The Little Rascals: The Essential Collection, Vol.1

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  • 1930
  • 1 Season

The Little Rascals: The Essential Collection, Vol.1 from Sonar Entertainment is a compilation of some of the best episodes of the immensely popular TV show, The Little Rascals. This show first aired in the late 1920s and quickly gained a cult following thanks to its charming cast of child actors and their hilarious hi-jinks.

The Little Rascals, also known as Our Gang, was a popular TV show that ran for over two decades, from the mid-1920s to the mid-1940s. The show featured a group of kids, mostly boys, who get up to all sorts of mischief and adventures in their neighborhood. The show's creators brilliantly captured the spirit of childhood, and the antics of the kids brought joy and laughter to audiences all over the world.

This collection, which includes over 50 episodes, showcases some of the most iconic and beloved moments from the show. From the famous "He-Man Woman Haters Club" to the adventures of Alfalfa and Darla, this collection has all the classic moments that fans of the show know and love.

One of the most notable things about The Little Rascals is the incredible talent of the child actors. These kids were true professionals, delivering hilarious and heartwarming performances that continue to captivate audiences to this day. Many of these actors went on to have successful careers in Hollywood, including Jackie Cooper, who starred in such films as Skippy and The Champ, and Mickey Rooney, who became one of the most famous actors of his time.

But it's not just the acting that makes The Little Rascals a classic. The show's creators were masters at crafting clever and entertaining stories that were relatable to kids and adults alike. Whether it's the gang's attempts to raise money for a baseball game, or their efforts to help a struggling neighbor, each episode is filled with heart and humor.

Of course, the show is also notable for its humor. The Little Rascals are known for their wild and zany schemes, which often end up backfiring in hilarious ways. From the famous "Spanky and Alfalfa in the bathtub" scene to the gang's epic pie-fight, the show is full of classic comedic moments that will have you laughing out loud.

The Little Rascals: The Essential Collection, Vol.1 from Sonar Entertainment is a must-have for fans of the show. The collection is beautifully remastered, with clear picture and sound that truly does justice to the original recordings. The set also includes special features such as commentary tracks, interviews with cast members, and behind-the-scenes footage that give fans a glimpse into the making of the show.

Overall, The Little Rascals: The Essential Collection, Vol.1 from Sonar Entertainment is a perfect introduction to this beloved classic. Whether you're a longtime fan or a newcomer to the show, this collection is sure to bring a smile to your face and remind you of the joy and wonder of childhood.

The Little Rascals: The Essential Collection, Vol.1 is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on October 11, 1930.

