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25th Jun '16 9:07:26 PM nombretomado
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* An early SideQuest in ''BaldursGate 2'' involves freeing a djinni from his lamp. A fan-made GameMod adds a second one in an extension of the circus side quest. Certain spells and items can also [[SummonMagic summon djinn or efreet to fight for you]].

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* An early SideQuest in ''BaldursGate 2'' ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII'' involves freeing a djinni from his lamp. A fan-made GameMod adds a second one in an extension of the circus side quest. Certain spells and items can also [[SummonMagic summon djinn or efreet to fight for you]].
19th May '16 2:04:35 AM Omeganian
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* ''Literature/OldKhottabych'' (or ''Starik Khottabych'') is a Russian book by Lazar Lagin about a Young Pioneer named Volka who finds an amphora at the bottom of a river. Volka opens the vessel, and an old genie named Hassan Abdul-rahman ibn Khattab, whom Volka just calls Khottabych, pops out. The genie is friendly and offers to serve his savior in any capacity. This was later adopted into a children's film. The novel also features a friend of Volka's who finds another ancient vessel and releases a second genie, who turns out to be Khottabych's older brother. Unlike the benevolent Khottabych, his brother has grown bitter after spending countless years in the vessel. At first, he was quite willing to grant his savior three wishes but, as years went on and nobody released him, he has grown resentful towards humans and has decided to kill his savior in a manner of the latter's choosing. The boy tries to outwit the genie and tells him he wants to die of old age. The LiteralGenie obliges and turns him into an old man. Khottabych manages to calm his brother down, though.

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* ''Literature/OldKhottabych'' (or ''Starik Khottabych'') is a Russian book by Lazar Lagin about a Young Pioneer named Volka who finds an amphora at the bottom of a river. Volka opens the vessel, and an old genie named Hassan Abdul-rahman ibn Khattab, whom Volka just calls Khottabych, pops out. The genie is friendly and offers to serve his savior in any capacity. This was later adopted into a children's film. The novel also features a friend of Volka's who finds another ancient vessel and releases a second genie, who turns out to be Khottabych's older brother. Unlike the benevolent Khottabych, his brother has grown bitter after spending countless years in the vessel. At first, he was quite willing to grant his savior three wishes but, as years went on and nobody released him, he has grown resentful towards humans and has decided to kill his savior in a manner of the latter's choosing. The First, the boy tries the old "The Fisherman and the Genie" trick... doesn't work because Khottabych's brother [[ItOnlyWorksOnce ''was'' that genie]]. Then, the boy tries to outwit the genie and tells him he wants to die of old age. The LiteralGenie obliges and turns him into an old man. Khottabych manages to calm his brother down, though.
1st May '16 9:11:13 AM Morgenthaler
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Much of this has been lost in the modern depiction of the Genie in the Bottle. In television, they are most often within brass oil lamps, of a type that is no longer used. Most Western ''viewers'' (but not the GenreBlind characters) upon seeing [[http://www.ci.yuma.az.us/Images/General/ss-6516556-genieLamp.jpg this kind of lamp]] would immediately associate it with a genie.

