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Followed by 

Rockin' with Judy Jetson (1988) (TV Movie)
The Jetsons: The Best Son (2002) (TV Short)

Remade as 

Spin-off 

Rockin' with Judy Jetson (1988) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

What's My Line?: Episode dated 9 September 1962 (1962) (TV Episode)
Contestant Joanna Lee mentions this as a writing credit of hers.
Open All Night: Buckaroo Buddies (1981) (TV Episode)
Terry's father talks about the show.
The Terminator (1984)
Sarah wears a "Jetsons" T-shirt in one scene.
D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)
Shown on the original VHS Box.
Vicious Lips (1986)
Character named Judy Jetson.
Night Court: A Day in the Life (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Babes in Joyland (1987) (Video)
Cartoon's theme song is heard on a TV.
Phoenix the Warrior (1988)
Title chanted by one of the Airwave worshippers
The Experts (1989)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Humanoid Woman (1989) (TV Episode)
"Like Rosie from the Jetsons"
Cousins (1989)
Referenced by Tish
Saved by the Bell: Cream for a Day (1989) (TV Episode)
Kelly mentions George Jetson.
Full House: Star Search (1989) (TV Episode)
Joey does a comedy routine based on the show.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Robot vs. the Aztec Mummy (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Jane, stop this crazy thing!"
Night Court: Futureman (1990) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Moon Zero Two (1990) (TV Episode)
"Like the vaccum elevator tubes in the Jetsons"
Class of 1999 (1990)
Cody: "These things are like a bad, fucked up, George Jetson nightmare!"
The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera (1990) (Short)
A scene in the ridefilm is set in Orbit City, Elroy is also a major part of the ride
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sidehackers (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: Jane, stop this crazy thing!
Tiny Toon Adventures: You Asked for It: Part 1 (1990) (TV Episode)
George Jetson and Mr. Spacely make a cameo appearance in "Duck Out of Luck."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Lost Continent (1990) (TV Episode)
"Jane! Stop this crazy thing"
Big House Blues (1990) (Short)
There's a dog version of George Jetson in the background.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Jerry: Portrait of a Video Junkie (1991) (TV Episode)
Parker says that he hasn't seen Jerry "this 'doinked' since they temporarily discontinued 'Jetsons' chewable vitamins."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Randall Without a Cause (1991) (TV Episode)
Jerry offers to "bring my 'Jetsons' videos."
Dying Young (1991)
The Ren & Stimpy Show: Stimpy's Big Day/The Big Shot (1991) (TV Episode)
"Jane stop this crazy thing!"
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Did the Earth Move for You? (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Vivian
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Stormy Mikey (1991) (TV Episode)
Jerry says that the brown paper bag that contains Mikey's tape "had 'Jetsons' stickers on it."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: The Parker Chronicles (1991) (TV Episode)
Jerry asks Parker if he mentioned "my 'Jetsons' underwear" on his missing audio diary.
Full House: The Legend of Ranger Joe (1991) (TV Episode)
Joey imitates Cosmo G. Spacely
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Tower of Power (1991) (TV Episode)
Shelly has an "exclusive photo" of Jerry "playing house with his 'Jetsons' doll."
Siskel & Ebert: Worst of '90 (1991) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert mentions the TV series in reference to the 1990 movie version.
Full House: Crushed (1992) (TV Episode)
Stephanie carries a Jetsons lunch box.
The Golden Girls: The Commitments (1992) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Roseanne: The Back Story (1992) (TV Episode)
Roseanne says she wants a house like their's.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: When Jerry Met Shelly (1992) (TV Episode)
Jerry says that Shelly "looks like Judy Jetson when she smiles."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Attack of the Giant Leeches (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Jane, I'm home!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Jane, stop this crazy thing!"
Saved by the Bell: Teacher's Strike (1992) (TV Episode)
Screech mentions Astro.
Rugrats: Superhero Chuckie/The Dog Broomer (1992) (TV Episode)
