ABC INTRODUCES ITS FIRST COLOR SERIES, ‘THE JETSONS’
Fifty years ago today, America was introduced to George Jetson`s Family when ABC launched the Cartoon futurist series, The Jetsons.
The series was set in 2062, and revolved around the Jetson family
The cartoon was the first ABC shown in color.
The Jetsons was cancelled after just one 24-episodes. Hanna-Barbera later produced a second batch episodes which were rolled out in syndication from 1985 to 1987. In total, 75 episodes were made.
The Jetsons are now considered a GENX Classic