The BEST Episodes of The Flintstones
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2019
Network: ABC (US)
The Flinstones is about a modern stone-age family, set in the prehistoric times. There's Fred, the meat-loving, bowling-playing fat man, Wilma, his wife who loves to cook and Pebbles, their cute baby daughter. Their next door neighbors are Barney, Fred's best friend, Betty, Barney's wife who always loves to hang out with Wilma, and their baby son Bamm-Bamm who is incredibly strong. The two families risk prehistoric danger or wild antics as they struggle to live normal lives.
#1 - Indianrockolis 500
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.
#2 - Cave Scout Jamboree
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.
#3 - Adobe Dick
Season 5 - Episode 14
A Water Buffalo fishing trip turns exciting when Fred and Barney are swallowed by the feared whalesaurus Adobe Dick. They escape by tickling the beast until it laughs itself to sleep, and Barney photographs Fred standing next to it. But when they use the picture to prove their fish story, they discover that Barney has taken a great shot of his own finger.
#4 - Fred Meets Hercurock
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.
#5 - Ladies' Night at the Lodge
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.
#6 - Moonlight and Maintenance
Season 5 - Episode 20
Tired of household chores, Fred moves his family to the fully automated Bedrock Towers, taking on the job of building custodian to help pay the rent. Problems result from the discovery that his own apartment is in the sub-basement, while his daytime boss, Mr. Slate, occupies the penthouse.
#7 - The Gruesomes
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.
#8 - The Hypnotist
Season 1 - Episode 20
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, and is then unable to bring him back.
#10 - The Little White Lie
Season 2 - Episode 9
After telling Wilma that he is going to visit a sick friend, Fred runs off to a poker game, where he wins $200. To explain the money, he tells Wilma that he found the cash, and is dismayed when she places an ad in the newspaper to locate the owner.
#11 - Fred el Terrifico
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!
#12 - Kleptomaniac Caper
Season 2 - Episode 30
Wilma secretly empties Fred's closet of mementos for a rummage sale, including his old football uniform. But when Fred finds the goods in the Rubbles' car, where Wilma put them, he suspects Barney of being a thief.
#13 - Bedrock Hillbillies
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.
#14 - Sleep on, Sweet Fred
Season 4 - Episode 10
Betty and Wilma employ a ""sleep-teaching"" method to try and turn Fred and Barney into perfect spouses. The plan goes awry, and the foursome are ultimately arrested as thieves. After pleading their cases in court, the wives are sentenced by the judge to twenty days of serving their ""victimized spouses"" breakfast in bed.
#15 - Son of Rockzilla
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.
#16 - Bachelor Daze
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.
#17 - Ten Little Flintstones
Season 4 - Episode 16
Chaos reigns supreme when ten androids from another planet--all whom are dead-ringers for Fred--land in Bedrock causing havoc in an attempt to conquer the earth. When the alien master admits failure and recalls the androids, Fred is left to explain his odd behavior.
#18 - Deep in the Heart of Texarock
Season 5 - Episode 22
In order to help Fred's rich Uncle Tex (whose ranch is so large it has its own ocean) capture some rustlers, Fred and Barney dress up as a cowasaurus. The only problem is they attract the attentions of Carmen, a real female cowasaurus.
#19 - Royal Rubble
Season 6 - Episode 13
Barney is mistaken for the long lost Prince of Rockabia, which seems like good fortune until he learns that the sentence for abdication from the throne is death. The appearance of the real prince releases Barney from his royal ordeal.
#20 - Ventriloquist Barney
Season 3 - Episode 25
Barney learns how to throw his voice and can't resist having some fun at Fred's expense. He leads Fred to believe that his newborn daughter Pebbles has miraculously learned to talk.
#21 - Fred's Second Car
Season 5 - Episode 17
Fred buys a second car at a police auction, unaware that the vehicle is also being sought by a gang of jewel thieves, who think stolen jewels are hidden inside. Fred is captured by the gang and sends Dino for help, then manages to escape. Wilma, Betty, and the police arrive on the scene just as the gang catches up with him a second time.
#22 - The Blessed Event
Season 3 - Episode 23
Wilma is still pregnant and Fred is trying to be calm. This shatters when the docter tells him the blessed event could happen any day now. When Betty suggests a rehersal, it turns out fine - until it turns into the real thing!
#23 - Seeing Doubles
Season 6 - Episode 14
Wanting to sneak out of a dinner date with their wives in order to bowl, Fred and Barney ask Gazoo for help. The little green alien creates clones of the boys, so that they can be in two places at once, resulting in the inevitable mix-ups.
#24 - Fred Goes Ape
Season 6 - Episode 16
A mix-up at the pharmacy gives Fred pills that turn him into an ape. Barney is the only one to see this short-lived effect, which makes him wonder about his own health. But when the two dads take their kids to the zoo and Fred ends up in the monkey cage after taking another pill, his problem becomes apparent to all.