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Encyclopedia > The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone
The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenston
Directed by Ray Patterson
Produced by Alex Lovy
Starring Henry Corden
Mel Blanc
Jean Vander Pyl
Gay Autterson
John Stephenson
Distributed by NBC
Release date(s) October 30, 1980
Running time 60 minutes
Country USA
Language English
Preceded by The Flintstones' New Neighbors (1980)
Followed by The Flintstones: Fred's Final Fling (1980)
IMDb profile

The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone was a 60-minute Halloween television special featuring Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble. It was produced in 1979 by Hanna-Barbera Productions and aired on October 30, 1980 on NBC. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Ray Patterson (November 23, 1911 - December 30, 2001) was an American animator. ... Henry Corden (January 6, 1920 – May 19, 2005) was an American actor and voice artist best-known for taking over the role of Fred Flintstone on The Flintstones after Alan Reed died in 1977. ... Melvin Jerome Blanc (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was a prolific American voice actor, performing on radio, in television commercials, and most famously, in hundreds of cartoon shorts for Warner Bros. ... Jean Vander Pyl (sometimes credited as Jean Vanderpyl) (October 11, 1919–April 10, 1999) was an actress best remembered as the voice of Wilma Flintstone from the Hanna-Barbera cartoon The Flintstones. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... John Stephenson (born August 9, 1923 in Kenosha, Wisconsin) is an American voice actor. ... The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1980. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The Flintstones New Neighbors was a 30-minute episode of a limited-run prime time television series revival of The Flintstones produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions which aired on NBC on September 26, 1980. ... A television special is a television program, typically a short film or television movie, which interrupts or temporarily replaces programming normally scheduled for a given time slot. ... Information Nickname(s) Twinkletoes Aliases Frederick F. Flintstone Species Human Gender Male Age Mid 30s Occupation Crane Operator Family Ed Flintstone (father), Edna Flintstone (mother), Rocksy Rubble (granddaughter), Chip Rubble (grandson), Bamm-Bamm Rubble (son-in-law) Spouse(s) Wilma Flintstone Children Pebbles Flintstone Portrayed by Alan Reed, Henry... Barney Rubble. ... See also: 1978 in television, other events of 1979, 1980 in television, and the list of years in television. For the United States network television schedule, please see 1979-80 United States network television schedule. ... Cartoon Network Studios, formerly known as Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. ... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1980. ... The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ...

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Summary

Fred and Barney win a vacation on "Make A Deal or Don't" game show to Count Rockula's castle in Rocksylvania where they encounter Rockula and Frankenstone, who have both awaken from a 500-year sleep. Rockula falls in love with Wilma and it's a game of hide-and-seek as the Count and Frakenstone try to catch Fred, Wilma, Barney and Betty before dawn.


Rockula and Frankenstone

  • The Rockula character on this special is very similar to the one first featured in the episode "Blood Brothers" of The New Fred and Barney Show.
  • The Frankenstone monster is not to be confused with the Frank Frankenstone character that first appeared in the episode "Fred and Barney Meet the Frankenstones" of The New Fred and Barney Show or "The Frankenstones" family featured as a segment on The Flintstone Comedy Show.

The New Fred and Barney Show was a 30-minute Saturday morning cartoon produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions as a 1970s series revival of The Flintstones from February 3, 1979 to October 20, 1979 on NBC. The series marked the first time Henry Corden performed the voice of Fred Flintstone... The New Fred and Barney Show was a 30-minute Saturday morning cartoon produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions as a 1970s series revival of The Flintstones from February 3, 1979 to October 20, 1979 on NBC. The series marked the first time Henry Corden performed the voice of Fred Flintstone... The Frankenstones are a family of fictional characters who appeared on The Flintstones television series. ... The Flintstone Comedy Show (not to be confused with the shortened, retitled 1973 version of CBS The Flintstone Comedy Show) was a 90-minute Saturday morning animated series revival of The Flintstones produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions from November 22, 1980 to September 11, 1982 on NBC. It contained six...

