ASTROnomical I.Q.

From Hanna-Barbera Wiki
Jump to navigationJump to search
ASTROnomical I.Q.
Premiere date October 21, 1987
Run time 22:03
Starring George O'Hanlon
Penny Singleton
Daws Butler
Janet Waldo
Don Messick
Jean Vander Pyl
Mel Blanc
Wink Martindale
Music composed by Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s) Haskell Barkin
Voice director(s) Gordon Hunt
Episode navigation
Previous Next
Title card
TJ 302 title card.png

'"ASTROnomical I.Q." is the second episode of The Jetsons season three, and the sixty-fifth overall. It aired on October 21, 1987 in syndicated markets that featured The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera programming blocks. It was written by George Atkins, and voice directed by Gordon Hunt.

Elroy's new invention accidentally vastly increases Astro's intelligence being able to help George at the plant and other places, none of which last for long because Astro is still a dog. Elroy also feels put out due to Astro losing interest in playing with him.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Elroy Jetson Daws Butler
Judy Jetson Janet Waldo
Rosie Jean Vander Pyl
Astro Don Messick
George Jetson George O'Hanlon
Jane Jetson Penny Singleton
Mr. Spacely Mel Blanc
Swifty Unavailable
Cop N/A
Wink Martiandale Wink Martindale





  • Flying cars





The music was composed and conducted by Hoyt Curtin.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: October 21, 1987 in syndication

Behind the scenes

  • George says he works for five hours.
  • Wink Martiandale is a parody of and voiced by Wink Martindale, famous for being the host of a variety of game shows.


  • For some reason, the animators couldn't use a dogcatcher, so they used a policeman, instead.

Critical reception

In other languages

Language Name Meaning

Home availability