‘The Jetsons,’ Now 60 Years Old, Is Iconic. That’s A Problem

On the evening of Sunday, Sept. 23, 1962, millions of American families finished their dinners, turned on their televisions and were introduced to The Jetsons, a cartoon sitcom produced by the legendary team of Hanna-Barbera. Set in 2062, The Jetsons captured the technological optimism of the time and projected it into a space-age, gadget-fueled vision of the future, inviting its viewers to imagine the dazzling possibilities that the current wave of technological achievement could one day realize. As a template for a technology-driven American future, it was no less than iconic. It was also prophetic.

‘Jetsons’ Live-Action Comedy In Works At ABC

Live-Action ‘Jetsons’ Sitcom In The Works