Gotta admit I was blown away to learn that “The Jetsons,” the venerable prime-time cartoon show that lasted all of one television season, turns fifty years old tomorrow. The show, a huge American cultural event, first aired on September 23, 1962. Talkin’ ’bout my generation….
The insane hyped-up theme song, the lyrics for which got permanently burned into my newly minted seven-year-old mind, linked above.
Beautiful article about why the Jetsons matter in “Smithsonian,” on line here.