The Flintstones: Season 3, Episode 23

The Blessed Event (22 Feb. 1963)

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According to the doctor, any day now, the blessed event can take place. Fred and Barney undertake a rehearsal.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Fred Flintstone (voice)
Barney Rubble / Dino (voice)
Jean Vander Pyl ...
Betty Rubble (voice)
Dr. Corset / Brick / Bird (voice)
Don Messick ...
Mr. Brickley (voice)
Nurse #1 / Nurse #2 (voice)


The blessed event is due any day now, so Fred asks Barney to help him practice for the big moment, so that he can take Wilma to the hospital swiftly and smoothly when the time comes. Written by Morganalee

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22 February 1963 (USA)  »

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The date this special and popular episode originally televised, Friday, February 22nd, 1963, was nine months, (273 days, equaling 39 weeks) before President, John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, November 22nd, 1963. And in reality, a successful pregnancy does last approximately nine months. See more »


When Wilma exits the bedroom to look for Fred, the bed has a blue blanket on top. In the next shot when Fred is going into the room, the blanket is gone and there's a white bed sheet on top. Then when Fred is in the bedroom, the blanket is back on the bed. See more »


Fred Flintstone: This is Fred Hospital, I'm taking my wife to the Flintstone.
[Fred Flintstone is extremely nervous, while calling the Bedrock Hospital]
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Spoofs Ben Casey (1961) See more »

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