The WORST Episodes of The Jetsons
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 29, 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 - Rip-Off Rosie
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Oct 24, 1985
When Rosie accidentally eats a faulty lug-nut (thinking it's a piece of a chocolate lug-nut) her programming goes haywire and she starts to steal things not only from her own family, but from shop's too! Rosie is programmed to think that there is "A place for everything, and everything in its place." Can George Jetson manage to save Rosie from herself? Probably.
#2 - A Visit from Grandpa
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 2, 1962
George's father visits. On his way he fixes a lady's vehicle, they exchange addresses. Because of some miscommunication the Jetson family think they got involved while in reality grandpa just baby-sits for someone else.
#3 - Judy's Birthday Surprise
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 19, 1985
Judy tells her talking lips diary of the events of the week before her birthday on Sat. expecting her parents to throw her a surprise birthday party. Curley Quasar helps her when her space car breaks down when no one else will help her. Then she avoids him the rest of the week thinking he isn't one of the in-crowd. On Sat. thinking everyone has forgotten Curley comes over with a gift for her & she changes her mind about him.
#4 - Jetson's Millions
Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired Nov 4, 1985
A winning lottery ticket makes the Jetsons millionaires.
#5 - Two Many Georges
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 10, 1987
With genetics one can duplicate every possible living thing. A great way to duplicate George, so one can work and the original one can stay at home and enjoy leisure time. But which is which?
#6 - Family Fallout
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 23, 1985
Mr. Spacely & his family are invited to appear on ""Family Fallout"". So he schemes to find a family dumb enough to compete against them which would be The Jetsons. Who won the grand galactic prize? Who got zonked?
#7 - Solar Snoops
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 18, 1985
An unknown package delivered to Spacely Sprockets contains a robot sentry dog named "Sentro", and Spacely decides to use it to guard his "Chocolate Microchip Cookie". However, the "Galactic Sneak"—a spy for Cogswell Cogs—has pulled a Trojan-Horse–type move by hiding inside Sentro's body to infiltrate Spacely's plant. When he and Sentro steal the prototype Microchip Cookie, it's up to George Jetson—who discovers a want-ad in the news for an executive secretary for Cogswell Cogs—to become "Georgina Jetstream", infiltrate Cogswell Cogs, and get Spacely's cookie back.
#8 - The Good Little Scouts
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 28, 1962
The only way George can get a vacation out of Mr. Spacely is to accompany Space Cub Troop #54 on their camping trip on the moon. George proceeds to get lost, but is rescued by Mr. Spacely's son, Arthur.
#9 - Space Bong
Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 30, 1985
Nearby Earth is the headquarters of 'SNEEK', and Skata-Hara, the female leader of this evil organization. 'SNEEK' mistakes George for Secret Agent Space Bong, and kidnaps him in hopes of getting the Secret Formula.
#10 - Elroy's Pal
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 23, 1962
Elroy's wins a contest to meet his big hero 'Nimbus the Great' from the TV show. Unfortunately the player is very ill and cannot come. George stands up for Elroy and visits 'Nimbus' to prevent a disappointment for Elroy. The only solution is to have George wear a Nimbus suit and visit Elroy ...
#11 - Instant Replay
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 24, 1985
George meets a scientist who has invented Replayola, a device that enables a person to change bad moments of life to good ones. George buys it from him and immediately uses it to be a good public speaker, make the family rich, and even make a run for President. But when an old boyfriend of Jane's gets into the picture, jealous George decides to erase the moment they kissed. But this turned out to be on his wedding day and as a result, he has no family. Will George be willing to give up his riches and power to get them back?
#12 - Elroy's Mob
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 3, 1963
A miserable student exchanges his report tape with Elroy's. Elroy gets home and his George and Jane play the tape: 'F, F, F, F'. Elroy cannot convince them there's a mix up. Therefore Elroy and Astro decide to run away ...