Voices

Henry Corden (January 6, 1920 – May 19, 2005) was an American actor and voice artist best-known for taking over the role of Fred Flintstone on The Flintstones after Alan Reed died in 1977. ... Melvin Jerome Blanc (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was a prolific American voice actor, performing on radio, in television commercials, and most famously, in hundreds of cartoon shorts for Warner Bros. ... Jean Vander Pyl (sometimes credited as Jean Vanderpyl) (October 11, 1919–April 10, 1999) was an actress best remembered as the voice of Wilma Flintstone from the Hanna-Barbera cartoon The Flintstones. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Theodore Crawford Ted Cassidy (born July 31, 1932 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - January 16, 1979 in Los Angeles, California) was an American actor who played Lurch (in which role he was able to demonstrate his genuine skill on the harpsichord) and Thing on The Addams Family. ... Casey Kasem in 1989 Casey Kasem (born Kemal Amin Kasem on April 27, 1932, in Detroit, Michigan, USA, of Palestinian and Lebanese heritage) is an American radio personality and voice actor. ... Autographed photo of Don Messick. ... John Stephenson (born August 9, 1923 in Kenosha, Wisconsin) is an American voice actor. ... Leonard Weinrib (April 29, 1935 – June 28, 2006) was an American actor, voice actor and writer. ...

Production credits

  • Executive Producers: William Hanna and Joseph Barbera
  • Director: Ray Patterson
  • Producer: Alex Lovy
  • Associate Producer: Neil Balnaves
  • Story: Willie Gilbert
  • Animation Director: Chris Cuddington
  • Layout Supervisor: Steve Lumley
  • Story Direction: Cullen Houghtaling, George Singer, Tom Yakutis
  • Character Design: Bob Singer, Gil DiCicco, Ed Benedict
  • Recording Director: Alex Lovy
  • Voices: Gay Autterson, Mel Blanc, Ted Cassidy, Henry Corden, Casey Kasem, Don Messick, John Stephenson, Jean Vander Pyl, Lennie Weinrib
  • Layout: Mike Trebert
  • Backgrounds: Richard Zalouder, Jerry Liew, Ken Wright, Zenka Ebner, Rod Simpson, Milan Zohorsky
  • Animators: John Burge, Susan Beak, Martin Chatfield, Geoff Collins, Dick Dunn, Peter Eastman, Don Ezard, Arthur Filloy, Peter Gardiner, Gerry Grabner, Sebastian Hurpia, Greg Ingram, Pamela Lofts, Peter Luschwitz, John Martin, Henry Neville, Ray Nowland, Irena Slapczynski, Mike Stapleton, Jean Tych
  • Assistant Animation Supervisor: Paul Maron
  • Animation Checkers: Narelle Nixon, Lesley Blayney, Ellen Bailey
  • Xerography: Jack Pietruska
  • Paint: Narelle Derick
  • Colour Stylist: Jenny Schowe
  • Special Effects: Murray Griffin
  • Camera: Virginia Browne, Mark D'Arcy-Irvine, Carole Laird, Gary Page
  • Editor: Robert Ciaglia
  • Production Manager: Doug Paterson
  • Production Control: Judy McLaughlin
  • Titles: Fran Burke
  • Musical Director: Hoyt Curtin
  • Musical Supervisor: Paul DeKorte
  • Sound Directors: Richard Olson, Bill Getty
  • Supervising Film Editor: Larry C. Cowan
  • Dubbing Supervisor: Pat Foley
  • Music Editors: Tom Gleason, Terry Moore, Joe Sandusky
  • Effects Editors: Mark Green, Mark Mangini, David Stone
  • Show Editor: Gil Iverson
  • Negative Consultant: William E. DeBoer
  • Post Production Supervisor: Joed Eaton
  • A Hanna-Barbera Production / © 1979 Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.

