Barbara Eden, nominal lead of the well known ’60s sitcom I Dream of Jeanie, was many young men’s first squash. What a great many people don’t understand, nonetheless, is that she was nearly ignored for her most notorious job. At the hour of projecting, the makers of the show were attempting to separate themselves from the similarly well known show Bewitched, which they additionally made. To separate the two, the makers needed a brunette lead. Eden, notwithstanding, was so entertaining and beguiling on set that the showrunners cast her for the job, light hair, what not.