If you like cartoons, then you'll want to know that on this day in 1962, the animated TV series, "The Jetsons" debuted on ABC-TV. And, it was the very first ABC TV show to be broadcast in color. Yes, a show broadcast in color was a big deal back then.

According to Wikipedia:

"The Jetsons is an American animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera, originally airing in primetime from 1962-1963, then later as part of the weekday/weekend morning programming block called The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera, until 1987. New episodes were produced from 1984-1987 as well. It was Hanna-Barbera’s Space Age counterpart to The Flintstones."

Check out the classic Jetsons TV show open and song:


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