This sub-par feature is based on the European characters that took US TV cartoons by storm. This feature adds nothing to the Smurfs' reputation. It's a simple enough story with a crook in the Middle Ages trying to purloin a magic flute that has the uncanny ability to send people into
fits of dancing whenever it is played. It is owned by a character named Pee Wee who lives in a castle. When the flute is stolen, Pee Wee and his pal, Johan, have to get it back. The actual blue-tinted Smurfs don't come into the plot until well into the movie, which is sort of a cheat for any of
the children who thought they'd have a chance to see their favorites for an entire film. Pee...