The Smurfs – Les Schtroumpfs originally- is a cartoon series created in 1958 by Pierre Culiford. The Smurfs started as minor characters in the Johan and Peewit adventures. They live in mushrooms within a village, whose leader is Papa Smurf, the oldest one. Gargamel is the story’s evil character who constantly tries to catch The Smurfs. The Smurfy village is always fun! The Smurfs play, dance, and have fun in a million different ways. Meet them and play with the stories of The Smurfs!