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The Jetsons Christmas Carol (1985)

Country of Origin: USA
Date of Original Broadcast: December 1985
Number of Seasons: n/a
Total Number of Episodes: 1
Average Episode Running Times:
Format:
Colour Format: colour
Sound:

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: Hanna-Barbera Productions
Executive Producer: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Producer: Bob Hathcock
Associate Producers: Jeff Hall, Alex Lovy

SCRIPT
Story by: Marc Paykuss, Barbara Levy
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (uncredited)
Story Editors: Arthur Alsberg, Tony Benedict, Don Nelson, Art Scott

DIRECTION
Supervising Director: Ray Patterson
Creative Supervisor: Joe Taritero

MUSIC
The Jetsons Theme: Hoyt S. Curtin, William Hanna, Joseph Barbera

VOICES
George O'Hanlon (George Jetson)
Penny Singleton (Jane Jetson)
Janet Waldo (Judy Jetson)
Daws Butler (Elroy Jetson)
Don Messick (Astro)
Mel Blanc (Cosmo S. Spacely/Jacob Marsley)
Jean Vander Pyl (Rosie the Robot)
Frank Welker (Ghost of Christmas Present/Orbity/Young Mr Spacely/teenage Mr Spacely)

PLOT SUMMARY

George Jetson has to work on Christmas Eve and the family are getting worried about him. They're also worried about Astro who has swallowed part of a toy and is becoming very ill. But things start to change when George's boss is visited first by the ghost of his old partner Jacob Marsley, then by the robot ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.

AVAILABILITY

USA
Television Distributors: Hanna-Barbera

LINKS

SEE ALSO
A Christmas Carol (adaptations)

REFERENCES

BOOKS

A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc (2000)) p.217
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KEYWORDS

animation, christmas, dogs, the future, ghosts, robots

 


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