"Stu stop this crazy thing!" a refrence to George shouting for Jane to "stop this crazy thing"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Beatniks (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "Meet George Jetson!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Secret Agent Super Dragon (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "Here's George Jetson!"
Animaniacs: The Warner's Lot Song/The Big Candy Store/Bumbie's Mom (1993) (TV Episode)
Slappy says she knew someone who used to date George Jetson.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Outlaw (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: "He's wearing Judy Jetson's skirt."
The Flintstones (1994)
the song being played for the sno cone mobile
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Violent Years (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: "It's Judy Jetson."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Last of the Wild Horses (1994) (TV Episode)
"Jane!" Crow: "Stop this crazy thing!"
The Nanny: Take Back Your Mink (1994) (TV Episode)
Fran says her mother had a crush on George Jetson.
Friends: The One with Two Parts: Part 1 (1995) (TV Episode)
Phoebe mentions her Judy Jetson thermos which Ursula broke when they were children. She then gives Ursula a new thermos later in the episode.
Friends: The One with Two Parts: Part 2 (1995) (TV Episode)
Ursula's birthday present for Phoebe is a Judy Jetson thermos.
The Simpsons: Lisa's Wedding (1995) (TV Episode)
Homer's futuristic clothes are based on George's plus all the car sound effects are based on those from this show.
Space Ghost Coast to Coast: Lovesick (1996) (TV Episode)
Carrot Top hums the theme and says "Jane, his wife!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Mike: The Jetsons 2: After the Armageddon.
Kids for Character (1996) (Video)
George Jetson appears in the video
Moesha: The Ditch Party (1996) (TV Episode)
Hakeem calls the family by that name and says Frank and George have the same haircut
The Cable Guy (1996)
One of the fake names the Cable Guy uses is George Jetson
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: The Wrong Stuff (1996) (TV Episode)
Katie refers to the series.
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: The Kiss (1996) (TV Episode)
Mr Belding refers to George Jetson.
Petticoat Planet (1996)
Spacely Sprocket mentioned
Dexter's Laboratory: Beard to Be Feared/Quackor the Fowl/Ant Pants (1997) (TV Episode)
As a bearded Dexter walks down the street, he passes by George Jetson
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Riding with Death (1997) (TV Episode)
"The theme song hummed"
Space Ghost Coast to Coast: Anniversary (1997) (TV Episode)
Space Ghost calls Judy Tenuta "Judy Jetson."
Laserhawk (1997)
Rodney calls the Navy pilot George Jetson.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Pumaman (1998) (TV Episode)
"The Jetsons are flying overhead"
The Powerpuff Girls: Major Competition/Mr. Mojo's Rising (1999) (TV Episode)
During "Major Competition", George Jetson can be seen on the streets of Townsville.
The Powerpuff Girls: Just Another Manic Mojo/Mime for a Change (1999) (TV Episode)
In "Mime for a Change", George Jetson can be spotted in the audience of the Powerpuff Girls' concert
Malcolm in the Middle: Malcolm Babysits (2000) (TV Episode)
Hal says, "Robots are evil: 'Westworld,' 'Terminator,' that creepy maid from 'The Jetsons.'"
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Beach Blanket Bizarro (2001) (TV Episode)
Roxie talking about spring-break: "...and Me and Elroy Jetson"
Tomcats (2001)
The Sopranos: He Is Risen (2001) (TV Episode)
Tony Soprano mentions the Jetsons and Mr. Spacely.
Angel: Dead End (2001) (TV Episode)
Angel: "You know, back in the fifties we all thought life was gonna be like The Jetsons by now."
The Powerpuff Girls: Get Back, Jojo (2001) (TV Episode)
George Jetson can be spotted in the crowd of parents at the school
The Simpsons: Children of a Lesser Clod (2001) (TV Episode)
In Homer's hallucination, George Jetson rams into his knee.
Scrubs: My Balancing Act (2002) (TV Episode)
Turk imitates Astro.
Family Guy: From Method to Madness (2002) (TV Episode)
An adult Elroy shows up.
That '70s Show: Jackie's Cheese Squeeze (2002) (TV Episode)
Jackie mentions Kelso ditching her, because he wanted to see how a episode of The Jetsons end.
The Flying Car (2002) (TV Short)
Scrubs: My T.C.W. (2003) (TV Episode)
Dr. Cox refers to J.D. as "Astro."
After School Special (2003)
title mentioned by characters once
The Simpsons: My Big Fat Geek Wedding (2004) (TV Episode)
