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The Jetsons

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The Jetsons

The Jetsons are a family residing in Orbit City in the year 2062. The city's architecture is rendered in the Googie style, and all homes and businesses are raised high above the ground on adjustable columns. George Jetson lives with his family in the Skypad Apartments: his wife Jane is a homemaker, their teenage daughter Judy attends Orbit High School, and their early-childhood son Elroy attends Little Dipper School. Housekeeping is seen to by a robot maid, Rosie, which handles chores not otherwise rendered trivial by the home's numerous push-button Space Age-envisioned conveniences. The family has a dog named Astro, which talks with an initial consonant mutation in which every word begins with an "R", as if speaking with a growl. George Jetson's workweek is typical of his era: an hour a day, two days a week. His boss is Cosmo Spacely, the diminutive yet bombastic owner of Spacely Space Sprockets. Spacely has a competitor, Mr.Cogswell, owner of the rival company Cogswell Cogs (sometimes known as Cogswell's Cosmic Cogs). Jetson commutes to work in an aerocar that resembles a flying saucer with a transparent bubble top. Daily life is leisurely, assisted by numerous labor-saving devices, which occasionally break down with humorous results. Despite this, everyone complains of exhausting hard labor and difficulties living with the remaining inconveniences.


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George Jetson

George Jatson age 41, is the main character and protagonist of the series. He is a loving family man who always seems to make the wrong decisions. He works at Spacely's Sprockets turning the Referential Universal Digital Indexer (R.U.D.I.) on and off. He is married to Jane and together they have two kids, Judy and Elroy.

George O'Hanlon voice of George Jetson

Voiced by: George O'Hanlon. Born November 23, 1912. Died February 11, 1989. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Jane Jetson

Jane Jetson: age 34, is George's wife, mother of their two children, and a homemaker (although it is Rosie who does most of the work). Jane is obsessed with fashion and new gadgetry. Her favorite store is Mooning Dales. She is a dutiful wife who always tries to make life as pleasant as possible for her family. Outside of the home, she is a member of the Galaxy Women Historical Society and is a fan of Leonardo de Venus and Picasso Pia.

Penny Singleton voice of Jane Jetson

Voiced by: Penny Singleton. Born Sep 15, 1908. Died Nov 12, 2003. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Judy Jetson

Judy Jetson: age 15, is the elder child in the Jetson family. A student at Orbit High School, she is a stereotypical teenage girl whose prime interests include: clothes, hanging out with friends, and revealing secrets to her digital diary. Singer Tiffany did the voice of Judy Jetson in the 1990 movie.

Janet Waldo voice of Judy Jetson

Voiced by: Janet Waldo. Born Feb 4, 1924. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Elroy Jetson

Elroy Jetson: age 6½, is the younger of the two children in the Jetson family. He is highly intelligent and an expert in all space sciences. A mild-mannered and good child, Elroy attends Little Dipper School, where he studies space history, astrophysics, star geometry and math. Elroy loves his dog Astro and is always there to support him when George loses his patience with the family pet.

Daws Butler voice of Elroy Jetson

Voiced by: Daws Butler. Born November 16, 1916 . Died May 18, 1988. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Rosie: is the Jetsons' household robot. She's an outdated model but the Jetsons love her and would never trade her for a newer model. Rosie does all the housework and some of the parenting. She is a strong authoritarian and occasionally dispenses pills to the family. Excluding a scene from the closing credits, Rosie appears in only two episodes of the original 1960s show, but makes many appearances on the 1980s show.

Jean Vander Pyl voice of Rosie

Voiced by: Jean Vander Pyl. Born October 11, 1919. Died April 10, 1999. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Astro the Dog: Astro is the Jetsons' family dog. Prior to being a Jetson his name was Tralfaz and he belonged to the fabulously rich Mr. J.P. Gottrockets. Astro is one of George's best friends (next to his work computer, R.U.D.I.) as well as Elroy's best buddy. He is able to speak in a rough sounding English resembling dog barks and growls, a manner of speaking which voice actor Don Messick would later reuse for the role of Scooby-Doo.

Don Messick voice of Astro

Voiced by: Don Messick. Born: September 7, 1926. Died October 24, 1997. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Mr. Spacely

Mr. Spacely: is George's boss and owner of Spacely Space Sprockets. His company was founded in Newfoundland in 1937, where it continued to prosper until massive surface pollution necessitated a move to the elevated platforms seen in the series. He is a "little person" with black hair and a bad temper, and is the main antagonist of the series. Spacely always comes up with ideas to bring in more business, but they backfire. George, whom Spacely has known since childhood, gets blamed for most things that go wrong. A series' running gag involves his kicking George out of his office shouting, "Jetson! You're fired!", however Spacely would later give George his job back in the end of the episode, and if he was very happy with George, promote him to vice-president of the company. Mr. Spacely is sometimes helped out by Uniblab, the company's robot assistant.

Mel Blanc voice of Mr. Spacely

Voiced by: Mel Blanc. Born May 30, 1908. Died July 10, 1989. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Mr. Cogswell



Daws Butler voice of Mr. Cogswell

Voiced by: Daws Butler. Born November 16, 1916 . Died May 18, 1988. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Mrs. Stella Spacely

Mrs. Stella Spacely, Cosmo Spacely's overbearing and snobbish wife and Arthur Spacely's mother.

Jean Vander Pyl voice of Mrs. Stella Spacely

Voiced by: Jean Vander Pyl. Born October 11, 1919. Died April 10, 1999. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.


Season 1

Season 2

Season 3


Meet George Jetson.

His Boy Elroy.

Daughter Judy.

Jane his wife.


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