Jambi is a blue-faced (later green) genie who lived in a jeweled box, first appearing in The Pee-wee Herman Show. Usually appeared once per show to grant Pee-wee a wish, often with unexpected results. Did somebody say 'Wish'?", and the magic words "Mecca lecca hi, mecca hiney ho.
John Paragon, the actor who played Jambi the Genie on "Pee-wee's Playhouse," is being accused by a neighbor of repeatedly screaming at her to "shut her f***ing dog up!!!" and he tells TMZ guilty as charged. Elizabeth MacPherson has filed for a restraining order, claiming John.
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John Dixon Paragon (born December 9, 1954) is an American actor, writer, and director. He was born in Anchorage, Alaska, but grew up and attended schools in Fort Collins, Colorado. Paragon played Jambi the Genie on children's show Pee- wee's Playhouse.