The Flintstones: Season 5, Episode 9

The Gruesomes (12 Nov. 1964)

TV Episode  |  TV-G  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family
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A very sinister-looking but affable couple and their child move into a mansion next door to the Flintstones.


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Episode credited cast:
Fred Flintstone (voice)
Jean Vander Pyl ...
Barney Rubble / Dino (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gerry Johnson ...
Betty Rubble (voice)
Naomi Lewis ...
Creepela (voice)
Don Messick ...
Weirdly Gruesome / Spider / Flower / 'Uncle' / TV Announcer (voice)


The Flintstones and the Rubbles are about to get new neighbors: the Gruesomes. After moving to a strange mansion next door, they receive them in a rather friendly matter. But when Weirdley Gruesome asks Fred and Barney to mind little Gobi at the mansion while he and Grisella are away for the afternoon, they're in for an horror treat ! Written by RealLiveClaude

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12 November 1964 (USA)  »

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The Gruesomes are a family of macabre monsters similar to "The Munsters" television show and used in many other series such as "The Addams Family" and "Sabrina and the Groovie Goolies". See more »


Barney Rubble: [watching the Gruesomes arrive in their car, which is a hearse] Hey Fred, what kind of car is that?
Fred Flintstone: That is the kind of car that takes you there but doesn't bring you back.
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