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|animator= Bob Carr<br>Cal Dalton<br>Dick Lundy<br>Allen Wilzbach
 
|animator= Bob Carr<br>Cal Dalton<br>Dick Lundy<br>Allen Wilzbach
 
|writer= Alan Dinehart<br>Herbert Finn<br>Arthur Pierson <small>(story supervision)</small>
 
|writer= Alan Dinehart<br>Herbert Finn<br>Arthur Pierson <small>(story supervision)</small>
|previous="[[Deep in the Heart of Texarock]]"
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|previous="''[[Deep in the Heart of Texarock]]''"
|next="[[Superstone]]"
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|next="''[[Superstone]]''"
 
}}"'''The Rolls Rock Caper'''" is the twenty-third episode of the [[The Flintstones episode list|fifth season]] of [[The Flintstones (TV series)|''The Flintstones'']]. It aired on February 19, [[1965]].
 
}}"'''The Rolls Rock Caper'''" is the twenty-third episode of the [[The Flintstones episode list|fifth season]] of [[The Flintstones (TV series)|''The Flintstones'']]. It aired on February 19, [[1965]].
   
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*[[Hoppy]]
 
*[[Hoppy]]
 
==='''Other Characters'''===
 
==='''Other Characters'''===
*Aaron Boulder (only appearance)
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*Aaron Boulder <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Cookie Quartz (only appearance)
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*Cookie Quartz <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Rocky Gravelano (only appearance, no lines)
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*Rocky Gravelano <small>(only appearance, no lines)</small>
*Tootsie Slabstone (only appearance)
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*Tootsie Slabstone <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Mrs. Mortimer Mortar (only appearance)
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*Mrs. Mortimer Mortar <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Jackie Gleastone (only mentioned)
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*Jackie Gleastone <small>(only mentioned)</small>
*Gus (only appearance)
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*Gus <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Ingomar (only apperance)
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*Ingomar <small>(only apperance)</small>
*Maitre d' (only appearance)
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*Maitre d' <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Garbage man (only appearance)
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*Garbage man <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Skunkasaurus (only appearance)
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*Skunkasaurus <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Charlie Tuna (only appearance)
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*Charlie Tuna <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Apartment thug (only appearance)
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*Apartment thug <small>(only appearance)</small>
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
 
*[[Bedrock]]
 
*[[Bedrock]]
**Flintstone home
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**[[Flintstone home]]
**Stone Dust Club (only appearance)
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**Stone Dust Club <small>(only appearance)</small>
**Stillrock Gym (only appearance)
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**Stillrock Gym <small>(only appearance)</small>
**Cookie Quartz's apartment (only appearance)
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**Cookie Quartz's apartment <small>(only appearance)</small>
**Waldorf-Astonia (only appearance)
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**Waldorf-Astonia <small>(only appearance)</small>
 
==Objects==
 
==Objects==
*Portable card table (only appearance)
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*Portable card table <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Basketball (only appearance)
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*Basketball <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Ice cream (with flavors)
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*Ice cream <small>(with flavors)</small>
**Cactus Rock Sherbert (only mentioned)
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**Cactus Rock Sherbert <small>(only mentioned)</small>
**Chop Liver Chip (only mentioned)
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**Chop Liver Chip <small>(only mentioned)</small>
**Gravel Pistachio (only appearance)
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**Gravel Pistachio <small>(only appearance)</small>
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==Animals==
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*[[Snorkasaurus]]
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*[[Hopparoo]]
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*[[Pigasaurus]]
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*Skunkasaurus
 
==Vehicles==
 
==Vehicles==
*Trash truck (only appearance)
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*Trash truck <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Rolls Rock (only appearance)
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*Rolls Rock <small>(only appearance)</small>
*Mrs. Mortar's yacht (only appearance)
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*Mrs. Mortar's yacht <small>(only appearance)</small>
   
 
==Cast==
 
==Cast==
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! [[Don Messick]]
 
! [[Don Messick]]
| [[Bamm-Bamm Rubble]]<br />Hoppy<br />Headwaiter<br />Skunkasaurus<br />Thug #2
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| [[Bamm-Bamm Rubble]]<br />[[Hoppy]]<br />Headwaiter<br />Skunkasaurus<br />Thug #2
 
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|-
 
! [[Henry Corden]]
 
! [[Henry Corden]]
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|-
 
! Allan Melvin
 
! Allan Melvin
| Aaron Boulder<br />Thug #1<br />Pigasaurus
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| Aaron Boulder<br />Thug #1<br />[[Pigasaurus]]
 
|}
 
|}
 
==Notes/Trivia==
 
==Notes/Trivia==

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"The Rolls Rock Caper" is the twenty-third episode of the fifth season of The Flintstones. It aired on February 19, 1965.

