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The Flintstones need to get rid of their house guests, the hillbilly Hatrocks, and hope that their creepy and sinister neighbors, the Gruesomes, can be of help.
 
The Flintstones need to get rid of their house guests, the hillbilly Hatrocks, and hope that their creepy and sinister neighbors, the Gruesomes, can be of help.
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
The Hatrocks have declared a truce with the Flintstones and come to Bedrock and Flintstone home territory to visit, and Fred does not dare to offend his irritating guests, whose extended stay is crowding the Flintstones out of their own house, not to mention skyrocketing Fred's food bill.
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The Hatrocks have declared a truce with the Flintstones and come to Bedrock and Flintstone home territory to visit, and Fred does not dare to offend his irritating guests, whose extended stay is crowding the Flintstones out of their own house, not to mention skyrocketing Fred's food bill.
   
 
Fred asks the Gruesomes to scare the irritating Hatrocks into leaving his property, but the Hatrocks are anything but frightened by the Gruesomes. Fred's last hope involves bombarding the Hatrocks' ears with detested "bug music". The backwoods Hatrocks cannot abide the Beatles-like singing of Flintstones, Rubbles, and Gruesomes, and depart Fred's abode in haste to attend Bedrock's World's Fair.
 
Fred asks the Gruesomes to scare the irritating Hatrocks into leaving his property, but the Hatrocks are anything but frightened by the Gruesomes. Fred's last hope involves bombarding the Hatrocks' ears with detested "bug music". The backwoods Hatrocks cannot abide the Beatles-like singing of Flintstones, Rubbles, and Gruesomes, and depart Fred's abode in haste to attend Bedrock's World's Fair.
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==='''Families'''===
 
==='''Families'''===
 
===='''The Hatrocks'''====
 
===='''The Hatrocks'''====
**Jethro Hatrock
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*Jethro Hatrock
**Granny Hatrock
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*Granny Hatrock
**Zack Hatrock
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*Zack Hatrock
**Slab Hatrock
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*Slab Hatrock
**Percy Hatrock
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*Percy Hatrock
**Porker
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*Porker
 
===='''The Gruesomes'''====
 
===='''The Gruesomes'''====
**Weirdly Gruesome
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*Weirdly Gruesome
**Creepella Gruesome
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*Creepella Gruesome
**Gobby Gruesome
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*Gobby Gruesome
**Occy
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*Occy
**Schneider
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*Schneider
**Uncle Ghastly
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*Uncle Ghastly
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
 
*[[Bedrock]]
 
*[[Bedrock]]
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{| class="wikitable"
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
! [[Alan Reed]]
 
! [[Alan Reed]]
| [[Fred Flintstone]]<br>Ghastly<br>Porker
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| [[Fred Flintstone]]<br />Ghastly<br />Porker
 
|-
 
|-
 
! [[Jean Vander Pyl]]
 
! [[Jean Vander Pyl]]
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|-
 
|-
 
! [[Mel Blanc]]
 
! [[Mel Blanc]]
| [[Barney Rubble]]<br />[[Dino]]<br>Zack Hatrock
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| [[Barney Rubble]]<br />[[Dino]]<br />Zack Hatrock
 
|-
 
|-
 
! [[Gerry Johnson]]
 
! [[Gerry Johnson]]
| [[Betty Rubble]]<br>Granny Hatrock
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| [[Betty Rubble]]<br />Granny Hatrock
 
|-
 
|-
 
! [[Don Messick]]
 
! [[Don Messick]]
| [[Bamm-Bamm Rubble]]<br>Telegram Delivery Boy<br>[[Hoppy]]<br>Turtle<br>Gobby
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| [[Bamm-Bamm Rubble]]<br />Telegram Delivery Boy<br />[[Hoppy]]<br />Turtle<br />Gobby
 
|-
 
|-
 
! Howard Morris
 
! Howard Morris
| Jethro Hatrock<br>Weidly Gruesome<br>Slab Hatrock<br>Waiter<br>Percy Hatrock
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| Jethro Hatrock<br />Weidly Gruesome<br />Slab Hatrock<br />Waiter<br />Percy Hatrock
 
|}
 
|}
 
==Notes/Trivia==
 
==Notes/Trivia==
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==='''Errors'''===
 
==='''Errors'''===
 
*None known.
 
