The Flintstones (1960–1966)

The Masquerade Ball 

"The Masquerade Ball" is an episode of The Flintstones starring Alan Reed, Jean Vander Pyl, and Mel Blanc. The Flintstones and the Rubbles attend a charity masquerade ball to mingle with high society.

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Episode credited cast:
... Fred Flintstone (voice)
... Wilma Flintstone (voice)
... Barney Rubble / Dino (voice)
... Betty Rubble (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Stoneface (voice)
... Mr. Rockhead / O'Shale / Hot Dog Vendor (voice)


Fred's boss, Mr.Slate, gives him tickets to a charity masquerade ball in Bedrock. To rent a costume, Fred goes to the only costume shop in town, where an obnoxious and snooty owner tells him his costumes are sold out except for a two-person dinosaur costume. Fred learns by accident what Mr. Slate will be wearing at the ball. Wanting to impress his boss and insult the pretentious costume renter, Fred does not realize that the masks have been switched at the ball. Written by RealLiveClaude

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Release Date:

8 December 1961 (USA)  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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ABC originally broadcast this episode in black and white. See more »


Fred Flintstone: Tell me, boss, I'm on pins and needles! What were you wearing?
Mr. Rockhead: [Puts on the bird head of the costume that he, unknown to Fred, exchanged with the costumer] I got it right here.
Fred Flintstone: Sure, I talked to you, we were standing at the refreshment bar and I was saying...
[suddenly realizes it was Mr. Rockhead he said all that bad stuff to]
Fred Flintstone: Oh boy, what I was saying...
Mr. Rockhead: I'll refresh your memory... Quote: Vice president of the morons section of the Knucklehead Club.
[Fred starts to "feel small" as he continues]
Mr. Rockhead: ...
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