List of The Flintstones episodes

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The Flintstones aired from 1960 to 1966. As of September 2006, all six seasons have been released on DVD in North America. In all, 166 episodes were released for the original series.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
Pilot May 1994 (1994-05)
1 28 September 30, 1960 (1960-09-30) April 7, 1961 (1961-04-07)
2 32 September 15, 1961 (1961-09-15) April 27, 1962 (1962-04-27)
3 28 September 14, 1962 (1962-09-14) April 5, 1963 (1963-04-05)
4 26 September 19, 1963 (1963-09-19) March 12, 1964 (1964-03-12)
5 26 September 17, 1964 (1964-09-17) March 12, 1965 (1965-03-12)
6 26 September 17, 1965 (1965-09-17) April 1, 1966 (1966-04-01)

Episodes[edit]

The first two seasons were written by Warren Foster, Michael Maltese and Arthur Phillips.

Pilot (1959)[edit]

Title Animated by Original air date
"The Flagstones" Kenneth Muse May 1994
(on Cartoon Network)

First released on The Flintstones: The Collector's Edition on VHS in 1994, it made its television debut on Cartoon Network in May 1994, and aired again on Boomerang in November 2006. It was released on DVD in 2001 and again in 2004.

Notes: This was the original pilot episode for 'The Flintstones', but was never shown with the original series. It was actually a 90-second "demo reel" (with grease pencil marks still visible on the film), designed to sell the series to potential advertisers in the winter of 1959, depicting a scene from what would eventually become the episode "The Swimming Pool". Daws Butler provided the voices of Fred and Barney (he later reprised the role of Barney in season two episodes one, two, five, six and nine when Mel Blanc was unavailable to provide the voice at that time), June Foray was Betty (her appearance was somewhat redesigned for the actual series), and Jean Vander Pyl was Wilma (the only actor from the pilot to regularly reprise their role for the actual series). The pilot was re-voiced for the Cartoon Crack-Ups DVD release for unknown reasons with Henry Corden as Fred, Frank Welker as Barney, Tress MacNeille as Wilma, and Betty Jean Ward as Betty. All other releases of the pilot use the original voice track.

Season 1 (1960–61)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Original air date [1][better source needed]
1 1 "The Flintstone Flyer" September 30, 1960 (1960-09-30)
Fred feigns illness so he and Barney can get out of taking their wives to the opera, as the night coincides with a Bowling Championship. Using Barney's homemade prehistoric helicopter as a means of escape, the two then join their bowling team for the tournament. They almost get away with their scheme, until loose-lipped Barney gives away their night's activities by using a fake mustache he and Fred used earlier to try and fool their wives at the bowling alley.
2 2 "Hot Lips Hannigan" October 7, 1960 (1960-10-07)
Believing he has made Wilma and Betty disappear through magic, Fred capitalizes on his newfound freedom by taking Barney to a nightclub, the Rockland, where an old friend, trumpeter Hot Lips Hannigan, is performing. Everything goes fine until the wives show up disguised as two "hep chicks" to teach their wayward husbands a lesson.
3 3 "The Swimming Pool" October 14, 1960 (1960-10-14)

Fred and Barney build a joint swimming pool in their backyards, leading to fights before Fred's surprise birthday party.

Note: A brief snippet of this episode shows up later in a Jetsons episode, "Elroy's Mob"; a classmate of Elroy's watches it on his wristwatch TV, before the teacher catches him and confiscates it.
4 4 "No Help Wanted" October 21, 1960 (1960-10-21)

Fred uses his influence with a business friend to obtain a job for Barney, who becomes a furniture repossessor. To the dismay of both, Barney's first assignment is to repossess Fred's television set. Unwilling to betray his friend, Barney pays off Fred's delinquent television bill with his first paycheck.

Note: This is the first episode in which Dino makes an appearance.
5 5 "The Split Personality" October 28, 1960 (1960-10-28)
After being hit on the head with a bottle, Fred contracts amnesia and becomes an Englishman named "Frederick".
6 6 "The Monster from the Tar Pits" November 4, 1960 (1960-11-04)
A Hollyrock film company goes on location in Bedrock to film its new feature "The Monster from the Tar Pits," and gullible Fred is enlisted as stand-in for star Gary Granite. However, Fred's real problems begin when Wilma and Betty audition for roles in the film and end up going crazy upon meeting movie stars Rock Pile and Wednesday Tuesday.
7 7 "The Babysitters" November 11, 1960 (1960-11-11)

Fred and Barney agree to babysit Wilma's nephew, Egbert, which makes them miss a chance to go and see a wrestling match. A blackout of the event in their area prompts them to bring Egbert with them to their friend Joe Rockhead's house so they can watch the fight.

Note: This episode is the first appearance of Joe Rockhead.
8 8 "At the Races" November 18, 1960 (1960-11-18)

To finance their dream of opening a pool hall, Fred and Barney visit the dinosaur racetrack where Fred bets his entire paycheck on a long shot. To cover for gambling, Fred pretends to have been beaten by a robber and tells Wilma that he has lost his check. When the longshot pays off, Fred and Barney are initially elated, but quickly realize their problems are only beginning.

Note: Betty is absent in this episode.
9 9 "The Engagement Ring" November 25, 1960 (1960-11-25)
Barney decides to surprise Betty with a belated engagement ring, which he gives to Fred for safekeeping, but Wilma discovers the ring and assumes it is a gift for her. Not wanting to shatter her dream, Fred decides to buy a second ring, but doesn't have the cash, so he cons Barney into going several rounds with a boxing champ in order to win a $500 prize.
10 10 "Hollyrock, Here I Come" December 2, 1960 (1960-12-02)
Wilma and Betty win a trip to Hollyrock from a television contest. Finding themselves lonely and bored, Fred and Barney take vacations from work and follow them out. When Wilma is "discovered", Fred muscles his own way into the world of television to bring her back.
11 11 "The Golf Champion" December 9, 1960 (1960-12-09)
Fred's victory in The Loyal Order of Dinosaurs golf tournament is soured when club president Barney withholds his trophy for nonpayment of club dues. Fred retaliates by demanding that Barney return every item he has borrowed over the years. The fighting continues until Wilma and Betty manage to bring their husbands back together again.
12 12 "The Sweepstakes" December 16, 1960 (1960-12-16)
Barney hides the sweepstakes ticket he and Fred have bought in the lining of an old coat, which Betty subsequently gives to a passing hobo. While the boys try to recover the ticket, convinced it is the winning one, Wilma and Betty have their own winning ticket stashed away at the Rubbles' house.
13 13 "The Drive-in" December 23, 1960 (1960-12-23)
Fed up with their jobs, Fred and Barney secretly plan to buy a drive-in restaurant. Fred soon has to deal with a suspicious Wilma, who wants to know why two young girls (carhops seeking jobs) are calling for him and what the messages regarding two tons of dino-burger meat mean.
14 14 "The Prowler" December 30, 1960 (1960-12-30)
With a prowler on the loose in Bedrock, Betty decides to take judo lessons to protect herself. When Wilma wants to take lessons also, Fred ridicules the idea, arguing that one glimpse of a prowler would send her running in fear. To prove his point, Fred poses as the prowler and sneaks into the Rubble household, on the same night the real prowler shows up.
15 15 "The Girls' Night Out" January 6, 1961 (1961-01-06)
After constantly being harangued with "I never get out of the house"; Fred and Barney decide to treat their wives to a night out at an amusement park. Fred cuts a song at a recording booth as a souvenir, but accidentally misplaces the record. It is later discovered by a group of teens who pass it along to a DJ, and Fred is suddenly transformed into unwitting rock star "Hi-Fye", with tours all over Bedrock. The touring proves too much for Wilma and Betty, so they spread a rumor to bring down Hi-Fye's fame.
16 16 "Arthur Quarry's Dance Class" January 13, 1961 (1961-01-13)
Fred and Barney sign up for dance lessons at Arthur Quarry's so that they do not humiliate themselves at the charity ball. Their excuse that they have joined the volunteer fire department falls apart when Betty and Wilma realize that the all-stone town of Bedrock is fireproof (as well the alarm sounding at 7:30 every night). The wives then suspect that their husbands are slipping out to meet other women, but are glad when they see they have been learning how to dance for them.
17 17 "The Big Bank Robbery" January 20, 1961 (1961-01-20)
When Fred discovers a bag containing $86,000, his dreams of being a wealthy man finally seem to be coming true, but the money has been stolen from the bank. Wilma and Betty force Fred and Barney to return the money to the bank, and unwittingly set them up as the primary suspects.
18 18 "The Snorkasaurus Hunter" January 27, 1961 (1961-01-27)

