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Fly Me to the Moon
Season Three, Episode 1
Number (#62) in series (139 episodes)
IDOJ episode 3x1 - Fly Me To The Moon
Things go haywire when Jeannie turns Sam, a chimp to be used with Tony and Roger on a trip to the moon, into a human in "Fly Me To The Moon" in Season 3.
Air date September 12, 1967
Production code 3.01
Written by Robert Marcus
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest stars: Larry Storch
Parley Baer
Howard Morton
Judy Pace
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Fly Me to the Moon is the opening episode of Season 3 of I Dream of Jeannie and the 62nd series episode overall. The episode which was written by Robert Marcus, was directed by Hal Cooper. It originally aired on NBC-TV on September 12, 1967.

Synopsis

Jeannie turns Sam, a NASA chimp, which was to be used to accompany Tony and Roger on a mission flight to the moon into a human (Larry Storch).

Summary

Tony and Roger are training a chimpanzee named Sam to be on the first flight to the moon. Jeannie turns him into a human (Larry Storch). When she tries to turn him back, she accidentally turns Tony into a chimp. Tony almost ends up going to the moon, but Jeannie saves the day.

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Main Cast

Trivia

  • Tony and Roger are working training a chimp named "Sam". This was seen as a slap at another popular Screen Gems produced TV series, ABC-TV's Bewitched (1964), whose producers accused "Jeannie" of stealing some of their ideas.
  • During filming, Larry Storch wanted to do his own stunt and jump from one tree branch to another, but Bill Daily talked him out of it. It was just as well, because when the stunt man did it, it turned out there was a nail sticking out of the tree and the man ripped his arm open.
  • The episode's title is based on the song "Fly Me to the Moon" written by Bart Howard in 1954 and became a standard sung by Frank Sinatra.

Recurring cast/Guest starring

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