The Best Episodes of The Flintstones
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 - 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.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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!
#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 - 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.
#6 - Reel Trouble
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!
#7 - 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.
#8 - Dripper
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.
#9 - 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.
#11 - Surfin' Fred
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.
#12 - The Great Gazoo
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.
#13 - Old Lady Betty
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.
#14 - 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.
#15 - The Tycoon
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.
#16 - Jealousy
Season 6 - Episode 23
When Fred feigns a headache to get out of violin recital, Wilma invites her old flame Wilbur, who still carries a torch for her. Jealous Fred follows them to a dance, along with Barney and Gazoo. Fred asks Gazoo to change Barney into a dance partner, so he can make Wilma jealous in return.
#18 - The Picnic
Season 2 - Episode 13
Coveting the trophy collection of Lodge brother Joe Rockhead, Fred realizes that dumping Barney as his partner will improve his chances of winning during the annual field day games. This plan causes resentment from both Barney and Rockhead.
#19 - Christmas Flintstone
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.
#20 - 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.
#21 - The House Guest
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.
#22 - Bowling Ballet
Season 3 - Episode 4
Fred discovers he is off his game right before the big bowling match. After hearing in a television commercial that rhythm is ""the secret of success in many activities, including bowling,"" he rushes off to the Bedrock Dance Academy to sign up for ballet lessons.
#23 - 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.
#24 - The Sweepstakes Ticket
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.
#25 - Barney the Invisible
Season 3 - Episode 3
In an attempt to cure Barney's hiccups, Fred offers his friend a swig from an experimental soft drink he has formulated. The brew turns Barney invisible, and Fred's elaborate attempts to hide the fact make Wilma wonder about her husband's sanity.