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The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles.
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Jean Vander Pyl ...
 Wilma Flintstone / ... (167 episodes, 1960-1966)
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 Fred Flintstone / ... (166 episodes, 1960-1966)
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 Barney Rubble / ... (164 episodes, 1960-1966)
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 Betty Rubble / ... (112 episodes, 1960-1964)
Don Messick ...
 Bamm-Bamm Rubble / ... (86 episodes, 1961-1966)
John Stephenson ...
 Mr. Slate / ... (73 episodes, 1960-1966)
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This popular animated television cartoon featured two Stone Age families, the Flintstones and their neighbors, the Rubbles. Much of the humor was based on its comic portrayals of modern conveniences, reinterpreted using Stone Age 'technology.' Most notably were their cars, complete with absence of floorboards to allow them to be 'foot-powered.' Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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(166 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Flintstones (1960) was at one time the longest-running prime-time animation cartoon weekly series. The Simpsons (1989) took their record over, in 1997. However, it is still the longest Hanna & Barbera studio production held, their studio record lasted for 30 years & has been in second place, for 18+ years. 30 years at first place & 18+ years at second place = 48 years, at-least. See more »

Goofs

The bosses of Fred and Barney, both have first name, of George. But their last name keeps changing from Slate to Granite, back & forth, (most like a light switch, turned on or off) throughout season one. See more »

Quotes

[Fred and Barney have just run into another car]
Fred Flintstone: Hey why don't you hold out your hand when you're making a left turn?
Rock Quarry: Left turn? I was going straight.
Fred Flintstone: Look buster you're at fault and I can prove it. I got a disinterested witness here, my neighbor and best friend Barney Rubble. Go ahead Barney, tell him just how it happened.
Barney Rubble: You drove through a boulevard stop Fred and hit that man's car.
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Crazy Credits

First season episodes incorporated an ad for Winston Cigarettes into the opening credits (this version of the opening was removed for syndication). Due to the decision to use a standard opening and closing for syndicated versions of the episodes, numerous episodes have incorrect closing credits. Sixth & last season episode debuted with, The Flintstones: No Biz Like Show Biz (1965) dropped the "Meet the Flintstones" closing credit song, in favor of footage of Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm singing "Let the Sunshine In." (a reminder of Fred Flintstone's dream, earlier in the musical program). See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: The Ten-Per-Cent Solution (2011) See more »

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Buffalo Lodge
Performed by Fred, Barney and L. Johnson
Written by A. Smith and L/ Johnson
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Yabba Dabba Doo!
23 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's sad how I can only find this show on Boomerang now. I have to hurry up and purchase the DVD before there is no more. I remember my mother saying that they still air the show, so there is no need to by the DVD. Now what she said is incorrect.

This show was a very great show to watch, along with the Jetsons. I remember having a fake car toy that I rode and pretend I was Fred Flintstone. This show had over 50 years of making kids love it. It's not too late. The Flintstones should air for another fifty, or hundred. There is no need to cancel it.

I recommend you to watch this show before it stops airing. It used to be one of the best shows on television.


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