The Little Rascals

August 5th, 1994


The Little Rascals

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The story begins with Spanky, who is the president of the "He-Man Woman Haters Club" with many school-aged boys from around the neighborhood as members...

Release Year: 1994

Rating: 5.7/10 (12,894 voted)

Director: Penelope Spheeris

Stars: Travis Tedford, Bug Hall, Brittany Ashton Holmes

The story begins with Spanky, who is the president of the "He-Man Woman Haters Club" with many school-aged boys from around the neighborhood as members. His best friend, Alfalfa, has been chosen as the driver for the club's prize-winning go-kart, called "The Blur", in the annual Soap Box Derby style race. However, when the announcement is made, Alfalfa is nowhere to be found. The boys catch Alfalfa in the company of Darla -- "a girl!" Alfalfa isn't like his friends because he's in love with Darla, and unfortunately threatens the very existence of their "boys only" club. The club's members try their hardest to break the two apart, eventually causing their beloved clubhouse to burn down. Darla is mistakenly led to believe Alfalfa feels ashamed of her, so she turns her attentions to Waldo, the new rich kid whose father is an oil tycoon...

Writers: Penelope Spheeris, Robert Wolterstorff

Travis Tedford - Spanky
Kevin Jamal Woods - Stymie
Jordan Warkol - Froggy
Zachary Mabry - Porky
Ross Bagley - Buckwheat (as Ross Elliot Bagley)
Courtland Mead - Uh-Huh
Sam Saletta - Butch
Blake Jeremy Collins - Woim
Blake McIver Ewing - Waldo
Juliette Brewer - Mary Ann
Heather Karasek - Jane
Brittany Ashton Holmes - Darla
Bug Hall - Alfalfa
Elmer - Himself
Petey - Himself

Taglines: Boys will be boys, girls will be girls, but this summer, they'll all be rascals.

Release Date: 5 August 1994

Filming Locations: 1000 Block Figueroa Terrace, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gross: $51,764,950 (USA)

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Did You Know?

Although the cast of characters mostly reflects the 1937-39 incarnation of the gang, notable exceptions include: Stymie (1930-35), Froggie (1940-44, who actually replaced Alfalfa as Spanky's sidekick), Uh-huh (1933), and Miss Crabtree (1930-32).

Crew or equipment visible: In the scene where Darla and Waldo catch Alfalfa getting out of the pool at Waldo's mansion, there are several shots of the dog barking at Alfalfa. Behind the dog is a piece of the miniature mansion set used in that scene.

[about Spanky and Alfalfa's friendship]
Stymie: You're a team, like Bert and Ernie, Superman and Clark Kent, Milli and Vanilli.

User Review

Ah, good times


I've always loved this movie. I first encountered it when I was in 4th grade. We would almost always watch this or Alladin during our school parties. I am now almost 19 years old here in 2004 and I gotta watch this movie once in a while to recapture the good ol' days of my childhood. This movie is indeed really cute and good for the whole family. I remember my cousin borrowed it from me and I did not get it back for nearly three years because she loved the movie to death. I am just glad to see that some of kids have somewhat of a career after this. I was wondering what happened to Darla, Alfalfa and the gang. It's hard to believe that most of the Rascals are now high schoolers and growing up. As I write this review, I have an urge to watch the movie again. 10/10...loved it as a kid and as a young adult, I still love it!


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