The Best Episodes of The Flintstones

Fred el Terrifico

#1 - Fred el Terrifico 9.29

Season 4 - Episode 17

Vacationing in Rockapulco, Fred encounters international jewel thieves who plant a million dollars' worth of stolen diamonds on him to carry across the border. The deception is detected and Fred is offered a reward, and is subsequently arrested back home for failing to declare the reward money!

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Son of Rockzilla

#2 - Son of Rockzilla 9.14

Season 4 - Episode 24

Thinking he will be discovered, Fred takes a job wearing a monster costume in a publicity stunt for a new horror movie. He creates the desired effect, frightens the townspeople, and falls into his own monstrous dilemma.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Cave Scout Jamboree

#3 - Cave Scout Jamboree 9.14

Season 4 - Episode 20

After stumbling upon an international gathering of scouts during a camping trip, Fred and Barney become the hit of the scout encampment, much to the dismay of Wilma and Betty when the boys visit them later in Bedrock.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Bachelor Daze

#4 - Bachelor Daze 8.83

Season 4 - Episode 25

The razing of the Honeyrock Hotel reminds Wilma and Betty of their courtships while working as hotel waitresses, at which time they mistook hellhops Fred and Barney for young millionaires.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera, Ralph Goodman
The Long, Long Weekend

#5 - The Long, Long Weekend 8.78

Season 1 - Episode 24

Friend Gus Gravel invites the Flintstones and the Rubbles to his seaside hotel for an all-expense-paid vacation. But upon arriving, the four find that the hotel's planned ""activities"" seem more like work. Gus finally confesses that his entire hotel staff has just resigned on the eve of a huge convention.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Reel Trouble

#6 - Reel Trouble 8.75

Season 4 - Episode 23

Proud papa Fred shows his home movies of Pebbles to everyone, including two criminals who discover that he has captured them on film. But rather than sit through the films again, the criminals turn themselves in!

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
The Tycoon

#7 - The Tycoon 8.75

Season 1 - Episode 22

When industrial tycoon J.L. Gotrocks decides he wants to rub shoulders with the common people, dead-ringer Fred is hired to fill in for him in the board room. 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.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Indianrockolis 500

#8 - Indianrockolis 500 8.75

Season 5 - Episode 13

Fred and Barney enter Barney's home-built car in the Indianrockolis 500, with Fred driving under the name ""Googles Pisanno."" They are disqualified when the car's tires disintegrate during the race, but gain a quick $5,000 for making a television commercial for Flintrock Wheels.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Ladies' Night at the Lodge

#9 - Ladies' Night at the Lodge 8.71

Season 4 - Episode 22

Disguising themselves to gain entry into the all-male Water Buffalo Lodge meeting, Wilma and Betty argue that wives should be allowed to attend the meetings. But after going through painful initiation ceremonies as new members, they decide they are better off staying home.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Fred Meets Hercurock

#10 - Fred Meets Hercurock 8.71

Season 5 - Episode 25

Impressed by Fred's physical strength, movie producer Go-Go Ravine hires him to play ""Hercurock"" in a new movie. After braving pterodactyls, charging mastodons, and a three-headed brontosaurus, though, Fred retires back to the safety of his day job at the rock quarry.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Old Lady Betty

#11 - Old Lady Betty 8.70

Season 4 - Episode 9

To earn enough money to buy Barney a surprise gift, Betty answers an ad for a job which specifies an elderly lady. Disguising herself, Betty gets the job, but discovers that her employers are counterfeiters.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Bedrock Hillbillies

#12 - Bedrock Hillbillies 8.67

Season 4 - Episode 18

Fred inherits a shack in the hills from his hillbilly relatives, and with it a hundred-year-old feud with the Hatrock clan. Fred settles the feud by rescuing a Hatrock baby, by then starts it anew by insulting the Hatrock matriarch.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Surfin' Fred

#13 - Surfin' Fred 8.67

Season 5 - Episode 26

The quiet of the families' seaside weekend is shattered by a national surfing contest. Fred, however, gets caught up in surfin' fever, and ultimately has to be saved by Jimmy Darrock (voiced by James Darren), a surf music idol posing as a lifeguard.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
The Great Gazoo

