The Smurfs were the bargain bucket version of the Muppets, looking as though someone had decided to copy the Muppets but only had blue foam available, having run out of other colours.
Now having rebooted the brand they appear to have made a not very good film.
The Smurfs originated in Belgium. The Smurf Song was written and performed by Dutch singer Father Abraham (Pierre Kartner), a writer of over 1600 tunes. His Smurf oeuvres has sold in excess of 25 million copies and The Smurf Song itself was number one in 16 countries.
So let's have a listen to Father Abraham and The Smurfs