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Recap: The Smurfs S 1 E 31 The Smurfette
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An Animated Adaptation of The Smurfs comic book story of the same name (original French title Le Schtroumpfette).

Vowing to get even with the Smurfs, Gargamel comes up with a plan to destroy them through their hearts by using Insubstantial Ingredients to create The Vamp that would be known as Smurfette. She first meets the Smurfs as they are sent out into the forest to collect smurfberries, with Hefty being the first to see her in her original "un-Smurfy" form. She is brought to the village where she convinces Papa Smurf to let her stay with them, while she secretly contacts her master Gargamel for how he wants her to proceed with his plan. After some failed attempts to lure the other Smurfs with her charms, Smurfette bribes Greedy with a yummy smurfberry cake to open the sluice gate of the dam, but then forces the gate to remain open while struggling with Greedy until she falls into the raging waters. After she is rescued and the dam is sealed up, Smurfette is brought to trial where she tearfully confesses that she is a creation of Gargamel. She wishes that she could be made into a real Smurf, and though the other Smurfs say that it's impossible, Papa Smurf proves them wrong by using his magic to change Smurfette into a real Smurf, also changing her appearance.

But Gargamel isn't through using Smurfette yet for his evil purposes. After her transformation, the wizard has Smurfette trick the other Smurfs into going into the forest by the Great Oak where a surprise was waiting for them, only the "surprise" turns out to be their being captured by Gargamel. Realizing what she had done and that she needs to rescue her fellow Smurfs, Smurfette disguises herself as "the lone Smurf" to get Gargamel and Azrael to chase after her while she sets the other Smurfs free. With the Smurfs safely out of danger when the wizard and his cat fail in capturing "the lone Smurf", the masked Smurf reveals himself as Smurfette to the other Smurfs, and she is soon accepted as one of the Smurfs.

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