#13 - Rosie Come Home
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 17, 1985
Rosie thinks the family doesn't want her anymore after doing everything wrong. The problem is, she needs a new program according to Henry Orbit. When Rosie spies that George & Jane looking @ new robot maids, she thought she was obsolete (when they were really looking for the part). She runs away looking for jobs & a room to stay. Their new robot maid is a real dictator that drives them crazy. While Judy's taking her driving test, she spots Rosie! She takes her back home & finds the new maid! So she heads to the scrap pile about to kill herself until they rescued her. Jane explained everything, Henry fixes up Rosie with a new program & Rosie throws the new robot maid out of the Jetson home!
#14 - Test Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 30, 1962
Spacely wants to test a new everything-proof jacket. By mistake George's doctor tells him he has only a couple of days left to live. Now who would be a better victim to test the jacket than George?
#15 - Dog Daze Afternoon
Season 2 - Episode 34 - Aired Nov 15, 1985
George and Jane accompany Mr. Spacely to a business convention where they hope to show off the company's lastest invention, the E.X.I.T. (EXecutive Instant Teleporter). Meanwhile, Judy is in charge of the household as Elroy tests his own invention, a dog trainer, in hopes of earning money helping the neighborhood dogs to better behave themselves. But a mixup of program discs causes near disasterous results on both sides that could lead to George's firing and Elroy having to look for all the missing dogs.
#16 - Dude Planet
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 17, 1963
Jane badly needs some rest and goes to 'Dude Planet' with a friend. The rest of the family stays at home and tries to run the household.
#17 - To Tell the Truth
Season 2 - Episode 37 - Aired Nov 22, 1985
After having Elroy confess to breaking Jane's favorite vase, George winds up in a situation where he escorts a beautiful actress hired to sponsor Spacely Sprockets onboard a space flight, which takes off with him still onboard the ship, and having to get home late via a travelling space circus. Will Jane buy George's wild story?
#18 - Las Venus
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 16, 1962
George and Jane visit Las Venus for gambling and entertainment. The trip is paid by Spacely because George has to try to sell some sprockets to a female client. Now George has to please his wife and the client.
#19 - The Space Car
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 7, 1962
George and Jane go shopping at Molecular Motors. The Supersonic Suburbanite turns out to be too much for them so the buy a car similar to their old model. They get mixed up with bad guy Knuckles Nuclear and his gun Moll.
#20 - A Date with Jet Screamer
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 30, 1962
Pop star 'Jet Screamer' organizes a quiz, first prize: a date with the celebrity himself. George tries to make sure Judy won't win, but Judy is the lucky girl. Without her knowing it George acts as a chaperone.
#21 - G.I. Jetson
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 27, 1963
Private Jetson is drafted, as George is a family man he gets a full two minutes to report for duty. They're all given an aptitude test, and one not-so-bright recruit jams a square peg into a round hole, whereupon the automated grading program determines that his 'original thinking shows leadership potential' and makes him a general. Spacely turns out to be the commanding officer and the site is a full 10 minutes away.
#22 - Elroy's TV Show
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 18, 1962
The future TV producers got bored with cowboy and doctor's programs, so the want Elroy as 'Space boy Zoom and his dog Astro'. Of course Spacely wants his son and dog on TV instead, badly ...
#23 - TV or Not TV
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 24, 1963
George and Astro accidentally see and robbery. That is: they THINK they witness a robbery. It turns out they were in a movie-set. To prevent a law suit the producer does everything to buy them out, while George and Astro do everything possible to avoid being caught by the 'robbers'.
#24 - Fantasy Planet
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Oct 28, 1985
With all the problems the Jetson family have, they decide to take a trip to Fantasy Planet. The host has each family member in capsules to live out their fantasies. GEORGE: Boss of Jetson Sprockets! JANE: Queen of an asteroid where she does absolutely nothing. JUDY: Pop-star (naturally) ELROY & ASTRO: Super hero team. They realise their fantasies aren't that glamourous, they use a device to end their fantasies.
#25 - ASTRONomical I.Q.
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 21, 1987
Elroy invents an evolution machine. By mistake his evolutes Astro by 10,000 years, increasing his I.Q. by 4000 points. George bets everything he owns by playing chess with a little help of Astro. At that moment Astro is caught by the dogcatcher. When that doesn't work he enters a brainy game show where the contestants can win millions.