Futuristic 1980s Family Wins Sweepstakes Due to Rigorous Toilet-Cleaning

“From a better world” comes a happy, shiny, space-age jumpsuit-wearing family showing off their new Atari computer and video games, won because mom used the right stuff to clean up after them. Once again, Future Mom is stuck doing the dirty work. Screw the jetpack, what good is the future without a toilet-cleaning… » 8/05/08 1:07pm 8/05/08 1:07pm

The 1958 Documentary That Inspired the Jetsons

Cars of the future drive themselves but Mom is still relegated to the back seat in this clip from "Magic Highway, U.S.A." Originally broadcast on the Walt Disney television show in May 1958, the last fifteen minutes of the program (referred to as "The Road Ahead") showed radar-equipped cars whizzing along… » 3/17/08 12:30pm 3/17/08 12:30pm