The Flintstones

4 Stories

'Eyesore' Flintstones Home Gets a Reprieve

Owner Florence Fang gets to keep her Stone Age-style decor, plus $125K to cover legal costs

(Newser) - Florence Fang calls her house "the past and the future combined together in harmony." The town of Hillsborough, Calif., calls it a "highly visible eyesore." But it's an eyesore that's going to stay, per a settlement the two parties have reached over the residence...

Town Sues Over Big Changes at Flintstone House
Flintstones, Sue the Flintstones

Flintstones, Sue the Flintstones

California town isn't happy with 15-foot dinosaur statues, sues owner of colorful house

(Newser) - California's Flintstone House is on the verge of becoming much less Flintstone-esque. The colorful house in the shape of boulders has irritated neighbors in Hillsborough for years. But attorneys for the town have now filed a lawsuit, painting the owner's latest additions as the last straw, reports the...

Family Guy Creator to Reinvent Flintstones

Seth MacFarlane will update 1960s classic

(Newser) - Fred and Wilma meet Peter and Lois? Sorta. Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is taking a stab at reinventing The Flintstones, Fox television announced yesterday. Work will begin on the 21st-century version of the classic cartoon this fall, and the animated series will likely air in 2013. Though MacFarlane will...

Fred & Wilma (and the Brontoburger) Turn 50
 The Flintstones Turn 50 

The Flintstones Turn 50

Seems like only 12,000 or so years ago

(Newser) - Fifty years ago, the culturally iconic cartoon The Flintstones debuted on ABC. Fred, Wilma, Barney, and Betty inhabited the fictional town of Bedrock in 10,000 BC in an equally fictional world inhabited simultaneously by humans and dinosaurs. But they were no knuckle-draggers: The Flintstones were the first members of...

4 Stories
We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.