Fred convinces Wilma and the Rubbles to spend their vacation time in the mountains, hunting for snorkasaurus. Fred is successful in his hunt, but he gets more than he bargained for when the wives insist that the snorkasaurus be taken home as their new pet, Dino.

Note: While this episode shows how they got Dino, he appeared previously in "Arthur Quarry's Dance Class", which was being made at around the same time but aired first. Also, Dino appeared earlier on "No Help Wanted".
19 19 "The Hot Piano" February 3, 1961 (1961-02-03)
To commemorate his 10th wedding anniversary (which he only remembers because it falls on "Trash Day"), Fred wants to buy Wilma a Stoneway piano. He finds a great deal, from a shady, cash-only businessman named "88 Fingers Louie," but later realizes that it's more than he bargained for.
20 20 "The Hypnotist" February 10, 1961 (1961-02-10)
While attempting to demonstrate his skill as a hypnotist to his wife and the Rubbles, Fred manages to hypnotize Barney into thinking that he is a frisky puppy, but is unable to reverse the trick.
21 21 "Love Letters on the Rocks" February 17, 1961 (1961-02-17)
Jealous Fred's discovery of a love poem that was sent to Wilma prompts him to hire Bedrock's top detective, Perry Gunnite (a parody of Peter Gunn), to find out who the home-wrecking poet is. When Gunnite's investigation mistakenly points to Barney, Fred plans revenge against his friend until Wilma reminds her husband that he had written the poem himself many years earlier during their courtship.
22 22 "The Tycoon" February 24, 1961 (1961-02-24)

When industrial tycoon J.L. Gotrocks decides he wants to live like common people, dead-ringer Fred is hired to fill in for him in the boardroom. Fred savors his new lifestyle at the country club, but the plan begins to unravel when J.L. demonstrates little tolerance for the common folk.

Note: A few years later, the Season 5 episode "King for a Night" would have a similar storyline.
23 23 "The Astra' Nuts" March 3, 1961 (1961-03-03)
Thinking they are undergoing an examination for insurance, Fred and Barney mistakenly sign up for a three-year stint in the Army. After a tearful goodbye from their wives, the guys enter into the service, where they quickly blunder their way into volunteering for the first lunar-landing mission after being conned into it.
24 24 "The Long, Long Weekend" March 10, 1961 (1961-03-10)
Fred's old friend Gus Gravel (voiced by Willard Waterman) invites the Flintstones and Rubbles to his seaside hotel for an all-expense-paid vacation. However upon arriving, the foursome finds that the hotel's planned "activities" seem more like work, because the entire hotel staff has quit their jobs just prior to the foursome's arrival. Gus finally confesses the truth to his four new guests, adding further bad news in that a huge convention is about to arrive, and he needs the Flintstones and Rubbles to stay and work as hotel staff.
25 25 "In the Dough" March 17, 1961 (1961-03-17)
Wilma and Betty are finalists in a television bake-off, but on the eve of the event, they contract measles. Donning full drag—including wigs, dresses, and plucked-out eyebrows—Fred and Barney take their places in the contest to prepare their "Upside-Down Flint/Rubble Bubble Cake," but the guys' carelessness could jeopardize the winning of the grand prize.
26 26 "The Good Scout" March 24, 1961 (1961-03-24)
Assuming the command of a Boy Scout troop, Fred quickly learns the hazards of a "routine" camping trip. Fred blunders his way through until an overnight flood leaves him and the troop hanging on a tree limb over a treacherous waterfall, hoping a ranger will rescue them.
27 27 "Rooms for Rent" March 31, 1961 (1961-03-31)
Tired of hearing their husbands complain about finances, Wilma and Betty rent rooms to student musicians. Fred and Barney go along with the arrangement, unaware that their wives are providing the lodging in return for music and dancing lessons.
28 28 "Fred Flintstone: Before and After" April 7, 1961 (1961-04-07)
Fred agrees to appear in a before-and-after weight reduction commercial, but is humiliated to learn that he is the before example. An offer of $1,000 if he can drop 25 lbs. in a month fails miserably, as does every other diet plan, until an overeaters group, "Foods Anonymous," takes him on as a challenge. When he finally loses the weight, the overeaters group will not let him go back to his old ways.

Season 2 (1961–62)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Original air date [1]
29 1 "The Hit Songwriters" September 15, 1961 (1961-09-15)

Fred and Barney write a song with the help of a scammer who plagiarizes Hoagy Carmichael's "Stardust". When they unwittingly play this song for Hoagy and his agent, the agent throws them out of his office, but Hoagy forgives the two and after finding a poem Barney wrote. He later puts the poem to music and invites the Flintstones and Rubbles to a special dinner where the song is performed.

