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23rd Jan '16 3:54:03 AM jormis29
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* The genie in the ''XXXenophile'' short "Wish Fulfillment". Though he is bound by the three wishes limit, and acts as a LiteralGenie when he wants to, he is very benevolent towards his "chosen" mistress. Specifically, he chose to interpret the villain's words in such a way that the heroine wasn't legally the same person as she'd been when she'd made her first three wishes and was therefore entitled to three ''more'' wishes.
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* The genie in the ''XXXenophile'' ''ComicBook/XXXenophile'' short "Wish Fulfillment". Though he is bound by the three wishes limit, and acts as a LiteralGenie when he wants to, he is very benevolent towards his "chosen" mistress. Specifically, he chose to interpret the villain's words in such a way that the heroine wasn't legally the same person as she'd been when she'd made her first three wishes and was therefore entitled to three ''more'' wishes.
23rd Jan '16 12:19:18 AM narm00
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gT4kTcfHoCY "This"]] Israeli ad for RC cola grants two wishes to three friends and gives them exactly what they want. The first ask for a beautiful places and the most beautiful girl in the world. the genie gives him both the palace and a girl. the second asks for the girls sister and a boat and the genie grants it with ease. The third wishes for the commercial product RC cola and then quietly points to his friends hinting at the genie that he wants his friends to disappear to have everything they wished for and the genie catches on and makes the guys friends disappear, leaving the last guy to have the girls, the boat and the palace.
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gT4kTcfHoCY "This"]] This]] Israeli ad for RC cola grants two wishes to three friends and gives them exactly what they want. The first ask asks for a beautiful places palace and the most beautiful girl in the world. the genie gives him both the palace and a girl. the second asks for the girls girl's sister and a boat and the genie grants it with ease. The third wishes for the commercial product RC cola and then quietly points to his friends hinting at the genie that he wants his friends to disappear to have everything they wished for for, and the genie catches on and makes the guys guy's friends disappear, leaving the last guy to have the girls, the boat and the palace.

* The genie in the ''XXXenophile'' short "Wish Fulfillment". Though he in bound by the three wishes limit, and acts as a LiteralGenie when he wants to, he is very benevolent towards his "chosen" mistress. Specifically, he chose to interpret the villain's words in such a way that the heroine wasn't legally the same person as she'd been when she'd made her first three wishes and was therefore entitled to three ''more'' wishes.
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* The genie in the ''XXXenophile'' short "Wish Fulfillment". Though he in is bound by the three wishes limit, and acts as a LiteralGenie when he wants to, he is very benevolent towards his "chosen" mistress. Specifically, he chose to interpret the villain's words in such a way that the heroine wasn't legally the same person as she'd been when she'd made her first three wishes and was therefore entitled to three ''more'' wishes.

* Following the movie ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}''(see "Film" above), Genie is very much a benevolent genie in ''KingdomHearts''. During the first boss fight against Jafar, although the Genie is forced to serve Jafar and attack Sora's party, his attacks are generally very weak, [[ApologeticAttacker he usually says, "I'm sorry, Al," and "Get out of the way!" before attacking]], and sometimes after an attack will generate health balls for the party to pick up, increasing their health points. Later, after Aladdin [[FreeingTheGenie wishes for Genie's freedom]], Genie agrees to travel with Sora to help find Jasmine. He even comments that, although he is no longer required to grant Aladdin's wishes, he's quite happy to do him a favor.
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* Following the movie ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}''(see ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' (see "Film" above), Genie is very much a benevolent genie in ''KingdomHearts''.''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI''. During the first boss fight against Jafar, although the Genie is forced to serve Jafar and attack Sora's party, his attacks are generally very weak, [[ApologeticAttacker he usually says, "I'm sorry, Al," and "Get out of the way!" before attacking]], and sometimes after an attack will generate health balls for the party to pick up, increasing their health points. Later, after Aladdin [[FreeingTheGenie wishes for Genie's freedom]], Genie agrees to travel with Sora to help find Jasmine. He even comments that, although he is no longer required to grant Aladdin's wishes, he's quite happy to do him a favor.

