Warner Bros. Animation confirms The Flintstones animated spin-off series

The Flintstones is getting its own spin-off series called Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs, focusing on characters Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm-Bamm Rubble.

Warner Bros. Animation has tapped the Irish outfit Salty Dog Pictures, one of Ireland’s leading animation studios, to produce the series that will also feature Dino as the trio travel beyond Bedrock into the Crags.

John Phelan, chairman of Animation Ireland, said: “It is wonderful that Salty Dog Pictures, an Irish company is involved in the re-introduction of these wonderful characters to a new generation across the globe.

“It is a testament to the quality of industry and the people who are employed here that another international company is seeking their services.”

Salty Dog Pictures most recently worked on Saturday Night Live’s animation. The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special, starring Tom Hanks and is currently in development with its first animated sitcom, The Mooneys.

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