One of the classic s Fantastic Comedies, I Dream Of Jeannie ran on NBC from September to May Starring Larry Hagman and Barbara Eden. Comedy · A United States astronaut finds his life vastly complicated when he stumbles on to a bottle containing a female genie. Except, as we all know, that kind of creative decision usually sounds the death knell for a TV show, and I Dream of Jeannie was no different. Comments Share what you think. A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways. Jeannie and the Wild Pipchicks Unlike earlier contests, the answer was not revealed within the story. EDEN AND HAGMAN REUNITED FOR A STORY ARC ON DALLAS. More from mental floss studios. Contact Us Register News Press Room Advertising Jobs. Among the replies was this note from Armstrong:. Fifteen Years Later reiterates most of Jeannie's first-season origin when she tells her son, Tony Jr. In the penultimate episode, "Hurricane Jeannie", Nelson dreams that Dr. In the first color episode, Jeannie returns to the beach, and her bottle is seen to have its original stopper painted to match the bottle , presumably retrieved by her upon her return there. The misadventures of a blissfully macabre but extremely loving family. When NBC began telecasting most of its prime-time television programs in color in fall , Jeannie was one of two regular programs on NBC that remained in black and white, in this case because of the special photographic effects employed to achieve Jeannie's magic.