1962-3 – The Jetsons Automatic Vacuum Cleaner – Hanna-Barbera (American)

The Jetsons live in the year 2062 in a futuristic utopia (100 years in the future at the time of the show's debut) of elaborate robotic contraptions, aliens, holograms, and whimsical inventions.

Robotic vacuum cleaner.

This console activates the washing, ironing, and vacuuming. Antennas imply radio-control. Image source Paleofuture


Rosie with her sweeping and vacuuming attachments.


A later 1985 version of an automated vacuum cleaner.


See other early remote-controlled and robotic vacuum cleaners and floor scrubbers here.


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