Saturday, June 28, 2014

Things I Like: The Jetsons

 Though not as good as The Flintstones, I loved the futuristic cartoon family The Jetsons. One of my favorite cartoons to watch as a kid. I also had no idea that the first season was from the 1960s, but took until the 1980s for the next two seasons to come along. Talk about a long wait for those around at the time.
 George Jetson had a lot in common with Fred Flintstone. Typical family patriarch who hates his job. Instead of a foot-powered vehicle, he has a flying car. I'd imagine Fred would be a little jealous, he never even got shoes. 
 I'm a little indifferent towards his wife Jane Jetson. She had her moments, but she was no Wilma Flintstone. 
 Instead of an infant, the Jetson children were older and had their own stories. Judy was a bit forgettable though. 
Elroy was much cooler, and I forgot how good he was with science and technology. I more remember him with his dog Astro.  
Speaking of Astro, he was pretty cool. Not as cool as Dino the dinosaur, but cool.  
Rosie the Robot was one of the best characters. Snarky and more human than most characters on TV.  
Then we have George's bitter boss Mr. Spacely. Often firing George for little things and reversing his choice at the end of the episode. 

14 comments:

stephen Hayes said...

I did watch the Jetsons as a kid but I never liked it as much as the Flintstones.

Anna and Klaudia said...

I like so much the jetsons <3333333333333333

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Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

I liked it better than the Flintsones, and I wanted Rosie as my maid.

Gloria Baker said...

I remember them and I like more than Flinstones too:)

Stephanie Faris said...

I never really watched The Jetsons as much as The Flintstones. It wasn't on TV as much as The Flintstones when I was growing up.

Pat Hatt said...

I enjoyed it, the flintstones jetsons crossover was really good.

Christine said...

I loved the Flintstones as a kid!

Anna-Alina said...

Really looks like The Flintstones.

The Happy Whisk said...

Wilma is the best. I named my new washing machine
after her. And if we get the dryer, I'll name her, Betty.

Winnie said...

The Jetsons! I used to love this cartoon too!

Caro * said...

I love the Jetsons, it was funny :)

DEZMOND said...

I've never seen this one. But The Flintstones were popular in my country too

Theresa Mahoney said...

Loved the Jetsons too!

bj said...

I used to watch this with my kids..we all liked Rosie the best, too. :)