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question of the day: Does the world need Seth McFarlane’s ‘Flintstones’ reboot?

Someone please shoot me. Check out this headline, from Deadline:

YABBA DABBA DOO! Seth MacFarlane Finally Gets Go-Ahead To Reboot ‘The Flintstones’

Because, you know, the world has been absolutely clamoring for a Seth McFarlane reboot of The Flintstones. Our long national nightmare of McFarlane-Flintstone-lessness is finally over!

Fox just announced the deal at its upfront this afternoon. Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly said production on the animated series will begin production in Fall 2011 for a 2013 premiere on the Fox schedule. In a cross-studio collaboration, The Flintstones will be produced jointly by 20th Century Fox Television and Warner Bros Television. Dan Palladino (Gilmore Girls) and Kara Vallow (Family Guy) will serve as executive producers with Seth MacFarlane who says the very first cartoon character he drew at age 2 was Fred Flintstone. “So it’s appropriate that events have come full circle, allowing me to produce the newest incarnation of this great franchise. Plus, I think America is finally ready for an animated sitcom about a fat stupid guy with a wife who’s too good for him.”

Check out this YouTube short, via Movieline:

Fox hates us.

Does the world need Seth McFarlane’s Flintstones reboot?

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