The Flintstones

The Flintstones (1960)

103 mistakes in season 5 - chronological order

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Time Machine - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When the man at the hamburger stall gives Fred his 'brontosaurus burgers', he serves them on a tray, but just a few shots later the tray is nowhere to seen.

Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: After Wilma and Betty have pulled Fred and Barney out of Kitty's Place, the background behind them initially has a yellow saloon but then changes to a blue building in the very next shot.

Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Fred is telling Barney, Betty and Wilma about his adventures, Betty can be seen sitting next to Wilma at the table, but in the next shot Betty has suddenly disappeared.

Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When we first see Betty and Wilma in the caravan, the outside view shows two windows and it seems they are sitting well apart from each other. But inside the caravan, they are sitting much closer to one another.

Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When we see Fred and Barney in the car, Barney produces a geiger counter. In the close-up, he pushes a button and the flap opens to produce a cricket inside the machine, but in the very next shot the flap has suddenly closed.

Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When the poker players hide under the table, you can see there are blue chips, white chips and red chips on the table, but when Sheriff Craig leaves, the blue and white chips have changed places and the red chips have disappeared.

Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When the man gives Sheriff Craig back his badge, his moustache disappears when Craig is talking to him, but comes back when Craig runs away to pick up his bags.

Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Sheriff Craig is hiding under the table, he says "But I'm not that sheriff" and you can see part of his feet outside the table. In the next shot, Craig is now completely under the table.

Sheriff for a Day - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Sheriff Craig is playing poker at the table in the saloon, he is holding his five playing cards with both hands, but the next shot shows him holding the cards with only one hand.

Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When the woman in the episode on TV says "Farewell, Superstone!", Superstone replies, "Bee-Hee-Hee-Ho-Ho!" and you can see that he has a yellow triangle on his suit, but in the next shot when he flies out of the window, the triangle has disappeared.

Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Fred, Barney, Pebbles, Bamm-Bamm, Dino and Hoppy are watching "Superstone" on the TV, you can see that Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm are right in front of Barney, but in the close-up of the two, Barney is nowhere in sight.

Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: During the dinner scene with the Flintstones and Rubbles, Barney has a salt and pepper pot in front of his plate, but when we cut to Barney speaking, the pots have disappeared.

Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Fred is sitting at the dinner table with Wilma and the Rubbles, you can see he has a knife in front of his hand, but in the next shot the knife has disappeared.

Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When the producers tell George to put his Superstone costume on, you can see one of his bags is next to his dressing room table, but in the next close-up of George, the bag has disappeared.

Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Fred and Barney are in the bar, the barman asks them "What'll it be, you guys?" and you can see there is nothing on the counter, but in the very next shot a bottle has suddenly appeared.

Fred Flintstone: I love my dear sweet mother in-law. My mother in-law is a doll.
Attendant: Are you feeling all right, mister?
Fred Flintstone: Huh? Yeah. Yeah, I'm okay.
Attendant: Good. Good. You just stay in here and rest. That hot sun out there is a killer.
Fred Flintstone: Poor guy, he must have been standing in it for hours.

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Trivia: When dubbed in Spanish (shown on Spanish stations), Fred and Barney's first names were changed to Pedro and Pablo. Wilma became Vilma and Betty remained Betty.

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Question: At the end of every episode, it shows Fred putting out the sabertooth tiger. Has this animal ever appeared in any of the episodes? If yes, what episodes was it in? If no, then why show Fred putting an animal he doesn't own outside?

Answer: The name of the pet is "Baby Puss." He has appeared in episodes, but only a very few. The first episode was probably "The X-Ray Story" from season 2.

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