Video release

The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone (with the 1980 TV special The Flintstones' New Neighbors) was released on VHS and Laserdisc in 1989 by Hanna-Barbera Home Video. To date, it has not been released on DVD. The Flintstones New Neighbors was a 30-minute episode of a limited-run prime time television series revival of The Flintstones produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions which aired on NBC on September 26, 1980. ... Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Video Home System, better known by its abbreviation VHS is a recording and playing standard for analog video cassette recorders (VCRs), developed by Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) and launched... Laserdisc (LD) was the first commercial optical disc storage medium, and was used primarily for the presentation of movies as to be viewed at home. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Size comparison: A 12 cm Sony DVD+RW and a 19 cm Dixon Ticonderoga pencil. ...


External links

The Flintstones characters

Fred FlintstoneWilma FlintstonePebbles FlintstoneBarney RubbleBetty RubbleBamm-Bamm RubbleDinoBaby PussHoppyThe FrankenstonesThe Great GazooThe GruesomesMr. SlateBedrock The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games. ... Information Nickname(s) Twinkletoes Aliases Frederick F. Flintstone Species Human Gender Male Age Mid 30s Occupation Crane Operator Family Ed Flintstone (father), Edna Flintstone (mother), Rocksy Rubble (granddaughter), Chip Rubble (grandson), Bamm-Bamm Rubble (son-in-law) Spouse(s) Wilma Flintstone Children Pebbles Flintstone Portrayed by Alan Reed, Henry... Wilma Flintstone Betty Rubble and Wilma Flintstone. ... Pebbles Flintstone (left) and Bamm-Bamm Rubble, as infants. ... Barney Rubble. ... Betty Rubble and her friend, Wilma Flintstone. ... Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm-Bamm Rubble, as infants. ... Dino, right Dino (pronounced dee-no) is a fictional character featured in the Hanna-Barbera animated television series The Flintstones and its spin-offs. ... Baby Puss is the name of Fred and Wilma Flintstones pet saber-toothed tiger in the animated series The Flintstones. ... Hoppy is the pet owned by the Rubble family on The Flintstones television series. ... The Frankenstones are a family of fictional characters who appeared on The Flintstones television series. ... The Great Gazoo The Great Gazoo is a character from The Flintstones animated series. ... The Gruesomes on The Flintstones television series. ... Mr. ... Bedrock, as it appeared during the first season of The Flintstones Bedrock is the fictional prehistoric city that is home to the characters of the television animated series The Flintstones. ...

The Flintstones television series

The Flintstones (1960-1966) • The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show (1971-1972) • The Flintstone Comedy Hour (1972-1973) • The Flintstone Comedy Show (1973-1974) • Fred Flintstone and Friends (1977-1978) • The New Fred and Barney Show (1979) • Fred and Barney Meet the Thing (1979) • Fred and Barney Meet the Shmoo (1979-1980) • The Flintstone Comedy Show (1980-1982) • The Flintstone Funnies (1982-1984) • The Flintstone Kids (1986-1988) • Dino: World Premiere Toons (1995) • Cave Kids (1996) • The Flintstones is an American animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions. ... The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show was a 30-minute Saturday morning animated series spin-off of The Flintstones produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions, which ran for 16 episodes from September 11, 1971 to September 2, 1972 on CBS. The show followed neighbors Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm-Bamm Rubble in... The Flintstone Comedy Hour was a 60-minute Saturday morning cartoon anthology series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions from September 9, 1972 to September 1, 1973 on CBS. The shows first half-hour included new segments with Fred and Barney, a dance-of-the-week and songs performed by... The Flintstone Comedy Show was a 30-minute Saturday morning animated series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions from September 8, 1973 to January 26, 1974 on CBS. The first half-hour segments of The Flintstone Comedy Hour were repackaged for the 1973-1974 season, shortened to a half-hour and... Fred Flintstone and Friends was a 30-minute weekday animated series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and syndicated by Columbia Pictures Television from September 12, 1977 to September 1, 1978. ... The New Fred and Barney Show was a 30-minute Saturday morning cartoon produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions as a 1970s series revival of The Flintstones from February 3, 1979 to October 20, 1979 on NBC. The series marked the first time Henry Corden performed the voice of Fred Flintstone... Fred and Barney Meet the Thing was a 60-minute Saturday morning animated package show produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions from September 8, 1979 to December 1, 1979 on NBC. It contained the following segments: The New Fred and Barney Show The Thing Despite the title, the two segments remained... Fred and Barney Meet the Shmoo was a 90-minute Saturday morning animated package show produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions from December 8, 1979 to November 15, 1980 on NBC. It contained the following segments: The New Fred and Barney Show The Thing The New Shmoo The show was a... The Flintstone Comedy Show (not to be confused with the shortened, retitled 1973 version of CBS The Flintstone Comedy Show) was a 90-minute Saturday morning animated series revival of The Flintstones produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions from November 22, 1980 to September 11, 1982 on NBC. It contained six... The Flintstone Funnies was a 30-minute Saturday morning animated series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions from September 18, 1982 to September 8, 1984 on NBC. Portions of The Flintstone Comedy Show segments were repackaged for two seasons of reruns as The Flintstone Funnies and shortened to a half-hour. ... The Flintstone Kids was a 60-minute animated television series spin-off of The Flintstones which followed the adventures of Fred, Barney, Wilma, and Betty as 10-year-olds with pet Dino. ... Cave Kids was a 30-minute short-lived animated series spin-off of The Flintstones featuring Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm. ...