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Much of this has been lost in the modern depiction of the Genie in the Bottle. In television, they are most often within brass oil lamps, of a type that is no longer used. Most Western ''viewers'' (but not the GenreBlind characters) upon seeing [[http://www.ci.yuma.az.us/Images/General/ss-6516556-genieLamp.jpg this kind of lamp]] lamp would immediately associate it with a genie.
3rd Apr '16 1:53:08 AM Elfkaiser
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* ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' provides a ScienceFantasy version of the typical genie in the form of Aurox the larger counterpart of the Shayne and Aurox duo. Referred to as a djinn, Aurox is an [[EldritchAbomination omnidimensional horror]] that resembles a genie if it were a horned demon-like creature made up of floating body parts. The creature is somehow bonded with the 16 year old Shayne at the hip and both have a [[SymbioticPossession friendly relationship with one another]]. [[GuardianEntity Floating above her]] like a Stand from ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'', Aurox fights enemies alongside her and even [[HeroicHost grants her abilities]] such as stealth.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' provides a ScienceFantasy version of the typical genie in the form of Aurox the larger counterpart of the Shayne and Aurox duo. Referred to as a djinn, Aurox is an [[EldritchAbomination omnidimensional horror]] that resembles a genie if it were a horned demon-like creature made up of floating body parts. The creature is somehow bonded with the 16 year old Shayne at the hip and both have a [[SymbioticPossession friendly relationship with one another]]. [[GuardianEntity Floating above her]] like a Stand from ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'', ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', Aurox fights enemies alongside her and even [[HeroicHost grants her abilities]] such as stealth.
3rd Apr '16 1:51:36 AM Elfkaiser
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* ''VideoGame/{{Battleborn}}'' provides a ScienceFantasy version of the typical genie in the form of Aurox the larger counterpart of the Shayne and Aurox duo. Referred to as a djinn, Aurox is an [[EldritchAbomination omnidimensional horror]] that resembles a genie if it were a horned demon-like creature made up of floating body parts. The creature is somehow bonded with the 16 year old Shayne at the hip and both have a [[SymbioticPossession friendly relationship with one another]]. [[GuardianEntity Floating above her]] like a Stand from ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'', Aurox fights enemies alongside her and even [[HeroicHost grants her abilities]] such as stealth.
11th Mar '16 8:05:52 AM StFan
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* Shenron, the Eternal Dragon from the ''DragonBall'' series, could be considered a variation on this. He "resides" in seven orange balls that must be collected before he can be summoned, which scatter across the planet after the wish is made and turn to stone for a year before being usable again. Once he appears, he can grant his summoner(s) one wish, so long as it does not exceed his own power (a concept which seems to grow more flexible as the series progresses). He is somewhat cranky, often threatening to harm summoners who take a while to make their wish, but never follows through on these threats. If the person who created the Dragon Balls dies, then so does the dragon.

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* Shenron, the Eternal Dragon from the ''DragonBall'' ''Franchise/DragonBall'' series, could be considered a variation on this. He "resides" in seven orange balls that must be collected before he can be summoned, which scatter across the planet after the wish is made and turn to stone for a year before being usable again. Once he appears, he can grant his summoner(s) one wish, so long as it does not exceed his own power (a concept which seems to grow more flexible as the series progresses). He is somewhat cranky, often threatening to harm summoners who take a while to make their wish, but never follows through on these threats. If the person who created the Dragon Balls dies, then so does the dragon.



** In ''Dragon Ball Z'', after Piccolo Jr. (son/reincarnation of King Piccolo) is killed in the battle against the Saiyans, [[CantLiveWithoutYou taking Kami and Shenron with him]], the heroes are forced to go to Namek, the home of Kami and Piccolo's race, to use the Namekian Dragon Balls to revive the casualties. Porunga, the Namekian Dragon, is capable of granting three wishes, though unlike Shenron who can resurrect multiple people with one wish, Porunga can only revive one person at a time (a limitation that is later removed). Though the heroes use their first wish to revive Piccolo, which also revives Kami and Shenron. Hooray for LoopholeAbuse!
*** Later in ''Dragon Ball Z'', Shenron ceases to exist when Kami re-merges with Piccolo Jr., since Shenron was created by Kami, not the Namekian he and Piccolo originally were. He is revived again however, when Dende, another Namekian, takes over the position of Guardian of the Earth. The new Shenron looks the same, but can now grant two wishes instead of one.
** ''Dragon Ball GT'' starts with introducing the Black Star Dragon Balls, created by the nameless Namekian that later split into Kami and Piccolo. They're ''far'' more powerful than the normal Dragon Balls (and even summon a much bigger version of Shenron), but they come with two big downsides: they scatter across the entire ''galaxy'' after a wish is made, and if they're not brought back to the planet the wish was made on in a year, that planet is destroyed!
*** Also in ''Dragon Ball GT'', the Shadow Dragons created by overuse of the Dragon Balls are decidedly not wish-granters. Unless your wish is for them to destroy the world, in which case they're more than happy to oblige!

