The Flintstones: Season 5, Episode 19

The Hatrocks and the Gruesomes (22 Jan. 1965)

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The Flintstones need to get rid of their house guests, the hillbilly Hatrocks, and hope that their sinister neighbors, the Gruesomes, can be of help.

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Episode credited cast:
Fred Flintstone (voice)
Jean Vander Pyl ...
Wilma Flintstone / Pebbles Flintstone / Creepela (voice)
Barney Rubble / Dino / Hillbilly (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gerry Johnson ...
Betty Rubble / Granny (voice)
Don Messick ...
Bamm-Bamm / Telegram Delivery Boy (voice)
Jethro Hatrock / Weirdly Gruesome / Slab / Waiter / Percy (voice)


Fred fears a visit by Jethro Hatrock, who was in feud with his family in the past, but he comes in peace as he is on the way with his family to the World's Fair. But Fred's generosity goes too far, as the Hatrocks extend their stay at the Flintstones'household, and Wilma does not like it. To get rid of the Hatrocks, Fred send them to the Gruesomes with no luck. However, he founds something the hillbillies really hate: Bug Music ! This might be the solution ! Written by RealLiveClaude

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22 January 1965 (USA)  »

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The title and the plot is a spoof of the hillbilly feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys in West Virgina in the late 19th century. See more »


Granny Hatrock: [after hitting a hand that came out of the well] Mind your manners. Oh Mr Gruesome. I don't want to spoil this here lovely party, but there's something down in that well.
Weirdly Gruesome: Oh, that's only Uncle Ghastly. He lives down there.
Fred Flintstone: Uncle Ghastly lives down in the well?
Weirdly Gruesome: Yes. He's on Crepella's side of the family.
Weirdly Gruesome: [Fred looked down the well, then the hand punches him, leaving Fred staring down the well] He's full of laughs.
[a very creepy laugh emanates from the well, terrifying Fred]
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Spoofs The Addams Family (1964) See more »

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