Monthly archives: September, 2012

50 Years of the Jetsons


50 Years of the Jetsons: Why The Show Still Matters
smithsonian.com
September 19, 2012
It was 50 years ago this coming Sunday that the Jetson family first jetpacked their way into American homes. The show lasted just one season (24 episodes) after its debut on Sunday September 23, 1962, but today “The Jetsons” stands as the single most important piece of 20th century futurism. More episodes were later produced in the mid-1980s, but it’s that 24-episode first season that helped define the future for so many Americans today. Read It!


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