You Wish (television)

You Wish (television)  Series that debuted on ABC on September 26, 1997, and ended on September 4, 1998.  Gillian Apple is trying her best to balance postdivorce parenting and a career when a shopping trip changes her life forever.  When she is haggling for a rug in a store stocked with old-world wares, the rug’s design of a man magically comes to life in the form of a genie.  The genie is anxious for a new master, but cannot get Gillian to make a wish binding him to her forever.  Stars Harley Jane Kozak (Gillian Apple), John Ales (genie), Nathan Lawrence (Travis), Alex McKenna (Mickey), Jerry Van Dyke (Grandpa Max).