|The Moving Finger|
| Season 1, Episode 9|
Number (#9) in series (139 episodes)
When Jeannie decides to become a movie star to compete with her "rival", she soon realizes that genies don't show up on camera, after Tony accompanies her to the film set in "The Moving Finger" in Season 1.
|Air date||November 13, 1965|
|Written by||Sidney Sheldon, Jerry Seelen & Harry Essex|
|Directed by||Gene Nelson|
|Guest stars:||Nancy Kovack|
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The Moving Finger is the ninth episode of the First Season of I Dream of Jeannie, and also the ninth overall series episode. Co-written by series creator Sidney Sheldon, Jerry Seelen, and Harry Essex, the episode, which was directed by Gene Nelson, originally aired on NBC-TV on November 13, 1965.
Jeannie has stars in her eyes when Tony goes out to dinner with a famous screen actress named Rita Mitchell (Nancy Kovack) in Hollywood. She decides to become a movie star to compete with her "rival", but soon realizes that genies don't show up on camera.