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5 Fabulous Ways to Celebrate The Flintstones 50th Anniversary!

By Sunny Chanel |

The FLintstones

If you use Google than you probably saw their adorable ode to the classic cartoon The Flintstones. People of a ‘certain’ age know Bedrock residents Fred, Wilma, Barney, Betty and Pebbles and Bamm Bamm well. The show first aired on September 30th, 1960 and ran for five years. But there imprint on pop culture lived far beyond it’s short five year run with live action feature films, animated spin-offs and of course merch, merch and more merch.  To celebrate their 50th birthday, here are five super cool Flintstones goodies…for little and big kids!

(Above) Flintstone’s crochet patterns

For those who are crafty and just happen to have crocheting in their repertoire, Etsy seller Amigurimi shop has created a PDF pattern of the Flintstone characters. It’s for the intermediate crocheter, so you should have some skills before you start. You can get the whole set of seven for $29.95 right here.

Halloween is right around the corner, if you kid is feelin’ a bit retro, they can go trick or treating in their own Bamm Bamm costume. Available here for $26.99.

To get in touch with your inner Fred Flintstone, you can don this whimsical shirt by Junk Food. Available here for $28.

Betty and Wilma got the Barbie treatment with this Silver Label collectors set. The duo are available right here for $34.99.

Every episode of their five year run has been compiled into a 24 DVD disc collection. It’s available here for $109.49.

And learn more about the Flintstones here! The Flintstones Characters Turn 50! Were Inspired By Real People

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Since 2007 Sunny Chanel has written thousands of pieces for Babble. She currently writes for Babble's celebrity, moms, and Disney voices sections and has her own blog aptly named Sunny Chanel. You can find Sunny on Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and StumbleUpon. Read bio and latest posts → Read Sunny's latest posts →

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  1. [...] Fifty years ago today, the world was introduced to The Flintstones characters, most notably Fred, Wilma, Barney, and Betty. The cartoon was the first animated series to air in prime time, and adults and children alike couldn’t wait for the show’s premiere. The series, which was created by Hanna Barbara, ran for six seasons. It was the longest running animated prime time show up until the Simpsons came along. [...]

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