The design of the Jetsons' flying car was inspired by a 1954 Ford concept car, the FX-Atmos, notable for its all-glass bubble canopy, dashboard radar screen and jet-plane-like tail fins.
Jane Jetson appears in print ads and circular coupons for Electrasol 2in1 Tabs Automatic Dishwasher Detergent (2004)
George and the rest of the Jetson clan appeared in print ads for Electrasol Dish Washer tabs and were the subject of a series of collectible tins. (2004-05)
Ruth Buzzi's first TV job.
Based on the "Blondie" comic strip and series. Penny Singleton, who played Blondie in the 1940s series, was the voice of Jane Jetson.
The character 'George Jetson' was ranked #4 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" (1 August 2004 issue).
The host of the "Love Rocket", a popular show, is named Gamey McGameGame.
Astro does not appear until episode 1.5 "The Coming of Astro" (21 October 1962), in which he is found by Elroy.
An episode of another Hanna-Barbera show, "The Flintstones" (1960), in which the Flinstones and the Rubbles use a time machine at the Worlds' Fair to travel to the future (episode 4.18 "Time Machine," 15 January 1965) features a distinctly Jetson-esque 21st century.
If one does not pay the parking meter, a hand comes out and bangs the faulty parked space car.
George and Jane's wedding anniversary is 2 June.
The Jetsons' phone number is VENUS-1234.
Originally ran for only 24 episodes during the 1962-1963 TV season. In 1985 the program was revived, with new episodes designed to syndicate alongside the originals.
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