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** In ''Dragon Ball Z'', ''Anime/DragonBallZ'', after Piccolo Jr. (son/reincarnation of King Piccolo) is killed in the battle against the Saiyans, [[CantLiveWithoutYou taking Kami and Shenron with him]], the heroes are forced to go to Namek, the home of Kami and Piccolo's race, to use the Namekian Dragon Balls to revive the casualties. Porunga, the Namekian Dragon, is capable of granting three wishes, though unlike Shenron who can resurrect multiple people with one wish, Porunga can only revive one person at a time (a limitation that is later removed). Though the heroes use their first wish to revive Piccolo, which also revives Kami and Shenron. Hooray for LoopholeAbuse!
*** ** Later in ''Dragon Ball Z'', Shenron ceases to exist when Kami re-merges with Piccolo Jr., since Shenron was created by Kami, not the Namekian he and Piccolo originally were. He is revived again however, when Dende, another Namekian, takes over the position of Guardian of the Earth. The new Shenron looks the same, but can now grant two wishes instead of one.
** ''Dragon Ball GT'' ''Anime/DragonBallGT'' starts with introducing the Black Star Dragon Balls, created by the nameless Namekian that later split into Kami and Piccolo. They're ''far'' more powerful than the normal Dragon Balls (and even summon a much bigger version of Shenron), but they come with two big downsides: they scatter across the entire ''galaxy'' after a wish is made, and if they're not brought back to the planet the wish was made on in a year, that planet is destroyed!
*** ** Also in ''Dragon Ball GT'', the Shadow Dragons created by overuse of the Dragon Balls are decidedly not wish-granters. Unless your wish is for them to destroy the world, in which case they're more than happy to oblige!



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* ComicBook/GoldDigger has a few genies, notably Madrid. The spoiled princess of the Djinn, Madrid's attempts to bypass the genie restriction on using magic for oneself led to the destruction of her kingdom. She became an EvilTwin of Gina, the super-genius explorer, when Gina was invited to examine the genies' power source. The mental and physical disguise turned out to be permanent. Over time [[BecomingTheMask her mind, overlaid with Gina's intelligence and moral compass,]] let her realize how she had always screwed herself over with her selfishness. Now human, she's kind of an alternate-universe Gina, exploring new worlds while the real Gina teaches at the university.
** It should be noted that Genies in ''Gold Digger'' evolved from the Pau, a series of fuzzy ''toys'' from an ancient and advanced civilization with minor reality-warping abilities. Some Pau had multiple arms/forelimbs, while others had their eyes on their bellies. When the genies evolved into their present humanoid forms, they kept those two features.
* In ''{{ComicBook/Fables}}'' the Djinn are a race of nigh-omnipotent super beings. They were forced into enchanted bottles due to their destructive natures. They are forced to grant three wishes to the wielder of their bottle, but with an added twist being that if the person doesn't use the third wish to put them back in the bottle the Djinn is free to do what ever it wants.

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* ComicBook/GoldDigger ''ComicBook/GoldDigger'' has a few genies, notably Madrid. The spoiled princess of the Djinn, Madrid's attempts to bypass the genie restriction on using magic for oneself led to the destruction of her kingdom. She became an EvilTwin of Gina, the super-genius explorer, when Gina was invited to examine the genies' power source. The mental and physical disguise turned out to be permanent. Over time [[BecomingTheMask her mind, overlaid with Gina's intelligence and moral compass,]] let her realize how she had always screwed herself over with her selfishness. Now human, she's kind of an alternate-universe Gina, exploring new worlds while the real Gina teaches at the university.
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university. It should be noted that Genies in ''Gold Digger'' evolved from the Pau, a series of fuzzy ''toys'' from an ancient and advanced civilization with minor reality-warping abilities. Some Pau had multiple arms/forelimbs, while others had their eyes on their bellies. When the genies evolved into their present humanoid forms, they kept those two features.
* In ''{{ComicBook/Fables}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Fables}}'' the Djinn are a race of nigh-omnipotent super beings. They were forced into enchanted bottles due to their destructive natures. They are forced to grant three wishes to the wielder of their bottle, but with an added twist being that if the person doesn't use the third wish to put them back in the bottle the Djinn is free to do what ever it wants.



