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What Did Barney Rubble Do for a Living

In 1960, the first ever prime-time animated TV series took to the air. The Flintstones was, pretty obviously, a blatant, albeit animated, take-off (read rip-off) of the legendary TV series The Honeymooners. The similarities of the main characters were all-too-easy to spot. Fred Flintstone, the show’s central character, was a blustery, quick-tempered, loud-mouthed, blowhard.  But he somehow had a fun […]

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