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"Jealousy" is the twenty-third episode of the sixth season of The Flintstones. It aired on March 11, 1966.

Synopsis

Wilma's handsome childhood friend comes to town making Fred very jealous.

Plot

While trimming hedges, Fred expresses to Barney and Gazoo his excitement about an evening game of bowling, but Wilma, sporting a new hair style, reminds Fred about a violin recital to which Fred promised to accompany Wilma on the same evening. So, Fred feigns a headache to avoid an evening with, to quote Gazoo, "a bunch of long-haired squares."

Wilma announces that she does not intend to go alone to the recital. A school friend of hers, poet and hunk Wilbur Terwiligerock, agrees to be Wilma's "date" to the recital and to a subsequent dance, and Fred literally melts a block of ice tied by Wilma to his not-truly-painful but "hot" head. After watching Wilbur drive Wilma from home in a slick sports car, Fred goes with Barney to the bowling alley, where his preoccupation with Wilma and Wilbur results in a series of accidents.

Fred decides to venture to the post-recital dance and observe his wife and her chaperon, and he commands Gazoo to transform Barney into a woman named Barbara, with whom Fred dances in an attempt to make Wilma jealous. Wilma acts blaze toward Fred's dalliance with the sensual Barney-female, but when Fred and Wilma later discuss the evening, she admits to finding Terwiligerock a pretentious bore, and he confesses to his jealousy- and to the true identity of his mysterious lady-friend.

Characters

Locations

Objects

  • Bowling ball
  • Purple Passion perfume (only appearance)

Animals

  • Pterodactyl (as hedge clippers)
  • Octopus (as a pinsetter)

Vehicles

Cast

Alan Reed Fred Flintstone
Jean Vander Pyl Wilma Flintstone
Mel Blanc Barney Rubble
Harvey Korman The Great Gazoo
Don Messick Wilbur Terwilligerock

Notes/Trivia

  • Olympirocks is a spoof of the Olympics.
  • O'rock Cassini, Fred Astone and Ginger Rockers are spoofs of Oleg Cassini, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
  • Betty, Pebbles, Bamm-Bamm and Dino are absent in this episode.
  • Fred and Wilma have been married for 9½ years, which is inconsistent with the earlier episodes of the original series.

Errors

  • None known.


Season 6 of The Flintstones
"No Biz Like Show Biz" • "The House That Fred Built" • "The Return of Stony Curtis" • "Disorder in the Court" • "Circus Business" • "Samantha" • "The Great Gazoo" • "Rip Van Flintstone" • "The Gravelberry Pie King" • "The Stonefinger Caper" • "The Masquerade Party" • "Shinrock A Go-Go" • "Royal Rubble" • "Seeing Doubles" • "How to Pick a Fight with Your Wife Without Really Trying" • "Fred Goes Ape" • "The Long, Long, Long Weekend" • "Two Men on a Dinosaur" • "The Treasure of Sierra Madrock" • "Curtain Call at Bedrock" • "Boss for a Day" • "Fred's Island" • "Jealousy" • "Dripper" • "My Fair Freddy" • "The Story of Rocky's Raiders"
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