* ''ThePhantom'' (the third one) once encountered a Djinni that had been in service to king Solomon, who had been sealed in a wine bottle by a demon and thrown into the sea. Out of gratitude of being freed when The Phantom (inadvertently) opened the bottle, he offered The Phantom the typical three wishes, and even rescued The Phantom at the end of the story simply because The Phantom had (inadvertently) taken over his duty through an encounter with the demon.



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* ''ComicStrip/ThePhantom'': The Phantom (the third one) once encountered a Djinni that had been in service to king Solomon, who had been sealed in a wine bottle by a demon and thrown into the sea. Out of gratitude of being freed when The Phantom (inadvertently) opened the bottle, he offered The Phantom the typical three wishes, and even rescued The Phantom at the end of the story simply because The Phantom had (inadvertently) taken over his duty through an encounter with the demon.
* In ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'', Dogbert rubs a lamp to see if there's a genie inside. He persists, and a genie eventually pops out:
-->'''Dogbert:''' Yes!!! Ha, ha!! Now you must grant me three wishes!\\
'''Genie:''' Get real, four-eyes. We don't have a binding contract here. I ''like'' living in a lamp. You disturbed me. I'm going to turn you into a wiener and go home.
* In ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'', Garfield comes across a genie in a cookie jar when he was going to get a cookie. When the genie was going to give him three wishes, the titular fat cat just walks away, muttering "Where's a cookie when you need one?"
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* ''OldKhottabych'' (or ''Starik Khottabych'') is a Russian book by Lazar Lagin about a Young Pioneer named Volka who finds an amphora at the bottom of a river. Volka opens the vessel, and an old genie named Hassan Abdul-rahman ibn Khattab, whom Volka just calls Khottabych, pops out. The genie is friendly and offers to serve his savior in any capacity. This was later adopted into a children's film. The novel also features a friend of Volka's who finds another ancient vessel and releases a second genie, who turns out to be Khottabych's older brother. Unlike the benevolent Khottabych, his brother has grown bitter after spending countless years in the vessel. At first, he was quite willing to grant his savior three wishes but, as years went on and nobody released him, he has grown resentful towards humans and has decided to kill his savior in a manner of the latter's choosing. The boy tries to outwit the genie and tells him he wants to die of old age. The LiteralGenie obliges and turns him into an old man. Khottabych manages to calm his brother down, though.

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* ''OldKhottabych'' ''Literature/OldKhottabych'' (or ''Starik Khottabych'') is a Russian book by Lazar Lagin about a Young Pioneer named Volka who finds an amphora at the bottom of a river. Volka opens the vessel, and an old genie named Hassan Abdul-rahman ibn Khattab, whom Volka just calls Khottabych, pops out. The genie is friendly and offers to serve his savior in any capacity. This was later adopted into a children's film. The novel also features a friend of Volka's who finds another ancient vessel and releases a second genie, who turns out to be Khottabych's older brother. Unlike the benevolent Khottabych, his brother has grown bitter after spending countless years in the vessel. At first, he was quite willing to grant his savior three wishes but, as years went on and nobody released him, he has grown resentful towards humans and has decided to kill his savior in a manner of the latter's choosing. The boy tries to outwit the genie and tells him he wants to die of old age. The LiteralGenie obliges and turns him into an old man. Khottabych manages to calm his brother down, though.



* ''TheDukesOfHazzard'': "When You Wish Upon a Hogg," where (only in Hazzard County) Boss and Rosco find an antique oil lamp in their office and debate whether to rub it and see if it will produce a genie. Common sense is thrown out the window when they actually believe the lamp is real ... and they rub it! Sure enough, a cloud of smoke later, a stunningly beautiful young woman named Trixie appears, seducing Boss and Rosco and conniving them into believing she will help them frame the Duke boys once and for all. Of course, it's all part of nephew Hughie Hogg's latest scheme to swindle Boss and Rosco out of everything they own, and Hughie's insight into the personalities of Boss and Rosco makes his plan easy to pull off. And, Trixie is soooo beautiful -- and the unseen-in-this-episode Lulu is sooooo ug-lee! -- that Bo and Luke cannot convince Boss and Rosco that the lamp is a fake.

