The Flintstones: The Complete Sixth Season [4 Discs] [DVD]

  • SKU: 33265447
  • Release Date: 10/03/2017
  • Rating: TV-Y
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Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (3 out of 3)

Synopsis


Although the animated stone-age sitcom The Flintstones was inevitably showing signs of fatigue as the series entered its sixth and final season, there were still enough highlights and innovations to keep fans happy--and even to attract a few new devotees. The season opener, "No Biz Like Show Biz", finds infants Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm Bamm Rubble suddenly and inexplicably developing the ability to sing! Naturally, this attracts the attention of a big-time music promoter named Eppy Brianstone--his name of course a takeoff on The Beatles' Brian Epstein. For the record, the babies' big song hit is that old standard "Open Up Your Heart and Let the Sun Shine In", by Stuart Hambles. Nor is this the sixth season's only musical highlight. The episode "The Masquerade Party" features another English rock group called the Way Outs, performing a medley of their hit, titled--what else?--"Way Outs". And a genuine musical aggregation, the Beau Brummels (aka "The Beau Brummelstones"), perform "Laugh, Laugh" on the episode "Shinrock a Go Go", which also features the voice of Jimmy O'Neill (aka "Jimmy O'Neillstone"), who was then host of the live-action variety series Shindig. New to the series this season is The Great Gazoo, an imperious-pint sized green space alien who has been exiled to earth, and who condescendingly grants all sorts of wishes to "dum-dums" Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble. Introduced in the episode appropriately titled "The Great Gazoo", the character's voice is supplied by Harvey Korman. Other celebrity voices heard durng Season Six are those of Bewitched stars Elizabeth Montgomery and Dick York in "Samantha", and Tony Curtis in "The Return of Stony Curtis." The 166th and final episode of The Flintstones is "The Story of Rocky's Raiders", clearly inspired by the then-popular "Snoopy vs. The Red Baron" continuity in the Peanuts comic strip; on this occasion, Fred's venerable Grandfather recalls his exploits as an ace pilot during Stone World War One (plus ca change...) ~ Hal Erickson

Cast & Crew


  • Alan Reed - Fred Flintstone
  • Jean Vander Pyl - Wilma Flintstone/Pebbles
  • Mel Blanc - Barney Rubble/Dino the Dinosaur
  • Bea Benaderet - Betty Rubble
  • Gerry Johnson - Betty Rubble




Overall customer rating

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would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sharing my childhood with my kids

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    AZBob
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    Sharing one of my favorite cartoon shows of my childhood with my kids is priceless. I was hoping, but wasn't sure what my kids would think of the Flintstones after seeing so many of today's cartoons, but they love watching them. Will be buying other seasons as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great cartoon .

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    wonmel
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    One of the best cartoon series. I have the whole cartoon series.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    classic!!

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    mary500
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    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Great show!! Classic enjoyed as a child and still love it!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend


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