*None known.
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{{Season 5 (The Flintstones (1960))}}
 
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Revision as of 06:31, January 30, 2020

"The Hatrocks and the Gruesomes" is the nineteenth episode of the fifth season of The Flintstones. It aired on January 22, 1965.

Synopsis

The Flintstones need to get rid of their house guests, the hillbilly Hatrocks, and hope that their creepy and sinister neighbors, the Gruesomes, can be of help.

Plot

The Hatrocks have declared a truce with the Flintstones and come to Bedrock and Flintstone home territory to visit, and Fred does not dare to offend his irritating guests, whose extended stay is crowding the Flintstones out of their own house, not to mention skyrocketing Fred's food bill.

Fred asks the Gruesomes to scare the irritating Hatrocks into leaving his property, but the Hatrocks are anything but frightened by the Gruesomes. Fred's last hope involves bombarding the Hatrocks' ears with detested "bug music". The backwoods Hatrocks cannot abide the Beatles-like singing of Flintstones, Rubbles, and Gruesomes, and depart Fred's abode in haste to attend Bedrock's World's Fair.

Characters

Families

The Hatrocks

  • Jethro Hatrock
  • Granny Hatrock
  • Zack Hatrock
  • Slab Hatrock
  • Percy Hatrock
  • Porker

The Gruesomes

  • Weirdly Gruesome
  • Creepella Gruesome
  • Gobby Gruesome
  • Occy
  • Schneider
  • Uncle Ghastly

Locations

  • Bedrock
    • Flintstone home
    • Tombstone Manor
    • Dinosaur's Club Cafe (only appearance)
  • Arkanstone (mentioned)

Objects

  • Helmets
  • Slingshot rifles
  • TV
  • Brontosaurus burgers
  • Grape juice (mentioned)
  • Radio

Vehicles

  • Hatrock's family trailer (only appearance)

Cast

Alan Reed Fred Flintstone
Ghastly
Porker
Jean Vander Pyl Wilma Flintstone
Pebbles Flintstone
Mel Blanc Barney Rubble
Dino
Zack Hatrock
Gerry Johnson Betty Rubble
Granny Hatrock
Don Messick Bamm-Bamm Rubble
Telegram Delivery Boy
Hoppy
Turtle
Gobby
Howard Morris Jethro Hatrock
Weidly Gruesome
Slab Hatrock
Waiter
Percy Hatrock

Notes/Trivia

  • This is the second and final appearances of both the Hatrocks and the Gruesomes.
  • Clem Kadiddlerock is a spoof of Clem Kadiddlehopper, whose name is based upon a Red Skelton character.
  • Although the Four Insects and their "bug" music are supposed to be a parody of the Beatles, the style of guitar playing is actually surf guitar.

Errors

  • None known.


Season 5 of The Flintstones
"Hop Happy" • "Monster Fred" • "Itty Bitty Fred" • "Pebbles' Birthday Party" • "Bedrock Rodeo Round-Up" • "Cinderellastone" • "A Haunted House is Not a Home" • "Dr. Sinister" • "The Gruesomes" • "The Most Beautiful Baby in Bedrock" • "Dino and Juliet" • "King for a Night" • "Indianrockolis 500" • "Adobe Dick" • "Christmas Flintstone" • "Fred's Flying Lesson" • "Fred's Second Car" • "Time Machine" • "The Hatrocks and the Gruesomes" • "Moonlight and Maintenance" • "Sheriff for a Day" • "Deep in the Heart of Texarock" • "The Rolls Rock Caper" • "Superstone" • "Fred Meets Hercurock" • "Surfin' Fred"
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