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...
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Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.
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
The first episode sees astronaut Captain Tony Nelson Larry Hagman) on a space flight when his capsule comes near a deserted island. On the beach he notices a strange bottle which keeps rolling away as he writes a SOS notice on the beach. When he rubs it a genie materialises speaking a foreign language.
He cannot understand her until he wishes she could speak English which she then does. He then wishes that he could be rescued and a rescue helicopter shows up.
Tony sets the genie free but she manages to accompany him back home causing chaos. He is engaged to a General's daughter and his superiors think he has been hallucinating. When Jeannie materialises in Florida, Tony wants to make sure his fiancée does not see her and really wants Jeannie to go away.
A promising beginning to a series that was inspired by the success of Bewitched and Hagman and Barbara Eden make a good pairing and a few humorous incidents in the first episode.
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