Our Gang is a series of comedic short films from the early days of American filmography. It was created and produced by Hal Roach throughout the 1920s and 30s, and is better known today as "The Little Rascals." It features the adventures of a lovable gang of children, whose mischief and frivolities have brought laughter to America and the world for generations. Among the most famous of the children are Spanky (George McFarland), Alfalfa (Carl Switzer), and Buckwheat (Billie Thomas). The series is notable for breaking stereotypes and prejudices by portraying blacks, whites, boys, and girls together in one group as equals, a concept that was unheard of when it premiered. More than 200 shorts and one feature film, "General Spanky," were produced, and they have been re-run on television continuously for decades. Anyone with an interest in classic film or family friendly comedies will find something to like about Our Gang.