When the Flintstones Peddled Cigarettes

What can you say about this? A quick trip back to the 1950s... File this under Random ...

(For foreign readers, all you need to know is that The Flintstones was a classic American cartoon.)

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  • Kristie says:

    Oooooh title typo :) “Flinstones”

  • Dan Colman says:

    Thanks Kristie for the heads up on that. Typed too quickly. Fixed now.

    Cheers,
    Dan

  • Tim says:

    Actually the Flintstones was not intended to be a childrens’ program. The show was noteable at the time for being the first television cartoon series aimed at adults, not to mention the first to be shown in prime time. That’s probably why the network had no problem with the characters selling cigarettes.

  • Dan Colman says:

    Tim, Thanks for the clarification on this. Appreciate it. I feel slightly better about humanity now :)

    Dan

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