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flying saucer

Displacement is process by which an individual or culture unconsciously displaces psychological energies (anxieties, desires, fears) from one object or situation to another, "safer," more distant, less difficult, or socially acceptable one.

mr ed
Mr Ed. (1961-1966)
A man hides the fact that he owns a talking horse.

my favorite martian
My Favorite Martian. (1963-1966)
A man hides the fact that he is living with a Martian, whom he tells the world is his "uncle."

bewitched
Betwitched. (1964-1972)
A man hides the fact that he is married to a witch with supernatural powers.

i dream of jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie (1965-1970)
A man hides the fact that he is living with a genie.