I Dream of Jeannie


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I Dream of Jeannie is a 1960s American sitcom with a fantasy premise. The show starred Barbara Eden as a 2000-year-old female genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love and eventually marries. Produced by Screen Gems, the show originally aired from September 1965 to May 1970 with new episodes, and through September 1970 with season repeats, on NBC. The show ran for five seasons and produced 139 episodes. The first season consisted of 30 episodes filmed in black and white. The other 109 episodes were filmed in color.

Created by Sidney Sheldon

Directed by

Gene Nelson

Hal Cooper

Claudio Guzman

Starring

Barbara Eden

Larry Hagman

Bill Daily

Hayden Rorke

Emmaline Henry

Opening theme "Jeannie"

Ending theme "Jeannie"

Composer(s)

Richard Wess

Hugo Montenegro

Nelson Riddle

Van Alexander

Sonny Burke

No. of seasons 5

No. of episodes 139

Production

Executive producer(s) Sidney Sheldon (1967-1970)

Producer(s)

Sidney Sheldon (1965-1967)

Claudio Guzman (1967-1970)

Editor(s) William Martin

Location(s) Sunset Gower Studios

Warner Bros. Ranch (originally Columbia Ranch)

Cinematography Frederick Gately

Fred Jackman

Robert Tobey

Lothrop Worth

Running time 25 minutes per episode

Production company(s) Sidney Sheldon Productions, Inc.

In Associaton With Screen Gems

(Columbia Pictures Television, Columbia TriStar Television, Sony Pictures Television)

Broadcast

Original channel NBC

Picture format 35mm film

B&W (Season 1)

Color (Seasons 2 - 5)

Audio format Monaural

Original run September 18, 1965 – May 26, 1970

Chronology

Followed by I Dream of Jeannie: 15 Years Later

I Still Dream of Jeannie

Highlights
Barbara Eden getting the role of "Jeannie" on I Dream of Jeannie and her interpretation of the character
06:13
Larry Hagman on the production details of I Dream of Jeannie
06:02
Barbara Eden on filming the pilot of I Dream of Jeannie, the "rules" for Jeannie, and the unseen belly button "controversy"
07:48
Barbara Eden on the "belly button controversy" on I Dream of Jeannie
02:13
Barbara Eden on how special effects were done and the look of the sets on I Dream of Jeannie
08:01
Who talked about this show

William Asher

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William Asher on a comparison between Betwitched and I Dream of Jeannie

Hal Cooper

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Hal Cooper on how he came to direct I Dream of Jeannie
02:57
Hal Cooper on working with Sidney Sheldon on I Dream of Jeannie
02:21
Hal Cooper on directing the "magic" in I Dream of Jeannie
03:24
Hal Cooper on directing Barbara Eden in I Dream of Jeannie
01:01
Hal Cooper on directing Larry Hagman on I Dream of Jeannie
01:31
Hal Cooper on directing Bill Daily on I Dream of Jeannie
01:09
Hal Cooper on censorship issues on I Dream of Jeannie and in his career
03:49
Hal Cooper on directing Groucho Marx as a guest star on I Dream of Jeannie
01:26
Hal Cooper on the decision to have "Jeannie" and "Tony Nelson" get married on I Dream of Jeannie
01:09
Hal Cooper on the longevity of I Dream of Jeannie
00:55

Bill Daily

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Bill Daily on co-starring as "Major Roger Healey" in I Dream of Jeannie; on the cast
04:03
Bill Daily on how he got the audition for I Dream of Jeannie
02:08
Bill Daily on the ending of I Dream of Jeannie, the show's cancellation, and the enduring popularity of the program
03:15
Bill Daily on the production schedule of I Dream of Jeannie, and his favorite and least favorite episodes
03:24
Bill Daily on his I Dream of Jeannie character "Major Roger Healey" being like Bob Hope and Bing Crosby 
00:39
Bill Daily on a photo of him with Sammy Davis Jr. from I Dream of Jeannie
00:58

