"Be Patient, Fred" is the first segment of the fifth episode of the first season and the twenty-ninth overall segment of The Flintstone Comedy Show (known as Flintstone Frolics), a spin-off of the original series, The Flintstones. It aired on December 20, 1980.
Mistaken for another patient scheduled for extensive surgery, Fred's routine tonsillectomy becomes a disaster. After rectifying the mistake, Fred resigns himself for his surgery. Once more, Fred's voice level returns to high volume!
- Fred Flintstone
- Barney Rubble
- Wilma Flintstone
- Captain Caveman
- Dr. Kronkrock (only appearance)
- Flintstone home
- Tarpit of Mercy Hospital (only appearance)
- Ice cream cone
|Henry Corden||Fred Flintstone|
|Mel Blanc||Barney Rubble|
|Jean Vander Pyl||Wilma Flintstone|
|Paul Winchell||Doctor Kronkrock|