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George is the husband of Jane Jetson and the father of teenage daughter Judy and elementary school aged son Elroy. George was also the grandson of Montahue Jetson, who would sometimes visit the family. George lived with his family in the Skypad Apartments in Orbit City, in a future with the traditional trappings of science fantasy depictions of American life in the future: robot servants, flying saucer-like cars, moving sidewalks, etc. Indeed, all the buildings were set on giant poles, and resembled Seattle, Washington's Space Needle; the ground almost never seen. George was an employee at Spacely's Space Sprockets, a manufacturer of "sprockets" and other high tech equipment. His boss was Cosmo G. Spacely, who was noted for being both short in height and in temper, and usually treated his employees (particularly George) in a rather tyrannical fashion. George's job primarily required him to repeatedly push a single button (or on occasion a series of buttons) on a computer (named RUDI in the 1980s series of Jetsons episodes). Often, Mr. Spacely would fire George in a fit of anger, only to hire him back by the end of the same episode. Physically, George is a rather slim man of average height with short red hair and a cartoonishly large nose. His personality was that of a well-meaning, caring father, but often was befuddled and stressed out by the problems of both his work and family lives. As The Jetsons was partially based on the comic strip Blondie, George himself was probably based on that strip's lead character, Dagwood Bumstead. George's most famous catchphrase is "Jane! Stop this crazy thing!" seen at the end credits of the 1960s Jetsons episodes, but was also known for frequently uttering the phrase "Hooba-dooba-dooba!" to express wonder or astonishment. George O'Hanlon was the voice actor who did George's voice in both the sixties and eighties version of the cartoon series. O'Hanlon last did the voice for George Jetson in Jetsons: The Movie, which was released posthumously. The current voice of George Jetson is Jeff Bergman, who voiced George (and also Mr. Spacely) in some parts of the movie after O'Hanlon's death, and also voiced George for the cameo in the Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law episode "Shaggy Busted" and Spumco's two Jetsons cartoons: Father & Son Day and The Best Son. In the Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law episode "Back to the Present," George was voiced by Wally Wingert.