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is a 30-minute Saturday morning animated series and a spin-off based on the 1965–1970 NBC live-action sitcom Jeannie I Dream of Jeannie. It was produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions in association with Screen Gems Television and broadcast on CBS from September 8, 1973 to December 22, 1973.
The animated series features the eponymous 2,000-year-old genie character (voiced by
Julie McWhirter) with her master and love interest Corey Anders (voiced by Mark Hamill), a high school student and surfer, and his best friend Henry Glopp (voiced by Bob Hastings).
Many of Corey and Henry's misadventures often involved run-ins with their rival, S. Melvin Farthinghill (voiced by
Tommy Cook), a snooty rich kid and the series' antagonist whom Henry often addressed as "Smellvin" or "Smelly." S. Melvin was often a competitor with Corey when it came to girls, undermining his efforts at every turn. Comedian and former Three Stooges star Joe Besser voiced Babu, a cowardly, bumbling, immature genie-in-training under Jeannie's charge. His typical magic words are "Yapple Dapple!" which usually gets everyone around him into a pickle, even himself.
Babu normally annoyed almost everyone he met because he gets so nervous, he could never control his powers. Jeannie would always try to help Corey with his problems, using magic. She was also in love with him and whenever some other girl tried to get with him, she'd sabotage everything.
Unlike the blonde character from
I Dream of Jeannie (portrayed by Barbara Eden), the animated Jeannie was a ponytailed redhead. Jeannie could use her magical powers by crossing her arms and whipping her ponytail instead of blinking her eyes. On September 15, 1973, Jeannie and Babu made one guest appearance on . Four years later, Babu alone appeared on The New Scooby-Doo Movies
The early art of the production for the
Laff-a-Lympics showed Jeannie as well as Josie and the Pussycats as members of the "Scooby Doobies" team, but legal problems with Columbia Pictures Television, Screen Gems' successor, prevented it (Hanna-Barbera owned Babu, but Columbia controlled all rights to Jeannie's image). In 1977–78, episodes of Jeannie were serialized on the syndicated weekday series .
Fred Flintstone and Friends
Due to this series' connection with
I Dream of Jeannie, this is one of only two Hanna-Barbera produced series since Hanna-Barbera's 1967 sale to Taft Broadcasting that are owned outright by Sony Pictures Television, whose predecessor Screen Gems once had a partnership with Hanna-Barbera; the other is , because of its ties to Partridge Family 2200 A.D. The Partridge Family (the copyrights to both animated series are currently held by SPT's CPT Holdings).
Like many animated series created by Hanna-Barbera in the 1970s, the show contained a
laugh track created by the studio.
September 8, 1973
September 15, 1973
The Great Ski Robbery
September 22, 1973
September 29, 1973
The Power Failure
October 6, 1973
October 13, 1973
October 20, 1973
Helen of Troy
October 27, 1973
November 3, 1973
The Kid Brother
November 10, 1973
The Blind Date
November 17, 1973
November 24, 1973
December 1, 1973
December 8, 1973
December 15, 1973
December 22, 1973
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Executive Producers: Joseph Barbera and William Hanna
Directed by: Charles A. Nichols
Produced by: Iwao Takamoto
Associate Producer: Art Scott
Story: Sid Morse, Marion Hargrove, Dave Ketchum, Arlene & Leonard Stadd, Bill Canning, Irma & Austin Kalish, Bruce Shelly, Frank Waldman, Phyllis & Robert White
Story Direction: Don Christensen, George Gordon, Mike Kawaguchi, George Singer, Steve Clark, Jan Green, Earl Klein, Paul Sommer, John E. Walker
Voices: Gay Autterson, Joe Besser, Indira Dirks, Bob Hastings, Sherry Jackson, Don Messick, John Stephenson, Ginny Tyler, Julie Bennett, Tommy Cook, Mark Hamill, Tina Holland, Julie McWhirter, Hal Smith, Judy Strangis, Vincent Van Patten, Janet Waldo
Production Design: Bob Singer
Production Supervisor: Victor O. Schipek
Titles: Iraj Paran
Musical Director: Hoyt Curtin
Musical Supervisor: Paul DeKorte
Character Design: Takashi Masunaga
Layout: Terry Slade, Roman Arambula, Homer Jonas, Sukhdev Dail, Don Morgan
Animation: Bill Keil, Ed Barge, Lars Calonius, George Kreisl, Margaret Nichols, Don Patterson, Oliver Callahan, Harry Holt, Rae McSpadden, Ed Parks, Dick Thompson, Xenia
Background Styling: F. Montealegre, Fernando Arce
Backgrounds: Lorraine Andrina, Sheila Brown, Al Rudnick
Technical Supervisor: Frank Paiker
Ink and Paint Supervisor: Billie Kerns
Xerography: Robert "Tiger" West
Sound Direction: Richard Olson, Bill Getty
Supervising Film Editor: Larry Cowan
Music Editor: Pat Foley
Effects Editors: Earl Bennett, Joe Sandusky
Negative Consultant: William E. DeBoer
Post Production Supervisor: Joed Eaton
Camera: George Epperson, Ron Jackson, Curtis Hall, Dennis Weaver
A Hanna-Barbera Production
This Picture Made Under The Jurisdiction of IATSE-IA Afiricated with A.F.L.-C.I.O.
RCA Sound Recording (c) 1973 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc and Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.
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