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Animation: More Smurfs already?

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When Peyo created them in Belgium in 1958, the Schtroumpfs would be considered as anthropomorphic non-humans; no question. Since their Americanization as the Smurfs in 1981, they have become such thinly-disguised humans that they hardly qualify as anthropomorphic any more.

Can the Smurfs return to their origins? That is what the makers of the 22-minute The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow are hoping. Jerry Beck of Animation Scoop has the details.

'The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow' promo

Is it just me, or does Sony’s enthusiastic promotion sound like they’re saying, “Forget that Smurfs 2 bomb. Here are the REAL Smurfs!” We’ll see …

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Smurfette is impressed by the nerdy one's blue balls...

*Slaps self*

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Cartoon Brew: "'SMURFS 2' IS NUMBER ONE GLOBALLY DESPITE SOFT U.S. OPENING".

I feel sick ...

Fred Patten

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Smurfs aren't furries; they are gnomes!

Well, I'll be...

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a retired former librarian from North Hollywood, California, interested in general anthropomorphics

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