The Vacation

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The Vacation
Premiere date: November 7, 1985
Run time: 21:42
Starring: George O'Hanlon
Penny Singleton
Daws Butler
Janet Waldo
Don Messick
Jean Vander Pyl
Music composed by: Hoyt Curtin
Writers: Alex Lovy
Directors: Gordon Hunt (voices)
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'"The Vacation" is the thirtieth episode of The Jetsons season two, and the fifty-second overall. It aired on November 7, 1985 in syndicated markets that featured The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera programming blocks. It was written by Alex Lovy, and voice directed by Gordon Hunt.

While on a free cruise on the Love Rocket, George and Jane encounter old flames who are still burning a torch for the two. When George and Jane fail to turn them down, it's up to their kids to get rid of the old romances.

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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
Judy Jetson Janet Waldo
Elroy Jetson Daws Butler
Astro Don Messick
Emcee Unavailable
Gus Guesser Unavailable
Jane Jetson Penny Singleton
Rosie Jean Vander Pyl
Traffic cop Unavailable
Dog collector Unavailable
Emcee Unavailable
Ship captain Unavailable
Sally Spacehop Unavailable
Boy-Boy Nova Unavailable









The music was composed and conducted by Hoyt Curtin.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: November 7, 1985 in syndication

Behind the scenes

  • George mentions that he works an hour a week, two days a week.
  • The Love Rocket is an allusion to The Love Boat TV series on ABC.


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