Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Flintstones Valentines

Valentine’s Day was originally known as “St. Valentine’s Day” and there were apparently three St. Valentines connected with February 14th. As they were Christian saints, none were around as early as the Stone Age. But the Hanna-Barbera marketing department didn’t let a little thing like history get in the way of making money.

Reader Billie Towzer sent me these Flintstones’ Valentines. I don’t suspect Billie did it to be my Valentine, but to give you a couple of examples what was/is available for the romantically (and maybe ananchronistically) inclined. The last one’s a little too Let-the-Sunshine-In cutsey-poo for me.



6 comments:

  1. "I love thee Wilma, with hair like silk,
    Lips like cherries, skin like milk,
    Your shell-like ears, your dainty hands,
    And eyes so black, like frying pans

    And when you in my arms are in,
    My love how can you doubt?
    I quiver just like geletin,
    And sometimes even break out.

    You're a perfect peach, my love,
    Together we're a pear,
    You're sweet, you're nice, you're paradise,
    And all kinda stuff like that there."

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    1. :) From Season 1's "Love Letters on the Rocks".. One of many Flintstones cartoons with a surprise ending (the maligned "Let the Sunshine in": one being another, the one with the babies one the top which Yowp cited.)SC

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  2. Um, shouldn't that be BETTY instead of FRED (!) in that second one?! Especially given the look and pose?

    Insert your own joke about the “last line of The Flintstones closing theme song” here.

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  3. The second one sounds Yiddish.

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  4. "Yowp-Yowp" Dodsworth and Hb-fans from the whole world,

    Here in Brazil, the Valentine's Day is celebrated in June 12th.

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