The Flintstones Was Originally Called ‘Flagstones’

Noreen November 10, 2012 2

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The Flintstones pilot episode came out in 1959, as a 90 second clip to draw advertisers to the show. At the time though,
it was called “The Flagstones.” It was intended to be a show for adults, not kids. In fact, the first two full seasons of
the show were sponsored by Winstons, a cigarette company.

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2 Comments »

  1. Callipygian November 10, 2012 at 1:50 am - Reply

    “were sponsored” and “The Flagstones”

    • Daven Hiskey
      Daven Hiskey November 10, 2012 at 12:43 pm - Reply

      @Callipygian: Whoops. Thanks for catching that. :-)

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