A Flintstone Family Christmas
|A Flintstone Family Christmas|
UK VHS cover.
|Production company:||Hanna-Barbera Cartoons|
|Release date:||December 18, 1993|
Jean Vander Pyl
|Executive producer(s):||William Hanna|
|Music composed by:||Steven Bramson|
|Screenplay by:||Sean Roche|
|Storyboard artists:||David Feiss|
Gordon Hunt (voices)
|Animation director(s):||Joanna Romersa|
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.
In order of appearance:
- Bedrock Times (mentioned)
- Bedrock Police Department
- Slate Corp.
- The Moon
- Bedrock Times newspaper
It was copyrighted in 1993.
The music was composed by Steven Bramson. The director of music production was Bodie Chandler. The music was edited by Liz Lachman.
- Executive producers: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
- Storyboard artist: David Feiss
- Casting director: Kris Zimmerman
- Talent coordinator: Jill Ziegernhagen
- Supervising recording engineer: Edwin Collins
- Design supervisor: Scott Jeralds
- Designers: Bwana, Julian Chaney, Eric Clark, Scott Hill, Jim Stenstrum
- Design assistants: Dana Jo Granger, Barbera D. Krueger
- Background supervisor: Al Gmuer
- Background layout key artists: Bill Proctor, Ron Roesch
- Background artists: Ruben Chavez, Leonardo Robledo, Patricia Palmer-Phillipson
- Graphics artist: Tom Wogatzke
- Ink and paint supervisor: Alison Leopold
- Color key artist: Suzette Darling
- Xerographist: Star Wirth
- Animation checking supervisor: Jan Adams
- Animation checker: Beth Goodwin
- Post production supervisor: Tom Gleason
- Supervising editor: Pat Foley
- Post production coordinator: Jeannine Roussel
- Sound editors: Cecil Broughton, Jerry Winicki
- Track readers: Jim Hearn, Kay Douglas, Carol Iverson
- Re-recording mixer: James Aicholtz
- Production executives: Catherine Winder, Jeff Holder
- Unit production coordinator: Tori Pollock
- Production supervisor: Debby Hindman
- Production assistants: Sylvia Edwards, Sandy Benenati, Valerie Menk, Linda Moore, Gail Prewitt, Margaret Roberts, Ginger Robertson
- Animation services: Fil-Cartoons
- Overseas production supervisor: Jerry Smith
- Overseas layout supervisor: Margaret Parkes
- Overseas animation director: Chris Cuddington
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."
- 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.
|Award||Date of ceremony||Category||Recipient||Result|
|Emmy Award||September 11, 1994||Outstanding Animated Progam (For Programming One Hour or Less)||ABC
In other languages
- In the United Kingdom and Ireland:
- November 7, 1994: First Independent Films releases A Flintstone Family Christmas on VHS.
- In Australia:
- November 13, 1995: Turner Home Entertainment/Roadshow Entertainment releases A Flintstone Family Christmas on VHS.
- In the United States:
- September 24, 1996: Turner Home Entertainment releases The Flintstones: Christmas in Bedrock on VHS.
- September 27, 2011: Warner Archive Collection releases A Flintstone Christmas Collection on DVD.
- ^ "Awards & Nominations". Television Academy. Retrieved December 25, 2022.