The Flintstones Frequently
Asked Questions List
10. Didn't the Flintstones orginally have a son?
A boy named Junior was included in the series' press release and in a Little
Golden Book adventure (as well as on some advance merchandise related to the
program), but never on the actual show.
When the decision was made in 1962 to give the Flintstones a little bundle
of joy, the child was going to be a boy--until it was realized that a girl
would translate into major merchandising by way of dolls (which Pebbles
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