To many pop culture fans, 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of "The Jetsons," which premiered on September 23,1962. The animated series with a mid-century-modern flair featured a "nuclear" family -- patriarch George, Jane his wife, his boy Elroy, and teenage daughter Judy, who live in a spectacular Seattle Space Needle-type apartment (this was the year of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair in Orbit City). Although it was never explicitly stated, the show takes place 100 years in the future, in 2062. We're halfway there. So how are we doing, 50 years into "The Jetsons'" past?