Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 18, 1965
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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I Dream of Jeannie

Captain Tony Nelson is an astronaut. While on a mission, he discovered a mysterious bottle. Opening it, he released Jeannie (a Genie) who was so overjoyed at her release she promised to serve Captain Nelson. Nelson is unsure what to make of Jeannie, especially given that his work is highly secret and his superiors tend to keep a close eye on him.

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05x26 My Master, the Chili King Aired: May. 26, 1970

In this final episode of I Dream of Jeannie, Tony's cousin comes to visit and convinces Jeannie to put Tony's face on cans of chili and market …

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The show had 5 seasons and 139 episodes air between 1965 and 1970.

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  • Barbara Eden was the first blonde who auditioned for the role of Jeannie.
  • Anthony Nelson was in the Air Force; Roger Healey was in the Army. This accurately reflected the experience of the actors, Larry Hagman having served in the United States Air Force and Bill…
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    Anthony Nelson was in the Air Force; Roger Healey was in the Army. This accurately reflected the experience of the actors, Larry Hagman having served in the United States Air Force and Bill Daily having served in the US Army as an artilleryman in the Korean War.
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  • Many speculations have been made if Jeannies hair was real. The answer is - half of it. The show required lots of quick changes for Barbara Eden. In order to expedite the hair changes, many…
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    Many speculations have been made if Jeannies hair was real. The answer is - half of it. The show required lots of quick changes for Barbara Eden. In order to expedite the hair changes, many wiglets, hairpieces and hair falls were used. Ms Eden's real hair was actually styled in a French knot at the back of her head while her bangs were Brushed forward. The various hairpieces were then pinned over the French knot. Her famous Jeannie ponytail hairdo was actually 3 different hairpieces - a false ponytail, a braid wrapped around her cap, and two side swept pieces under the braid to mask pinning. The hairdos developed as the show progressed. As seasons changed the length of the hairpieces used became longer. In earlier seasons her flip hairdos were above her shoulders in later seasons below her shoulders, and in the final season was all the way down her back. These were all false hair "falls." According to Barbara Eden's interview on the Wendy Williams talk show, it took 3 hours to get her hair and body makeup done. In the first season her own hair was so short the Jeannie hairpieces were "practically nailed on."
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