Barbara Eden

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Barbara Eden getting the role of "Jeannie" on I Dream of Jeannie and her interpretation of the character
06:13
Barbara Eden on filming the pilot of I Dream of Jeannie, the "rules" for Jeannie, and the unseen belly button "controversy"
07:48
Barbara Eden on the "belly button controversy" on I Dream of Jeannie
02:13
Barbara Eden on how special effects were done and the look of the sets on I Dream of Jeannie
08:01
Barbara Eden on working with Sidney Sheldon, and co-stars Larry Hagman, Bill Daily, Hayden Roarke and others on I Dream of Jeannie
06:11
Barbara Eden on a typical workweek on I Dream of Jeannie,  memorable episodes and guests, and the show's cancellation
13:17
Barbara Eden on the impact of I Dream of Jeannie
01:39

Jamie Farr

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Jamie Farr on appearing on I Dream of Jeannie
00:30

Eddie Foy, III

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Eddie Foy III on casting I Dream of Jeannie
05:59
Eddie Foy III on casting Barbara Eden in I Dream of Jeannie
07:51

Chuck Fries

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Chuck Fries on Sidney Sheldon, creator of I Dream of Jeannie and The Patty Duke Show
04:57

Larry Hagman

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Larry Hagman on the production details of I Dream of Jeannie
06:02
Larry Hagman on being cast in the role off Maj. Anthony Nelson on I Dream of Jeannie
01:58
Larry Hagman on the premise of I Dream of Jeannie
01:06
Larry Hagman on working with the cast of I Dream of Jeannie: Barbara Eden, Bill Daily, and Hayden Rorke
07:23
Larry Hagman on working with Sidney Sheldon on I Dream of Jeannie
03:44
Larry Hagman on the "navel" controversy on I Dream of Jeannie
01:37

Rocky Kalish

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On working on I Dream of Jeannie; the writer's room

Irma Kalish

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On working on I Dream of Jeannie; the writer's room

Bill Mumy

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Bill Mumy on appearing on I Dream of Jeannie
01:55

Dick Van Patten

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Dick Van Patten on a guest role he had on I Dream of Jeannie with Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman
00:28

Carroll Pratt

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Carroll Pratt on providing laugh track for Green Acres, Bewitched, Beverly Hillbillies, My Three Sons, and I Dream of Jeannie
04:26

Sidney Sheldon

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Sidney Sheldon on "the navel controversy" on I Dream of Jeannie and doing an episode with Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In
01:39
Sidney Sheldon on developing I Dream of Jeannie while still writing for The Patty Duke Show
01:50
Sidney Sheldon on how he got the idea for I Dream of Jeannie
00:18
Sidney Sheldon on creating and producing I Dream of Jeannie
00:40
Sidney Sheldon on casting I Dream of Jeannie
07:00:57
Sidney Sheldon on creating "Major Nelson" on I Dream of Jeannie
01:54
Sidney Sheldon on Screen Gems and production on I Dream of Jeannie
00:21
Sidney Sheldon on the cast of I Dream of Jeannie
08:18
Sidney Sheldon on the writers of I Dream of Jeannie
01:21
Sidney Sheldon on concealing Barbara Eden's real-life pregnancy on I Dream of Jeannie
01:44
Sidney Sheldon on difficulties with Larry Hagman on I Dream of Jeannie
01:40
Sidney Sheldon on the directors on I Dream of Jeannie
02:09
Sidney Sheldon on writing scripts and production for I Dream of Jeannie
04:11
Sidney Sheldon on working with Screen Gems and trying to get I Dream of Jeannie shot in color
01:17
Sidney Sheldon on sets, props, and special effects on I Dream of Jeannie; on guest stars
03:43
Sidney Sheldon on critical reaction to and the ratings of I Dream of Jeannie
00:38
Sidney Sheldon on the end of I Dream of Jeannie - the marriage of the lead characters destroyed the show
01:56
Sidney Sheldon on the merchandising and guest stars of I Dream of Jeannie
02:21
Sidney Sheldon on similarities between I Dream of Jeannie and Bewitched
00:53
Sidney Sheldon on the end of I Dream of Jeannie and beginning to write novels
00:51
Sidney Sheldon on the enduring popularity of I Dream of Jeannie
01:00
Sidney Sheldon on his mother appearing in an episode of I Dream of Jeannie
02:00

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