Fred Flintstone is the main character of the tv series, The Flintstones. Fred is an accident-prone bronto-crane operator at the Slate Rock and Gravel Company and the head of the Flintstone clan. He is quick to anger (usually over trivial matters), but is a very loving husband and father. He is also good at bowling and is a member of the fictional "Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes" (Lodge No. 26), a men-only club paralleling real-life fraternities such as the Loyal Order of Moose.
- In the 1994 live-action film, he was played by John Goodman, who also does Sulley, Rex, and Pacha. In the 2000 prequel (Viva Rock Vegas), he was played by Mark Addy.
- Fred met Winnie the Pooh and friends in Pooh's Adventures of The Flintstones Movie.
- Fred reunited with Winnie the Pooh and friends with Pooh's Adventures of The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones and Pooh's Adventures of The Man Called Flintstone.
- Fred guest starred in Pooh and Ash's Adventures of Scooby-Doo and the Headless Horseman of Halloween.
- Fred will guest star in Pooh's Adventures of The War of the Worlds (2005).
- He is also revealed to be Mario's Granddad.
- Fred will Meet Sora and Pals in Sora Meets the Flintstones.