Note: Special guest-star Hoagy Carmichael appears as himself and wrote the song "Yabba-Dabba-Dabba-Dabba-Doo" for this episode.
30 2 "Droop-Along Flintstone" September 22, 1961 (1961-09-22)
The Flintstones and Rubbles take care of Cousin Tumbleweed's ranch and come to enjoy being out west. Later, they "bust a bronco," get lost, and accidentally stumble into a filming of a western, but think they are in the middle of being robbed.
31 3 "The Missing Bus" September 29, 1961 (1961-09-29)
Fred becomes a school bus driver for the route between Bedrock and Red Rock.
32 4 "Alvin Brickrock Presents" October 6, 1961 (1961-10-06)
Fred—, reading too many excerpts from Arnold the newsboy's detective magazine, suspects his new neighbor has killed his wife.
33 5 "Fred Flintstone Woos Again" October 13, 1961 (1961-10-13)
Fred takes Wilma on a second honeymoon, only to find out that the judge who originally married them was unlicensed. Wilma tries to play hard-to-get because she is unhappy with the way Fred has been acting recently.
34 6 "The Rock Quarry Story" October 20, 1961 (1961-10-20)
Rock Quarry, tired of Hollyrock, moves to Bedrock. Wilma and Betty know immediately that he is Rock Quarry, while Fred and Barney continue to believe that he is going by his alias, 'Gus Schultz.'
35 7 "The Soft Touchables" October 27, 1961 (1961-10-27)
Fred and Barney become very unsuccessful detectives who are unable to catch anyone doing anything wrong, but wind up getting in real trouble with both the law and some real criminals who try to murder Fred and Barney.
36 8 "Flintstone of Prinstone" November 3, 1961 (1961-11-03)
Fred goes to Prinstone University's night classes to impress his boss into giving him a raise, but winds up becoming a star player on Prinstone's football team.
37 9 "The Little White Lie" November 10, 1961 (1961-11-10)
Fred lies to Wilma about going to a poker game after she finds extra money on him, and he goes through great lengths not to get caught in a lie.
38 10 "Social Climbers" November 17, 1961 (1961-11-17)
Wilma and Betty get tickets to an exclusive and prestigious social event, making Fred and Barney decide to go to charm school in order to prepare for the event.
39 11 "The Beauty Contest" December 1, 1961 (1961-12-01)
Fred and Barney are appointed judges for the Water Buffalo beauty contest, but the job becomes tougher than they originally thought when Fred's boss pressures him into rigging the contest.
40 12 "The Masquerade Ball" December 8, 1961 (1961-12-08)
Fred buys tickets to a costume ball from his boss. Later, at the ball, he mistakes his boss for another guest.
41 13 "The Picnic" December 15, 1961 (1961-12-15)
Fred dumps Barney as his partner at the lodge picnic for Joe Rockhead, causing Barney to resent Fred.
42 14 "The House Guest" December 22, 1961 (1961-12-22)
The Rubbles are forced to move in with Fred and Wilma while a plumber fixes Fred's "repair job," which did far more harm than the Rubbles' original problem. What began as a simple leak ends up becoming a very major, week-long plumbing job. During the Rubbles' stay, Barney causes so many problems for Fred that he finally loses his patience and blows his top with Barney. Meanwhile, Betty is angry at Wilma and begins to fight with her.
43 15 "The X-Ray Story" December 29, 1961 (1961-12-29)
Dino's x-rays are mistaken for Fred's. As a result, Wilma, Betty, and Barney think Fred has the illness Dino has ("dinopeptitis"). This makes them keep Fred awake for 72 hours straight and take a trip to the roller skating rink, where Fred falls asleep on his skates despite having twenty or thirty cups of coffee.
44 16 "The Gambler" January 5, 1962 (1962-01-05)
Fred's compulsive gambling problem causes him to lose all his furniture and his TV set to his nemesis, Arnold the paperboy.
45 17 "A Star is Almost Born" January 12, 1962 (1962-01-12)
Wilma and Betty stumble upon a groupie hangout to hopefully land a role in a movie, but instead they wind up being hired to do a commercial.
46 18 "The Entertainer" January 19, 1962 (1962-01-19)
To please his boss, Fred agrees to entertain a woman named Greta Gravel (voiced by Paula Winslowe) by taking her out for a few nights. Greta soon runs into Wilma, who shows up at the same restaurant with Barney and Betty. As Fred's bad luck would have it, Wilma and Greta were high school classmates and Fred can't be seen out with another woman, nor can he abandon his boss' business client.
47 19 "Wilma's Vanishing Money" January 26, 1962 (1962-01-26)
Fred steals Wilma's money to buy a bowling ball, and tells Wilma it was a burglar. She, meanwhile, was planning to use the money to buy Fred the ball he wanted for his birthday.
48 20 "Feudin' and Fussin'" February 2, 1962 (1962-02-02)
Fred calls Barney stupid after he learns his Saturday golf game was cancelled and refuses to apologize, triggering a feud between the two friends. Things really begin to get out of hand when Barney puts his house up for sale, while Yippy Ye O'Rock, a rich Texan shows an interest in buying the property.
49 21 "Impractical Joker" February 9, 1962 (1962-02-09)
Barney gets even with Fred because of his practical jokes he's been pulling on him from time after time, so Barney pretends to be a counterfeiter in his basement with the money he won in a slogan contest and Fred thinks the money is fake and will land him in jail. Meanwhile, Wilma and Betty try to cure the both of them of their practical joking.
50 22 "Operation Barney" February 16, 1962 (1962-02-16)
Fred and Barney play hooky from work to see a ball game. Their plans are foiled when Barney must report to his company's nurse who, after Fred fixes Barney's condition to make it look like he has a 312 degree fever, is alarmed enough to send him to the hospital. Fred pretends to be a doctor and give Barney "operation" to get Barney out of the hospital. After finally escaping from the hospital, it's discovered that the ball game was actually scheduled for that evening – not that afternoon, as the guys had thought – and that Barney's boss had tickets for Fred and Barney to go, but because Barney was "sick," he gave the tickets away to someone else.
51 23 "The Happy Household" February 23, 1962 (1962-02-23)
Wilma gets a role on the TV cooking show "The Happy Housewife" produced by Mr. Rockenspiel, which is popular with all of Bedrock - except Fred, who isn't a "happy pappy" as he must go without his wife's home-cooked meals.
52 24 "Fred Strikes Out" March 2, 1962 (1962-03-02)
Fred has a bowling match on the night of the anniversary of Wilma accepting his marriage proposal, so he attempts to take her out at the same time he goes bowling.
53 25 "This is Your Lifesaver" March 9, 1962 (1962-03-09)
After Fred and Barney "save the life" of J. Montague Gypsum, a penniless man, they end up stuck taking care of him.
54 26 "Trouble-in-Law" March 16, 1962 (1962-03-16)

Fred's mother-in-law comes for a long and difficult visit. Fred, meanwhile, tries to find a way to get rid of her.

Note: Verna Felton makes her first guest appearance as "Mrs. Slaghoople".
55 27 "The Mailman Cometh" March 23, 1962 (1962-03-23)
After Fred thinks he's been singled out for not receiving his annual raise, he mails his boss, Mr. Slate, an angry letter. Then, Slate visits the Flintstone residence to personally apologize for the inadvertent error and announces to Wilma that Fred is, indeed, getting his raise. Fred tries to get the letter back before Mr. Slate receives it and fires him.
56 28 "The Rock Vegas Story" March 30, 1962 (1962-03-30)
After Fred's old friend Sherman extends an invitation to visit his casino, the Flintstones and the Rubbles head off to Rock Vegas. Before they even get the chance to check in, Fred has already gambled all of the foursome's money away, but Sherman invites them to stay at the hotel by working off their charges.
57 29 "Divided We Sail" April 6, 1962 (1962-04-06)
Barney becomes a contestant on a TV game show, The Prize is Priced (a takeoff on The Price is Right). He wins a houseboat, and everyone goes on a disastrous cruise where a sea serpent pulls the boat way off shore.
58 30 "Kleptomaniac Caper" April 13, 1962 (1962-04-13)
Fred mistakenly thinks Barney is a kleptomaniac.
59 31 "Latin Lover" April 20, 1962 (1962-04-20)
After watching a romantic movie on TV, Wilma convinces Fred to adopt a "latin lover" image. She soon becomes (erroneously) convinced that other women are after Fred because of his suave image and tries to convince him to go back to being the same old Fred.
60 32 "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" April 27, 1962 (1962-04-27)
Barney becomes a baseball coach to a bunch of boys while Fred becomes an umpire.