* Ship of ''ShipInABottle'' is a good example. Even when she disagrees with her master, she makes sure to help him as needed and grants wishes as accurately as possible. It probably also helps that she and her master are sex buddies.
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* Ship of ''ShipInABottle'' ''Webcomic/ShipInABottle'' is a good example. Even when she disagrees with her master, she makes sure to help him as needed and grants wishes as accurately as possible. It probably also helps that she and her master are sex buddies.

* Angelique of ''TheWotch'' is one of the few genies that actually likes humanity. Unfortunately, when she's summoned, she's summoned through a cursed bottle that forces her to grant any wish she hears from ''anyone'', not just Jason, who summoned her. Some of the wish-granting on poorly-done wishes is done in JackassGenie style, but it's implied that Angie isn't doing it deliberately. * In ''Krakow!'', a character makes a wish for a perfect girlfriend, and specifies that she must be "an airplane". She has metal wings and fins and consumes gasoline. Could be a LiteralGenie, but it's hard to imagine what else that wish could have possibly meant. Of course, the character's roommate claims that it was nothing more than a hallucination due to a case of the flu. * ''{{Weesh}}'' is about three kids and their ''very'' benevolent genie.
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* Angelique of ''TheWotch'' ''Webcomic/TheWotch'' is one of the few genies that actually likes humanity. Unfortunately, when she's summoned, she's summoned through a cursed bottle that forces her to grant any wish she hears from ''anyone'', not just Jason, who summoned her. Some of the wish-granting on poorly-done wishes is done in JackassGenie style, but it's implied that Angie isn't doing it deliberately. * In ''Krakow!'', ''Webcomic/{{Krakow}}!'', a character makes a wish for a perfect girlfriend, and specifies that she must be "an airplane". She has metal wings and fins and consumes gasoline. Could be a LiteralGenie, but it's hard to imagine what else that wish could have possibly meant. Of course, the character's roommate claims that it was nothing more than a hallucination due to a case of the flu. * ''{{Weesh}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Weesh}}'' is about three kids and their ''very'' benevolent genie.

