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* NeverLearnedToRead: Snuffy Smith has been stated to be illiterate.

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* HalfWittedHillbilly: Snuffy himself qualifies -- obviously uneducated, but he has his moments of cleverness.


* Jughaid, the oldest son. Usually seen in a coonskin cap.

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* Jughaid, the oldest son.nephew. Usually seen in a coonskin cap.


* WorldWarTwo: Snuffy was featured serving in the Army during the conflict, which was a turning point in Barney becoming more and more of a secondary character.


'''''Snuffy Smith''''' is a long-running newspaper comic about a hillbilly community. It originally began in 1919 as ''Barney Google'', about a diminutive sportsman involved primarily in horse races. The strip reached mainstream popularity in TheRoaringTwenties with the introduction of Barney's horse Spark Plug; The strip sparked a trend for continuity-laden comics such as ''Toots and Casper'' and ''Tillie the Toiler'', while "Sparky" became a popular nickname for boys (including future cartoonist [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charles Schulz]]), and a song about the title character and his "goo-goo-googly eyes" became a smash hit in 1923.

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'''''Snuffy Smith''''' ''Snuffy Smith'' is a long-running newspaper comic about a hillbilly community. It originally began in 1919 as ''Barney Google'', about a diminutive sportsman involved primarily in horse races. The strip reached mainstream popularity in TheRoaringTwenties with the introduction of Barney's horse Spark Plug; The strip sparked a trend for continuity-laden comics such as ''Toots and Casper'' and ''Tillie the Toiler'', while "Sparky" became a popular nickname for boys (including future cartoonist [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charles Schulz]]), and a song about the title character and his "goo-goo-googly eyes" became a smash hit in 1923.


** A TV series produced by King Features Televisionin 1962 to 1964, paired with animated versions of ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' and ''ComicStrip/KrazyKat'', with animation done by Paramount Cartoon Studios (formerly Famous Studios). In this version, Creator/PaulFrees voiced both Barney and Snuffy.

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** A TV series produced by King Features Televisionin Television in 1962 to 1964, paired with animated versions of ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' and ''ComicStrip/KrazyKat'', with animation done by Paramount Cartoon Studios (formerly Famous Studios). In this version, Creator/PaulFrees voiced both Barney and Snuffy.


** A TV Series produced in 1962 to 1964 by King Features Television, with animation done by Paramount Cartoon Studios (formerly Famous Studios). In this version, Creator/PaulFrees voiced both Barney and Snuffy.

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** A TV Series series produced in 1962 to 1964 by King Features Television, Televisionin 1962 to 1964, paired with animated versions of ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' and ''ComicStrip/KrazyKat'', with animation done by Paramount Cartoon Studios (formerly Famous Studios). In this version, Creator/PaulFrees voiced both Barney and Snuffy.

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* AnimatedAdaptation: There were several:
** First was a short-lived series produced by [[Creator/ColumbiaCartoons Columbia]] in 1935-36.
** Creator/FamousStudios did a short in 1946 called ''Spree for All''.
** A TV Series produced in 1962 to 1964 by King Features Television, with animation done by Paramount Cartoon Studios (formerly Famous Studios). In this version, Creator/PaulFrees voiced both Barney and Snuffy.


* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: A lot of characters from its early years have all but disappeared: Barney's wife divorced him shortly after the strip began, and his black valet and his ostrich Rudy were written off after Barney left the big city.
* CommutingOnABus: Barney puts in a very occasional reappearance, though. He appeared for a week in 2012, after having not been seen for ''fifteen years''; this was {{lampshade|hanging}}d by the sheriff asking him if he was an Internet entrepreneur.

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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: A lot of characters from its early years have all but disappeared: Barney's wife divorced him shortly after the strip began, and his black valet jockey/valet Sunshine and his ostrich Rudy were written off after Barney left the big city.
* CommutingOnABus: Barney puts in a very occasional reappearance, though. He appeared for a week in 2012, after having not been seen for ''fifteen years''; this was {{lampshade|hanging}}d by the sheriff asking him if he was an Internet entrepreneur.entrepreneur. He has been seen more often since then.


* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: A lot of characters from its early years have all but disappeared: Barney's wife divorced him shortly after the strip began, and his black valet was written off after Barney left the big city.

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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: A lot of characters from its early years have all but disappeared: Barney's wife divorced him shortly after the strip began, and his black valet was and his ostrich Rudy were written off after Barney left the big city.


