‘The Jetsons’ Scored a Pop Hit


It was kind of inexplicable that The Jetsons was revived in 1986—though an iconic bit of futurism from the ’60s, it wasn’t a hit show, and was cancelled at the end of one season (1962-63). It’s even more inexplicable that when the show was revived, the theme song was released as a single, and that it reached #9 on the pop chart. It’s one of the shortest hit songs ever, and the biggest pop hit to ever come from an afterschool cartoon. Here’s the official music video.

Brian Boone

From the middle of nowhere in the Pacific Northwest, I contribute to the Retroist, write for trivia publications, and blog about music in a humorous fashion. I feel about "Back to the Future" the way you feel about "Star Wars." Also, I'm married and have a child (sorry ladies, orphans).

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