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The Best Episodes of I Dream of Jeannie

Every episode of I Dream of Jeannie ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of I Dream of Jeannie!

While on a mission, American astronaut Captain Tony Nelson is forced to make an emergency landing that will forever change his life. On a deserted South Pacific island, Captain Nelson happens upon a bottle containing a beautiful two-thousand-year-old female genie named Jeannie. Rescuing her from the bottle nets Tony the requisite three wishes, and then some, when Jeannie pledges total devotion to her new "master".

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyComedyFamily
Network:NBC

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "I Dream of Jeannie" is "The Greatest Entertainer in the World", rated 8.2/10 from 242 user votes. It was directed by Claudio Guzmán and written by Sidney Sheldon. "The Greatest Entertainer in the World" aired on 2/27/1967 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "My Master, the Great Caruso".

  • The Greatest Entertainer in the World
    8.2/10 242 votes

    #1 - The Greatest Entertainer in the World

    Season 2 Episode 23 - Aired 1967-02-27

    General Peterson wants Tony to get Sammy Davis Jr. to entertain at his tenth anniversary at NASA.

    Director: Claudio Guzmán

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • My Master, the Great Caruso
    8.1/10 236 votes

    #2 - My Master, the Great Caruso

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 1966-12-05

    When General Peterson hears Tony singing with opera, he enters him in the NASA talent contest.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • The Greatest Invention In The World
    8.1/10 241 votes

    #3 - The Greatest Invention In The World

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 1967-01-09

    Roger convinces Tony to let Jeannie grant him a wish. Roger accidentally wishes that he hadn't dropped coffee on Tony when he accidentally does. The result is a fabric that cannot be burned, stained, or cut. Dr. Bellows witnesses the impossible destruction of the fabric and attempts to find out how Tony had concocted this great invention.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • The Birds and the Bees Bit
    8.1/10 226 votes

    #4 - The Birds and the Bees Bit

    Season 2 Episode 29 - Aired 1967-04-10

    Tony discovers that genies lose their powers if they marry a mortal and proposes to Jeannie. After Roger and Jeannie learn that their children might get magical powers, Jeannie tries to keep Roger away so that Tony doesn't find out.

    Director: Larry Hagman

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • My Turned-On Master
    8.1/10 203 votes

    #5 - My Turned-On Master

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 1967-10-03

    In order to prove that she can live without her powers, Jeannie transfers them to someone else for twenty-four hours. Unfortunately, that someone is Tony.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Dennis Whitcomb

  • Hurricane Jeannie
    8.1/10 179 votes

    #6 - Hurricane Jeannie

    Season 5 Episode 24 - Aired 1970-04-28

    A hurricane traps Tony, Jeannie, Roger and Dr. Bellows overnight in the Nelson's house. Tony dreams Dr. Bellows figures out the real truth about Jeannie and her powers.

    Director: Claudio Guzmán

    Writer: James S. Henerson

  • The Lady in the Bottle
    7.9/10 481 votes

    #7 - The Lady in the Bottle

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 1965-09-18

    The rocket launch for a space mission goes awry and Captain Anthony Nelson finds himself stranded on a desert island. When he opens an antique bottle lying on the beach, he becomes the master of a beautiful, 2,000-year-old genie named Jeannie, who is willing to grant him anything he wishes.

    Director: Gene Nelson

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • Richest Astronaut in the World
    7.9/10 251 votes

    #8 - Richest Astronaut in the World

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 1966-01-15

    Roger accidentally discovers the truth about Jeannie and steals her from Tony. He then uses Jeannie for his own greedy purposes.

    Director: E.W. Swackhamer

    Writer: Bill Davenport

  • My Master, the Rich Tycoon
    7.9/10 246 votes

    #9 - My Master, the Rich Tycoon

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 1966-09-26

    When Jeannie lets in a man into house who derides Tony's taste, she makes several valuable works of art appear. Unfortunately, the man is a representative of the IRS.

    Director: Claudio Guzmán

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • How Do You Beat Superman?
    7.9/10 225 votes

    #10 - How Do You Beat Superman?

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 1966-11-28

    Jeannie feels that Tony is not paying enough attention to her because he is too preoccupied with football. She blinks an imaginary man named Tony Millionaire to make Tony jealous.

    Director: Claudio Guzmán

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • What House Across the Street?
    7.8/10 250 votes

    #11 - What House Across the Street?

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 1965-12-18

    Following her mother's advice, Jeannie tries to make Tony jealous by accepting Roger's marriage proposal. Jeannie blinks a mansion onto a vacant lot across the street from Tony's, along with a set of phony, rich parents.

