12 far-out things you never knew about 'The Jetsons'
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Jetson commutes to work in an aerocar with a transparent bubble top. Daily life is leisurely, assisted by numerous labor-saving devices, which occasionally break down with humorous results. Despite this, everyone complains of exhausting hard labor and difficulties living with the remaining inconveniences. Penny Singleton was the voice of Jane Jetson.
List of The Jetsons characters George Jetson: He is a loving family man who always seems to make the wrong decisions. He is married to Jane and together they have two children, Judy and Elroy.
Jane is obsessed with fashion and new gadgetry. Her favorite store is Mooning Dales. She is a dutiful wife who always tries to make life as pleasant as possible for her family. A student at Orbit High School, she is a stereotypical teenage girl whose interests include clothes, hanging out with boys, and revealing secrets to her digital diary that she calls Didi. He is highly intelligent and an expert in all space sciences. A mild-mannered and good child, Elroy attends Little Dipper School, where he studies space history, astrophysics, and star geometry.
Elroy loves his dog Astro and is always there to support him when George loses his patience with the family pet. Rosie is the Jetsons' household robot. She's an outdated model, but the Jetsons love her and would never trade her for a newer model. Rosie does all the housework and some of the parenting. She is a strong authoritarian and occasionally dispenses pills to the family.
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The Everett Collection Inthere were good reasons to be optimistic about the future. Months after John Glenn orbited the earth, President Kennedy proclaimed, "We choose to go to the moon. A new hero named James Bond was keeping the peace with nifty gadgets in Dr. And, a utopian vision the future called The Jetsons premiered on our television screens.
So many of our optimistic ideas about an automated future come from this classic cartoon. Flying cars, videophones, conveyor belt sidewalks and robot servants suddenly did not seem so far away or far-fetched. Fifty-five years later, it remains as relevant as ever. There was even a nifty commercial that recently reimaged the opening credits. But there are some things you might not know about the Jetsons! It takes place in the year The cartoon itself never states the specific year, though characters often refer to living "in the 21st century.
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But it was inspired by a book predicting life in the year According to Danny Graydon's The Jetsons: The Official Cartoon Guide, the artists looked to books about futurism for a creative spark. A primary source was And the Changes to Come by Arnold B. Barach, which featured a man flying a jetpack and L.
The only difference is that he lives in the next century.
The Moviewhich was released posthumously. In the Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law episode " Back to the Present ", George leads the Jetsons in returning to the past to sue the planet for causing global warming. Spacely to supervise a project that involves robots drilling through the surface of the Earth. He also appears on Kanye West 's music video " Heartless ".
He is also seen along with his family, Rosie, and Mr. Spacely in a MetLife commercial that aired in The inspiration for George's name sake aside from its voice actor is believed to be a tribute to the prolific Danish designer, Georg Jensenwho defined modern design in the early and mid twentieth century.
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Because she is so much younger than George she would have been only 17 at the time of Judy's birth. Jane is obsessed with fashion and new gadgetry. Her favorite store is Mooning Dales. She is also a dutiful wife who always tries to make life as pleasant as possible for her family. Although she is usually pleasant natured, she is quite protective of her family and she can be angered whenever they are threatened.
She is also unafraid to stand up to Mr. Spacely, especially when he antagonizes her family and her husband. Although this wife of the future has both a robot maid and automated apartment appliances, even pushing buttons for housework gets to be too much for her and she has to take a vacation "Dude Planet".
She has terrible driving skills, turning her driving instructor, a gangster and her husband into nervous wrecks "Jane's Driving Lesson". She even appears on Kanye West 's music video " Heartless ". In one episode of Animaniacsa female space alien resembling Jane appears twice; once as a receptionist, and then again when a male alien trapped on a treadmill calls out the famous catchphrase "Jane!
She was included in Yahoo! Despite Judy still keeping modern-day "teenage girl" likes and dislikes, such as seemingly never-ending conversations on the telephone and shopping for futuristic outfits, she does not live exactly like a modern teenager, obviously because of the time the show takes place, because she enjoys taking advantage of the many gadgets at her grasp because of the technology like controllable zero-gravity switches made for accomplishing popular dance moves of the show's time or for other uses.
She also gives a summary of how her day went including her problems to a floating robotic diary, appropriately named, "DiDi" voiced by Brenda Vaccaro.
Judy is also very fond of a futuristic rock singer named "Jet Screamer", whom George at first despised until Judy won a date with the heartthrob singer in a contest in which girls who wanted to win a date with Jet Screamer were to write songs, and the writer of the winning song would win the date. Judy won because George replaced her original song with her younger brother Elroy's secret code. George came along to try to stop the date but failed and wound up as the drummer for the song and soon took a liking for Jet Screamer and his music.
Judy is depicted wearing a deep pinkish-purple, futuristic outfit and, like a few other Hanna-Barbara cartoon characters such as Bamm-Bamm Rubble from The Flintstones and some background characters in various cartoons has white hair that is colored to resemble platinum blonde or bleached blonde hair, which she wears in a ponytail on top of her head. She attends Orbit High School, which her father had also attended. Judy went unvoiced in her appearance in Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Lawdue to the fact a voice actress could not be secured for her Waldo by this point was in her 90s and retired from voice acting.
He is highly intelligent and an expert in all space sciences.