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The Smurfs 

Smurfs (original title)
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The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends.






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Series cast summary:
Don Messick ...  Papa Smurf / ... 240 episodes, 1981-1989
Danny Goldman ...  Brainy Smurf / ... 225 episodes, 1981-1989
Lucille Bliss ...  Smurfette / ... 223 episodes, 1981-1989
Frank Welker ...  Hefty Smurf / ... 201 episodes, 1981-1989
Michael Bell ...  Handy Smurf / ... 182 episodes, 1981-1989
June Foray ...  Jokey Smurf / ... 173 episodes, 1981-1989
Hamilton Camp ...  Greedy Smurf / ... 165 episodes, 1981-1989
William Callaway ...  Clumsy Smurf / ... 151 episodes, 1981-1989
Paul Winchell ...  Gargamel / ... 140 episodes, 1981-1989
Alan Oppenheimer ...  Vanity Smurf / ... 136 episodes, 1981-1989
Alan Young ...  Farmer Smurf / ... 123 episodes, 1981-1989


Classic Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring magical blue elf-like creatures called Smurfs. The Smurfs, named for their personalities, inhabit a village of mushroom houses in an enchanted forest. These loveable creatures are led by Papa Smurf and live carefree... except for one major threat to their existance: Gargamel, an evil but inept wizard who lives in a stone-built house in the forest; and his feline companion, the equally nasty Azrael. Typical stories deal with the Smurfs' efforts to fight off Gargamel, who wanted to do one of several things to the blue creatures including eat them, make them slaves and gain their magical secrets in order to gain dignity among the wizard's fraternity. More than once, the Smurfs had to save Gargamel from his back-firing plans or even eviler wizards. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Smurfs are naturally all males and do not reproduce (which explains why they come to the world by a stork). See more »


Papa Smurf: Nature Smurf, this time your love of animals has gone too far.
Natural 'Nat' Smurf: I can't help it, Papa Smurf. Azrael got his foot caught in one of Gargamel's traps. I couldn't just leave him there to die.
Papa Smurf: Okay, but as soon as his foot is better, then back he goes. Understand?
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Referenced in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Get a Job (1995) See more »


Smurfs Village
(Main Theme : uncredited)
Composed by Thanh Hong (Vietnamese lyrics)
Performed by Tien Dat, Thuy Tien and Ai Phuong
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User Reviews

Smurfs- gotta love 'em!

I used to watch "Smurfs" every day as a kid, and at 18 I remember the show with such fondness. It is a real shame I haven't seen Smurfs on TV for such a long time, it was a cartoon classic. It had great animation with nice, clean colouring and well drawn characters, a catchy theme tune and clever background music, fun, gripping story lines that often taught something, strong writing and most of all unique and endearing characters. Who can forget Papa Smurf, Handy, Clumsy, Smurfette, Greedy, Smurfy, Vanity and Baby? And of course villainous Gargamel and his somewhat cute feline sidekick Azrael? These are great characters and are well voiced by the likes of June Foray, Don Messick, Frank Welker, Alan Oppenheimer, Alan Young and Lucille Bliss. Overall, a cartoon that I will always revere as a classic. 10/10 Bethany Cox

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Release Date:

12 September 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Smurfs' Adventures See more »

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