I Dream of Jeannie: Season 2, Episode 29

The Birds and the Bees Bit (10 Apr. 1967)

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Learning that genies lose their powers if they marry a mortal, Tony proposes to Jeannie. After Roger and Jeannie learn that their children might get magical powers, Jeannie keeps Roger away so that Tony won't learn that little fact.



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Tony reads in a book that when a genie marries her master they instantly lose their powers and become mortal, prompting Tony to propose. Jeannie then calls for Haji to show her and Roger what her life would be like after they marry and they see that Tony has been promoted to colonel. However, a little later Roger asks Haji to show Jeannie what would happen if she and Tony were to have children. They then see that they have a son and a daughter and while the son, Tony Jr., is normal, but their daughter, Jeannie Jr. winds up inheriting her mother's powers. She might also use them at a very inopportune time; when the Dr. and Mrs. Bellows drop by for a surprise visit. Will Jeannie go through with the marriage or will they live out the future as foretold? Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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The title refers to "The birds and the bees" which is a euphemism in English speaking countries for the first discussion of the adult subject of sex and pregnancy with a young child. See more »


Jeanie's sister has been said to have married many times, and she still has powers. Therefore, marrying a mortal couldn't possibly make Jeanie loose her powers. Also, as it was seen in the final season, Jeannie still had her powers even after marrying Tony. See more »

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