    Director: Theodore J. Flicker

    Writer: Bob Fisher, Arthur Alsberg

  • I'll Never Forget What's Her Name
    7.8/10 212 votes

    #12 - I'll Never Forget What's Her Name

    Season 1 Episode 30 - Aired 1966-05-07

    Suffering from amnesia after a vase fell on his head, Tony instantly falls in love with Jeannie, thinking she is an ordinary woman. He declares his love and insists they get married.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • Always on Sunday
    7.8/10 244 votes

    #13 - Always on Sunday

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 1966-09-19

    Jeannie thinks that Tony has been working too hard and decides to give him a break by making every day Sunday.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • How to Be a Genie in 10 Easy Lessons
    7.8/10 219 votes

    #14 - How to Be a Genie in 10 Easy Lessons

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 1966-10-31

    A well-meaning Jeannie has tried her best to please Tony, but her magic continues to cause problems. Roger suggests that Tony have Jeannie study Tales of Arabian Nights, claiming it will teach her how to properly use her gifts.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • The Greatest Lover In The World
    7.8/10 214 votes

    #15 - The Greatest Lover In The World

    Season 2 Episode 14 - Aired 1966-12-12

    Feeling sorry for Roger, Jeannie makes him irresistible to all women.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • Jeannie Breaks the Bank
    7.8/10 221 votes

    #16 - Jeannie Breaks the Bank

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 1966-12-19

    Tony draws the authority's attention when Jeannie puts three milliion dollars into his bank account because he is a low-paid astronaut.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • A Secretary is Not a Toy
    7.8/10 216 votes

    #17 - A Secretary is Not a Toy

    Season 2 Episode 26 - Aired 1967-03-20

    Jeannie becomes General Peterson's secretary hoping she can convince him to help get Tony promoted. However, when Jeannie doesn't pass a security check, she is suspected of being a spy.

    Director: Claudio Guzmán

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • Tomorrow Is Not Another Day
    7.8/10 188 votes

    #18 - Tomorrow Is Not Another Day

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 1968-10-07

    Its the 16th and no newspaper has arrived at the Nelson home. Seeing Jeannie upset Roger suggest that she blinks in a newspaper. She does, but being informed of the wrong date by Roger, gets the next day's paper.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Bruce Howard

  • Jeannie's Beauty Cream
    7.8/10 192 votes

    #19 - Jeannie's Beauty Cream

    Season 5 Episode 5 - Aired 1969-10-14

    Jeannie gives Amanda Bellows some of her beauty cream that turns her into the most beautiful woman at NASA, but no one recognizes her.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Joanna Lee

  • My Master, the Spy
    7.7/10 213 votes

    #20 - My Master, the Spy

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 1967-01-16

    Dr. Bellows suspects Tony of being a spy when he is at a NASA meeting and is seen in Paris having lunch with Jeannie at the same time.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • Haven't I Seen Me Someplace Before?
    7.7/10 180 votes

    #21 - Haven't I Seen Me Someplace Before?

    Season 3 Episode 26 - Aired 1968-03-26

    Its Roger's birthday and Jeannie and Tony throw a small party for him. Instead of a normal gift Jeannie decides to give Roger something he has always wanted, his very own wish. As Roger is leaving the house, Tony mentions the fact that the next day he is going on an important space flight and Roger then blurts out that he wishes that he was going on that flight and at that instant, Roger and Tony switch bodies. When Tony realizes what has happened, he and Jeannie go searching for Roger not only before he goes on the mission, but to keep Dr. Bellows from finding out what happened.

    Director: Claudio Guzmán

    Writer: Martin Roth

  • Have You Heard the One About The Used Car Salesman?
    7.7/10 199 votes

    #22 - Have You Heard the One About The Used Car Salesman?

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 1968-11-04

    After Jeannie crashes Tony's car, it's brought to a used car dealer to be repaired. The dealer tries to cheat Jeannie by buying the damaged car from her, then making her buy it back at several times the price.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: James S. Henerson

  • Russian Roulette
    7.6/10 255 votes

    #23 - Russian Roulette

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 1965-12-11

    Tony and Roger are assigned to entertain two visiting Russian cosmonauts. As a symbol of friendship, Roger unknowingly gives them Jeannie's bottle with Jeannie in it.

    Director: E.W. Swackhamer

    Writer: Bob Fisher, Arthur Alsberg

  • The Permanent House Guest
    7.6/10 223 votes

    #24 - The Permanent House Guest

    Season 1 Episode 24 - Aired 1966-03-05

    Dr. Bellows sees an elephant in Tony's bedroom, but all is normal when he returns with General Peterson. Realizing this, the ever suspicious Dr. Bellows moves in with Tony in hopes of actually catching him.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon

  • My Master, The Magician
    7.6/10 207 votes

    #25 - My Master, The Magician

    Season 1 Episode 29 - Aired 1966-04-23

    Dr. Bellows insists that Tony puts on a magic show at NASA after catching him floating in his chair in his living room.

    Director: Hal Cooper

    Writer: Sidney Sheldon