What do you remember about 'The Jetsons'? Quiz

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About This Quiz

Do you remember the name of the Jetson family dog or their surprisingly sassy robot maid? Know the name of the place where George worked for the short-tempered Mr. Spacely? Prove your knowledge of this classic cartoon with our quiz on "The Jetsons!"

To understand why "The Jetsons" was so remarkable - and still beloved by fans to this day - take a look back at 1962 when the show premiered. Remember, this was seven full years before man made it to the moon, but the American obsession with outer space and futurism was already growing. Just as the Space Race was taking shape, "The Jetsons" came on TV and gave viewers a series like nothing seen before -- one with flying cars, houses in the clouds, tube travel and robot maids who would do all of your dirty work without being paid.

In addition to its timely futuristic theme, "The Jetsons" helped to drew viewers because it was unlike anything they had seen on television before. While most kiddie programming of the period featured clowns, puppets or short segments with little story progression, "The Jetsons" was story-driven with real-life issues faced by everyday families. It was a prime-time animated series in a time when the concept was brand new, and when cartoons were relegated to afternoon time slots.

Think you know everything there is to know about this space-age family? Take our quiz to find out!
 

What is the name of the dad in 'The Jetsons'?

George O'Hanlon was the voice actor who did George's voice in both the sixties and eighties versions of the cartoon series. He last did the voice for George Jetson in Jetsons: The Movie, which was released posthumously.

What is the name of George's wife?

Jane is a homemaker who is obsessed with fashion and new gadgetry while being firecly protective of her family.

What is the name of George and Jane's daughter?

Judy is the 15-year-old daughter of George and Jane Jetson who acts just like a normal teenage girl only with more futuristic tastes.

What is the name of George and Jane's son?

Elroy is the younger of the two children in the Jetson family. He is highly intelligent and an expert in all space sciences.

The Jetsons live on what planet?

The Earth is the only inner planet (Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars) to have one large satellite, the Moon.

In what city do the Jetsons live?

The city was in the sky due to excess of smog.

What is the name of the Jetsons' robot?

Rosey is a robot maid.

What is the name of the family dog?

Astro was a talking dog who started all his words with an "R."

The Jetsons live in the _______ apartments.

Seattle's Space Needle inspired the design of the Skypad apartments.

The show takes place late in the _______ century.

The 21st century is the Anno Domini era or the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. It began on January 1, 2001, and will end on December 31, 2100.

Who is George's boss?

He was originally voiced by Mel Blanc. Frank Welker voiced a teenage version of Mr. Spacely in the Jetsons Christmas Carol and Jeff Bergman voiced Spacely in some scenes in Jetsons: The Movie after Blanc's death, as Blanc died during the production of Jetsons: The Movie. This means the character has the distinction of being the last character to be voiced by legendary voice actor Blanc.

What does George's space car transform to when he lands it at work?

George Jetson's car was the de facto "Transformer" prototype

Who is Spacely's big competitor?

Cogswell has often tried to steal Spacely's ideas and make them his own to gain an advantage (only for it to backfire on both bosses).

What is George's catchphrase?

George is also known for frequently uttering the phrase "Hooba-dooba-dooba!" or "Hooba-Dooba" (in most episodes) to express wonder or astonishment (possibly inspired by Fred Flintstone's phrase "Yabba-dabba-doo!").

What is the name of Elroy's school?

Elroy attends this school among others in Orbit City.

What does Elroy want to be when he grows up?

Elroy often tries various experiments at home.

When she grows up, what does Judy want to be?

She lets everyone know too by singing every chance she could get.

What does Jane do before jettisoning to the Shopping Center in the opening?

She needed money to go shopping.

Who is George's best friend?

R.U.D.I. is George's work computer and his best friend.

What does R.U.D.I. stand for?

R.U.D.I. has a human personality and is a member of the Society Preventing Cruelty to Humans.

Who is the second pet in the Jetsons' household?

Orbitty was an alien with spring-like legs. He has the ability to express his emotions by changing color.

Who is George's mortal enemy?

Uniblab was an obnoxious robot who was also his supervisor at work.

'The Jetsons' was the first program ever televised in color on what network?

The date ABC aired it was September 23, 1962.

In what year did 'The Jetsons' premiere?

Fifteen episodes in 1962 and nine episodes in 1963.

'The Jetsons' was briefly brought back in what decade?

It ran from 1985 to 1987 for a total of 51 new episodes.

'The Jetsons' is Hanna-Barbera's Space Age counterpart to ________?

The Flintstones was the first animated primetime American television series. It was broadcast from September 30, 1960, to April 1, 1966 on ABC.

What is the speed limit on the show?

Speeding tickets were few and far between.

The Jetsons' phone number is _________?

The North American numbering plan started in the late 1870s with three to five letter that would orally be given to an operator.

Less than a year before 'The Jetsons' premiered, who became the first American to orbit the Earth?

John Glenn accomplished the feat in February 1962, in the Friendship 7 space capsule.

In the show's opening, what does George do once he reaches his desk?

George ends his commute by kicking back in his chair and relaxing.

True or false: The show's theme song was a hit.

The theme song actually cracked the top 10 of the Billboard charts!

When meeting Mr. Spacely for the first time, what does Rosie drop on his head?

Rosie was tired of the way Mr. Spacely was treating her family. She got her revenge by hitting him with the cake.

What is a DiDi?

Judy had one that was voiced by Selma Diamond in 1980s TV series and by Brenda Vaccaro in 'The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones.'

What is the inspration for the Jetsons' flying car?

The FX-Atmos was a 1954 Ford concept car, notable for its all-glass bubble canopy, dashboard radar screen, and jet-plane-like tail fins.

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