The Flintstones

Continuity mistake: In the bowling scene, beer froth disappears from one bowlers face after they howl. (00:15:20)

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Revealing mistake: When Wilma pulls the suitcase forward during the party scene, her fingers squeeze it, making deep indentations in it. (00:34:30)

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Continuity mistake: Bam Bam is not behind the child fosterer when she comes out, but appears behind her between shots. (00:10:30)

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Revealing mistake: When Fred is pushing on the broken lever in the quarry he flies forwards. When he hits the ground you can see the outline of the edge of a crash mat being made through the sandy ground, behind his head. (01:13:40)

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Continuity mistake: The position of the fur scarf around Pearl in the party scene changes between each shot. (00:34:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Fred is eating with Wilma and Betty in the Cavern on the Green, the bottle in the bucket alternates from being straight or upside down. It even disappears in some shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Wilma kisses Fred after hearing about his good deed towards the Rubble's, lipstick smears all over Fred's lip. In the next shot it's gone. (00:08:55)

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Continuity mistake: When the unconscious Barney is lying on the cart with the children, he has his head on his arm and his other arm is lying along his side. When, a few seconds later, you see this shot from further away, the positions of his arms have changed.


Revealing mistake: Near the end, when Fred uses the rock to bowl over the bad guy, you can all-too-easily see his fingers make big indentations into the surface when he picks it up. Either Fred has the strongest hands in the world, or the rock is made out of something similar to paper mache.

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Plot hole: Barney and Fred's test slabs are not chiseled, as Barney takes them up. (00:23:00)

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Continuity mistake: Wilma tears her white necklace from her neck, saying she doesn't need it, but it's reappeared intact around her neck as she leaves. (00:56:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Barney sees the CNN update about Fred firing the workers, he goes over to their table. Between shots the menu jumps from being in Fred's hands, to laying down on the table. (00:53:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Bam Bam is brought out, his club appears/disappears randomly through shots. (00:10:45)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene when there is a meeting in Slate & Co., the model of the modern quarry is facing towards the chairman's chair. But in the next scene, when Fred is alone there and Sharon Stone enters the room, the model of the modern quarry is turned around, facing the other side.

Continuity mistake: When Barney and Fred are going to be hanged by the neck, the rope of Barney alternates from loose to tight.

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Revealing mistake: Near the end when Barney slams into the cliff wall the whole cliff moves.

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Revealing mistake: Fred is launched by the handle on a machine at the quarry. When he lands the crash mat edge is visible.

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Continuity mistake: After Fred and Wilma have the fight with Barney and Betty, Wilma starts destroying things in the house. Notice when she is throwing the cups on to the floor. They are orange on the shelf, yet when she throws them on the floor, they turn green.


Other mistake: When Barney gets hit on the head by the machinery, after hearing Bamm-Bamm speak for the first time, he falls backwards, with his head falling towards Pebbles' side of the cart. So how come he ends up on his side with his head on Bamm-Bamm's side of the cart?

Cliff Vandercave: I want you to fire Bernard Rubble.
Fred Flintstone: Done! Wait, fire Barney, why?
Cliff Vandercave: Well, he scored the lowest on the company aptitude test. He's an imbecile. The company can't afford to have dead weight like him on the payroll.
Fred Flintstone: But Mr. Vandercave, he's got a new kid, a mortgage, I'm his best friend, I can't.
Cliff Vandercave: Look, Fred, if you don't fire him, I will, and then I'll fire you.

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Trivia: Mel Blanc did the voice of Dino. This is only significant if you consider the fact that this film was made in 1994 but Blanc died five years previously in 1989. The film-makers used tapes of his original sounds from the 1960s TV show.

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Question: On Fred's first day of his new promotion, he says "I'm only one man, Barney." To which Barney responds."Not from the back" and they both laugh. Could someone please explain this gag to me. I have tried for years to understand it, with no luck.

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Chosen answer: He means Fred is fat. That from behind, he looks big enough to be two or more people.

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