The Smurfs are little blue people that live in tiny mushroom houses
in Smurf village. No human can find this village unless a smurf
leads you there.
by Pierre "Peyo" Culliford in 1958, these characters
are named to match their personalities.
For example, Grumpy Smurf is grumpy, Brainy Smurf is smart, Handy
Smurf fixes things around town.
more where they came from and each one is as unique as the
next. There are some characters who don't live in harmony with
the Smurfs. Gargamel and his pet cat Azrael are incessantly plotting
how to capture the Smurfs!
2008 marks 50
years of the Smurfs. There have been Saturday morning cartoons,
video games, and figurines that come out every year.
- Official Site
Smurfs - TV.com
the Author: The "Toy Guru" is Katrina Cramer-Diaz,
a mother of four with a very personal interest in toys that are
fun, challenging and educational. With thanks to Anthony for the
kid's eye view!