Tex Avery Introduces “The House of Tomorrow” in 1949

An in-house tanning bed (complete with spatula-like flipper), self-adjusting chair, three-way TV set (anticipating the Food Network, Playboy Channel, and Nickelodeon, to boot), a disturbingly efficient electric razor, and some rusty mother-in-law jokes are all part of "The House of Tomorrow" envisioned by animation genius Tex Avery in 1949. "The House of Tomorrow" was the first of four cartoons showing various aspects of life in the future—keep your eyes peeled for more to come.


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