* [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1481 SCP-1481]] used to be this kind of genie, by his own admission... until some jerk wished he was stoned out of his head, entirely out of spite. Now, SCP-1481 is rendered completely incompetent because of his drugged-out state, and the really sick thing about it is, the jerk who made him that way also wished that it couldn't be wished-away, ever.
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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'': ** [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1481 SCP-1481]] used to be this kind of genie, by his own admission... until some jerk wished he was stoned out of his head, entirely out of spite. Now, SCP-1481 is rendered completely incompetent because of his drugged-out state, and the really sick thing about it is, the jerk who made him that way also wished that it couldn't be wished-away, ever.
22nd Jan '16 3:51:09 PM billybobfred
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* The ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' spell "Wish" is more famous for [[JackassGenie the opposite trope]], but the spell description does instruct the GameMaster to treat it this way if the request is within reason, and lists several specific effects that are guaranteed to work without issue.
15th Dec '15 10:23:42 AM Doug86
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* Dick Dastardly employs Bubu, a genie in the ''WackyRaces'' episode "The Dipsy Doodle Desert Derby." He's not very bright and tends to take Dastardly's commands too literally. ("Put me out in front of the other racers!" Dastardly commands--Bubu puts the Mean Machine in front, all right. In front of the other racers ''facing'' them.)
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* Dick Dastardly employs Bubu, a genie in the ''WackyRaces'' ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces'' episode "The Dipsy Doodle Desert Derby." He's not very bright and tends to take Dastardly's commands too literally. ("Put me out in front of the other racers!" Dastardly commands--Bubu puts the Mean Machine in front, all right. In front of the other racers ''facing'' them.)
1st Dec '15 3:54:13 PM nombretomado
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* One episode of ''GarfieldAndFriends'' featured Odie finding a genie at the beach, who was a rather nice guy. Since Odie only had one wish (to fly), he even decided to give Odie his wish three times so that his wishes wouldn't be wasted.
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* One episode of ''GarfieldAndFriends'' ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' featured Odie finding a genie at the beach, who was a rather nice guy. Since Odie only had one wish (to fly), he even decided to give Odie his wish three times so that his wishes wouldn't be wasted.
28th Nov '15 4:06:35 PM MadCat221
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* The Genie in ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' is the Trope Posterboy for this, even interpreting an unconscious head bob in the best possible way (as "Genie, I want you to save my life"). In fact, he's nice to a fault -- when Jafar takes control of him late in the film, it doesn't even occur to him to try to use some LiteralGenie interpretations to screw Jafar out of his wishes (for example, simply teleporting Jafar to a DeathWorld when he wishes to be the most powerful sorcerer in the world, or making Jafar the "sultan" of an oasis). Fortunately, Aladdin himself thinks of a loophole and tricks Jafar into using it. The Genie doesn't even realize what Aladdin's plan is until after he already granted the wish. (Compare Eden from TheSeries under "Western Animation," who is smart enough to play this as a ZigzaggingTrope.)
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* The Genie in ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' is the Trope Posterboy for this, even interpreting an unconscious head bob in the best possible way (as "Genie, I want wish for you to save my life"). In fact, he's nice to a fault -- when Jafar takes control of him late in the film, it doesn't even occur to him to try to use some LiteralGenie interpretations to screw Jafar out of his wishes (for example, simply teleporting Jafar to a DeathWorld when he wishes to be the most powerful sorcerer in the world, or making Jafar the "sultan" of an oasis). Fortunately, Aladdin himself thinks of a loophole and tricks Jafar into using it. The Genie doesn't even realize what Aladdin's plan is until after he already granted the wish. (Compare Eden from TheSeries under "Western Animation," who is smart enough to play this as a ZigzaggingTrope.)
28th Nov '15 4:05:54 PM MadCat221
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* The Genie in ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' functions like this, even interpreting an unconscious head bob in the best possible way (as "Genie, I want you to save my life"). In fact, he's nice to a fault -- when Jafar takes control of him late in the film, it doesn't even occur to him to try to use some LiteralGenie interpretations to screw Jafar out of his wishes (for example, simply teleporting Jafar to a DeathWorld when he wishes to be the most powerful sorcerer in the world, or making Jafar the "sultan" of an oasis). Fortunately, Aladdin himself thinks of a loophole and tricks Jafar into using it. The Genie doesn't even realize what Aladdin's plan is until after he already granted the wish. (Compare Eden from TheSeries under "Western Animation," who is smart enough to play this as a ZigzaggingTrope.)
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* The Genie in ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' functions like is the Trope Posterboy for this, even interpreting an unconscious head bob in the best possible way (as "Genie, I want you to save my life"). In fact, he's nice to a fault -- when Jafar takes control of him late in the film, it doesn't even occur to him to try to use some LiteralGenie interpretations to screw Jafar out of his wishes (for example, simply teleporting Jafar to a DeathWorld when he wishes to be the most powerful sorcerer in the world, or making Jafar the "sultan" of an oasis). Fortunately, Aladdin himself thinks of a loophole and tricks Jafar into using it. The Genie doesn't even realize what Aladdin's plan is until after he already granted the wish. (Compare Eden from TheSeries under "Western Animation," who is smart enough to play this as a ZigzaggingTrope.)
27th Nov '15 8:57:45 AM Hereward
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** A similar fairy tale talks about a woman who lives in a vinegar bottle who's wish for a proper house is overheard by a passing fairy. Unfortunately, not only does the woman show no gratitude, but every time the fairy returns she wishes for a more prominent position in the world, until she wishes to be the Pope.
19th Nov '15 7:36:55 PM MadCat221
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20th Oct '15 3:01:12 AM Aquillion
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** Or, in another, rather than revoking his wishes, the fish grants the final one with a clever twist: when the fisherman tells the fish that his wife wants to be like God, they are returned to destitution, as God has no need for titles or material possessions.
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** Or, in another, another version, rather than revoking his wishes, the fish grants the final one with a clever twist: when the fisherman tells the fish that his wife wants to be like God, they are returned to destitution, as God has no need for titles or material possessions.
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