The Jetsons (1962–1988)

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The misadventures of a futuristic family.

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Complete series cast summary:
George O'Hanlon ...
 George Jetson / ... (75 episodes, 1962-1987)
Penny Singleton ...
 Jane Jetson / ... (75 episodes, 1962-1987)
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 Elroy Jetson / ... (75 episodes, 1962-1987)
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 Judy Jetson / ... (71 episodes, 1962-1987)
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 Cosmo S. Spacely / ... (55 episodes, 1962-1987)
Don Messick ...
 Astro / ... (49 episodes, 1962-1987)
Jean Vander Pyl ...
 Rosie the Robot / ... (45 episodes, 1962-1987)
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The Jetsons are a family living in the future. They have all manner of technological appliances to help around the house. George Jetson works at Spaceley's Sprockets, doing his best for his family. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Based on the "Blondie" comic strip and series. Penny Singleton, who played Blondie in the 1940s series, was the voice of Jane Jetson. See more »

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Mr. Spacely: Jetson! Thank goodness you're still here! I've got some good news and some bad news...
George Jetson: What's the bad news, Mr. Spacely?
Mr. Spacely: We've discovered a very dangerous computer virus that you have to stop right away!
George Jetson: But that could take months! By the way... what's the good news?
Mr. Spacely: The good news is I don't have to do it! Bye now!
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A look backward at the future-
25 December 2003 | by (The Imperial Earth State) – See all my reviews

This show is pretty funny. One of the more amusing things about it is the venue- the World of the Future. Anyone who remembers (or has since studied) the future as it was imagined in 1962 will find a load of images here that will be familiar: personal service robots, flying cars, the push-button, fully automated workplace, the self cleaning house, automatic food dispensers, the works. And of course, highly-prominent were the star-fields of space, the "last frontier."

This is the sort of stuff that was touted as being in our future at the Seattle World's Fair in 1962, the "Century 21" Exposition.

As to the cartoon itself, it was amusing how the characters found themselves interacting with the technology of their time- the daughter blabbering on the phone, the son off pursuing his projects or grumbling about school, mom finding that the food dispenser requires a refill, dad returning from work moaning about how exhausted he is from a long hard day of pushing buttons, the bullying boss, and so on.

In 1962, "Cen.21" touted the future as being, if not perfect, then at least far more congenial than the (then) present. The cartoon stated that this would not necessarily be so- and our own world of the 21st century has proven that the latter was more right than wrong, sociologically speaking at least.


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