Season 3 (1962–63)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Written by Original air date [1]
61 1 "Dino Goes Hollyrock" Harvey Bullock September 14, 1962 (1962-09-14)
Dino becomes a star on the TV show Sassie (a parody of Lassie) while Fred is hoping to cash in on Dino's success.
62 2 "Fred's New Boss" Warren Foster September 21, 1962 (1962-09-21)

Barney gets laid off and Fred gets him a job at the quarry. Barney is immediately promoted to Fred's boss, causing Fred to be jealous that Barney is promoted so quickly.

Note: This was the last episode to use the Rise and Shine opening and end credits.
63 3 "Barney the Invisible" Warren Foster September 28, 1962 (1962-09-28)

Fred tries to cure Barney's hiccups with a potion that he invented, causing Barney to become invisible.

Note: As of this episode "Meet the Flintstones" replaced "Rise and Shine" as the theme song for the opening and end credits.
64 4 "Bowling Ballet" Warren Foster October 5, 1962 (1962-10-05)
Fred has a problem with bowling and takes ballet lessons to regain his skills for a big tournament.
65 5 "The Twitch" Joanna Lee October 12, 1962 (1962-10-12)
Fred gets pop star "Rock Roll" to perform at Wilma's club function. When Rock suffers laryngitis pursuant to an allergic reaction and cannot perform, Fred comes to the rescue by donning Rock's costume and lip-syncing to his hit record.
66 6 "Here's Snow in Your Eyes" Joanna Lee October 19, 1962 (1962-10-19)
Fred and Barney go on a ski trip and tell Wilma and Betty to stay home. Jealous, Wilma and Betty secretly follow them on their trip, during which the two men inadvertently catch a trio of jewel thieves.
67 7 "The Buffalo Convention" Warren Foster October 26, 1962 (1962-10-26)
Fred, Barney, and the other members of the Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes are informed that they'll be going to Frantic City for a convention for three days — without the wives. Their wives are lulled into agreement by a phony "doctor" (in actuality, the lodge's plumber) who convinces them that their husbands need an out-of-town break for a few days. Meanwhile, Fred buys a talking dodo bird named Doozy for Wilma. Naturally, once the boys leave, Doozy informs Wilma about the husbands' entire plan, so Wilma and Betty and the other Water Buffalo wives follow them to Frantic City.
68 8 "The Little Stranger"
"The Little Visitor"
Herbert Finn November 2, 1962 (1962-11-02)
Fred overhears portions of a conversation that Wilma and Betty have about taking in a "little visitor" and Fred thinks Wilma is having a baby. He asks his mother-in-law to stay to help Wilma with the arrival of their baby, but, to Fred's chagrin, the "little visitor" turns out to be the Flintstones' paperboy, Arnold.
69 9 "Baby Barney" Warren Foster November 9, 1962 (1962-11-09)
Fred's rich Uncle Tex is coming for a visit, and to stay on Tex's short list of inheriting his uncle's money, Fred had told Tex that Betty had a baby boy and named him after his uncle.
70 10 "Hawaiian Escapade" Joanna Lee November 16, 1962 (1962-11-16)
Fred wins a contest to go to Hawaii and be on a TV show, Hawaiian Spy (a reference to ABC's Hawaiian Eye). He is given a role as a stunt double for star "Larry Lava", but it's Wilma that turns out to be the big star instead.
71 11 "Ladies' Day" Harvey Bullock November 23, 1962 (1962-11-23)
Fred dresses up as a woman just to see a baseball game on "ladies' day" with Barney due to their mutual lack of money.
72 12 "Nuthin' But the Tooth" Tony Benedict November 30, 1962 (1962-11-30)
Barney has a toothache, so in order to have enough money for a boxing match featuring Heavyweight Champion of the World Floyd Patterstone (Floyd Patterson), Fred takes Barney to a veterinary dentist instead of one for humans. Due to the dentist's long telephone call from his wife and Barney's continued exposure to anesthetic gases during the phone call, Barney floats out of the dentist's office. A panicked Fred tries to follow Barney to bring him down, but soon both are flying high above Bedrock.
73 13 "High School Fred" Warren Foster December 7, 1962 (1962-12-07)
In order to keep his job, Fred must return to high school in order to earn the diploma that he was unable to earn years before and winds up making friends with the kids in the school.
74 14 "Dial 'S' for Suspicion" Herbert Finn December 14, 1962 (1962-12-14)

When Fred sees Wilma reading a novel, he worries that she is planning on murdering him to collect life insurance money after a few near accidents.

Note: This is a parody of Dial M for Murder.
75 15 "Flashgun Freddie" Jack Raymond December 21, 1962 (1962-12-21)
Fred and Barney take up photography as a hobby during their vacation from work.
76 16 "The Kissing Burglar" Joanna Lee January 4, 1963 (1963-01-04)
A romantic burglar is targeting Fred's neighborhood and befriends Wilma before getting caught.
77 17 "Wilma the Maid" Harvey Bullock & R.S. Allen January 11, 1963 (1963-01-11)
In order to impress his boss, Fred decides to hire a maid to make his boss a nice dinner, but the maid quits and Wilma poses as the maid in disguise.
78 18 "The Hero" Herbert Finn January 18, 1963 (1963-01-18)
Barney saves a baby's life when a runaway carriage rides by, but when he hands Fred the baby before the newspaper reporters and police arrive, Fred takes the credit. Fred then fights with his somewhat nasty conscience for taking credit as a hero.
79 19 "The Surprise" Warren Foster January 25, 1963 (1963-01-25)
Fred resents Barney spending so much time taking care of his nephew Marblehead to the point their friendship nearly ends.
80 20 "Mother-in-Law's Visit" Warren Foster February 1, 1963 (1963-02-01)
Fred's mother-in-law visits to help get Wilma ready for the new baby, making Fred miserable. Fred takes a job as a cab driver in disguise and makes all his money for the night driving his mother-in-law around.
81 21 "Foxy Grandma" Herbert Finn February 8, 1963 (1963-02-08)
After his mother-in-law leaves, Fred goes through three housekeepers and finally finds an elderly lady that he is happy with. However, this sweet old lady turns out to be a bank robber named Grandma Dynamite.
82 22 "Fred's New Job" Warren Foster February 15, 1963 (1963-02-15)
Fred needs a raise in order to pay the expenses of having a new baby arrive. He wants to ask the boss for a raise, but Mr. Slate puts on an act in front of Fred where he pretends to fire another employee for asking. Fred gets fired "for his own good" anyway after Barney dresses up as another employer and states that he wants to hire Fred for twice the money Mr. Slate is paying. Fred then goes through several jobs, and is continually fired.
83 23 "The Dress Rehearsal"
"Blessed Event"
Harvey Bullock & R.S. Allen February 22, 1963 (1963-02-22)
In order to prepare for the new baby, Fred and Barney do a dress rehearsal of taking Wilma to the hospital.
84 24 "Carry on, Nurse Fred" Story by: Michael Maltese
Teleplay by: Joanna Lee
March 1, 1963 (1963-03-01)

Fred has a tough time with the nurse that his mother-in-law sends to help Wilma with caring for the newborn baby, Pebbles. Fred fires her and takes over, but fails miserably.