Synopsis

Fred and Barney wind up on an adventure and are seen in a TV show called Smile, You're on My Favorite Crime.

Plot

Returning to their homes from a jaunt to a store to obtain Gravel Pistachio ice cream, Fred and Barney are intercepted and honored to be deputized by suave television detective Aaron Boulder. Travelling in the "millionaire cop"'s Rolls Rocks, which is chauffeured by an Oriental named Gus, Fred and Barney, on Boulder's behalf, investigate the murder of the owner of the Stone Dust Club- while television's star sleuth spends all of his time romancing beautiful ladies.

Fred's physique comes repeatedly under attack from people who bristle at police questioning. Poor Fred is fist-beaten by thugs in the apartment of Cookie Quartz, the murder victim's lady friend whom Fred and Barney wish to interrogate, repeatedly pummelled in a boxing ring by Rocky Gravelano, another reluctant provider of information, and tossed by apish hoodlums out of a high rise window of the Waldorf-Astonia dwelling of "bad girl" Tootsie Slabstone, and when he and Barney, disguised as waiters, finally corner the murder mystery's prime suspect, heiress Mrs. Mortimer Mortar, a cantankerous lady, in a shipboard night club, they are caught in a yacht-obliterating explosion caused by a volatile cigarette filter used by the self-destructing evil-doer, who admits her guilt.

Boulder releases the battered but resilient deputies from gumshoe service, and Fred and Barney return home with the melted ice cream to Wilma and Betty, who watched the whole epic investigation on television (Boulder's new show, Smile- You're On My Favorite Crime, with Gus as the secret camera operator) and are immensely proud of their husbands

Characters

Other Characters

  • Aaron Boulder (only appearance)
  • Cookie Quartz (only appearance)
  • Rocky Gravelano (only appearance, no lines)
  • Tootsie Slabstone (only appearance)
  • Mrs. Mortimer Mortar (only appearance)
  • Jackie Gleastone (only mentioned)
  • Gus (only appearance)
  • Ingomar (only apperance)
  • Maitre d' (only appearance)
  • Garbage man (only appearance)
  • Skunkasaurus (only appearance)
  • Charlie Tuna (only appearance)
  • Apartment thug (only appearance)

Locations

  • Bedrock
    • Flintstone home
    • Stone Dust Club (only appearance)
    • Stillrock Gym (only appearance)
    • Cookie Quartz's apartment (only appearance)
    • Waldorf-Astonia (only appearance)

Objects

  • Portable card table (only appearance)
  • Basketball (only appearance)
  • Ice cream (with flavors)
    • Cactus Rock Sherbert (only mentioned)
    • Chop Liver Chip (only mentioned)
    • Gravel Pistachio (only appearance)

Animals

Vehicles

  • Trash truck (only appearance)
  • Rolls Rock (only appearance)
  • Mrs. Mortar's yacht (only appearance)

Cast

Alan Reed Fred Flintstone
Thug #3
Jean Vander Pyl Wilma Flintstone
Pebbles Flintstone
Mrs. Mortimer Mortar
Lady #2
Cookie Quartz
Mel Blanc Barney Rubble
Dino
Garbage Man
Apartment Thug
Gerry Johnson Betty Rubble
Waitress
Tootsie Slabstone
Manicurist
Lady #1
Don Messick Bamm-Bamm Rubble
Hoppy
Headwaiter
Skunkasaurus
Thug #2
Henry Corden Maitre d'
Gus
Ingomar
Allan Melvin Aaron Boulder
Thug #1
Pigasaurus

Notes/Trivia

  • Aaron Boulder is a spoof and caricature of Gene Barry's "Amos Burke" from Burke's Law.
  • Rolls Rock is a spoof of the car, the Rolls-Royce automobile.

Cultural References

Errors

  • After Fred gets thrown out the window the first time, you can see Barney in the background, but for that one shot his hair is black and his suit is orange.


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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