Spacely for a Day

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Spacely for a Day
Premiere date November 12, 1987
Run time 22:07
Starring George O'Hanlon
Penny Singleton
Daws Butler
Janet Waldo
Don Messick
Jean Vander Pyl
Mel Blanc
Howard Morris
Music composed by Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s) Haskell Barkin
Voice director(s) Gordon Hunt
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'"Spacely for a Day" is the tenth episode of The Jetsons season three, and the seventy-third and final overall. It aired on November 12, 1987 in syndicated markets that featured The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera programming blocks. It was written by Haskell Barkin, and voice directed by Gordon Hunt.

After Spacely is guilted into taking a thirty-year long overdue vacation with his wife, he is forced to find a substitute to run his plant, with George fulfilling the requirements necessary. With Spacely out the way, Mr. Cogswell sees this as the perfect opportunity to ruin the company.

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Memorable quotes


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
George Jetson George O'Hanlon
R.U.D.I. Don Messick
Mr. Spacely Mel Blanc
Professor Nebula Unavailable
Mrs. Spacely Jean Vander Pyl
Elroy Jetson Daws Butler
Jane Jetson Penny Singleton
Judy Jetson Janet Waldo
Rosie Jean Vander Pyl
Astro Don Messick
Drill sergeant Unavailable
Miss Galaxy Jean Vander Pyl
Mr. Cogswell Daws Butler
Harlan Howard Morris
Customer #1 Unavailable
Customer #2 Unavailable





  • Flying cars





The music was composed and conducted by Hoyt Curtin.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: November 12, 1987 in syndication

Behind the scenes


  • For some reason, the animators couldn't just reuse the Orbit City Golf Club. Instead, they replace it with The 4 Club.

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