NOTE: This is the first episode with the qutting time horn on a lower pitch but the sequence is still the same. The sound and video when Dino pokes his head through at the end are out of sync.
85 25 "Ventriloquist Barney" Story by: Michael Maltese
Teleplay by: Herbert Finn
March 8, 1963 (1963-03-08)
Fred gets mad with Barney's ventriloquist joke that he pulled on him, claiming Pebbles could speak. Later, Barney comes over and calls a truce with him and he gets himself and Fred tickets to a big wrestling match. Fred calls a babysitter to watch Pebbles, but she comes over and parties instead of babysitting Pebbles. So Barney suggests that he and Fred sneak off with Pebbles to the big wrestling match that Wilma and Betty are watching on television.
86 26 "The Big Move" Joanna Lee March 22, 1963 (1963-03-22)
Fred moves the family to an upper-class neighborhood to improve Pebbles's life.
87 27 "Swedish Visitors" Harvey Bullock & R.S. Allen March 29, 1963 (1963-03-29)

Wilma borrows money from a bank account and in order to get it back, she rents the Flintstones' house to some Swedish musicians without Fred's knowledge while they take a camping trip. When Fred drives a sleeping Wilma and Pebbles back home, he finds the Swedish musicians there and he and Barney attempt to get rid of them.

Notes: Yogi Bear (voiced by Daws Butler) and Boo-Boo make a cameo appearance. The Swedish singer Owe Thörnqvist provides guest vocals.
88 28 "The Birthday Party" Joanna Lee April 5, 1963 (1963-04-05)

Fred says that he "doesn't want a birthday surprise party," although he really does. Barney tries to get him away from the real surprise party until everything is ready.

Note: This episode indeed airs as episode 88, but it was made prior to episodes 79–87. Episodes 79–87 are all about the coming of Pebbles, their baby. In this episode, it is stated that Fred and Wilma still have no children.

Season 4 (1963–64)[edit]

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89 1 "Ann-Margrock Presents" Harvey Bullock & R.S. Allen September 19, 1963 (1963-09-19)

Ann Margrock (special guest star Ann-Margret, providing her own voice) comes to town for a big concert and stays with the Flintstones, who do not know who she is. After a few tries, Fred and Barney both get on the Ann Margrock Show.

Note: During this season, ABC moved the series from Thursdays to Friday nights.
90 2 "Groom Gloom" Herbert Finn September 26, 1963 (1963-09-26)

Arnold the paper boy annoys Fred as he is playing with Pebbles when he jokes that they will get married when they grow up. Fred then has a bad dream that Arnold grows up and becomes the local hero then takes his job at the quarry, his pride as a pool player and bowler, his friendship with Barney, and marries Pebbles.

Notes: Janet Waldo guest stars as teenage Pebbles.
91 3 "Little Bamm Bamm" Story by: Carey Wood
Teleplay by: Joe Martin
October 3, 1963 (1963-10-03)
Fred, tired of Barney and Betty constantly visiting to see Pebbles, kicks them out of the Flintstones' home. They then decide want a baby badly, so they wish upon a falling star and the next morning a baby boy is found in a basket on their door step. They named him Bamm Bamm because of his extreme strength. Barney and Betty soon take steps to legally adopt him. After almost being turned down, they are given the baby.
92 4 "Dino Disappears" Joanna Lee October 10, 1963 (1963-10-10)
Fred mistakenly forgets Dino's birthday, but gets gifts for Pebbles. Dino gets jealous and Fred drags Dino outside. The next day, Dino is missing. Fred and Barney search for Dino, and they think he's been kidnapped by a man and according to the man, his name is "Rocky" and he is a stunt/dancing animal and they plan to get him back. Later at night, Fred and Barney takes "Rocky" and are chased by cops and they wind up in court and the real Dino pops up in court while being chased by dogcatchers.
93 5 "Fred's Monkeyshines" Joanna Lee October 17, 1963 (1963-10-17)
Fred gets eyeglasses and takes the wrong ones. He then mistakes a monkey for Pebbles at the circus.
94 6 "The Flintstone Canaries" Barry E. Blitzer October 24, 1963 (1963-10-24)

Fred and Barney enter a singing contest as the Flintstone Canaries on the Hum Along with Herman Show.

Note: This episode is a spoof of the then-popular NBC TV series Sing Along with Mitch, starring Mitch Miller.
95 7 "Glue for Two" Tony Benedict October 31, 1963 (1963-10-31)
Fred and Barney get glued together on Barney's new bowling ball after Fred invents a new super-strong superglue.
96 8 "Big League Freddie" Story by: Rick Mittleman
Teleplay by: Walter Black
November 7, 1963 (1963-11-07)
Fred tries out for a Major League Baseball team. Fred is injured during his tryout while his friend Roger Marble. When Roger is picked, he is mistaken for Fred who, after much pressure, comes clean.
97 9 "Old Lady Betty" Walter Black November 14, 1963 (1963-11-14)
Betty gets a part-time job to earn money enough to get Barney a rocking chair running errands for an elderly lady. Betty disguises herself as an elderly lady as well with Wilma's help. The elderly lady, however is actually a counterfeiter gun moll named Greta Gravel and sends Betty to the store to buy small purchases with fake 100 dollar bills in order to get authentic money.
98 10 "Sleep on Sweet Fred" Joanna Lee November 21, 1963 (1963-11-21)
Wilma and Betty start to hypnotize Fred and Barney while they sleep in order to get lavish gifts and nicer treatment. They are inadvertently overheard by Fred and Barney and their plan backfires when Fred and Barney pretend to make plans to steal from a store to give Wilma and Betty mink coats.
99 11 "Kleptomaniac Pebbles" Barry E. Blitzer November 28, 1963 (1963-11-28)

Pebbles quietly takes things from various stores, but at a jewelry store, a real thief named Baffles Gravel , alias "Lightfingers Leo", plants a diamond necklace in Pebbles' carriage and Fred thinks Pebbles stole that as well.

Note: Betty is absent in this episode.
100 12 "Daddy's Little Beauty" Herbert Finn December 5, 1963 (1963-12-05)
Fred believes he enters Pebbles in a beauty contest for babies when he actually enters her in a beauty contest for young women. He decides to hides it from Wilma after she refuses to allow Pebbles to enter a beauty contest, and tries to sneak her into the beauty contest without Wilma knowing.
101 13 "Daddies Anonymous" Herbert Finn & Alan Dinehart December 12, 1963 (1963-12-12)
In order to get out of doing weekend housework, Fred and Barney begin taking Pebbles and Bamm Bamm for many walks. They eventually join a club playing cards and partying all day on weekends while bringing the babies along.
102 14 "Peek-a-Boo Camera" Story by: Audrey Edwards
Teleplay by: Ken Pontac
December 19, 1963 (1963-12-19)

Fred, Barney, Betty, and Wilma all enjoy a television show called Peek-A-Boo Camera. Fred and Barney attend a friend's bachelor party, telling the wives that their friend is near death and they are seeing him for the last time. The bachelor party winds up being televised for Peek-A-Boo Camera. When Fred and Barney find out, they try to have their scene cut out so their wives don't see them.

