA Astronaut in the 1960's, this opening would have been my dream. I mean never has a scrubbed mission had better results. This is a whole lot more fun than the real thing NASA's space pioneers really did. Even though 1965 is a long time ago, the humor of this opening has not gone stale.

Warning- you do not fall in love with this Jeannie on first sight. You do find the relationship between Tony and her evolves from this point, this is one series where watching this first show should be required. This one makes the viewer appreciate what comes later even more.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Was Jeannie dangerous? pmays2002
Phil Spector 19 years to life CDTrannyLez
Jeannie vs Samantha pmays2002
Drink much? CajunGenie
Larry's double CajunGenie
Am I imagining this scene? i-hate-raisins
Discuss The Lady in the Bottle (1965) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?