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The Flintstones, Fox (Twentieth Century Fox Television)

Seth McFarlane and The Flintstones

Announced during last year’s upfront show, Seth MacFarlane’s reboot of the classic “modern Stone-Age family” cartoon appears to have been put on ice, indefinitely. The Flintstones would have been the Family Guy creator’s fourth animated series on Fox, but network entertainment president Kevin Reilly wasn’t blown away by MacFarlane’s first draft. Rather than knock out another script, MacFarlane elected to give up on the project altogether. Good news for Flintstones purists who greeted news of the remake with a hearty “Yabba Dabba Don’t!” 

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