Note: This episode is a spoof of Candid Camera.
103 15 "Once Upon a Coward" Herbert Finn December 26, 1963 (1963-12-26)
When Fred gets mugged, he starts to think Wilma believes he is a coward. To try to make Wilma think he's not a coward, Fred plots to nab the mugger.
104 16 "Ten Little Flintstones" Tony Benedict January 2, 1964 (1964-01-02)
Invaders from outer space make ten robots that look like Fred. These ten look-alikes begin to wreak havoc on Fred, his family, friends, and even his job.
105 17 "Fred El Terrifico" Joanna Lee January 9, 1964 (1964-01-09)
Fred, Wilma, Betty, and Barney take a trip to Rockapulco, where jewel thieves pretend to befriend Fred in order to frame him for stealing more jewels while in Mexico.
106 18 "The Bedrock Hillbillies" Herbert Finn January 16, 1964 (1964-01-16)

The Hatrocks become depressed after they think the last of the Flintstones, whom they have been in a feud with for the last several hundred years, has died. They soon discover that one Flintstone family – Fred's – is still living. They send a fake will to get the Flintstones to come up and visit. When up at the Flintstone family cabin, the Hatrocks begin to feud with them to no end.

Note: The title is a spoof of The Beverly Hillbillies.
107 19 "Flintstone and the Lion" Tony Benedict January 23, 1964 (1964-01-23)
On a fishing trip, Fred finds what he thinks is a kitten. He takes the kitten home as a pet- which soon grows into a lion – and Fred must try to find a way to get rid of the lion, before it eats them out of house and home.
108 20 "Cave Scout Jamboree" Warren Foster January 30, 1964 (1964-01-30)
Fred causes a flood at work and is laid off for a week. He decides to take his family and The Rubbles on a camping trip, where a bunch of cave scouts from all around the world are holding a jamboree.
109 21 "Room for Two" Tony Benedict February 6, 1964 (1964-02-06)
Fred and Barney build a new room onto Fred's house. After a fight, Barney discovers that the room is half on his property. As a result, they have to share the room and their fighting continues.
110 22 "Ladies' Night at the Lodge" Herbert Finn February 13, 1964 (1964-02-13)
Wilma and Betty are curious about what goes on at Fred and Barney's Water Buffalo Lodge meetings so they sneak in wearing disguises as men.
111 23 "Reel Trouble" Barry E. Blitzer February 20, 1964 (1964-02-20)
Fred gets into all kinds of trouble when he becomes addicted to taking home movies of Pebbles with his movie camera and showing them to his friends.
112 24 "Son of Rockzilla" Barry E. Blitzer February 27, 1964 (1964-02-27)
A Hollyrock film company decides to go to Bedrock to film its new feature Son of Rockzilla, and Fred is enlisted to play the monster.
113 25 "Bachelor Daze" Story by: Ralph Goodman
Teleplay by: Herbert Finn
March 5, 1964 (1964-03-05)

The Honeyrock Hotel, where Fred and Barney first met Wilma and Betty, is in danger of being torn down. The Flintstones and Rubbles reminisce about when they first met.

Note: Janet Waldo is the voice of "Mrs. Slaghoople".
114 26 "Operation Switchover" Joanna Lee March 12, 1964 (1964-03-12)

Fred and Wilma trade roles and Fred must clean the house and make appetizers when visitors come to inspect the house for a contest that Wilma has entered.

Note: This is the final episode where Bea Benaderet does the voice of Betty Rubble.

Season 5 (1964–65)[edit]

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115 1 "Hop Happy" Warren Foster September 17, 1964 (1964-09-17)

Hoppy, the new pet that Barney and Betty got for Bamm Bamm, causes major havoc and nearly ends Barney's friendship with Fred.

Note: Gerry Johnson replaces Bea Benaderet as the voice of Betty Rubble beginning with this episode.
116 2 "Monster Fred" Barry E. Blitzer September 24, 1964 (1964-09-24)
Fred reverts to childhood after getting hit on the head with a bowling ball. After looking for a doctor, Barney finds a mad scientist that uses electric shock to swap personalities.
117 3 "Itty Bitty Fred" Jena Lee Rosen October 1, 1964 (1964-10-01)

Fred begins inventing again and creates a reducing formula called "Fred-O-Cal" to take off weight. This formula winds up shrinking Fred to less than a foot tall.

Note: Ed Sullivan is again caricatured in this episode as "Ed Sullystone" (previously seen in the season three episode "The Twitch").
118 4 "Pebbles' Birthday Party" Tony Benedict October 8, 1964 (1964-10-08)
Fred makes arrangements for Pebbles' first birthday and the Water Buffalo Lodge parties. Trouble ensues when the only caterer in town muddles the parties, including sending a clown to the Water Buffalo Lodge and dancing girls to Pebbles' birthday party, and Fred gets blamed for it.
119 5 "Bedrock Rodeo Round-Up" Rance Howard October 15, 1964 (1964-10-15)
When Pebbles seems to love rodeo star Bony Hurdle more than Fred, he tries to prove his love to her by entering in The Bedrock Rodeo in disguise.
120 6 "Cinderellastone" Tony Benedict October 22, 1964 (1964-10-22)
Fred seems to be passed over for a promotion at work when the boss invites every employee to his house party except him. Fred then dreams he is Cinderella and his fairy godmother brings Fred to his boss's party.
121 7 "A Haunted House is Not a Home" Alan Dinehart & Herbert Finn October 29, 1964 (1964-10-29)

Fred's Uncle Giggles fakes his death and pretends that he has left his fortune to Fred. In order to get the fortune, Fred is required to stay overnight at Giggles' haunted house where it appears that Fred nearly gets killed.

Note: A spoof on horror classic House on Haunted Hill.
122 8 "Dr. Sinister" William Idelson & Samuel Bobrick November 5, 1964 (1964-11-05)

Fred and Barney are disappointed that their life is boring after watching a Jay Bondrock movie. Then, when sent to the store, Fred and Barney find themselves captured, flown to a distant island, beaten up, and almost killed by a mad scientist named Dr. Sinister.

Note: This episode is a parody of James Bond's Doctor No.
123 9 "The Gruesomes" Warren Foster November 12, 1964 (1964-11-12)

A weird family named the Gruesomes move in next door to the Flintstones, whom Fred doesn't like.

Notes: Howard Morris, Andrew Sabiston and Naomi Lewis provide the voices of Weirdly, Goblin & Creepella Gruesome. This episode parodied The Munsters and The Addams Family – two popular ghoul comedies of the time.
124 10 "The Most Beautiful Baby in Bedrock" Joanna Lee November 19, 1964 (1964-11-19)
Fred enters Pebbles in a beauty contest for babies while Barney enters Bamm Bamm, which causes a major fight between Fred and Barney.
125 11 "Dino and Juliet" Tony Benedict November 26, 1964 (1964-11-26)

Fred's new neighbor, Mr. Loudrock, becomes a thorn in his side, but Dino falls in love with Loudrock's pet and has puppies.

