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|Created by||William Hanna|
|Directed by||William Hanna|
|Voices of||Alan Reed|
Jean Vander Pyl
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||166 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original release||Original series: |
September 30, 1960 – April 11, 1966
|Followed by||The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show|
The Flintstones was an American animated sitcom directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. There were six seasons consisting of 166 episodes. Each episode was 25 minutes long. A pilot episode was released in 1959 and the show aired between September 30, 1960 and April 1, 1966 on ABC.
- Frederick "Fred" J. Flintstone. The main and title character of the series.
- Barney Rubble. Fred best friend. A running gag is that Barney is the recipient of Fred idiotic schemes; In episode 63 1/3 "Barney the Invisible" Fred's 404 attempt to invent a better soft drink results in Barney becoming invisible; in episode 95 4/7 "Glue For Two" Fred 787th attempt to invent a better soft drink results in Both Fred and Barney Hands being glued to Barney Bowling bowl.
- "Top 100 animated series". IGN. http://uk.tv.ign.com/top-100-animated-tv-series/9.html. Retrieved 2010-10-19.
- Doll, Pancho (1994-06-02). "Reel Life/Film & Video File: Music Helped 'Flintstones' on Way to Fame: In 1960, Hoyt Curtin created the lively theme for the Stone Age family. The show's producers say it may be the most frequently broadcast song on TV". The Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/1994-06-02/news/vl-64779_1_hoyt-curtin. Retrieved 2010-11-10.
- "Flintstones! Meet ‘The Flintstones’ on Fox; New Animated Series from Seth MacFarlane". 16 May 2011. https://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/network-press-releases/flintstones-meet-the-flintstones-on-fox-new-animated-series-from-seth-macfarlane/.