The Little Rascals, or Our Gang, was a series of theatrical short films which began as silent films in 1922 and continued on through 1944. Showcasing the adventures of poor neighborhood children (often referred to, as a troupe, as "Hal Roach's Rascals," though the shorts were usually labeled "Our Gang), 220 shorts were produced (as well as one feature film). The Our Gang shorts were repackaged in the 1950s for television under the title The Little Rascals, where they found a new audience and further cemented their status in pop culture.
- On the first episode of Muppets Tonight, Gonzo looks over the new KMUP evening line-up. One of the shows on the schedule is The Little Rat Skulls.
- In the 1994 film based on the Our Gang short films, Alfalfa and Spanky are feuding and Stymie tries to get them to forgive each other, stating that they are a team and listing examples of other teams, including Bert and Ernie.
- Mel Brooks played Mr. Wells in the 1994 film
- Peter Cullen voiced Pete the Pup and Officer Ed in the 1982 Hanna-Barbera animated TV series
- E. G. Daily provided the voice of Froggy in the 1994 film
- Whoopi Goldberg played Buckwheat's mother in the 1994 film
- Daryl Hannah played Miss Crabtree in the 1994 film
- Raven-Symone played Stymie's girlfriend in the 1994 film
- George Wendt played a lumberyard clerk in the 1994 film