I Dream of Jeannie

Season 4 Episode 1

U-F-Oh Jeannie

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Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Sep 16, 1968 on NBC
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7.8
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  • A great season opener. (some spoilers)

    9.0
    Usually, as shows age, they resort to gimmicks to get people to watch. Finding season 3 a mixed bag, I was hesitant to purchase season 4. I did so because of the "Laugh-In" tie-in. But having started to watch, I found this opener to be rather funny.

    Tony and Major Healy pilot a test ship. Jeannie blinks in and inadvertently sets the ship off course. It lands on a hillbilly farm.

    While the hillbillies are parodies of the Beverly Hillbillies (oversexed male, late 20-something playing a 14 year old who's supposed to get a date, gun-totin' granny, and so on), I found a number of jokes to come out of left field. I would say the "bear hug" line leading to the funniest as, given the pacing, it's impossible to think of the corny punchline before it happens and the result is a hearty belly laugh.

    Definitely worth watching for some good comic relief.
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