It's bizarre to me that, out of all the amazing things on The Jetsons we don't yet have, people focus their complaints on flying cars - which are, at best, only a Top 5 Jetsons Thing (and most definitely not No 1).
Robot Maid is obvs #1, and - quite frankly - it's not even close.
And, for my money, the Toaster Bed/morning hygiene system has gotta be second.
Third is probably the kid-dropoff system (all parents can feel me on this one), which is sorta related to the flying car but def not dependent on the flying part. Could easily do this with a tall bridge or whatever.
Fourth & Fifth are where the flying car & suitcase parking system should probably be, BUT with the latter way cooler & more important than the former.
Anyway, you get the idea. We wanted flying cars, sure. But what we really NEEDED was robot maids, toaster beds, & carpool-drop-off systems. Just bizarre we focused on the cars. Smh.

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