The BEST Episodes of The Flintstones
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2019
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 - Fred's New Boss
Season 3 - Episode 2
When Barney loses his job, Fred approaches Mr. Slate about hiring his friend for the quarry. He is mortified, however, when Barney lands the position of vice president, and becomes Fred's boss!
#2 - Dino Disappears
Season 4 - Episode 4
Upset that Fred has forgotten the anniversary of his joining the household, Dino runs away in a sulk. The next morning Fred and Barney seach for him, bringing home a look-alike pet that they assume to be Dino.
#3 - The Flintstone Canaries
Season 4 - Episode 6
Fred forms a barbershop quartet to compete on the ""Hum Along With Herman"" television show, and in the process discovers that Barney is a natural lead tenor. The catch is that Barney can sing only when he's in the bathtub.
#4 - Glue for Two
Season 4 - Episode 7
Fred's formula for a new soft drink, which he hopes will make him rich, instead acts as a kind of glue. Not only does Fred get stuck to Barney, but both of them become affixed to Barney's bowling ball.
#5 - 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.
#6 - Hop Happy
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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - Samantha
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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - The Story of Rocky's Raiders
Season 6 - Episode 26
Fred relives the exciting adventures of his grandfather, flying ace Lt. Rocky Flintstone, and his sidekick Lt. Reggie Vanderrock, whose mission is to rescue the famous spy Mata Harrock from the clutches of Baron Von Rickenrock.
#11 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - Fred's Island
Season 6 - Episode 22
Fred is delighted to be invited onto Mr. Slate's yacht, until he learns that he is there to paint it. Asking the Rubbles to join them, the couples start having so much fun on board that they forget the paint job and fail to notice the yacht has broken free and is drifting. Slate charges Fred with mutiny and piracy, but Fred redeems himself when he rescues the visitors to an island (including Slate) from a volcano.
#15 - 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!
#16 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#20 - Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Season 2 - Episode 32
Fred is chosen by PeeWee League players (including Arnold and Mr. Slate's son) to umpire a playoff game. His troubles mount when he must call the game honestly despite the pressures from friends, employers, and big league baseball scouts, who are observing Fred in action.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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!
#23 - The Surprise
Season 3 - Episode 19
The appearance of Barney's nephew, baby Marblehead, causes a rift between him and Fred. Fred just can't understand Barney's devotion to the visiting baby, but his attitude changes when Wilma informs him that they are going to have a baby of their own.
#24 - Dial S for Suspicion
Season 3 - Episode 14
A series of strange accidents coupled with Wilma's sudden insistence on having Fred take out a life insurance policy, and her devotion to a murder mystery novel about a wife who bumps off her husband, causes Fred to wonder if his life is in danger.
#25 - 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.