Winner Takes All

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Winner Takes All
Premiere date October 9, 1985
Run time 21:59
Starring George O'Hanlon
Penny Singleton
Daws Butler
Janet Waldo
Don Messick
Mel Blanc
Music composed by Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s) Pamela Burton
Laura Numeroff
Voice director(s) Gordon Hunt
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"Winner Takes All" is the fifteenth episode of The Jetsons season two, and the thirty-ninth overall. It aired on October 9, 1985 in syndicated markets that featured The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera programming blocks. It was written by Pamela Burton and Laura Numeroff, and voice directed by Gordon Hunt.

George is forced to prove his brawn when Spacely is pitted against Cogswell in an Olympic-themed contest. But he must also keep his brains intact if he is to uncover Mr. Cogswell's cheating twins.

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Memorable quotes


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Astro Don Messick
George Jetson George O'Hanlon
Elroy Jetson Daws Butler
Jane Jetson Penny Singleton
Mr. Spacely Mel Blanc
Laser Jack Unavailable
Judy Jetson Janet Waldo
Mr. Cogswell Daws Butler
Orville Krieger Unavailable
Doctor William Von Sonic Unavailable
Wilbur Krieger Unavailable




  • Dogwalker machine
  • Knitting machine
  • Modern Muscle
  • Laser pole vaulter


  • Flying car





The music was composed and conducted by Hoyt Curtin.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: October 9, 1985 in syndication

Behind the scenes

  • The family watches Little House on the Planet, a parody of the TV series Little House on the Prairie.


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