The Flintstones Season 2 Episode 28, c. 1962
“The Rock Vegas Story”
2-cel key-master setup
Acrylic on acetate and gouache on paper
Collection of Trent Claus
The Flintstones, one of the most loved cartoons of all time, began in 1960 and ran for 167 episodes. This 2-cel setup features all four of the main characters: Fred Flintstone, Wilma Flintstone, Barney Rubble, and Betty Rubble. This cel from “The Rock Vegas Story,” first aired March 30, 1962. As with most Hanna-Barbera cartoons, the cels were reused several times. This setup was used in at least 6 different scenes.