Jeannie or the Tiger?
Season Three, Episode 2
Number (#63) in series (139 episodes)
Jeannie or the Tiger
When Jeannie's devious twin sister Jeannie visits her in Cocoa Beach for the first time, she quickly plots to make Tony her master, with intent to make him into a playboy.
Air date 19 September 1967
Production code 3.02
Written by James Henerson
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest stars: None
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"Fly Me to the Moon"
(Season 3 premiere)
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List of I Dream of Jeannie episodes

Jeannie or the Tiger? is the second episode of Season 3 of I Dream of Jeannie and the 63rd series episode overall. The episode which was written by James Henerson and directed by Hal Cooper, first aired on NBC-TV on 19 September 1967.


After not seeing her for over 2000 years, Jeannie invites her sister Jeannie for a visit. When her sister notices Tony's picture, she decides to trap Jeannie in her bottle and take her place as a way to steal her beloved master and turn him into an international playboy to even at the brink of exhaustion for poor Tony!


  • This episode marks the first appearance of Jeannie's sister, also played by Barbara Eden.


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