Lenny dresses up as George Jetson at the comic book convention.
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law: The Devlin Made Me Do It (2004) (TV Episode)
potamus puts suggestive photos of jane jetson through the paper shredder
Atomic Betty (2004) (TV Series)
Homage
Las Vegas: Good Run of Bad Luck (2004) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned.
Drawn Together: Hot Tub (2004) (TV Episode)
Jetsons vehicle flys by
Fat Albert (2004)
A character in the cartoon says she had done a guest spot on "The Jetsons"
Drawn Together: Foxxy vs. The Board of Education (2005) (TV Episode)
The Jet's vehicle seen in the front of the house.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.34 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "TV Cartoon Pooches" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.64 (2005) (TV Episode)
Jetsons' dog's name, "Astro", is correct response to $1600 clue in "Small Screen Critters" category.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.75 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Keeping Up Appearances" category
Eureka: Right as Raynes (2006) (TV Episode)
Jack calls Henry "George Jetson".
Saturday Night Live: John C. Reilly/My Chemical Romance (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned by the two A-holes
Gilmore Girls: Introducing Lorelai Planetarium (2006) (TV Episode)
Lorelai recites the shows theme song while arguing that flat-screen televisions are too technologically advanced for her.
King of the Hill: Glen Peggy Glen Ross (2007) (TV Episode)
Peggy asks Hank and Bobby who holds the Guinness World Record for being fired the most times and Bobby replies that the record would go to George Jetson.
John from Cincinnati: His Visit: Day Nine (2007) (TV Episode)
John says "Meet The Jetsons".
Top Gear: Episode #10.3 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by James
America's Next Top Model: The Girls Go to Shanghai (2007) (TV Episode)
Chantal says, "we're part of the Jetsons, or something"
Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007) (Video)
At several points, the spaceships use the audio from the Jetsons' flying cars.
Family Guy: Play It Again, Brian (2008) (TV Episode)
A street artist draws Lois as Jane Jetson.
Time Machine (2008) (Short)
Another joke to denote change in terrain.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.38 (2008) (TV Episode)
George Jetson is included in a $1,000 question
Futurama: Bender's Game (2008) (Video)
Rosie the Robot maid appears.
Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Six (2008) (Video)
In "Strong Bad Gameways", one of Strong Bad's safety tips on playing a Wii video game is to play it in an area free of "flotsam and jetsam", using a sketch of a cross-eyed George Jetson to illustrate "jetsam"
Saturday Night Live: Hugh Laurie/Kanye West (2008) (TV Episode)
During one of Kanye West's performances, a picture of Elroy Jetson appears on stage.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.81 (2009) (TV Episode)
George Jetson is included in a $1,000 question
30 Rock: Retreat to Move Forward (2009) (TV Episode)
Tracey asks if he can be like Rosie if he gets a wheel replacement on his foot
The Nature of Things: Supercar: Building the Car of the Future (2009) (TV Episode)
Brian Fleck mentions that driving a hydrogen cell fueled car makes him feel like he's in The Jetsons.
Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (2009) (Video)
Same "ship landing" doppler sound effect
You Don't Know Jack: The Jack Soo Story (2009)
Janet Waldo mentions her voicing the character, Judy Jetson.
Impact: Episode #1.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
"right out of 'The Jetsons' "
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Episode dated 5 June 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ellen.
Phineas and Ferb: Let's Take a Quiz/At the Car Wash (2009) (TV Episode)
Buford mentions "Tralfazz", which is Astro's original name.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.26 (2009) (TV Episode)
Contestant mentions the series
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.65 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by a contestant during interview
Family Guy: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side (2009) (TV Episode)
The opening sequence features Elroy flying to school complete with the theme song.
Nostalgia Critic: The Star Wars Holiday Special (2009) (TV Episode)
The Critic likens Harvey Korman's chef outfit to the appearance of Rosie the Robot
NCIS: Ignition (2010) (TV Episode)
