In this feature-length film based on the "Flintstones" TV show, secret agent Rock Slag is injured during a chase in Bedrock. Slag's chief decides to replace the injured Slag with Fred ... See full summary »
Garfield has one spooktacular adventure on the Eve of All Saints. He fashions himself a pirate costume then takes Odie out trick-or-treating to ensure extra candy. But when attempting to ... See full summary »
Not quite classic status, but a nice Flintstone twist on the timeless story
A Flintstone Christmas Carol was very good. I loved the twist on one of the all-time great Christmas stories A Christmas Carol especially, however it doesn't quite make classic status for me. Is it as good as the TV show? No it isn't, but as well as putting the twist to Christmas Carol, it does make an effort to stick to the show's spirit. If anything, I wish this cartoon was a little longer, and one or two parts are a little uneven in pace, but that's all I have to say that's negative really. The animation is good, it has a colourful and charming feel to it. The music was also very nice, quite heart-warming and melodious, and the story is of course great. I loved the writing overall too, while there are some funny lines there are also some touching parts without feeling mawkish. The characters are still likable, and step into the Dickens characters' shoes with aplomb. It was a delight in itself seeing who was who. And the voice acting is fine, and like the special itself all the voice actors do make some effort to stick to the original voices which is no easy feat(especially in Mel Blanc's case). Overall though, it was a nice special and definitely worth re-visiting. 8/10 Bethany Cox
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