The BEST Episodes of The Jetsons
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2020
Network: ABC (US)
The Jetsons is an animated sitcom that was produced by Hanna-Barbera. It was Hanna-Barbera’s Space Age counterpart to The Flintstones, a half-hour family sitcom projecting contemporary American culture and lifestyle into another time period. The Jetsons live in a futuristic utopia in the year 2062 of elaborate robotic contraptions, aliens, holograms, and whimsical inventions.
#1 - Dance Time
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 3, 1985
George tries to make a good impression on Judy's dance party with experimental dancing shoes.
#2 - Miss Solar System
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 3, 1963
Jane decides to enter the Miss Solar System contest without George knowing. However, Spacely Sprockets is sponsoring the contest. George & Mr. Spacely are judges, but Mrs. Spacely removes her husband from the judges' stand & George is the ""Mystery Judge"".
#3 - The Vacation
Season 2 - Episode 30 - Aired Nov 7, 1985
Jane wins a vacation on the Love Rocket. George meets his old girlfriend and Jane meets her first boyfriend on the rocket. Elroy and Judy find out and try to save the marriage.
#4 - The Odd Pod
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 6, 1987
Jane enters a garden contest. Astro crushes Jane's plant and the plant passes away. George buys Jane a new plant at 'Far Out Flowers', a rare import 'A Martian Creeper'. It turns out to be a very rare breed ...
#5 - Hi-Tech Wreck
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Oct 17, 1985
George and family are sent to outer Moongolia after he fails to help a malfunctioning RUDI when Mr. Spacely tries to demonstrate a pleasure program to the executive board members. The situation will lead to further disaster as RUDI threatens to destroy the Earth unless George is able to restore his programming.
#6 - S'no Relative
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 2, 1985
Two scientists remove a block of ice holding an alien creature from a frozen planet. Upon returning to Earth, it slips from their grasp and thaws out on the Jetsons' barbecue. They believe him to be their alien cousin who's arriving for a visit. The scientists then realize they have to return the alien to his homeworld before his people realize he's missing and a resulting war will break out.
#7 - Astro's Big Moment
Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired Nov 1, 1985
Mr. Spacely assigns George to be the judge for the annual dog show. But this leads to a very stressful situation for him as his family wants him to make Astro the winner, as well as the boss wanting him to insure his wife's poodle comes out on top, and even a mobster gets into the act by making George choose his mutt as the top dog. What choice will George make?
#8 - Crime Games
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 19, 1987
A malfunction of the TeleViewer causes Elroy to discover a robbery plot by "The Gripfather" (a take on "The Godfather"), and George ends up trapped in the middle of it.
#9 - One Strike, You're Out
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 30, 1985
After Cogswell is picked as Tycoon of the Day by a magazine, Spacely is determined to produce more sprockets by overworking his staff and hiring more human labor. This causes the robots to revolt against the humans and the humans to revolt against Spacely. As a result, George is caught in the middle of it as the crisis takes away the time he needs to spend with Elroy to help build his robot athlete for the Robot Olympics at his school. But appropriately, this leads to the solution at work when he has to play the role of the robot when he nearly ruins his son's project.
#10 - The Wrong Stuff
Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired Nov 5, 1985
After winning a school science contest, Elroy is invited with the family to view a space shuttle launch. But he gets more than he bargains for when he and Astro get aboard the shuttle and get launched into deep space. They're able to return to Earth, but are significantly changed in an unexpected way.
#11 - Elroy in Wonderland
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Oct 22, 1985
The night before the family leaves on vacation to Club Mellowstar, George shows Elroy some old tools his great-great grandfather used to work with. After they get there, the supervising robot restricts Astro from joining them as dogs aren't allowed at the resort. Elroy later frees him from confinement and the two scramble to get away from the supervisor, only to wind up in an unusual junk land occupied by old obsolete tool robots. Elroy and Astro work alongside some of them to prove they're not as useless as they're regarded. Will the two be able to find a way out of the junk land?
#12 - Jane's Driving Lesson
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 20, 1963
Jane gets fed up with public transportation and decides to take driving lessons. After all, Elroy can get a learner's permit when he's 8 years old, so Jane should be able to get driving lessons, can't she? Her talents scare the teacher so much, he goes back hunting wild lions again. Accidentally Jane thinks she's got a new instructor while that persons turns out to be a crook on the run ...
#13 - Fugitive Fleas
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 25, 1985
After losing out on a big raise, George gets "compensation" from Mr. Spacely with tickets to an outer space theme park. There, the family go on various rides and attend a flea circus. Afterward, the Moon fleas escape on Astro and seek sanctuary with the Jetsons because their ringleader mistreats them.
#14 - Winner Takes All
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 9, 1985
George competes in a sports contest to get an account for Spacely Sprockets.
#15 - Robot's Revenge
Season 2 - Episode 36 - Aired Nov 20, 1985
A disgruntled robot gets fired from yet another job--this time at a gym where George is a member as a result of his usual incompetence. As payback, the robot issues a code red in which all machines turn against George. And the timing couldn't be worse as Jane's great aunt visits when the family believes she'll be leaving an inheritance.
#16 - The Swiss Family Jetson
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Oct 23, 1985
The big city drives the Jetson family mad, and they decide to move to an empty moon. They live in a true paradise until some real estate brokers discover the paradise like moon and turn it into a crowded city. The Jetsons find themselves where they started from anyway.
#17 - The Mirrormorph
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 11, 1985
A Mercurian Mirrormorph that was supposed to be delivered to the local scientific institute winds up going to the Jetsons' residence instead and causes all sorts of trouble as it messes up Judy's date and gets George fired as it has the ability to impersonate anyone who touches it. But if the same person holds it for more than 10 seconds, it could end up multiplying out of control and overrunning Orbit City!
#18 - Private Property
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 10, 1963
A new building is built next to Spacely's company. The owner of the new plant turns out to be Cogswell and George finds out the new building is 6 inches over Spacely's property. Spacely makes Cogswell walk on his hands and knees, Jetson is promoted. That is until it turns out Spacely's existing building is actually 6' over Cogswell's ground ...
#19 - Haunted Halloween
Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired Oct 31, 1985
The curator of a museum takes a special interest in Orbitty, wanting to make him his special project in time for Halloween. Will the Jetsons lose their pet alien to the curator's scheme?
#20 - High Moon
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Oct 15, 1985
George tries to break Elroy's fascination with spies by taking the whole family to an old west town. While there, Bad Bart Blaster challenges George to a showdown. Bad Bart's dog & Astro gang up on Bart and save the day!
#21 - Little Bundle of Trouble
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 18, 1985
The Jetsons gets a baby on their doorstep, but this is no ordinary baby. He's really the pint-sized jewel thief Tiny Terror in diguise.
#22 - Father/Daughter Dance
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 1987
The annual father/daughter dance means embarrassment for Judy so she fakes the 48 hour flu. Still Jane promises that this year will not be the disgrace from last year because dad is taking dancing lessons. Using a super sniffer the kids try to find their father to peek at one of his lessons.
#23 - Clean as a Hound's Tooth
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 2, 1987
George ends up going to the dogs after a dentist experiments dog teeth on his mouth.
#24 - Wedding Bells for Rosey
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 4, 1987
Rosey falls in love with the robot of the janitor. To get a 'green card' for that robot they need to get married. But can robots get married?
#25 - 9 to 5 to 9
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 23, 1987
Rocky Retro is the new hunk in school and Judy loses him to Marcia because she has a car. Judy wants her own car and has to find a job to pay for that. She accepts three jobs: walking dogs through space, doing construction work and taking orders at a fly-thru burger joint in a nearby solar system.