The Flintstones

Season 1 Episode 3

The Swimming Pool

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Oct 14, 1960 on ABC

Episode Fan Reviews (1)

Write A Review
out of 10
31 votes
  • The swimming pool built between the Flintstones' and Rubbles' yards becomes a source of contention for them.

    Originally recorded April 1, 1960, and aired Oct. 14, 1960. The actual pilot episode of the series, shown to network executives to sell the series.
    1. The 1960 theme song is played and the original opening is shown.
    2. You learn that Barney can play the bongo drums.
    3. Since this is from 1960, the old-style form of resuscitation is used.
    4. Fred works for the Rockhead & Quarry Cave Construction Co.
    5. The YCMA is mentioned, as are Halloween and Brigitte Bardot.
    6. This is the first of Fred's numerous birthday episodes.
    7. In this episode, the Flintstones' house is at the corner of Fifth and Stone Canyon.