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Betty Rubble from The Flintstones

Betty Rubble stole the hearts of millions when she hit the air with the 1960 premier of The Flintstones. Her husband Barney and son Bamm-Bamm keep her busy most of the time. But when she gets a minute to herself you can probably find her with her best friend Wilma Flintstone.

Betty’s look is pretty iconic. Her dress is easily found as a ready-made costume that usually comes with a blue bow, though some dress tape might be handy for keeping the dress in the right spot. Once you have her dress all you’ll need is a black wig and a gorgeous plum lipstick to finish off her look.

If you plan on wearing the costume out, shoe can get tricky. Many people opt for black pumps given Betty is a bit of a prehistoric pinup. But there are other options such as skin-tone flats or “invisible shoes” like those in this tutorial.

George Jetson from The Jetsons

On the cartoon sitcom The Jetsons, George (voiced by George O’Hanlon) is the husband of Jane and father of Judy and Elroy.  Though he is a loving and devoted family man, he often finds himself and his family in ridiculous situations because of poor decisions he has made.  George’s outfit consists of a white shirt with popped collar, green belt, and blue pants.  By trimming a Ziggy Stardust wig, you can achieve George’s trademark orange hair.

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Lou Strickland from Top Cat

Lou Strickland (voiced by Rob Schneider in the U.S. version of the film) is the new police chief and main antagonist of Top Cat: The Movie. Lou pursues Top Cat after TC steals his Lazlo-Lazlo concert tickets. Lou has ginger colored hair and a noticeably hairy mole on the point of his chin. He wears a red bow tie, green blazer, and brown pants pulled up very high on his waist.

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Judy Jetson from The Jetsons

Judy Jetson (voiced by Janet Waldo) is the daughter of Jane and George, and older sister of Elroy.  Judy is a typical teenager, with many of her interests revolving around boys and her electronic diary DiDi.  Judy wears bright pink clothes and has white hair.  By trimming a long white wig with side swept bangs to be shorter, and pulling it into a high ponytail, you can recreate this look.

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Elroy Jetson from The Jetsons

Elroy Jetson (voiced by Daws Butler) is the youngest member of The Jetsons family.  He is the brother of Judy, and the son of Jane and George.  Elroy wears a green baseball cap and green overalls, with an oversized red collar.

jane jetson from the jetsons

Jane Jetson from The Jetsons

On The Jetsons, Jane Jetson (voiced by Penny Singleton) is the wife of George, and the wife of Judy and Elroy.  However, Rosie the Robot performs most of the household duties, which frees Jane’s time up and allows her to focus on her love of fashion and gadgetry.  Jane wears a futuristic purple dress with pearl earrings.

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Space Ghost from Space Ghost Coast to Coast

Space Ghost premiered in 1966 as a superhero fighting villains in outer space.  The late night talk show spin-off Space Ghost Coast to Coast launched in the mid-90s and focused on Space Ghost’s interviews with other “superheroes.”  While Space Ghost may have been a good crime fighter, his hosting abilities left a little to be desired, leading to awkward and often hilarious interviews.  To make your Space Ghost costume, you might want to flex some of your creativity by painting his logo onto your white suit.  And don’t forget your index cards, so you can ask insightful questions of your interview subjects.

Wilma Flintstone from the Flintstones

Wilma Flintstone

In The Flintstones, Wilma Flintstone is the red-headed wife of Fred Flintstone. Compared to her counterpart, she is strong-willed and level-headed. For this costume, cut a jagged serrated hem on the white dress for the best accuracy.

Fred Flintstone

Fred Flintstone lives in the town of Bedrock with his wife Wilma and daughter Pebbles. Although short-tempered and prone to acting immaturely, Fred is a loving caveman at heart and cares deeply for his family and friends.

Penelope Pitstop

Penelope Pitstop is a fictional character who appeared in the Hanna-Barbera animated series Wacky Races alongside Dick Dastardly and Muttley, and starred in the spin-off The Perils of Penelope Pitstop.