| Season 5, Episode 11|
Number (#124) in series (139 episodes)
The day that Jeannie has long awaited has finally arrives, but as being a genie, she can't be photographed... what will Tony and Jeannie do? -- in "The Wedding" in Season 5.
|Air date||December 3, 1969|
|Written by||James Henerson|
|Directed by||Claudio Guzmán|
|Guest stars:||Cliff Norton|
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The Wedding is the eleventh episode of Season 5 of I Dream of Jeannie and the 124th overall episode of the series. Directed by Claudio Guzmán, the episode, which was written by James Henerson, originally aired on NBC-TV on December 3, 1969.
Jeannie and Tony's wedding day arrives and NASA wants photos of the wedding.
Major Nelson and Jeannie finally get married, with Major Healey as best man — but not without problems: Jeannie's image can't be photographed so Jeannie substitutes a mechanical mannequin for herself.
The big day has finally arrived and Tony and Jeannie look forward to finally getting married and it promises to become a huge media event. However, there is one problem, because genies can't be photographed, the couple are afraid that the wedding will get publicity for all the wrong reasons. In fact, Jeannie panics and almost calls off the wedding and considers eloping instead. However, she comes up with an interesting solution when she decides to use a mannequin to pose as her and be photographed until it comes time for the vows. Can the happy couple pull it off or will it be a disaster?
- Barbara Eden as Jeannie
- Larry Hagman as Anthony Nelson
- Bill Daily as Roger Healey
- Hayden Rorke as Dr. Alfred Bellows
- Emmaline Henry as Amanda Bellows
- Vinton Hayworth as General Winfield Schaeffer
- Cliff Norton as Major Henshaw
- Jack Smith as Reverned Weems
- Harvey Fisher as Phtographer #1
- Reginald fenderson as Photographer #2
- Hal Taggart as Mr. Nelson, Tony's Dad
- June Jocelyn as Mrs. Nelson, Tony's Mom
- The original broadcast was interrupted and the wedding show was shown on the following Saturday.
- Jeannie was pictured in the third season's third episode, the fourth season's nineteenth episode, and filmed on Carl Tucker's Automobiles' commercial in the fourth season's fifth episode, but it was revealed in an earlier season and then again in this episode that genies cannot be pictured.
- The premise of the episode is that genies can't be photographed. To solve this, Jeannie blinks up an automaton/robot of herself to walk down the aisle. At the end of the episode when Tony and Jeannie are watching a film of the wedding, Tony is walking with an invisible Jeannie. The robot/automaton should have shown up in the film.