#14 - The Great Gazoo 8.54

Season 6 - Episode 7

Fred and Barney discover a visitor from another planet, the two-foot high, green Gazoo, who becomes their servant. An evening out at an expensive restaurant, supposedly with Gazoo treating, becomes a nightmare as the alien disappears, leaving the Flintstones and the Rubbles to wash dishes to pay for the food.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Christmas Flintstone

#15 - Christmas Flintstone 8.50

Season 5 - Episode 15

Fred works as a department store Santa to pick up some extra holiday cash. He is so successful that the real Santa Claus, who is ill, asks him to take over delivering toys on Christmas Eve. Fred does, but in his rush he forgets to deliver presents to his own house. To his delight, he finds Santa has already taken care of it.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
The Gruesomes

#16 - The Gruesomes 8.50

Season 5 - Episode 9

Weirdly and Creepella Gruesome, along with their son Gobby, move into Tombstone Manor, next door to the Flintstones. Trying to be neighborly, Fred and Barney agree to babysit Gobby, whose strange pets make for a tortuously eventful evening.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Flintstone and the Lion

#17 - Flintstone and the Lion 8.50

Season 4 - Episode 19

Fred befriends a kitten while on a fishing trip and decides to make a house pet of it, not realizing that the tiny kitten will grow up to be a full-sized lion, which begins eating the family out of house and home.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Monster Fred

#18 - Monster Fred 8.50

Season 5 - Episode 2

Conked on the head by a bowling ball, Fred awakens believing he is a baby. Barney then takes Fred to see Dr. Frankenstone, who has been experimenting with switching personalities in animals.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Hop Happy

#19 - Hop Happy 8.43

Season 5 - Episode 1

Barney and Fred get a Hopparoo (a Stone Age kangaroo) for Bamm-Bamm as a pet. After causing momentary chaos for Fred, Hoppy is accepted and invited along on a picnic with the group, where he and Dino end up saving the families from near catastrophe.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
The House Guest

#20 - The House Guest 8.38

Season 2 - Episode 14

While plumbers at the Rubble home try to unfix Fred's attempted repair job, Betty and Barney move in temporarily with the Flintstones. The wives are convinced the forced togetherness will cause problems between Fred and Barney and they are right, although the husbands go to extreme measures to try to hide their bickering.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
The Sweepstakes Ticket

#21 - The Sweepstakes Ticket 8.33

Season 1 - Episode 12

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 Rubble's house.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Droop Along Flintstone

#22 - Droop Along Flintstone 8.33

Season 2 - Episode 2

The Flintstones and the Rubbles take up Fred's rich cousins, Tumbleweed and Mary Lou Jim, on their offer to take care of their ranch while they go on an ocean cruise. Having gotten lost on the ranch, Fred and Barney stumble onto a nearby film location, where they are chased by cowboys and Indians.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera

#23 - Samantha 8.33

Season 6 - Episode 6

Samantha and Darrin Stephens guest star from television's ""Bewitched"" (voiced by series star Elizabeth Montgomery and Dick York). Darrin goes boating, while Samantha joins the Flintstones and the Rubbles for a camping trip, which ends up pitting the men against the women. Aided by Samantha's witchcraft, the women manage to out-do the men at every turn.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera

#24 - Dripper 8.33

Season 6 - Episode 24

Performing seal dripper takes a liking to Barney, who soon finds himself involved in a plot to steal the aquatic attraction. The leader of the gang of thieves turns out to be Dripper's trainer, who is tired of the seal getting all the attention.

The Astra' Nuts

#25 - The Astra' Nuts 8.33

Season 1 - Episode 23

Thinking they are undergoing an examination for a physical contest, Fred and Barney mistakenly sign up for a three-year stint in the Army! After a tearful goodbye to their wives they enter into the service, where they quickly blunder their way into volunteering for the first lunar landing mission.

Directors: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera