Comedian Shawn, who made his first starring feature film appearance in WAKE ME WHEN IT'S OVER, is a bumbling genie who should have stayed bottled in this "Arabian Nights" spoof. Reprimanded by the genie king, Edmonson, for failing to fulfill a mission, Shawn is offered one final
assignment; failure will result in his conversion to mere mortality (a fate not worse than death, but certainly culminating in it). In human form, but little wishing to sustain that condition, Shawn sets off, riding a singularly humorless talking horse. His assignment: to become the Wizard of
Baghdad, in which guise he must fulfill a prophecy requiring the marriage of a princess, Baker, and...