The Flintstones television specials

A Flintstone Christmas (1977) • The Flintstones: Little Big League (1978) • The Flintstones' New Neighbors (1980) • The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone (1980) • The Flintstones: Fred's Final Fling (1980) • The Flintstones: Wind-Up Wilma (1981) • The Flintstones: Jogging Fever (1981) • The Flintstones' 25th Anniversary Celebration (1986) • The Flintstone Kids' "Just Say No" Special (1988) • A Flintstone Family Christmas (1993) • A Flintstone Christmas is a 1977 Christmas TV special featuring The Flintstones. ... The Flintstones New Neighbors was a 30-minute episode of a limited-run prime time television series revival of The Flintstones produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions which aired on NBC on September 26, 1980. ... The Flintstones 25th Anniversary Celebration was a 60-minute television special produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions (in association with Robert Guenette Productions) which aired on CBS on May 20, 1986. ... The Flintstone Kids Just Say No Special was a 30-minute television special featuring The Flintstone Kids and produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions which aired on ABC on September 15, 1988. ... A Flintstone Family Christmas is a 30-minute Christmas television special produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions which aired on ABC on December 19, 1993. ...

The Flintstones films

Television films: The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (1987) I Yabba-Dabba Do! (1993) • Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby (1993) • A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994) • The Flintstones: On the Rocks (2001) // The cover art to the VHS release of The Jetsons Meet the Flinstones. ... Fred and the adult Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm, from the I Yabba-Dabba Do! VHS film release cover. ... The Flintstones: Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby is a 1993 made-for-TV animated film based on The Flintstones and is a sequal to I Yabba-Dabba Do!. In this movie Fred Flintstone, Wilma Flintstone, Barney Rubble, and Betty Rubble go to visit their children, the now-adult Pebbles and Bamm... A Flintstones Christmas Carol is a made-for-TV animated movie of The Flintstones produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions which aired on November 21, 1994. ...

Theatrical films: The Man Called Flintstone (1966) • The Flintstones (1994) • The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000) • The Man Called Flintstone is an American animated musical motion picture produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and released in 1966 by Columbia Pictures. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas is a 2000 film based on the Hanna-Barbera animated television series The Flintstones, produced by Amblin Entertainment and Univershell (Universal) Pictures. ...

The Flintstones merchandise

Other mediaThe Flintstones (pinball)Fruity PebblesCocoa PebblesFlintstones chewable vitamins This is a list of media and merchandise associated with The Flintstones. ... The Flintstoness pinball machine. ... The Fruity Pebbles box as it appeared in the 1970s. ... Cocoa Pebbles is a breakfast cereal introduced by Post Cereals in 1971, featuring characters from the animated series The Flintstones. ... Flintstones Complete Children Vitamin is a supplemental multivitamin for children that still enjoys popularity today. ...

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