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* ''TheDukesOfHazzard'': ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard'': "When You Wish Upon a Hogg," where (only in Hazzard County) Boss and Rosco find an antique oil lamp in their office and debate whether to rub it and see if it will produce a genie. Common sense is thrown out the window when they actually believe the lamp is real ... and they rub it! Sure enough, a cloud of smoke later, a stunningly beautiful young woman named Trixie appears, seducing Boss and Rosco and conniving them into believing she will help them frame the Duke boys once and for all. Of course, it's all part of nephew Hughie Hogg's latest scheme to swindle Boss and Rosco out of everything they own, and Hughie's insight into the personalities of Boss and Rosco makes his plan easy to pull off. And, Trixie is soooo beautiful -- and the unseen-in-this-episode Lulu is sooooo ug-lee! -- that Bo and Luke cannot convince Boss and Rosco that the lamp is a fake.



* There's one genie in the ''WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'' episode "Justin's Little Sister". They invented the macarena. A good way to catch her out is to wish for something you already have - as she can't grant it. The inside of her lamp has a literal ResetButton which undoes all the wishes.

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* There's one genie in the ''WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'' ''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'' episode "Justin's Little Sister". They invented the macarena. A good way to catch her out is to wish for something you already have - as she can't grant it. The inside of her lamp has a literal ResetButton which undoes all the wishes.



* A magic lamp shows up at the end of the FracturedFairyTale {{Panto}} ''Series/TheGoodies And The Beanstalk''. When rubbed, out comes a genie played by Creator/JohnCleese who says "[[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus And now for something completely...]]". Tim tells him to push off, and he retorts "Kids' programme!"
* In an episode of ''TheWorstWitch'' Sybil and Clarice cast a spell to create a lamp that will grant wishes. There's no limit on wishing for unlimited wishes - but the lamp has to draw energy from other things in order to grant the extra wishes. According to Miss Bat, magic lamps quickly develop minds of their own which is why they get buried in desert caves. Luckily Clarice has a solution - [[spoiler: the object they turned into a lamp was a torch so they just remove the batteries]].
* Two in different ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' episodes. The first genie gains his freedom simply through granting three wishes though he can choose to re-enter his bottle if he wants to. The second appears four seasons later and she must be wished free. Sadly there's two catches - one the genie is actually a powerful demon who was [[SealedEvilInACan sealed in the bottle]]. Two, whoever wishes the genie free is forced to take her place.

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* A magic lamp shows up at the end of the FracturedFairyTale {{Panto}} ''Series/TheGoodies And The and the Beanstalk''. When rubbed, out comes a genie played by Creator/JohnCleese who says "[[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus And now for something completely...]]". Tim tells him to push off, and he retorts "Kids' programme!"
* In an episode of ''TheWorstWitch'' ''Series/TheWorstWitch'' Sybil and Clarice cast a spell to create a lamp that will grant wishes. There's no limit on wishing for unlimited wishes - but the lamp has to draw energy from other things in order to grant the extra wishes. According to Miss Bat, magic lamps quickly develop minds of their own which is why they get buried in desert caves. Luckily Clarice has a solution - -- [[spoiler: the object they turned into a lamp was a torch so they just remove the batteries]].
* Two in different ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' episodes. The first genie gains his freedom simply through granting three wishes though he can choose to re-enter his bottle if he wants to. The second appears four seasons later and she must be wished free. Sadly there's two catches - -- one the genie is actually a powerful demon who was [[SealedEvilInACan sealed in the bottle]]. Two, whoever wishes the genie free is forced to take her place.



* A season 4 episode of ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' has a Genie's bottle delivered to the clock shop. When the lid is opened, it sucks Hilda and Zelda inside. There's a switch to get them out but disaster strikes when it malfunctions - as the bottle is resistant to witches' magic. Zelda also dresses in a BedlahBabe outfit to really get into the spirit of this trope.

