Stardust I -
Astronaut Captain Anthony "Tony" Nelson (Larry
Hagman) was sent into outer space in the
Stardust I spacecraft on the situation
comedy I DREAM OF JEANNIE/NBC/1965-70.
prepares for his launch into space
||All systems A-O-K. Ten
seconds to firing... 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3,
2, 1. Lift off. [The rocket has a problem]
Final stage misfired. He won't be able to
||Control to Stardust I.
Control to Stardust I. Come in Tony.
Capt. Tony Nelson:
Stardust I to Control.
Capt. Roger Healey:
||Your final stage
rocket misfired. We're gonna have to
bring you back.
||This is General Stone. We
have an emergency. Stardust I is
coming down. Alert the 7th Fleet.
-- Dialog from episode "The Lady in
animation where Tony meets Jeannie
Upon reentry, his capsule splashed down near a
tropical desert island in the South Pacific where he found an ancient
bottle on the beach. When he pulled on the
stopper, out popped a beautiful female
genie dressed in a harem costume. Her name was
Jeannie. At first, Tony thought he was suffering
from hallucinations, but soon realized
TRIVIA NOTE: Stardust was also the name of a
spacecraft (fashioned after the design of the
NASA space shuttle) in the Disney feature film
Unidentified Flying Oddballs (1979).
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