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 ...
 Brainy Smurf / ... (221 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 Smurfette / ... (219 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 Hefty Smurf / ... (197 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 Handy Smurf / ... (175 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 Jokey Smurf / ... (170 episodes, 1981-1989)
Hamilton Camp ...
 Greedy Smurf / ... (161 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 Clumsy Smurf / ... (147 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 Gargamel / ... (138 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 Vanity Smurf / ... (132 episodes, 1981-1989)
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 Farmer Smurf / ... (121 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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Unlike the cartoon series where Smurfette is a regular character, in the original comics, she appears infrequently from her debut in "The Smurfette" in 1966 until the 1980s. See more »

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Papa Smurf: Everyone what are the first two rules of Smurfdom? #1
SmurfetteBrainy SmurfClockwork SmurfMiner SmurfGreedy SmurfGrouchy SmurfJokey Smurf: [in unison] No casting spells on your own.
Papa Smurf: And #2?
SmurfetteBrainy SmurfClockwork SmurfMiner SmurfGreedy SmurfGrouchy SmurfJokey Smurf: [in Unison] Don't go into Pappa Smurf's lab without permission.
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THE animated series of my childhood
15 January 2001 | by (Gan-Yavne, Israel) – See all my reviews

There's no competition there. This is THE series of my childhood. I considered myself the biggest fan ever. I bought every kind of Smurfs merchandise I could afford and even dressed up as Papa Smurf at Purim (the Jewish equivalent of Halloween).

The series was cute without pushing it. The Smurfs were charming and adorable. The storyline were child friendly, but still clever and inventive. I will never forget my favorite episode where a spooky mosquito bites a smurf and turns him to a purple zombie who then bites other smurfs, turning them all to zombies one by one. It was quite spooky and the climax was better than many horror-thriller movies I've seen. Classic magical stuff.

*Sigh* Today's series are either too quirky or too mushy.


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