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A season 4 episode of ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' has a Genie's bottle delivered to the clock shop. When the lid is opened, it sucks Hilda and Zelda inside. There's a switch to get them out but disaster strikes when it malfunctions - -- as the bottle is resistant to witches' magic. Zelda also dresses in a BedlahBabe outfit to really get into the spirit of this trope.



* The Nickelodeon sitcom ''Genie in the House'' revolves around a genie living with a father and his two teenage daughters. In this universe being a genie is actually a job and he had to go to school for it. Additionally here he must grant wishes by using an incantation about said wish - and things tend to go wrong from him phrasing things badly.

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* The Nickelodeon sitcom ''Genie in the House'' revolves around a genie living with a father and his two teenage daughters. In this universe being a genie is actually a job and he had to go to school for it. Additionally here he must grant wishes by using an incantation about said wish - -- and things tend to go wrong from him phrasing things badly.
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* In ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'', Dogbert rubs a lamp to see if there's a genie inside. He persists, and a genie eventually pops out:
-->'''Dogbert''': Yes!!! Ha, ha!! Now you must grant me three wishes!\\
'''Genie''': Get real, four-eyes. We don't have a binding contract here. I ''like'' living in a lamp. You disturbed me. I'm going to turn you into a wiener and go home.
* In ''{{Garfield}}'', Garfield comes across a genie in a cookie jar when he was going to get a cookie. When the genie was going to give him three wishes, the titular fat cat just walks away, muttering "Where's a cookie when you need one?"
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* In ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'', Dogbert rubs a lamp to see if there's a genie inside. He persists, and a genie eventually pops out:
-->'''Dogbert''': Yes!!! Ha, ha!! Now you must grant me three wishes!\\
'''Genie''': Get real, four-eyes. We don't have a binding contract here. I ''like'' living in a lamp. You disturbed me. I'm going to turn you into a wiener and go home.
* In ''{{Garfield}}'', Garfield comes across a genie in a cookie jar when he was going to get a cookie. When the genie was going to give him three wishes, the titular fat cat just walks away, muttering "Where's a cookie when you need one?"
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* QuestForGloryII: Trial By Fire features it as the SealedEvilInACan the djinni [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Iblis]] whom the game's BigBad Ad Avis (A [[EvilChancellor vizier]]. Who would've thunk it.) wants to unleash upon the world. It also features a djinni in a ring, just like in Aladdin.

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* QuestForGloryII: ''VideoGame/QuestForGloryII: Trial By Fire by Fire'' features it as the SealedEvilInACan the djinni [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Iblis]] whom the game's BigBad Ad Avis (A [[EvilChancellor vizier]]. Who would've thunk it.) wants to unleash upon the world. It also features a djinni in a ring, just like in Aladdin.



* Genies can be used as soldiers in several games in the ''VideoGame/HeroesOfMightAndMagic'' games, often aligned with the 'wizard' faction. In 2 they had a random chance of outright killing a number of enemies in 1 stack, while in 3 that ability was swapped out for the ability to cast 3 random beneficial spells on friendly units. They often vanish inside a lamp as part of their death animation.

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Genies can be used as soldiers in several games in the ''VideoGame/HeroesOfMightAndMagic'' games, often aligned with the 'wizard' "wizard" faction. In 2 ''2'' they had a random chance of outright killing a number of enemies in 1 one stack, while in 3 ''3'' that ability was swapped out for the ability to cast 3 three random beneficial spells on friendly units. They often vanish inside a lamp as part of their death animation.



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* Peter, the main character of ''WebAnimation/PeteraDzive'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUY8Nd_eVTQ encounters one on the street]]. His wish is strange, though.
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* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP]]-[[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-662 662]] (a.k.a. "Mr. Deeds") is a modern reworking of the classical djinni: A magical British valet who is bound to a silver bell. He's competent, polite, and faithfully serves whoever summons him, but has no powers other than teleportation and immortality.
* Peter, the main character of WebAnimation/PeteraDzive, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUY8Nd_eVTQ encounters one on the street]]. His wish is strange, though.

