The Little Rascals (1955– )

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Television syndication package of the classic 1929-1938 shorts from the "Our Gang Comedies" movie series.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wally Albright ...
 Wally (1955) / ... (archive footage)
Sherwood Bailey ...
 Sherwood 'Spud' (1955) (archive footage)
Bobbie 'Cotton' Beard ...
 Cotton (1955) (archive footage)
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard ...
 Stymie (1955) / ... (archive footage)
Scotty Beckett ...
 Scotty (1955) (archive footage)
Tommy Bond ...
 Butch (1955) / ... (archive footage)
Norman 'Chubby' Chaney ...
 Chubby (1955) (archive footage)
Joe Cobb ...
 Joe (1955) (archive footage)
John 'Uh huh' Collum ...
 Uh-huh (1955) (archive footage)
Jackie Condon ...
 Jackie (1955) (archive footage)
...
 Jackie Cooper (1955) (archive footage)
Jean Darling ...
 Jean (1955) (archive footage)
Dorothy DeBorba ...
 Dorothy (1955) (archive footage)
Pete the Dog ...
 Pete (1955) (archive footage)
Jackie Lyn Dufton ...
 Jacquie (1955) (archive footage)
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Television syndication package of the classic 1929-1938 shorts from the "Our Gang Comedies" movie series.

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Trivia

Hal Roach had to relinquish the right to use the name "Our Gang" in return for the rights to the shorts in the early 1950s. The shorts from the 1920s were sold to television under the names "Those Lovable Scallawags With Their Gang" and "Mischief Makers". See more »

Quotes

Chubby: [to the teacher he has a crush on] You can call me Chubsy-Ubsy... if you want to.
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Connections

Referenced in Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Gout (2006) See more »

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Good Old Days
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Composed by Leroy Shield
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Not for everyone
1 June 2003 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Amazingly, my Asian father loved these series when it was broadcasted in Singapore a few years back. I reckon it was never showed anytime before that but it quickly caught on simply for the innocent and carefree humour of the kids in the show. Notwithstanding these were just kids trying to act, they pulled off a very good show. The humour is subtle and not overflowing, which might be difficult to understand in the present world of extremity in comedy shows worldwide. This show is good clean fun for kids and adults alike but it might take a while for it to sink it. If it doesn't rub off on you after a while, then it's not for you. If you have the patience, then bear with it. It'll remind you of how simple life can be and once a upon a time, kids didn't need video games to keep themselves entertained. Now, if only we could convince our kids of the same.


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