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The Pinch Singer
10. The Pinch Singer
January 4, 1936
The gang's Eagles Club holds auditions for a performer to send to a local amateur radio talent contest with a $50 prize. Despite Alfalfa's repeated attempts to upstage his competition, Darla is elected to represent the club at the talent contest. However, when Darla does not turn up at the radio station, Spanky runs to look for her, while Alfalfa decides to take it upon himself and take Darla's place on the radio program.
The Awful Tooth
9. The Awful Tooth
May 28, 1938
Hoping to earn enough money to buy baseball equipment, the Our Gang kids elect to have all their teeth pulled out. Their logic is sublime: If the Good Fairy is willing to slip a dime under the pillow for one tooth, imagine how much the kids will earn if they extract all of their ivories. Upon learning of this scheme, playful dentist Dr. Schwartz (played with unaccustomed sobriety by perennial movie "drunk" Jack Norton) decides to teach the little rascals a lesson -- beginning with a terrified Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer
Big Ears
8. Big Ears
August 29, 1931
Though little Bobby "Wheezer" Hutchins loves both his father and mother (Creighton Hale and Ann Christy), he wishes that they would stop quarrelling. Overhearing their plans to split up, Wheezer is at first delighted, assuming that a divorce is some sort of present. Learning the truth, he begs his pal Matthew "Stymie" Beard for advice. Stymie suggests that, if Wheezer were to get a bellyache, his folks would forget their differences. Acting upon this, Wheezer consumes vast quantities of lard and soap, then samples the entire contents of the family's medicine chest!
Came The Brawn
7. Came The Brawn
April 16, 1938
Last week, fickle Darla Hood declared that she would not go out with neighborhood bully until he started behaving like a gentleman. This week, however, Darla is ga-ga over "muscle men" in general and self-styled wrestler Alfalfa in particular.
Readin' and Writin'
6. Readin' and Writin'
February 2, 1932
Despite his mother's admonitions that he'll "never be President" unless he attends school, little Breezy Brisbane (Kenneth McKenna) contocts a plan that will earn him expulsion from Miss Crabtree's classroom. But though Breezy is able to escape the halls of learning, he is unable to elude his own conscience, in a scene eerily reminiscent of the Eugene O'Neill play {-Strange Interlude}. Along the way, Miss Crabtree tries to conduct another "pop quiz," apple-polisher Sherwood "Spud" Bailey recites a sappy poem, and the classroom is invaded by both a donkey and a skunk.
Mike Fright
5. Mike Fright
August 25, 1934
When open auditions are announced for a radio variety program, the local station is besieged by aggressively over-coached "professional kids." Also auditioning is an impressive-sounding musical aggregation called the International Silver String Submarine Band --- which turns out to be none other than the "Our Gang" kids, equipped (or rather, armed) with home-made instruments.
Helping Grandma
4. Helping Grandma
January 3, 1931
The owner of a tiny general store, "Grandma" (Mann), loves to have the kids around, even if they pay for their penny candy with expired subway tokens and buttons. Local skinflint Mr. Pennypacker (Oscar Apfel) tries to purchase Grandma's store for a ridiculously low sum, while a pair of representatives from a chain store make a more generous offer. Thanks to the gang's well-meaning "assistance," the chain store men are very nearly scared away.
The Lucky Corner
3. The Lucky Corner
March 14, 1936
Lovable old Gus (Gus Leonard) is forced to move his tiny lemonade stand when sidewalk-diner owner William Wagner and his bratty son Leonard Kibrick complain that Gus represents "unfair competition." As Gus relocates near a barber shop at the invitation of friendly boot black Joe Mathey, the Our Gang kids decide to drum up business for their favorite merchant by staging a makeshift parade and musical show. Wagner and his son finally get their comeuppance when a scalp-massaging device becomes lodged in Wagner's trousers, forcing the villain into a brief but colorful "dancing" career.
Bedtime Worries
2. Bedtime Worries
September 9, 1933
Originally released on September 9, 1933, "Bedtime Worries" was the first of two "Our Gang" comedies in which the vaudeville team of Emerson Treacy and Gay Seabrook (a second-echelon Burns and Allen) were cast as the parents of little Spanky McFarland. On the day he is promoted to head clerk (or "head cluck," as Spanky puts it), Treacy declares that it is high time Spanky stopped sleeping in his parents' room and go to bed in his own room. During his first night alone, Spanky envisions all sorts of imaginary horrors, from a bat (actually a moth) to "the boogeyman." Thus, when a burglar (Harry Bernard) climbs into Spanky's window, the boy's dozing parents fail to believe his story. Passing himself off as Santa Claus, the burglar steals everything that isn't nailed down until the rest of the Our Gang kids come to the rescue.
Teacher's Pet
1. Teacher's Pet
The Gang fears their new teacher, Miss Crabtree, will be as ugly and foreboding as her name. When Jackie hitches a ride from a beautiful and charming young lady, he has no idea that it's Miss Crabtree herself.
Where to Watch The Little Rascals: The Essential Collection, Vol.1
The Little Rascals: The Essential Collection, Vol.1 is available for streaming on the Sonar Entertainment website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Little Rascals: The Essential Collection, Vol.1 on demand at Google Play.
  • Premiere Date
    October 11, 1930