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* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP]]-[[http://www.''Wiki/SCPFoundation'': [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-662 662]] SCP-662]] (a.k.a. "Mr. Deeds") is a modern reworking of the classical djinni: A magical British valet who is bound to a silver bell. He's competent, polite, and faithfully serves whoever summons him, but has no powers other than teleportation and immortality.
* Peter, the main character of WebAnimation/PeteraDzive, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUY8Nd_eVTQ encounters one on the street]]. His wish is strange, though.
immortality.



* ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries''. Genie was freed, but stuck around to help out with his weakened powers. The evil Jafar was also [[BecomingTheGenie turned into a genie]], and proved that his lamp was both a prison and a SoulJar, as he was killed when it was destroyed in the DirectToVideo sequel ''Disney/AladdinTheReturnOfJafar''. There was also a female genie named Eden, who lived in a bottle.
* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales:'' Scrooge encountered two genies, in fact. One was the evil version in the cartoon series, whose lamp was buried and lost in the end; and a good variety in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTalesTheMovieTreasureOfTheLostLamp'', who was freed.
* ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'' had an episode with a Genie, too. He lured Monty into the lamp to be free, and the whole episode eventually got so messed up that a ResetButton wish was required to revert things to normal.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' had a few episodes with a genie character who could grant wishes without the rules the fairies had to follow. He comes in a ''lava lamp''.
** He also stated that the "only three wishes" thing was a lie; Genies naturally come with three wishes, but humans can wish for more.
** Oddly enough, he also [[OurGeniesAreDifferent wants to be a fairy.]] He claims it's so he can make children happy, but in reality it's because he just doesn't want to be stuck in a lamp.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' episode, "Rub Three Times for Disaster," the superheroes battle a villain in control of an evil genie. Eventually, Superman defeats him in an unusual way; he flies up to the genie and literally sucks the genie in smoke form into his own lungs just long enough to forcibly blow him back into his lamp.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries''. Genie was is freed, but stuck sticks around to help out with his weakened powers. The evil Jafar was also [[BecomingTheGenie turned into a genie]], and proved proves that his lamp was is both a prison and a SoulJar, as he was is killed when it was is destroyed in the DirectToVideo sequel ''Disney/AladdinTheReturnOfJafar''. There was is also a female genie named Eden, who lived lives in a bottle.
* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales:'' Scrooge encountered encounters two genies, in fact. One was is the evil version in the cartoon series, whose lamp was buried and lost in the end; and a good variety in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTalesTheMovieTreasureOfTheLostLamp'', who was is freed.
* ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'' had has an episode with a Genie, too. He lured lures Monty into the lamp to be free, and the whole episode eventually got gets so messed up that a ResetButton wish was is required to revert things to normal.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' had has a few episodes with a genie character who could grant wishes without the rules the fairies had have to follow. He comes in a ''lava lamp''.
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lamp''. He also stated states that the "only three wishes" thing was is a lie; Genies naturally come with three wishes, but humans can wish for more.
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more. Oddly enough, he also [[OurGeniesAreDifferent wants to be a fairy.]] He claims it's so he can make children happy, but in reality it's because he just doesn't want to be stuck in a lamp.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Superfriends}}'' episode, "Rub Three Times for Disaster," Disaster", the superheroes battle a villain in control of an evil genie. Eventually, Superman defeats him in an unusual way; he flies up to the genie and literally sucks the genie in smoke form into his own lungs just long enough to forcibly blow him back into his lamp.



* [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] with [[WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs Farmer Smurf's]] genie, Gourdy.
* WesternAnimation/BugsBunny in "A Lad In His Lamp." With Jim Backus as Smokey the genie.
** Bugs Bunny also ''pretended'' to be a genie in "Ali Baba Bunny" to help Daffy out of a jam. At the end of the short, a ''real'' genie was discoveredů[[WhatAnIdiot and Daffy tried to physically force him back into the lamp]], paranoid that he was there to steal some treasure he'd gathered. The genie wasn't happy.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Shazzan}}'' had the titular genie that could be summoned when the two kid protagonists joined their halves of the magic ring in which he was sealed. Shazzan was very powerful and easily stomped every foe the kids faced, but he could not send them home. Only Shazzan's true master, the Wizard of the Seventh Mountain, could do that. Aladdin and the Genie of the Lamp also appeared twice in the series.

