The Jetsons (1962–1988)

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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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Judy Jetson: Promise you won't tell?
Rosie: I swear on my mother's rechargable batteries.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Lost Continent (1990) See more »

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Originality and futurism is the big strenght of this animated show
17 August 2008 | by (The world of artists) – See all my reviews

This animated TV show has notorious inspiration in "The Flintstones" when it comes to artwork, music, animation and simplicity. Even the designs and the characters look similar to the famous pre-historical cartoons, although "The Jetsons" is instead a futuristic/science-fiction TV show.

I was never really a fan of "The Jetsons" neither "The Flintstones". Don't get me wrong: I never found them bad by any circumstances. In fact, I even used to watch them sometimes when I was a kid. But they were never among my priorities or favorites when it comes to animated sitcoms.

Still, "The Jetsons" left its mark in the history of cartoons for its originality and "out-of-this-world" stories. It was certainly something ahead of its time and maybe it's because of its futuristic contents that it doesn't look as aged as "The Flintstones", although it looks just as conservative.

I remember well the opening song. It was okay, but not as cool as the catchy song from "The Flintstones".

"The Jetsons" is somewhat forgotten nowadays, but that doesn't change the fact that it is good for children or anyone who likes its particular originality.


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