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Rockin' with Judy Jetson

Rockin' with Judy Jetson (also known as Judy Jetson and the Rockers) is a 1988 animated made-for-television film produced by Hanna-Barbera for syndication as part of the Hanna-Barbera Superstars 10 series.

Rockin' with Judy Jetson
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Written byCharles M. Howell IV
Kevin Hopps
Directed byPaul Sommer
StarringJanet Waldo
George O'Hanlon
Daws Butler
Penny Singleton
Don Messick
Jean Vander Pyl
Mel Blanc
Rob Paulsen
Ruth Buzzi
Cindy McGee
Pat Musick
Charlie Adler
Selette Cole
Pat Fraley
Music bySven Libaek
Hoyt Curtin (music from The Jetsons)
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Producer(s)Kay Wright
Running time92 minutes
Production company(s)Hanna-Barbera Productions
DistributorWorldvision Enterprises
Release
Original networkSyndication
Original release
  • September 18, 1988 (1988-09-18)[1]
Chronology
Followed byScooby-Doo and the Ghoul School

PlotEdit

When intergalactic rock star Sky Rocker plays a concert at the Cosmic Coliseum, Judy Jetson and her friends go into orbit. What's more, starry-eyed Judy gets to meet her idol and gives him a song she's written just for him, "Rockin' Round the Galaxy". But also at the concert are henchmen of the evil, music-hating Felonia. They are carrying a secret code that will unlock the powers of the Mental Flosser and enable Felonia to control the universe and banish music forever!

The secret code accidentally gets switched with Judy's song, and Sky unwittingly turns it into a new rock hit. A depressed Judy takes refuge at the Crater Club, where her dad George Jetson, disguised as a punk-rocker, tries to save her from Sky. But Sky has already been kidnapped by Felonia, and then Judy disappears. Her captors, however, are the Zoomies, an outer-space race of party animals who love music.

Felonia finds Judy and prepares to do away with her and Sky. They escape, but it may be too late. Felonia has already activated the Mental Flosser. Then Judy and Sky hit on the solution that will stop Felonia – music! They jam on Judy's song and send the beat vibrating around the galaxy. The sound overpowers the Mental Flosser and vanquishes Felonia. With the galaxy now safe, Sky resumes his tour, with Judy as his new opening act.

Character voicesEdit

This would prove to be the last Jetsons project to feature the entire original cast. Daws Butler died in May 1988 (about five months prior to the premiere of Rockin' with Judy Jetson) while Janet Waldo didn't return as Judy's voice for 1990's Jetsons: The Movie (the last to feature George O'Hanlon and Mel Blanc prior to their respective deaths in 1989). Waldo was controversially replaced by pop singer Tiffany Darwish.

Additional crewEdit

Musical numbersEdit

  1. "Rockin' 'Round the Galaxy" - Judy, Sky Rocker, Company, Zoomies
  2. "Airport Welcome" - Judy, lona, Starr
  3. "Jupiter Jump" - Sky Rocker
  4. "Gleep Glorp" - Sky Rocker, Judy, Iona, Starr
  5. "Shootin' Star" - Judy, lona, Starr, Sky Rocker, Gruff
  6. "Surfin' In Space" - Judy, lona, Starr, Zoomies
  7. "A House Is Not a Home" (not related to the Burt Bacharach song of the same name) - Judy

Home media releasesEdit

Hanna-Barbera Home Video released Rockin' with Judy Jetson on VHS on May 18, 1989, exactly 8 months,to the day,after it was first released in the USA on September 18th 1988.[2] On August 9, 2011, Warner Archive released the movie on DVD in NTSC picture format with all region encoding, as part of their Hanna–Barbera Classics Collection. This is a Manufacture-on-Demand (MOD) release, available exclusively through Warner's online store and Amazon.com.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/168789153/
  2. ^ Jetsons. "Rockin With Judy Jetson VHS". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2011-08-10.
  3. ^ Lambert, David (August 9, 2011). "The Jetsons - Warner Archive's 'Rockin' with Judy Jetson': Date Today, Cost, Box, Preview". TVShowsOnDVD.com. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-03.

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