The richest kid in the world, Richie Rich, has everything he wants, except companionship. While representing his father at a factory opening, he sees some kids playing baseball across the ... See full summary »
The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
The Flintstones and the Rubbles are modern stone-age families. Fred and Barney work at Slate and Company, mining rock. Fred gives Barney some money so he and Betty can adopt a baby. When Fred and Barney take a test to determine who should become the new associate vice president, Barney returns the favor by switching his test answers for Fred's, whose answers aren't very good. Fred gets the executive position, but little realizes that he's being manipulated by Cliff Vandercave to be the fall guy for an embezzlement scheme. Written by
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When Fred first arrives home from the quarry and sits in his recliner, he picks up a newspaper while talking to Wilma. The headline on the paper says "Pterodactyl Crashes into Andes, Eats Rugby Team to Survive". This is a reference to Uurguayan Air Force Flight 71 that crashed into the Andes mountains on October 13, 1972 while flying a rugby team to a match. They were trapped on the mountain for 72 days, during which time some of the survivors were forced to eat the remains of some of their deceased comrades in order to survive. See more »
During the opening scene, the roof of Fred's car is shorter than it is for the rest of the movie. (See trivia.) See more »
Hey, back to work! You guys had a break two days ago!
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At the very end a graphic says: When in Hollyrock, visit Univershell Studios See more »
The visuals were perfect and fascinating. The story, with some rewriting could have been acceptable. What killed the movie for me was the total lack of understanding of the series as well as the lack of characterization. I know that John Goodman is no Alan Reed, but he could have watched episodes of the show and gotten the feel of it. Barney Rubble doesn't work in the quarry with Fred. No one knows what Barney does for a living. The sharp wit of Barney's dialogue was absent, to say nothing of Mel Blanc's characterization. Elizabeth Taylor was too thin to play Mrs. Pebble. (Wilma's maiden name was Pebble. The later episodes of the series forgot this.) Of course, no one could match the great Verna Felton as Fred's mother-in-law, but the writers and Miss Taylor should have tried. The pity is that with sufficient preparation and understanding of the series, this could have been wonderful. The only good touch was Rosie O' Donnell's imitation of Betty's laugh as originated by Bea Benaderet.
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