|Premiere date:||November 25, 1985|
Jean Vander Pyl
|Music composed by:||Hoyt Curtin|
|Writers:||Charles M. Howell, IV|
|Directors:||Gordon Hunt (voices)|
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'"Boy George" is the thirty-eighth episode of The Jetsons season two, and the sixtieth overall. It aired on November 25, 1985 in syndicated markets that featured The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera programming blocks. It was written by Charles M. Howell, IV and Alan Burnett, and voice directed by Gordon Hunt.
Feeling his age, George takes some youth potion, but the experimental concoction turns him into a child.
In order of appearance:
- Mars (mentioned)
- Martian Institute of Technology (mentioned)
- Flying cars
The music was composed and conducted by Hoyt Curtin.
Dates are in order of release:
- United States: November 25, 1985 in syndication
Behind the scenes
- The episode title is a reference to Boy George, the British singer who gained fame in the 1980s.
- The Martian Institute of Technology is a parody of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Miss Booster fills in for Miss Galaxy without explanation.
- Rob Paulsen is uncredited.
- The design of George as a kid was reused for when George was a real kid in a flashback in "A Jetson Christmas Carol."
In other languages
- In the United States:
- November 11, 2011: Warner Archive Collection releases The Jetsons: Season 2, Volume 2 on DVD.
- October 13, 2020: Warner Home Video releases The Jetsons: The Complete Series (Hanna-Barbera Diamond Collection edition) on DVD.
- June 21, 2022: Warner Home Video releases The Jetsons: The Complete Series on DVD.