The Life and Death of Carl “Alfalfa” Switzer

I used to never miss a single episode of both – Our Gang and The Little Rascals!! You’d have to kill me first.. LOL


July 2, 2020

In this exploration we take a look back at the life and death of child star Carl “Alfalfa” Switzer. We will examine his life from its beginning in Paris, Illinois on to Hollywood where he rose to the heights of stardom as a member of Hal Roach’s “Our Gang.” From there we follow him as his life and career fell to ruin. Finally, we explore the events that brought his life to its tragic conclusion at the end of a gun. Along the way we will also meet some of the people who changed his life forever, including the man who killed him. It’s an unbelievable story that has the Hollywood ending that is never written about. If you think you know the story, guess again. Come walk with me…

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