The Flintstones and the Rubbles are modern stone-age families. Fred and Barney work at Slate and Company, mining rock. Fred gives Barney some money so he and Betty can adopt a baby. When Fred and Barney take a test to determine who should become the new associate vice president, Barney returns the favor by switching his test answers for Fred’s, whose answers aren’t very good. Fred gets the executive position, but little realizes that he’s being manipulated by Cliff Vandercave to be the fall guy for an embezzlement scheme. —IMDb
Date of Birth: August 6, 1952. Hailing from Chicago, Levant got started as a story editor after graduating from the University of Mexico. After joining the writing staff in 1977 for the popular series Happy Days, Levant went on to produce sitcoms like Mork & Mindy and The Bad News Bears.
He returned to produce Happy Days in 1982 and stayed on for the last two seasons. In 1985 he decided to try and revive the popular show, Leave it to Beaver, and wrote the telefilm, Still the Beaver. The movie was a hit and a new series was created in which he executive produced.
Levant took the director’s chair for the first time in the early ’90s, directing the comedy Problem Child 2 (1991). Although the film went straight to video, he returned to the idea, producing the televised Problem Child 3 film in 1995. His success as a director took leaps and bounds when he released Beethoven (1992) in 1992. The film fared well at the box office and inspired three sequels.
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the world is brought to life perfectly. The actors are also perfect representations (cept Berry who seems dropped there for commercial appeal). I could only ever give it a midly positive ranking cause altho many of the puns are worthy of the series, the plot is not. Hiring a patsy cause he got the highest test scores is completely illogical