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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Don Messick ...
 Papa Smurf / ... (235 episodes, 1981-1989)
Danny Goldman ...
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 Smurfette / ... (219 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 Jokey Smurf / ... (170 episodes, 1981-1989)
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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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Greedy in the cartoon series combines the personalities of two Smurfs found in the original comics: Chef (also called "Cook" in official sources), the village cook; and Greedy, the village glutton and food thief. See more »

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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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They don't make cartoons the way they used to
5 June 2010 | by (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) – See all my reviews

This was one of my favorite cartoons in the history of TV, I Watch it on NBC when I Was about the age of 4, I Still remember all of the smurfs and every episode, including the time traveling episodes which sadly jumped the shark, it's a shame that most cartoons of today (except for spongebob) aren't as good as the classics like these when I Was growning up and it's a shame that actors like don messick (who also voiced scooby doo and later papa smurf) passed on and others have either retired or died, but one thing remains the same, this show will remain a classic for even the next generation which sadly is lost.

The Smurfs is a cartoon classic and I Still have the first season.


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