Tuesday, October 16, 2012

1997 You Wish - Halloween

You Wish is a comedy that ran from September 26, 1997 to June 23, 1998. It started as part of ABC's TGIF programming and was a 1990s version of "I Dream of Jeannie." But in this situation, a single mother and her 2 kids release a male genie who's been imprisoned in a magic carpet for 2,000 years. The Mother reluctantly accepts the services of the genie who begins to live with the family. The genie's name is simply "Genie." Jerry Van Dyke was introduced to the show in the third episode as Genie's Grandpa Max.

The Halloween episode originally aired on October 31, 1997 and was the 6th of a total of 12 episodes made. In this ep, Genie turns the daughter into a witch, the son into a road warrior and helps with the Halloween decorations. Mom makes a wish for Genie to be human for just one Halloween night. All while Grandpa Max loses his hand, and conjures up Frankenstein's monster, Count Dracula and the Mummy. Then a Werewolf and the Bride of Frankenstein make an appearance.

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