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‘The Jetsons’ at 50: The future is now

No flying cars yet, but cartoon series presages other gadgets; with some, we’ve done better

  • By Frank Lovece
  • Newsday

Fifty years ago this month, we met George Jetson, daughter Judy, his boy Elroy and Jane, his wife — citizens of a 21st century filled with videophones, floating chairs, household robots (with British, French and Brooklyn accents, no less) and, of course, flying cars. It was set “one century in the future,” as Time magazine noted in 1962 — the show itself never specified a 21st century year.

The half-hour animated sitcom — which aired from Sept. 23, 1962, to Sept. 8, 1963, as an ABC Sunday night prime-time series before beginning endless reruns — lasted only 24 episodes initially, with 1985 and 1987 syndicated productions bringing the total to 75. Looking back on the original series, born in the New Frontier Space Age of bright, suburban optimism and better living through science, how accurate were its predictions for the 21st century? Not bad, through these 50 years. Here’s a look.

Some other great cartoon memories

FRED

 

Here is the original 1960 Flintstones Theme Song…I like it much more than the following one…

The original closing song with credits…

This is more widely known but in my opinion not as good…I love the early 60’s feel of the 1st one

Captain Caveman

Underdog

Sweet Polly Purebread

Simon Barsinister

Elmer & Bugs

Speedy Gonzales

Daffy & Porky

Bozo T. Clown

Tom & Jerry with Spike

Kurby from Wacky Races

Peter Perfect

Groovy Goolies

Mr. Magoo

Augie Doggy & Doggy Daddy

Magilla Gorilla

Hong Kong Phooey & Spot

Tennessee Tuxedo & Chumley

Rocky & Bullwinkle

Frosty!!

Ranger Smith from Yogi Bear

Peter Potamus

The Hillbilly Bears

The Monkees

Dean & Jerry

Ringo Starr

Darren & Samantha

The Munsters

TopCat

 

Some cool ads

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