Fifty Years Later, Bits Of Our Own Reality Reflected In 'Jetsons' Future Audie Cornish talks to Matt Novak, writer of the <a href="http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/paleofuture/">Paleofuture</a> blog for Smithsonian, about his recent posts about the TV show, The Jetsons, on its 50th anniversary and why it still matters today.
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Fifty Years Later, Bits Of Our Own Reality Reflected In 'Jetsons' Future

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Fifty Years Later, Bits Of Our Own Reality Reflected In 'Jetsons' Future

Fifty Years Later, Bits Of Our Own Reality Reflected In 'Jetsons' Future

Fifty Years Later, Bits Of Our Own Reality Reflected In 'Jetsons' Future

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Audie Cornish talks to Matt Novak, writer of the <a href="http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/paleofuture/">Paleofuture</a> blog for Smithsonian, about his recent posts about the TV show, The Jetsons, on its 50th anniversary and why it still matters today.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Finally, this hour, we're going back to the future.

(SOUNDBITE FROM FILM "BACK TO THE FUTURE")

CORNISH: Oh, Marty McFly, so 1985. Actually, let's go even further back.

(SOUNDBITE FROM "THE JETSONS" THEME)

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