Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of The Jetsons' first appearance on television. While the futuristic cartoon was first broadcast in 1962 and the initial run lasted just one 24-episode season, The Jetsons remains a significant vision of the technologically optimistic future. Retrofuturistic historian Matt Novak…
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Reading the news that The Flintstones are heading to Broadway made me wonder why their more futuristic cousins, The Jetsons have never enjoyed the same amount of attention. If we're really living in the future these days, why aren't we lining up to see Will Ferrell play George Jetson at the closest multiplex?
It’s Monday, October 5, 2000. Mars has the Q-Bomb and some politician is blathering on about tax cuts. Instead of smell-o-vision, the newspaper carries smell-o-ads (and sex-o-ads, too). There’s a four-hour work day (with a two-hour lunch), a push button desk, and lots of other delights (not to mention some very retro…
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Title: The Jetsons
Vitals: The Jetson family lives in a somewhat utopian (and groovy-looking) future, in which…