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* [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] %%* ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'': {{Inverted|Trope}} with [[WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs Farmer Smurf's]] Smurf's genie, Gourdy.
* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
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WesternAnimation/BugsBunny in "A Lad In in His Lamp." Lamp". With Jim Backus as Smokey the genie.
** Bugs Bunny also ''pretended'' ''pretends'' to be a genie in "Ali Baba Bunny" to help Daffy out of a jam. At the end of the short, a ''real'' genie was discoveredů[[WhatAnIdiot is discovered... [[WhatAnIdiot and Daffy tried to physically force him back into the lamp]], paranoid that he was is there to steal some treasure he'd gathered. The genie wasn't isn't happy.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Shazzan}}'' had has the titular genie that could can be summoned when the two kid protagonists joined their halves of the magic ring in which he was sealed. Shazzan was very powerful and easily stomped every foe the kids faced, but he could not send them home. Only Shazzan's true master, the Wizard of the Seventh Mountain, could do that. Aladdin and the Genie of the Lamp also appeared twice in the series.



4th Mar '16 2:38:14 AM Randallw201238
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* In ''{{ComicBook/Fables}}'' the Djinn are a race of nigh-omnipotent super beings. They where forced into enchanted bottles due to their destructive natures. They are forced to grant three wishes to the wielder of their bottle, but with an added twist being that if the person doesn't use the third wish to put them back in the bottle the Djinn is free to do what ever it wants.

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* In ''{{ComicBook/Fables}}'' the Djinn are a race of nigh-omnipotent super beings. They where were forced into enchanted bottles due to their destructive natures. They are forced to grant three wishes to the wielder of their bottle, but with an added twist being that if the person doesn't use the third wish to put them back in the bottle the Djinn is free to do what ever it wants.
25th Feb '16 6:37:13 AM luiz4200
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* A Brazilian [=TV=] ad for an English course features a guy in the desert finding a bottle with a beautiful female genie inside. When he's about to pull the cork, she desperately says "Don't pull. Push." Unfortunately, [[PoorCommunicationKills the guy doesn't speak English and "push" sounds too much like a Brazilian word for "pull" and he ends up being trapped in the bottle]].
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* ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces'': In one episode, Dick Dastardly finds a bottle with a genie and becomes the genie's master. As the TropeNamer for DickDastardlyStopsToCheat, he never seems to realize he can easily wish to win the race.
17th Feb '16 5:57:42 AM Lopiny
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* ''VideoGame/TorchlightII'' turns this on it's head. The player has to seek out a djinn's assistance to break a spell cast by another djinn. After bragging about how trivial it would be for someone of his magnificent power, the djinn insists you prove your worthiness of his time and effort by performing certain tasks -- three, to be exact. The third task is to destroy his rival djinn, which also breaks the spell you set out to get help breaking in the first place.
--> '''Fazeer Shah''': ''I have kept my end of the bargain!''

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* ''VideoGame/TorchlightII'' turns this on it's head. The player has to seek out a djinn's assistance to break a spell cast by another djinn. After bragging about how trivial it would be for someone of his magnificent power, the djinn insists you prove your worthiness of his time and effort by performing certain tasks -- three, to be exact. The third task is to destroy steal a lamp from his rival djinn, which goes awry and ends with you having to kill the djinn yourself. This also breaks the spell you set out to get help breaking in the first place.
place, which was the intention all along.
--> '''Fazeer Shah''': ''I have kept my end of the bargain!''''[[LargeHam I HAVE HONORED MY BARGAIN!]]''
20th Jan '16 11:57:34 AM Willbyr
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* Makun from ''NagasareteAirantou''.

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* Makun from ''NagasareteAirantou''.''Manga/NagasareteAirantou''.
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