'''''Snuffy Smith''''' is a long-running newspaper comic about a hillbilly community. It originally began in 1919 as ''Barney Google'', about a diminutive sportsman involved primarily in horse races. The strip reached mainstream popularity in TheRoaringTwenties with the introduction of Barney's horse Spark Plug; The strip sparked a trend for continuity-laden comics such as 'Toots and Casper'' and ''Tillie the Toiler'', while "Sparky" became a popular nickname for boys (including future cartoonist [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charles Schulz]]), and a song about the title character and his "goo-goo-googly eyes" became a smash hit in 1923.

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'''''Snuffy Smith''''' is a long-running newspaper comic about a hillbilly community. It originally began in 1919 as ''Barney Google'', about a diminutive sportsman involved primarily in horse races. The strip reached mainstream popularity in TheRoaringTwenties with the introduction of Barney's horse Spark Plug; The strip sparked a trend for continuity-laden comics such as 'Toots ''Toots and Casper'' and ''Tillie the Toiler'', while "Sparky" became a popular nickname for boys (including future cartoonist [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charles Schulz]]), and a song about the title character and his "goo-goo-googly eyes" became a smash hit in 1923.


'''''Snuffy Smith''''' is a long-running newspaper comic about a hillbilly community. It originally began in 1919 as ''Barney Google'', about a diminutive sportsman involved primarily in horse races. The strip reached mainstream popularity in TheRoaringTwenties with the introduction of Barney's horse Spark Plug; The strip sparked a trend for continuity-laden comics such as 'Toots and Casper'' and Tillie the Toiler'' while "Sparky" became a popular nickname for boys (including future cartoonist [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charles Schulz]]), and a song about the title character and his "goo-goo-googly eyes" became a smash hit in 1923.

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'''''Snuffy Smith''''' is a long-running newspaper comic about a hillbilly community. It originally began in 1919 as ''Barney Google'', about a diminutive sportsman involved primarily in horse races. The strip reached mainstream popularity in TheRoaringTwenties with the introduction of Barney's horse Spark Plug; The strip sparked a trend for continuity-laden comics such as 'Toots and Casper'' and Tillie ''Tillie the Toiler'' Toiler'', while "Sparky" became a popular nickname for boys (including future cartoonist [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charles Schulz]]), and a song about the title character and his "goo-goo-googly eyes" became a smash hit in 1923.


'''''Snuffy Smith''''' is a long-running newspaper comic about a hillbilly community. It originally began in 1919 as ''Barney Google'', about a diminutive sportsman involved primarily in horse races. The strip reached mainstream popularity in TheRoaringTwenties with the introduction of Barney's horse Spark Plug; "Sparky" became a popular nickname for boys (including future cartoonist [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charles Schulz]]), and a song about the title character and his "goo-goo-googly eyes" became a smash hit in 1923.

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'''''Snuffy Smith''''' is a long-running newspaper comic about a hillbilly community. It originally began in 1919 as ''Barney Google'', about a diminutive sportsman involved primarily in horse races. The strip reached mainstream popularity in TheRoaringTwenties with the introduction of Barney's horse Spark Plug; The strip sparked a trend for continuity-laden comics such as 'Toots and Casper'' and Tillie the Toiler'' while "Sparky" became a popular nickname for boys (including future cartoonist [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charles Schulz]]), and a song about the title character and his "goo-goo-googly eyes" became a smash hit in 1923.


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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: A lot of characters from its early years have all but disappeared: Barney's wife divorced him shortly after the strip began, and his black valet was written off after Barney left the big city.


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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In the strip's first year, Barney was taller and he had a wife (the ironically named "Sweet Woman") and a daughter. Both disappeared after a short time, and Mr. Google got more squat.


Has the distinction of being [[PrintLongRunners the oldest currently-running daily comic in newspaper print in the U.S.]], as ''The Katzenjammer Kids'' (running from 1897) runs only on Sundays, while ''ComicStrip/GasolineAlley'' (begun in 1918) ran originally as a Sunday-only panel.

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Has the distinction of being [[PrintLongRunners the oldest currently-running daily comic in newspaper print in the U.S.]], as ''The Katzenjammer Kids'' ''ComicStrip/TheKatzenjammerKids'' (running from 1897) runs only on Sundays, while ''ComicStrip/GasolineAlley'' (begun in 1918) ran originally as a Sunday-only panel.

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