I Dream of Jeannie (1965-1970)

USA, 18 September 1965-26 May 1970
5 seasons, 137 episodes, 25m average
35mm film, black and white (Season One, later colourised), colour, 4:3
mono, English

An American fantasy television series created by Sidney Sheldon.

Premise

Astronaut Captain Tony Nelson splashes down after his latest mission and on a South Pacific island beach finds a strange bottle. When he rubs it, Jeannie the genie appears, falls in love with him, follows him back to the States and causes chaos in his previously ordered life.

Credits

Regular Crew
Sidney Sheldon Productions, Screen Gems
Created by: Sidney Sheldon
Executive Producer: Sidney Sheldon (-1970)
Produced by: Sidney Sheldon (1965-1967), Claudio Guzmán (1967-1970)
Theme Music: Richard Wess (Season One), Hugo Montenegro (Seasons Two to Five), Buddy Kaye (Seasons Two to Five)

Regular Cast
Barbara Eden (Jeannie)
Larry Hagman (Captain/Major Anthony Nelson)
Bill Daily (Captain/Major Roger Healey)
Hayden Rorke (Colonel Alfred Bellows, MD)

Episodes

Season One
The Lady in the Bottle (18 September 1965)
My Hero? (25 September 1965)
Guess What Happened on the Way to the Moon? (2 October 1965)
Jeannie and the Marriage Caper (9 October 1965)
G.I. Jeannie (16 October 1965)
The Yacht Murder Case (23 October 1965)
Anybody Here Seen Jeannie? (30 October 1965)
The Americanization of Jeannie (6 November 1965)
The Moving Finger (13 November 1965)
Djinn & Water (20 November 1965)
Whatever Became of Baby Custer? (27 November 1965)
Where'd You Go-Go? (4 December 1965)
Russian Roulette (11 December 1965)
What House Across the Street? (18 December 1965)
Too Many Tonys (25 December 1965)
Get Me to Mecca on Time (8 January 1966)
The Richest Astronaut in the Whole Wide World (15 January 1966)
Is There an Extra Genie in the House? (22 January 1966)
Never Try to Outsmart a Genie (29 January 1966)
My Master, the Doctor (5 February 1966)
Jeannie and the Kidnap Caper (12 February 1966)
How Lucky Can You Get? (19 February 1966)
Watch the Birdie (26 February 1966)
The Permanent House Guest (5 March 1966)
Bigger Than a Bread Box and Better Than a Genie (12 March 1966)
My Master, the Great Rembrandt (19 March 1966)
My Master, the Thief (2 April 1966)
This is Murder (9 April 1966)
My Master the Magician (23 April 1966)
I'll Never Forget What's Her Name (7 May 1966)

Season Two
Happy Anniversary (12 September 1966)
Always on Sunday (19 September 1966)
My Master, the Rich Tycoon (26 September 1966)
My Master, the Rainmaker (3 October 1966)
My Wild-Eyed Master (10 October 1966)
What's New, Poodle Dog? (17 October 1966)
Fastest Gun in the East (24 October 1966)
How to Be a Genie in 10 Easy Lessons (31 October 1966)
Who Needs a Green-Eyed Jeannie? (7 November 1966)
The Girl Who Never Had a Birthday (14 November 1966)
The Girl Who Never Had a Birthday Part 2 (21 November 1966)
How Do You Beat Superman? (28 November 1966)
My Master, the Great Caruso (5 December 1966)
The Greatest Lover in the World (12 December 1966)
Jeannie Breaks the Bank (19 December 1966)
My Master, the Author (26 December 1966)
The Greatest Invention in the World (9 January 1967)
My Master, the Spy (16 January 1967)
You Can't Arrest Me… I Don't Have a Driver's License (23 January 1967)
One of Our Bottles is Missing (30 January 1967)
My Poor Master, the Civilian (6 February 1967)
There Goes the Best Genie I Ever Had (20 February 1967)
The Greatest Entertainer in the World (27 February 1967)
The Incredible Shrinking Master (6 March 1967)
My Master, the Pirate (13 March 1967)
A Secretary is Not a Toy (20 March 1967)
There Goes the Bride (27 March 1967)
My Master, Napoleon's Buddy (3 April 1967)
The Birds and the Bees Bit (10 April 1967)
My Master, the Swinging Bachelor (17 April 1967)
The Mod Party (24 April 1967)

