Did You Know?
Gargamel, while preparing to eat Greedy in the forest is shown having turnips, carrots, and potatoes with him. However, potatoes were unknown in Europe until they were imported from the Americas by early European explorers in the early 16th century. The background of the Smurf cartoon series is the late Middle Ages (circa 14th-15th century), early for the appearance of potatoes in Europe. See more