The Flintstones

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The Flintstones is an animated sitcom created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, that has been referenced on The Simpsons numerous times.

References to The Flintstones in The Simpsons[edit]


Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
1 10 "Homer's Night Out" Homer says to Apu, "You got me confused with Fred Flintstone".
3 39 "Bart the Murderer" One of the horses is named Yabba-Dabba-Doo, Fred Flintstone's catchphrase.
Fred Flintstone.png 4 60 "Kamp Krusty" Fred, Wilma and Pebbles appear in the couch gag.
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71 "Marge vs. the Monorail" The opening of the episode is a parody of the opening of The Flintstones and the song Homer sings is a parody of the show's theme tune.
80 "Marge in Chains" Bart wants Flintstones chewable morphine.
5 102 "Lady Bouvier's Lover" Mr. Burns mistakes the Simpsons for the Flintstones.
Fintstone Phone.png 6 108 "Sideshow Bob Roberts" Bart plays with the Flintstone Phone which plays Fred's voice.
Flintstone House.png 109 "Treehouse of Horror V" In one alternate reality, 742 Evergreen Terrace is like the Flintstones house.
121 "A Star Is Burns" The Flintstones Meet the Jetsons is heard announced on the TV.
7 138 "The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular" Troy McClure calls the Simpsons "America's most popular non-prehistoric cartoon family", a reference to The Flintstones.
Great Gazoo T-Shirt.png 152 "Homerpalooza" One teen wears a The Great Gazoo T-Shirt.
Ozmodiar Spin-Off Showcase.png 8 177 "The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase" Ozmodiar is a parody of The Great Gazoo.
Flintstone Mobile.png 11 227 "Beyond Blunderdome" The Flintstone Mobile is seen in the Hollywood Auto Museum. Fred, Wilma and Dino are seen in it.
241 "Missionary: Impossible" Homer mentions The Flintstones. Also, he wears a turtle-shell hard-hat, like the supervisor.
Ozmodiar.png 12 257 "HOMЯ" Ozmodiar reappears and calls Homer "dumb-dumb", like Gazoo did with Fred and Barney in The Flintstones.
Bruce Vilanch.png 258 "Pokey Mom" Fred's face is on Bruce Vilanch's T-Shirt.
Simpsons dressed up for Halloween at Burns Manor.png 13 270 "Treehouse of Horror XII" Homer and Marge dress up as Fred and Wilma Flintstone, respectively.
Flintstones Fun Map.png 16 348 "Mobile Homer" A Flintstones Fun Map is kept in Homer's RV, featuring Fred Flintstone, Wilma Flintstone, Pebbles Flintstone, Barney Rubble, Betty Rubble, Bamm-Bamm Rubble, The Great Gazoo, Dino and Hoppy.
Homer Flintstoning Car.png 18 393 "Rome-Old and Juli-Eh" Homer tells his father that they have to cut back on costs with everything, and he even Flintstoned the car, and proceeds to demonstrate it, only to struggle, and say "Yabba Dabba Doo".
19 406 "Little Orphan Millie" Homer's song for Marge ("Beautiful Eyes") features the line "She's the Wilma to my Fred", a reference to Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
Blarney Rubble.png 20 434 "In the Name of the Grandfather" Blarney Rubble is a reference to Barney Rubble.
PoG - Flintstones reference.png 27 582 "Paths of Glory" Nelson's car (the "Yabba-Dabba Dune Buggy") is a reference to the Flintstones' car.
Whistler's Father The Flintstones.png 29 621 "Whistler's Father" Helen Lovejoy, while critizing Marge, refers to her house as like visiting The Flintstones'. Santa's Little Helper passes by holding a bone in his mouth.


Picture Special name Reference
The Simpsons Guy - Fred Flintstone.png "The Simpsons Guy" Fred Flintstone presides as the judge at the Duff Beer v Pawtucket Patriot Ale trial.


Picture Series Issue Story Reference
Flinstons.png Bart Simpson Comics #10 Bart's Beard A comic called Flinstons is seen at The Android's Dungeon.

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