Clean as a Hound's Tooth

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Clean as a Hound's Tooth
Premiere date November 2, 1987
Run time 22:05
Starring George O'Hanlon
Penny Singleton
Daws Butler
Janet Waldo
Don Messick
Jean Vander Pyl
Mel Blanc
Music composed by Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s) George Atkins
Voice director(s) Gordon Hunt
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'"Clean as a Hound's Tooth" is the sixth episode of The Jetsons season three, and the sixty-ninth overall. It aired on November 2, 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.

George finds out a toothache is the cause of his recent bad nights. He is given a pair of experimental dentures that can temporarily relieve the pain, but finds out too late they're for dogs, making him spontaneously act like a dog.

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Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Jane Jetson Penny Singleton
George Jetson George O'Hanlon
Doctor Druthers Unavailable
Robot nurse Unavailable
Mr. Spacely Mel Blanc
Mr. Cogswell Daws Butler
Dentist Unavailable
Delivery man Unavailable
Rosie Jean Vander Pyl
Elroy Jetson Daws Butler
Astro Don Messick
Cop Unavailable
Postman Unavailable
Waiter Unavailable
Committee N/A
Mrs. Spacely
Mrs. Spacely's cats Unavailable
Advertiser Unavailable





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The music was composed and conducted by Hoyt Curtin.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: November 2, 1987 in syndication

Behind the scenes

  • Judy is absent for the fourth time.
  • Doctor Druthers is a parody of Dr. Joyce Brothers.
  • This episode is essentially another way of doing "Dog Daze Afternoon."


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