Note: Mr. Loudrock is voiced by Henry Corden, who later provided the singing voice of Fred in The Man Called Flintstone and years later replaced Alan Reed completely as the voice of Fred following Reed's death.
126 12 "King for a Night" William Idelson & Samuel Bobrick December 3, 1964 (1964-12-03)

When the King of Stonesylvania visits Bedrock, he decides he wants to be a normal person, dead-ringer look-alike Fred is hired to fill in for him as king. The plan begins to unravel when the king demonstrates little tolerance for the outside world and Fred does not like being a king much better. When Wilma mistakes the king for Fred, more troubles begin for both the king and Fred.

Note: This episode is a reworking of episode 22, "The Tycoon".
127 13 "Indianrockolis 500" Rance Howard December 10, 1964 (1964-12-10)
Fred and Barney enter their sports car into the Indianrockopolis 500, with Fred adopting the sporting moniker "Goggles Pyzano".
128 14 "Adobe Dick" Barry E. Blitzer December 17, 1964 (1964-12-17)

On a fishing trip, Fred and Barney are swallowed by a whale named Adobe Dick.

Note: A spoof of Moby-Dick.
129 15 "Christmas Flintstone" Warren Foster December 25, 1964 (1964-12-25)

Fred becomes Santa for a Macyrock's store, and does such a good job that Santa's elves recruit him to substitute for the real Santa when he becomes ill.

Note: The series moved from Thursday back to Friday nights on ABC with this episode.
130 16 "Fred's Flying Lesson" Rick Mittleman January 1, 1965 (1965-01-01)
Fred wins a flying lesson at a lodge contest. He decides to take the lesson and his teacher is a younger woman.
131 17 "Fred's Second Car" Rance Howard January 8, 1965 (1965-01-08)
Fred buys a gangster's car for almost nothing from a police auction, but his plan goes wrong when Big Sparkle and his men, three gangsters, track the car down and plot to kill Fred and Barney off.
132 18 "The Time Machine" William Idelson & Samuel Bobrick January 15, 1965 (1965-01-15)
The Flintstones and the Rubbles visit the Bedrock World's Fair, where they visit a time machine exhibit and travel to various times of the future.
133 19 "The Hatrocks and the Gruesomes" Alan Dinehart & Herbert Finn January 22, 1965 (1965-01-22)
The Hatrocks come to visit the Flintstones after they declare their feud over, and wind up overstaying their welcome. The Flintstones then recruit their neighbors, the Gruesomes, to scare the Hatrocks away by performing "bug music".
134 20 "Moonlight and Maintenance" Alan Dinehart & Herbert Finn January 29, 1965 (1965-01-29)
After visiting luxury apartments, Fred decides he wants to live there, so he moves with Wilma and Pebbles. In order to pay for the place, Fred takes a job at the apartment complex moonlighting as a janitor. Fred finds that working two jobs is too hectic, and when Fred's boss, Mr. Slate, moves into Bedrock Towers, he must try to hide from Mr. Slate that he is moonlighting.
135 21 "Sheriff for a Day" Jemima Williams & Christina Robertson February 5, 1965 (1965-02-05)

The Flintstones and the Rubbles travel to a small town out west. Fred runs into an old friend who hears that the Slatery Brothers are seeking revenge on the town. In order to defend themselves, he recruits Fred as sheriff.

Notes: The Cartwrights, from Bonanza, are caricatured here as the "Cartrocks". This episode loosely spoofs the classic film High Noon.
136 22 "Deep in the Heart of Texarock" Barry E. Blitzer February 12, 1965 (1965-02-12)
Fred visits his Uncle Tex's ranch and has to stop a bunch of cow thieves.
137 23 "The Rolls Rock Caper" Alan Dinehart & Herbert Finn February 19, 1965 (1965-02-19)

Fred and Barney wind up on an adventure and are seen in a TV show called Smile, You're on My Favorite Crime.

Note: "Aaron Boulder" is a caricature of Gene Barry's "Amos Burke" from Burke's Law.
138 24 "Superstone" Barry E. Blitzer February 26, 1965 (1965-02-26)
When the actor who portrays TV's "Superstone" walks off the job, Fred is recruited to fill in and play him, but he is framed by two thugs who knock him unconscious, dress in his costume, and steal the cash box.
139 25 "Fred Meets Hercurock" Joanna Lee March 5, 1965 (1965-03-05)
Fred is recruited to play Hercurock in a new movie.
140 26 "Surfin' Fred" Joanna Lee March 12, 1965 (1965-03-12)

The Flintstones and Rubbles travel to Rock Island beach when there is a big surfing contest. Fred and Wilma decide to enter the surfing contest, even though Fred can't surf.

Note: Two songs from The Fantastic Baggys' 1964 album, "Tell 'Em I'm Surfin'", are featured on the soundtrack ("Wax Up Your Board" and "Surfin' Craze").

Season 6 (1965–66)[edit]

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141 1 "No Biz Like Show Biz" Joanna Lee September 17, 1965 (1965-09-17)

Fred is tired of so many teen stars on television after a football game is canceled due to a teen program. He then dreams that Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm become singing stars, causing more havoc than Fred can handle. Talent scout "Eppy Brianstone" voiced by Bernard Fox.

Note: At the time, Hanna-Barbera Records released a 45 single of "Pebbles & Bamm-Bamm's" recording of "Open Up Your Heart (And Let the Sunshine In)", which would go on to replace "Meet the Flintstones" as the show's closing credits for a few episodes this season.
142 2 "The House That Fred Built" Joanna Lee September 24, 1965 (1965-09-24)
Fred's mother-in-law writes a letter saying that she is staying with her favorite son-in-law and his wife, and would be coming to seeing them next week. Fred then attempts to fix up an old house for his mother-in-law and move it into his backyard.
143 3 "The Return of Stony Curtis" Harvey Bullock & R.S. Allen October 1, 1965 (1965-10-01)
Wilma wins a contest to have Stony Curtis (special guest star Tony Curtis) come over for a day to be her slave.
144 4 "Disorder in the Court" Alan Dinehart & Herbert Finn October 8, 1965 (1965-10-08)
Fred and Barney are on jury duty and the jury convicts "The Mangler" of robbery. After his conviction, The Mangler vows to get even with the foreman of the jury, Fred. The convict escapes from prison the very next day and Fred fears that The Mangler is going to get him.
145 5 "Circus Business" Herbert Finn & Alan Dinehart October 15, 1965 (1965-10-15)
The Flintstones and Rubbles visit a carnival, and Fred decides to buy the carnival unaware of the problems it has.
146 6 "Samantha" Harvey Bullock & R.S. Allen October 22, 1965 (1965-10-22)

Elizabeth Montgomery and Dick York guest star as new neighbors, Samantha and Darrin (from Bewitched), who move next door to the Flintstones. Fred and Barney take a camping trip without Wilma and Betty. Samantha then decides to help Wilma and Betty follow the husbands to the woods.

