The Flintstones - Warner Archive Puts Out 4 DVD Titles with Post-Series Primetime Specials
Currently available at the studio WBshop, and expected soon from Amazon CreateSpace
Posted by David Lambert
Today, October 9th, the Warner Archive Collection has made available 4 new Flintstones titles as part of their MOD (manufacture on demand) program. These post-series specials and telefilms (which aired after both 1960's The Flintstones AND after 1971's The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show) cover different story topics, which along the way showed Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm growing up further, getting married and starting a family.
The 4 releases available today, described below in material quoted from Warner, can currently be bought only from the online WBshop studio store...which only ships to U.S. customers. However, all of these are expected to also be available shortly from Amazon's CreateSpace MOD program, which ships globally. The price is $14.95 SRP on each of these titles, and packaging can be seen at the bottom!
Following a spate of Saturday morning spin-offs, America's favorite Stone Age family returned to network prime-time with a full slate of hysterical pre-historical specials - no quitting time for Fred! In The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone, the Flintstones and the Rubbles travel to fear-fraught Rockysylvania thanks to a big game show win. Fred and Barney soon stumble upon - and awaken - the legendary Frankenstone Monster, who promptly revives his vampiric master, Rockula. When Rockula falls head over batwings for Wilma, will Fred end up having an undead-old time? Flintstones Little Big League sees Fred and Barney facing off as opposing Little League coaches while Bamm-Bamm and Pebbles duel across the diamond. Swept up by competitiveness and paternal pride, their friendship ends up in the dug-out doghouse. Meanwhile, a cop, a judge and Mr. Slate are all putting pressure on Fred to win at all costs - what's a cavedad to do?
Monsters and mortality, pro sports and home fitness all get a dino-sized twist in this quartet of Flintstone network specials. The Flintstones' New Neighbors: When the gruesome Frankenstone family moves in next door to Fred and Wilma, Fred is furious but Wilma insists they welcome their new neighbors. Can Frank Frankenstone turn Fred's views around? Fred's Final Fling: A mix-up in medical records causes Fred to think that he only has 24-hours to live. Dazed by the news, Fred ponders his end and embarks on a 24 -hour "do-good" blitz. Wind-Up Wilma: After Wilma angrily pitches a melon at two thieves stealing her grocery money, the manager of the Bedrock Dodgers signs her up to pitch in the majors. Jogging Fever : After his wife, his boss and the entire town of Bedrock notice Fred's weight gain, he decides to get in shape by running in the big Rockstone Marathon...and finds out how badly out of shape he really is.
Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm are finally getting married...or are they? Thanks to the feuding of Fred and Barney, the Flintstones and the Rubbles may never talk to each other again! Will these star crossed lovers ever tie the knot? Watch your favorite stone age family's movie, I Yabba-Dabba Do and find out!!!
The Rubbles and the Flintstones head out west to glamorous Hollyrock to visit Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm after discovering they are going to be grandparents. But Pebbles is busy with her advertising career, while Bamm-Bamm is trying desperately to sell his screenplay, and neither is prepared to deal with an over-extended parental visit. As Wilma and Betty try to take charge of baby prep, Fred and Barney set out to peddle Bamm-Bamm's screenplay, against his express wishes. Hollyrock players (including one voiced by Raquel Welch!), crime bosses and bowling bags add to the confusion before the next generation arrives on the scene.