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Scenes from... The Flintstones On The Rocks - "A Natural Redhead?!"

The Flintstones: On the Rocks is a one-off animated special starring the Flintstones. It was broadcast on November 3, 2001, on Cartoon Network.

Plot

Fred and Wilma's marriage is in serious jeopardy. After years of putting up with her husband's lazy, self-centered loitering, Wilma hopes that a second honeymoon in Rockapulco (a gift from the equally concerned Rubbles) will finally restore the passion in their relationship. Fred, in the meantime, looks at the idea as another excuse for a personal vacation and takes it for granted.

Meanwhile, a professional thief named Xavier succeeds in acquiring a rare diamond, but he loses it when his handbag is switched with Wilma's handbag. This forces Xavier to woo the frustrated Wilma in an effort to reclaim the diamond, which leads a worried Fred to re-evaluate his own conduct and feelings toward Wilma before he "loses her" for good. The two eventually discover Xavier's true purpose and reunite to save the day and restore their love.

Voice cast

Production staff

  • Directors: Chris Savino and David Smith
  • Writers: Cindy Morrow, Clay Morrow, Chris Savino, David Smith
  • Line producer: John Cawley
  • Supervising producers: Brian A. Miller, Genndy Tartakovsky

Trivia and production notes

  • The special aired on Japanese television in January 2002.
  • In a memorable dream sequence, the visuals change from standard cel animation to puppet animation, provided by Screen Novelties.
  • This was the last Flintstones project for both William Hanna, who died in 2001, and Joseph Barbera, who died in 2006. No further Flintstones projects were produced until 2011, when it was announced that Seth MacFarlane would be rebooting The Flintstones for broadcast in 2013. MacFarlane later abandoned it.
  • Jeff Bergman reprised his role as Fred Flintstone in two episodes of Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy.

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