• TV-G
  • 1979
  • 1 Season
  • 7.0  (120)

The New Fred and Barney Show is a classic animated sitcom that aired on Boomerang in 1979. The show features iconic characters Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble as they navigate their daily lives in Bedrock with their families and friends. The show's opening theme is catchy and sets the stage for the humorous and lighthearted tone of the series. The music is upbeat and the animation is brightly colored and vivid, capturing the essence of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoons.

The series centers around the two families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles, who are best friends and neighbors. Fred is always up to something, whether it's causing chaos at his job at the rock quarry or getting into mischief with Barney. Meanwhile, Barney is the more level-headed of the two and often tries to keep Fred out of trouble.

The two families are also joined by their wives, Wilma Flintstone and Betty Rubble, who are equally witty and always have a quick comeback for the shenanigans their husbands get into. The show also features the couples' children, Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm, who add a playful and innocent touch to the series.

One of the great aspects of the show is the humor. The writing is clever and filled with puns, and the characters' personalities are well-defined. Fred is stubborn and quick-tempered but has a heart of gold, while Barney is more easy-going and rational. Wilma is patient with her husband's antics, but can also put him in his place, while Betty is more of a supportive partner. The characters' quirks and relationships often lead to hilarious situations and an overall enjoyable viewing experience.

Another standout aspect of the show is the animation. The style is a classic Hanna-Barbera format, similar to other animated shows of the time such as The Flintstones and The Jetsons. The colors are bright and bold, and the characters' movements are fluid. The animators also did a great job of creating a fun, prehistoric world for the characters to live in, using technology and animals that would be relevant to the time period.

While the series is definitely geared towards children, it can still be enjoyed by adults who grew up with the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoons. The humor is timeless and the characters are iconic, making for a nostalgic viewing experience.

In conclusion, The New Fred and Barney Show is a classic animated sitcom that stands the test of time. With its witty writing, recognizable characters, and vibrant animation, the series is a must-watch for fans of classic cartoons. If you're looking for a fun and lighthearted show that will make you laugh, this is the one for you.

NEW FRED AND BARNEY SHOW is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (17 episodes). The series first aired on February 3, 1979.

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It's Not Their Bag
17. It's Not Their Bag
March 31, 1979
Fred and Barney discover a bag of money that was stolen from the Bedrock Bank.
The Butler Did It And Did It Better
16. The Butler Did It And Did It Better
March 24, 1979
Fred gives Wilma a robot to do the chores, but makes the mistake of sending it to work in his place.
Barney's Chickens
15. Barney's Chickens
March 17, 1979
Hypnotized by the amazing Mr. Hipstone, Fred begins acting like a chicken at the mention of the cue word "terrific".
Blood Brothers
14. Blood Brothers
March 10, 1979
When Count Dracula and his wife move in next door, Fred and Barney believe that the vampires intend to eat them.
Bedrock Rocks
13. Bedrock Rocks
March 3, 1979
To impress Mr. Slate, Fred and Barney disguise themselves as the famous rock group, "The Cavemen," to appear at Mrs. Slate's birthday party.
C.B. Buddies
12. C.B. Buddies
February 24, 1979
Fred and Barney cause havoc with their new Citizen's Band radios.
Roughin' It
11. Roughin' It
February 17, 1979
Fred and Barney take their families on a camping trip, and become lost in the woods.
Haunted Inheritance
10. Haunted Inheritance
February 10, 1979
Fred, named in a Bedrock millionaire's last will, must spend the night in spooky Pettirock Castle to collect his inheritance.
Stone Age Werewolf
9. Stone Age Werewolf
September 8, 1979
On an island in a remote lake, Fred and Barney meet a kind hermit and confront a werewolf.
Dinosaur Country Safari
8. Dinosaur Country Safari
October 20, 1979
Fred and Barney get into trouble when they break the rules at a nature preserve.
7. Moonlighters
September 29, 1979
Fred and Barney must work at other jobs after Fred's plan to get a raise fails.
Fred Goes To The Houndasaurs
6. Fred Goes To The Houndasaurs
October 6, 1979
After Wilma befriends a stray animal without telling Fred, Fred mistakes some pet food for people food.
Physical Fitness Fred
5. Physical Fitness Fred
September 22, 1979
When Wilma and Betty swoon over a movie star, Fred and Barney try to improve their physical appearance through exercise.
Fred And Barney Meet The Frankenstones
4. Fred And Barney Meet The Frankenstones
September 15, 1979
Fred and Barney investigate living in a "condo-stonium," where they meet the strange Frankenstone family.
The Bad Luck Genie
3. The Bad Luck Genie
October 13, 1979
Fred and Barney free a genie who grants them riches and transports them to exotic Indiarock.
Barney's Luck
2. Barney's Luck
April 7, 1979
A "lucky coin" brings Barney luck, but cause problems for Fred.
The Sand-Witch
1. The Sand-Witch
February 3, 1979
After their car breaks down in a spooky forest, Fred and Barney meet the crafty Sand Witch, who turns Barney into a frog.
NEW FRED AND BARNEY SHOW is available for streaming on the Boomerang website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch NEW FRED AND BARNEY SHOW on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.
  • Premiere Date
    February 3, 1979
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (120)