A Flintstone Family Christmas

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A Flintstone Family Christmas
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Production company: Hanna-Barbera Cartoons
Distributor: Turner Entertainment
Release date: December 18, 1993
Run time: 23:15
Starring: Henry Corden
Frank Welker
Jean Vander Pyl
B.J. Ward
John Stephenson
Christine Cavanaugh
Megan Mullally
Didi Conn
Alan Young
Charlie Adler
Nick Jameson
Robert Ridgely
Executive producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Producer(s): Larry Huber
Music composed by: Steven Bramson
Screenplay by: Sean Roche
David Ehrman
Storyboard artists: David Feiss
Director(s): Ray Patterson
Gordon Hunt (voices)
Animation director(s): Joanna Romersa
Allen Wilzbach
Joan Drake
Robert Alvarez
Margaret Nichols
Ray Patterson
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A Flintstone Family Christmas is an American animated Christmas prehistoric comedy television special produced by Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, based on The Flintstones TV series, which aired on ABC from 1960 to 1966. It aired on December 18, 1993 on ABC. It was written by Sean Roche and David Ehrman, produced by Larry Huber, directed by Ray Patterson, and voice directed by Gordon Hunt.

Waiting for his grandkids to come to visit the families for their first Christmas, Fred teaches the holiday spirit to a wayward orphan.

Chronologically, this is the end of the franchise, as no further productions were placed after this special.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes

Characters

Legend
Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Fred Flintstone Henry Corden
Barney Rubble Frank Welker
Electric eel Kath Soucie
Mr. Gravelberry Alan Young
Mailman Unavailable
Betty Rubble B.J. Ward
Wilma Flintstone Jean Vander Pyl
Pebbles Flintstone Megan Mullally
Bamm-Bamm Rubble Indistinguishable
Roxy Rubble Unavailable
Chip Rubble Unavailable
Stony Christine Cavanaugh
Santa Claus
Detective Unavailable
Stella Stalagtite Didi Conn
Charlie Mansonstone
TV daughter Unavailable
TV father Frank Welker
Santa actor Unavailable
Doctor Irving Schnick
Mr. Slate John Stephenson
Berry Bones
Dino N/A


Organizations

Locations

Objects

  • Bedrock Times newspaper

Vehicles

Production

Development

Casting

Filming

It was copyrighted in 1993.

Music

The music was composed by Steven Bramson. The director of music production was Bodie Chandler. The music was edited by Liz Lachman.

Song

Crew credits

Release

Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: December 18, 1993

Behind the scenes

  • The title of the special makes it a standalone sequel to A Flintstone Christmas.
  • O'Harerock Airport is a parody of O'Hare Airport.
  • Charlie Mansonstone is parody of convicted murderer Charles Manson.
  • It's a Wonderful Stone-Age Life is a parody of the 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life.
  • Mr. Slate's vanity plate says "SLATE1."

Errors

  • There is only one music editor but the credit is plural.

Marketing and promotion

Bedrock Press published an adaptation by Lisa Ann Marsoli the same year. Chip & Roxy do not feature in the book.

Critical reception

Accolades

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipient Result
Emmy Award September 11, 1994 Outstanding Animated Progam (For Programming One Hour or Less) ABC
Joseph Barbera
Chris Cuddington
David Ehrman
William Hanna
Larry Huber
Ray Patterson
Sean Roche
Nominated[1]

In other languages

Language Name Meaning

Home availability

Trailers

References

  1. ^ "Awards & Nominations". Television Academy. Retrieved December 25, 2022.