The Flintstones

No Help Wanted

Season 1, Ep 4, Aired 10/21/60
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  • Episode Description
  • Fred uses his influence with a business friend to obtain a job for Barney, who becomes a furniture repossessor. To the dismay of both, Barney's first assignment is to repossess Fred's television! Unwilling to betray his friend, Barney pays off Fred's delinquent television bill with his first paycheck.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Alan Reed

    (voice) Fred Flintstone

  • Mel Blanc

    (voice) Barney Rubble/Dino

  • Bea Benaderet

    (voice) Betty Rubble

  • Jean Vander Pyl

    (voice) Wilma Flintstone

  • Warren Foster

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Barney becomes a repo man, and takes Fred's TV away from him.

    By skippercollecto, Sep 03, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Fred: Hey kid, did you see a TV set run past here? Kid: A TV set running? Fred: Never mind, kid. I see it. Kid: Hmph. The more I see of gwown-ups, the more I want to stay being a whittle kid.

    • Fred: Out of my house, you Benedict Whosis. Barney: But Fred, I'm in the business army now. Fred: Okay, soldier, retreat! (chases Barney outside) Or they'll be blowing taps for ya.

    • Fred: Hiya, Mr. Boulder. Mr. Boulder: Good morning, Flintstone. Nice day for golf. Fred: Mr. Boulder, I want you to meet a friend of mine. This is Barney Rubble. Mr. Boulder: Good morning, Rubble. And what's your handicap? Barney: Well, offhand, I'd say my biggest handicap is living next door to Fred.

    • Fred: Get away from that door, Wilma. My chivalry is gettin' thin. Wilma: And that's the only thing about you that is getting thin.

    • Fred: I need nourishment. I'm a growing man. Wilma: You're growing all right. You're growing impossible.

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    Notes (1)

    • This episode was recorded on 4-11-60.

    Trivia (3)

    • In this episode by mistake Wilma calls Fred "Barney."

    • Dino makes his first appearance in this episode, debunking the theory that he was introduced (as a wisecracking, fully articulate Phil Silvers soundalike) in a later episode from this season, The Snorkasaurus Hunters.

    • When Fred and Barney are fighting over Fred's tv, Wilma starts to talk to Fred. Then when the camera goes back to Fred and Barney, there aren't any knobs on the tv set. Then when it goes back to Wilma, and then back to the TV, there are the 3 knobs from before Wilma first started.

    Allusions (1)

    • Gravel Beach Golf Course Direct reference to the famous PGA golf course, Pebble Beach Golf.

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