*Rosie, humanoid maid

Fine Art, thoughts

Rosie from the Jetsons has remained a great fascination of mine since I first observed this classic product of Hanna Barbera animation as a child. She is immensley complex as a maid and partime tyrant (need I say more). Wiki describes her as the following:

Rosie the maid is a humanoid robot fictional character in The Jetsons animated television series of the 1960s. She is the title family’s maid and housekeeper. Jean Vander Pyl provided the voice for Rosie. Rosie is depicted as wearing a frilly apron, and was often seen using a separate vacuum cleaner. Her torso is mounted atop a single leg and she rolls about on a set of caster wheels. She frequently calls George Jetson “Mr. J”. Rosie was an old demonstrator model hired by the Jetson family from U-Rent a Maid. The series’ first episode, “Rosie the Robot”, gives her model number as XB-500. In the episode “Rosie’s Boyfriend,” we learn she has a boyfriend, the robot Mac, a helper for Henry Orbit.


  
  
  
  
  


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