Note: Hanna-Barbera animated the opening titles for Bewitched.
147 7 "The Great Gazoo" Joanna Lee October 29, 1965 (1965-10-29)
Wilma and Betty want to go out to eat at a very expensive restaurant, while Fred and Barney claim they cannot afford it. Soon after, Fred and Barney find a space alien who has crash-landed on Earth, who says that will help them until he is able to go back to his home planet. Gazoo promises to give Fred and Barney some money for the dinner date to that expensive restaurant, but when the bill arrives, Gazoo is nowhere to be found, leaving Fred and Barney to wash the dishes at the restaurant.
148 8 "Rip Van Flintstone" Tony Benedict November 5, 1965 (1965-11-05)

Fred is dragged to a company picnic after a skatebone incident at a supermarket where he is very bored and annoyed, alienating his friends and coworkers. He falls asleep and dreams he wakes up 20 years later where the picnic area is empty and dilapidated, his friends are long gone and the town of Bedrock is now a big city, and Barney is a millionaire, Pebbles married Bamm Bamm, and Wilma lives on Barney's estate. Fred is upset that he has slept his life away before he actually awakens near the picnic and learns that he really only slept for about an hour. Reborn, Fred returns to the picnic, happily joining in on all of the events.

Note: This episode was inspired by the story "Rip Van Winkle" by Washington Irving.
149 9 "The Gravelberry Pie King" Herbert Finn & Alan Dinehart November 12, 1965 (1965-11-12)
After Gazoo gets Fred to see his boss for a list of demands from him and his co-workers, Mr. Slate fires Fred to meet the demands of the other workers. Fred then hangs out at the park and meets an unemployed man who thinks the pie Wilma made is the best pie he's ever had. Other people taste it, including P.J. Safestone of Safestone supermarkets (which is the parody of Safeway Supermarkets). Safestone makes a deal with Fred to bake 50 pies, then 500 pies, but later Fred discovers that the pies causing him to lose money making them. When Fred tries to make a better deal, Safestone refuses, and Fred is stuck with 500 unsold pies.
150 10 "The Stonefinger Caper" Joanna Lee November 19, 1965 (1965-11-19)
Gazoo gives Fred a luxury car and this causes more problems, including some mysterious people trying to get a secret formula from Barney, who they think is scientist Dr. Rockenheimer. After Fred makes the mistake of telling Gazoo to get lost, the mysterious people finally knock Fred and Barney out, and are ready to kill them to get a formula Barney does not have.
151 11 "The Masquerade Party" Warren Foster November 26, 1965 (1965-11-26)
Fred and Barney enter a costume contest both dressed as devils. Meanwhile, a new band puts on a radio hoax saying the town is being invaded by space aliens called "Way-Outs". After deciding to let Barney be the devil, Fred decides to dress as a space alien and is mistaken for one of the Way-Outs.
152 12 "Shinrock A Go-Go" Barry E. Blitzer December 3, 1965 (1965-12-03)
Fred is entered in a teen dance contest against his will on the Shinrock show, where every one of Fred's mishaps becomes a new dance.
153 13 "Royal Rubble" Tony Benedict December 10, 1965 (1965-12-10)

It is believed by a royal tribe that Barney is their king due to his resemblance to the real king. Barney goes along with this and fills in as their king.

Note: This was the first episode in which Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm's version of "Open Up Your Heart" was used as the closing credits. The other episode that uses this ending is "Fred Goes Ape". The singing voices are provided by Jessica Brown and Dominic Whitaker.
154 14 "Seeing Doubles" Alan Dinehart & Herbert Finn December 17, 1965 (1965-12-17)
Fred and Barney have a bowling game on Friday night, the night that they are to take Wilma and Betty out to dinner. After failing to convince the wives to let them go bowling, Gazoo makes two doubles that look like Fred and Barney to take the wives out while they go bowling.
155 15 "How to Pick a Fight with Your Wife Without Really Trying" Alan Dinehart & Herbert Finn January 7, 1966 (1966-01-07)
Gazoo convinces Fred to do a Monopoly game with Wilma to spice up their relationship for "togetherness" in their marriage, but things make a turn for the worse when they begin to fight, and Fred decides to stay with Barney, and Wilma stays with Betty until they can make up.
156 16 "Fred Goes Ape" Barry E. Blitzer January 14, 1966 (1966-01-14)
When Fred's allergies become so extreme that he sneezes a hole in the TV screen, Fred decides to take medicine pills called "Scram" from a store which has the disastrous side effect of turning into an ape.
157 17 "The Long, Long, Long Weekend" Herbert Finn & Alan Dinehart January 21, 1966 (1966-01-21)

After Fred criticizes a novel about the future that Barney is reading, The Great Gazoo sends Fred, Barney, Betty, and Wilma into the 21st century.

Notes: The setting for the future is from The Jetsons series, and the music score from The Jetsons is used. The title is a spoof of The Long Weekend.
158 18 "Two Men on a Dinosaur" Walter Black February 4, 1966 (1966-02-04)
The Great Gazoo uses Fred's television to contact his home planet about returning there and is told, "Are you kidding?". In order to show that he is worthy of returning home, Gazoo decides to teach gamblers Fred and Barney a lesson by magically fixing the results of a dinosaur race at the race track. Fred and Barney wind up in big trouble after some gangsters spot them picking winners.
159 19 "The Treasure of Sierra Madrock" Joanna Lee February 11, 1966 (1966-02-11)

Finding "treasure" on the way home from Rock Vegas tests Fred and Barney's friendship.

Note: A spoof of The Treasure of Sierra Madre.
160 20 "Curtain Call at Bedrock" George O'Hanlon February 18, 1966 (1966-02-18)
Fred, Wilma, Barney, and Betty put on the play Romeorock & Julietstone.
161 21 "Boss for a Day" Herbert Finn & Alan Dinehart February 25, 1966 (1966-02-25)
After complaining about having to work so hard on his job, Fred is magically made the boss for a day by Gazoo, and Fred quickly discovers being the boss is not all it's cracked up to be.
162 22 "Fred's Island" Barry E. Blitzer March 4, 1966 (1966-03-04)
After Fred is conned into painting his boss's huge yacht, the boat drifts away from the dock and they drift to what Fred believes is an unexplored island.
163 23 "Jealousy" Harvey Bullock & R.S. Allen March 11, 1966 (1966-03-11)

Wilma's childhood friend comes to town making Fred very jealous.

Note: Betty, Pebbles, Bamm-Bamm and Dino are all absent in this episode.
164 24 "Dripper" Barry E. Blitzer March 18, 1966 (1966-03-18)
Dripper the seal (a satire on Flipper) follows the Flintstones home while Dripper's trainer is attempting to steal him.
165 25 "My Fair Freddy" Tony Benedict March 25, 1966 (1966-03-25)

Fred and Wilma get accepted into a Country Club with rich socialites, based on a conversation Wilma was having about their pet Dino, causing Fred to try to learn manners in order to fit in.

Note: This is the last appearance of The Great Gazoo.
166 26 "The Story of Rocky's Raiders" Joanna Lee April 1, 1966 (1966-04-01)
Fred's grandfather comes for a visit. While awaiting his arrival, Fred finds Grandpa Flintstone's diary, which recalls his army days as the head of "Rocky's Raiders" in Stone World War I.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "The Flintstones Episode Guide -Hanna-Barbera". www.bcdb.com. April 12, 2012. Retrieved January 3, 2016. 

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