I Dream of Jeannie

Invisible House For Sale - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: Throughout this episode, the coat rack behind Major Nelson's front door alternates between having a coat of arms decoration in the middle or nothing in the middle. It seems this episode was filmed while a set change was taking place, since previous episodes feature a hand holding a bell as the center decoration for the coat rack and following episodes feature the coat of arms decoration.


Djinn, Djinn, the Pied Piper - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When they are in the park, Roger is sent to the phone booth to call Jeannie, but ends up having a conversation with the operator. When Dr. Bellows pulls up, the phone booth is empty. Yet, a few minutes later, Roger is shown still in the phone booth. Because he mentions the original reason for his call, it is clear that this is supposed to be the same conversation.

How To Marry an Astronaut - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: The final scene of this episode is in Major Nelson's living room. Just after Jeannie blinks in the invisible minister, there is a quick shot of Major Nelson turning his head, but the background is an office at NASA, with green paint and paneling. Major Nelson's home has paneling but no green paint. (00:29:50)


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Suggested correction: Tony is wearing Major rank, which is the gold leaf. Lieutenant colonel is the silver leaf.

Halfway through the first season he is wearing a silver oak leaf. They repeatedly call him Major.

The first season was in black and white. How can you tell what color it was?

The Incredible Shrinking Master - S2-E24

Continuity mistake: When Tony is next to the record player he knocks a pen down to the floor. But we saw the pen on the floor already, near the giant cat. The position of the eraser on the desk is different in shots with the cat and a real desk, not the giant mockup.

My Double-Crossing Master - S3-E23

Continuity mistake: When Tony goes upstairs to disguise himself as the British doctor he starts down the stairs and both his shoes are black. Near the bottom, the right shoe is white and then with his next pace the shoe turns brown.

My Son, the Genie - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: Major Nelson carries a large lamb with a lot of wool head down out of the bathroom. In the next shot Major Nelson is carrying a smaller lamb head up, which has a black face and legs. (00:25:00)


Season 2 generally

Continuity mistake: The living room floor plan changes in season 2, but then some episodes revert back to the original season living room. It seems to bounce back and forth. There are also times when Jeannie's bottle is on the bar...but then after the cutaway it is on the desk.

Show generally

Continuity mistake: In the first ever episode Tony states that his mother is in Salt Lake City, implying this is where she lives. However in the episode where she visits Tony, she is from Bridgeport and then in the last few episodes of season five Tony talks about growing up in Ohio.

Around the Moon in 80 Blinks - S4-E23

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Bellows is trying to open Major Nelson's garage door, Major Nelson pulls it closed from the inside and Dr. Bellows ends up on the ground with the large end (front part) of his tie stuck under the garage door. The small end of his tie is not caught under the door, since it is visible beneath him. From inside the garage, Major Nelson uses an ax to sever the tie. When Dr. Bellows is shown again, though, both the large end and small end of his tie have been cut off.


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Col. Alfred E. Bellows, MD: You may be an expert in financial matters, Mr. Huggins, but I happen to be an expert in Major Anthony Nelson.

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Answer: As noted elsewhere here Jeannie is speaking Farsi.

Answer: Regarding the three wishes, there was never any set-in-stone rule or belief. This appears to originate from "The Ridiculous Wishes" or "The Three Ridiculous Wishes" that is a French literary fairy tale written by Charles Perrault and was published in 1697. It sort of set the standard for genie rules that later appeared in other folk tales and then in movies and TV shows. Like vampire lore, common details can be changed by any author to suit their story.

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Answer: She's speaking Persian. And there was never a 3 wish rule. When Tony freed her, he became her master, and she'd do anything for him (i.e. grant his every wish).


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