At the end of McGee's Jetpack narration, he says we'll be living like the Jetsons.
Psych: Think Tank (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions the "treadmill from the opening credits of 'The Jetsons.'"
The Simpsons: Postcards from the Wedge (2010) (TV Episode)
Sound effects from "The Jetsons" accompany the vehicles in the "Springfield of Tomorrow" filmstrip.
Cougar Town: Turn This Car Around (2010) (TV Episode)
"stop this crazy thing"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.139 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "My Name is George"
Wheel of Fortune: Going Green 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Fictional Family puzzle "George Jane Judy & Elroy Jetson"
30 Rock: Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter (2010) (TV Episode)
Liz imitates Astro the Jetson's dog in the opening sequence
Nostalgia Critic: Animaniacs Tribute (2010) (TV Episode)
Sherri Stoner, as Slappy, names Judy as the most shocking cartoon character she's worked with
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Celebrity Week for Alzheimer's 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Astro is the subject of a $500 question
The Cleveland Show: Harder, Better, Faster, Browner (2010) (TV Episode)
song mentioned in Top 100 Cartoon Songs
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.10 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that in Iran, "The Flintstones" is called "The Jetsons"
Nostalgia Critic: The First Couple: TMNT (2010) (TV Episode)
After The Critic refers to Donatello doing machines, he cuts to a picture of Rosie the Robot
RuPaul's Drag Race: Queens in Space (2011) (TV Episode)
The show is referenced.
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: The Death of Tristan Taylor (2011) (TV Episode)
Rosie the Robot appears on a card
Bones: The Pinocchio in the Planter (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Booth
Mad: Pooh Grit/Not-a-Fan-a-Montana (2011) (TV Episode)
In "Not-a-Fan-a-Montana," Justin Bieber flies away in a Jetsons spaceship.
Nostalgia Critic: Doug's 1st Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
Critic thinks Roger's robot should fight a deathmatch with Rosie.
Sons of Anarchy: Hands (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Parks and Recreation: The Comeback Kid (2012) (TV Episode)
Andy confuses the term "jettison" with "The Jetsons."
Mad: Real Veal/Celebrity Wife Swamp (2012) (TV Episode)
Rosie appears in the Real Veal skit.
Mad: The Iron Giant Lady/Raising a New Hope (2012) (TV Episode)
Rosie seen at the Robot Grammys.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Groovenians (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy says Kenny Scharf's paintings incorporates elements of this show.
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #20.30 (2012) (TV Episode)
From "Top Ten Signs Your Robot Won't Be Inducted into the Robot Hall of Fame": "4. The Jetsons' robot: Rosie; Your robot: Pete Rosie."
Mad: Total Recall Me Maybe/The Asgardigans (2012) (TV Episode)
Douglas Quaid/Hauser jumps on George Jetson's flying car.
Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon (2012) (Video)
Poster and a girl is cosplaying as Judy
Saturday Night Live: Adam Levine/Kendrick Lamar (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Catfish" segment
Jay and Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie (2013)
flying car, Rosie described as desired inventions
The Cinema Snob: Heartbeeps (2013) (TV Episode)
"And now we know how George Hamilton met Judy Jetson."
Futurama: Assie Come Home (2013) (TV Episode)
Rosie can be seen in a robot chop shop.
Naked Vegas: Painted Playmate Claire Sinclair (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Moone Boy: Handball Duel (2014) (TV Episode)
Liam: "Who are we, the Moones or the bloody Jetsons?"
Enlisted: Paint Cart 5000 vs. the Mondo Spider (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Face Off: Industrial Revolution (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.65 (2014) (TV Episode)
Ian mentions the show by name.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Dolly Parton/Taylor Kitsch (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mets Bucket Hat Guy
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Robert Downey Jr./Ira Glass/Big & Rich (2014) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue Jimmy mentions the title and Rosie the Robot
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Pontiac Bandit Returns (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Peralta

