|Premiere date:||February 17, 1963|
Jean Vander Pyl
|Music composed by:||Hoyt Curtin|
|Writers:||Barry E. Blitzer|
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"Dude Planet" is the twenty-third episode of The Jetsons season one. It aired on February 17, 1963 on ABC. It was written by Barry E. Blitzer, and produced and directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, the creators of the series and the founders of Hanna-Barbera Productions.
Jane needs a break from all the button-pushing house chores, so she takes a vacation on Beta Three Dude Planet.
In order of appearance:
- Beta Three Dude Planet
- Jupiter (mentioned)
- Flying cars
- Beta Three Express
When The Jetsons originally aired, no title cards were present. They were only added when the series was revived in the 1980s, and the original episodes were given title cards for consistency when they were all packaged together for The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera. Notably, they all include Orbitty, who wasn't in the original series.
The music was composed and conducted by Hoyt Curtin.
Dates are in order of release:
- United States: February 17, 1963 on ABC
Behind the scenes
- The cat from the closing credits makes an appearance, although it looks more like one of the cats from Top Cat, than the more realistic one from the closing credits.
In other languages
- In the United States:
- May 11, 2004: Warner Home Video releases The Jetsons: The Complete First Season on DVD.
- May 23, 2017: Warner Home Video releases The Jetsons: The Complete First Season (Hanna-Barbera Diamond Collection edition) on DVD.
- September 10, 2019: Warner Archive Collection releases The Jetsons: The Complete Original Series on Blu-ray Disc.
- 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.