The Smurfs is based on the adventures of tiny blue gnome-like creatures and is one of many cartoons that began its life a comic strip in a (Belgian) newspaper. The comic strip eventually become a cartoon in 1981, produced by Hanna-Barbera and went on to make 256 episodes.
In 2011 an American 3D movie was released based on the comics and cartoon. Characters are voiced by Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris and Katy Perry amongst others. Smurfs is great for group fancy dress and also cartoon and movie themes