Featured in 

Eliminators (1986)
when Mandroid is watching the TV, that little flying machine changes the channel to THE JETSONS where Mr. Spacely is on screen
American Boyfriends (1989)
shown on tv screen
Dying Young (1991)
Science Fiction: A Journey Into the Unknown (1994) (TV Movie)
scenes from this show are included
America's Teenagers Growing Up on Television (1998) (TV Movie)
clips from the show are used here
Unbreakable (2000)
Animation Lookback: Hanna-Barbera Part 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Intro clip shown during introduction.
Animation Lookback: Hanna-Barbera Part 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
TV series is talked about, clips shown.
Animation Lookback: Hanna-Barbera Part 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Number 5 in the top 10 Hanna-Barbera franchises.
Nostalgia Critic: Dungeons and Dragons (2011) (TV Episode)
"Who is shooting this, a drunk George Jetson?"
Nostalgia Critic: The Last Airbender (2013) (TV Episode)
flying car sound effect is used for a flying rock
AniMat's Classic Reviews: Jetsons: The Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
AniMat expresses his memories of the original series. CIips shown.

Spoofed in 

The Flintstones: The Long, Long, Long Weekend (1966) (TV Episode)
The Future Bedrock is in the style of "The Jetsons"
Mighty Mouse, the New Adventures: Snow White and the Motor City Dwarfs/Don't Touch That Dial (1988) (TV Episode)
The Jetstones is partially a parody of the Jetsons
Muppet Babies: Muppet Babies: The Next Generation (1990) (TV Episode)
parodied in the episode
Animaniacs: Space Probed/Battle for the Planet (1993) (TV Episode)
An alien gets stuck on a treadmill-like device and screams "Jane! Stop this crazy thing!", then an alien who looks like the woman from The Jetsons runs in.
Rugrats: The Last Babysitter/Sour Pickles (1993) (TV Episode)
Parodied as another cartoon
The Simpsons: All Singing, All Dancing (1998) (TV Episode)
In this episode's couch gag, Homer gets stuck on a moving walkway, similar to George Jetson, and says, "Marge, stop this crazy thing!"
Family Guy: Brian in Love (2000) (TV Episode)
Characters watch a clip of this on TV which lampoons it.
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law: Shaggy Busted (2002) (TV Episode)
george jetson is in jail, family visiting
Teacher's Pet (2004)
While riding an out of control ray gun, Spot shouts to Jane to "stop this crazy thing."
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law: Back to the Present (2004) (TV Episode)
the jetson family is mocked throughout episode for barely being able to walk, they being from the 'future' year of 2002, etc.
The Fairly OddParents: Channel Chasers (2004) (TV Episode)
characters arrive in a combined spoof of this series and "The Sopranos" (1999)
George Lopez: Leave It to Lopez (2004) (TV Episode)
One of George's dreams.
Robot Chicken: Kiddie Pool (2005) (TV Episode)
All the characters are featured
Drawn Together: A Tale of Two Cows (2006) (TV Episode)
Live Action Cow destroys the Jetsons' futuristic city.
Family Guy: I Take Thee, Quagmire (2006) (TV Episode)
The Jetsons title sequence is parodied, with George taking back his wallet from Jane and knocking her out of the car
Family Guy: Meet the Quagmires (2007) (TV Episode)
The opening sequence is parodied.
The Family Guy 100th Episode Celebration (2007) (TV Movie)
George yells at Jane
Robot Chicken: The Ramblings of Maurice (2009) (TV Episode)
George Jetson looks for his report in his briefcase.
The Simpsons: Replaceable You (2011) (TV Episode)
Bart watches a cartoon that spoofs "The Jetsons," in which Rosie the robot is an illegal immigrant.
Robot Chicken: Robot Fight Accident (2013) (TV Episode)
parody skit
Clarence: Pilot Expansion (2014) (TV Episode)
The part where older Clarence jogs spoofs the end credits sequence from the Jetsons.

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