The Flintstones

Season 1 Episode 6

The Monster from the Tar Pits

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Nov 04, 1960 on ABC

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  • Fred's job as a movie extra isn't quite what he expected.

    Originally recorded June 22, 1960, and originally aired Nov. 4, 1960.
    1. The 1960 theme and opening are played.
    2. This episode mentions movie stars Gary Granite (Cary Grant), Rock Pile (Rock Hudson) and Wednesday Tuesday (Tuesday Weld).
    3. The director of the movie is the same person as Montague Gypsum from the episode This is Your Lifesaver from 1962. The director is named Stanley
    4. The movie being filmed is The Monster from the Tarpits.
    5. Fred's voice is the same as that of his Frogman persona in Hollyrock, Here I Come.
    6. In one sequence, the sky goes from day to night very quickly.