Season Three
Fly Me to the Moon (12 September 1967)
Jeannie or the Tiger? (19 September 1967)
The Second Greatest Con Artist in the World (26 September 1967)
My Turned-On Master (3 October 1967)
My Master, the Weakling (10 October 1967)
Jeannie, the Hip Hippie (17 October 1967)
Everybody's a Movie Star (31 October 1967)
Who Are You Calling a Genie? (7 November 1967)
Meet My Master's Mother (14 November 1967)
Here Comes Bootsie Nightingale (21 November 1967)
Tony's Wife (28 November 1967)
Jeannie and the Great Bank Robbery (5 December 1967)
My Son, the Genie (12 December 1967)
Jeannie Goes Honolulu (26 December 1967)
The Battle of Waikiki (2 January 1968)
Genie, Genie, Who's Got the Genie? Part 1 (16 January 1968)
Genie, Genie, Who's Got the Genie? Part 2 (23 January 1968)
Genie, Genie, Who's Got the Genie? Part 3 (30 January 1968)
Genie, Genie, Who's Got the Genie? Part 4 (6 February 1968)
Please Don't Feed the (13 February 1968)
My Master, the Ghostbreaker (20 February 1968)
Divorce, Jeannie Style (27 February 1968)
My Double-Crossing Master (5 March 1968)
Have You Ever Had a Jeannie Hate You? (12 March 1968)
Operation: First Couple on the Moon (19 March 1968)
Haven't I Seen Me Someplace Before? (26 March 1968)

Season Four
U-F-Ohh! Jeannie (16 September 1968)
Jeannie and the Wild Pipchicks (23 September 1968)
Tomorrow is Not Another Day (7 October 1968)
Abdullah (14 October 1968)
Have You Heard the One About the Used Car Salesman? (4 November 1968)
Djinn, Djinn, Go Home (11 November 1968)
The Strongest Man in the World (18 November 1968)
The Indispensable Jeannie (25 November 1968)
Jeannie and the Top Secret Secret (2 December 1968)
How to Marry an Astronaut (9 December 1968)
Dr. Bellows Goes Sane (16 December 1968)
Jeannie, My Guru (30 December 1968)
The Case of My Vanishing Master (6 January 1969)
The Case of My Vanishing Master Part 2 (13 January 1969)
Ride ‘Em Astronaut (27 January 1969)
Invisible House for Sale (3 February 1969)
Jeannie, the Governor's Wife (10 February 1969)
Is There a Doctor in the House? (17 February 1969)
The Biggest Star in Hollywood (24 February 1969)
The Case of the Porcelain Puppy (3 March 1969)
Jeannie for the Defense (10 March 1969)
Nobody Loves a Fat Astronaut (17 March 1969)
Around the Moon in 80 Blinks (24 March 1969)
Jeannie-Go-Round (7 April 1969)
Jeannie and the Secret Weapon (14 April 1969)
Blackmail Order Bride (12 May 1969)

Season Five
Jeannie at the Piano (16 September 1969)
Djinn, Djinn, the Pied Piper (23 September 1969)
Guess Who's Going to Be a Bride? (30 September 1969)
Guess Who's Going to Be a Bride? Part 2 (7 October 1969)
Jeannie's Beauty Cream (14 October 1969)
Jeannie and the Bachelor Party (21 October 1969)
The Blood of a Jeannie (28 October 1969)
I'll See You in C.U.B.A. (4 November 1969)
Jeannie & the Mad Home Wrecker (11 November 1969)
Uncles a Go-Go (25 November 1969)
The Wedding (2 December 1969)
My Sister, the Homewrecker (9 December 1969)
Jeannie, the Matchmaker (16 December 1969)
Never Put a Genie on a Budget (30 December 1969)
Please Don't Give My Genie No More Wine (6 January 1970)
One of Our Hotels is Growing (13 January 1970)
The Solid Gold Jeannie (20 January 1970)
Mrs. Djinn Djinn (10 February 1970)
Jeannie and the Curious Kid (10 February 1970)
Jeannie, the Recording Secretary (24 February 1970)
Help, Help, a Shark (3 March 1970)
Eternally Yours, Jeannie (17 March 1970)
An Astronaut in Sheep's Clothing (24 March 1970)
Hurricane Jeannie (28 April 1970)
One Jeannie Beats Four of a Kind (19 May 1970)
My Master, the Chili King (26 May 1970)

Alternative Titles

Ani Kholem Al Jeannie – Israel
Bezaubernde Jeannie – Germany, West Germany
I Jeannie kai to tzini(transliterated title) – Greece
Jeannie de mes rêves – France
Jeannie é um Gênio – Brazil
Jeannie, a háziszellem – Hungary
Jinny de mes rêves – France
Jinny – Canada (French)
Mano svajoniu Džine – Lithuania
A Minha Bela Génio – Portugal
Mi bella genio – Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Venezuela
Strega per amore – Italy
Unelmatyttöni – Finland
Η Jeannie και το τζίνι – Greece
Я мечтаю о Джинни – Soviet Union
かわいい魔女ジニー – Japan
내 사랑 지니 – South Korea

Sequels
I Dream of Jeannie… Fifteen Years Later (1985)
I Still Dream of Jeannie (1991)

See also
Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Adventure (2022)
Colorspace Vol. 2 (2011)
From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
Influences: From Yesterday to Today (1999)
NBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002)
Prime Times (1983)
A Secret Agent's Dilemma, or A Clear Case of Mind Over Mata Hari (1965)
Starman (1984)
Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1987)
Television: The First Fifty Years (1999)
TV Guide Spotlight: TV's Spookiest Halloween Episodes (2014)
TV Guide: The First 25 Years (1979)
TV's All Time Favorites (1995)