“ I Dream of Jeannie” is one of the most popular American sitcom shows of all time that was hugely popular during the 60s and was a direct competitor to “Bewitched”. The fantasy sitcom series starred Barbara Eden as a 2,000 year old genie and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master with the two eventually falling in love with each other and marrying. The show aired in 1965 and ran for 5 seasons with 139 episodes produced until it was cancelled in 1970. Although the show debuted over 50 years ago, it is still popular amongst recent generations due to it being passed down by parents. It still makes appearances on normal television today that can be watched. It will go down as one of the greatest ever shows, but what happened behind the scenes? Some of these facts will blow your mind and make you look at the show differently.