A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Movie)
Lucy says to Charlie Brown, "Wasn't I the Christmas Queen?!"
The peanuts characters make an appearance in this episode.
Bart refers to A Charlie Brown Christmas
"Now Linus is drawn different because of his hair"
Babs does an impression of Charlie Brown
Joel: "Sounds like the teacher from the 'Peanuts' TV specials"
mentioned by title
Charlie Brown's tree makes a cameo appearance.
Tom (as a muffled voice speaks): "They're talking to Charlie Brown's mom."
Joel: "Who's wearing a Linus shirt?"
Gus says he's going to watch the Charlie Brown special at Christmas
Tom: "The Cubans in this movie sound like the grown-ups on 'Peanuts.'"
Vince Guaraldi's "Skating" from this film is used in 'Bottle Rocket'.
In the scene where Bart is imagining Christmas in Juvenile Hall, the wooden tree with the red ornament is shown in the background.
Harry brings home a tiny, pathetic Christmas tree with a single red ornament
Quinn tells the story of a raggedy Christmas tree from his childhood, which he compares to Charlie Brown's.
When Homer eats the insanity pepper and hallucinates, Mrs. Krabappel's voice sounds the same as that of an adult in Charlie Brown's world to him.
Tom (as muffled dialogue is heard): "The pilot is Charlie Brown's teacher."
Mike (as Sally): "All I want is my fair share! All I want is what's coming to me!"
when belle and chip are looking for a tree they find one that looks like the tree charlie brown bring to the play and when belle imagines putting an ornament on the tree is droops just like charlies tree did
Referenced in TV Funhouse
Willow goes over at christmas, and likes to watch Xander do "The Snoopy Dance", which was introduced in "A Charlie Brown Christmas".
The title "Merry Christmas Charlie Manson!" is referencing A Charlie Brown Christmas and the phrase "Merry Christmas Charlie Brown!" from the cast.
A Charlie Brown like kid gets clothes for Christmas.
the skating scene after the kids see the Terence and Phillip movie is very similar to that in A Charlie Brown Christmas, and the music is either the same or spoofed to sound similar
"I'm Linus from the Peanuts gang"
Lame Xander: "Every Christmas, we watch Charlie Brown together, and I do the Snoopy Dance."
Theme played by the SNL band
The song "Christmastime is Here" from 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' recurs as Margo's theme.
Peanuts theme is played by the SNL band going into commercial
Episode title and Fez' quote "Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown" near the end of the episode
Some of the guests at the party do the same iconic dance moves as the Peanuts gang do in their inaugural television special.
the name is mentioned
Dr. Drakken echoes Sally's line "All I wanted was what's coming to me, All I want is my fair share," etc.
Theme tune played by the SNL Band
The episode ends with the cast singing "Hark, the Herald Angel Sings" in the same manner as the ending to A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Charlie Brown mentioned
Several scenes use theme music from A Charlie Brown Christmas and evoke characters from that show.
Theme tune played by the SNL band
Hank has Charlie Brown's Christmas tree in Rusty's dream.
Mentioned along with The Grinch as one of THE American Christmas Specials
Charlie Brown seen among the surviors of the plane crash.
After Mac disappointingly opens all of his Christmas presents, he goes for a walk. As he does, he passes Snoopy's decorated doghouse with Charlie Brown's pathetic little tree next to it.
Good grief: Boy refers to anemic Douglas Fir as "a Charlie Brown tree"
Theme tune played by the SNL Band
Numeous references: Some scenes parallel the special (the Christmas play, the party). Grandad is watching the special. Granddad hears Huey as the "wah-wah-wah" noise the teacher makes.
"you're the only person I know that could turn a beautiful day like this into a problem."
Steven says one of his nicknames was "Black bodybuilding Charlie Brown".
Referenced in Two seperate TV Funhouses
correct response in "TV Nostalgia" category
a dead weed plant is described as "The Charlie Brown Christmas Tree"
Stan makes a quip about the ice skating sequences in the Charlie Brown Christmas special.
Matt brings in a "Charlie Brown"-type Christmas tree and Andy responds with "What are you? Linus?"
Discussed by Jurors.
Dragon does the Snoopy Dance
Haley states "I picked up all the Charlie Brown holiday specials, from the very first one where he learns the true meaning of Christmas to the one from the '80s where he meets the kid with AIDs."
Stan the Snowball mentions "that round-headed kid who picked out that crummy tree."
Traitoro begins to hear Margo speaking as one of the adults in Charlie Brown's world.
As he TPs the Stick, Strong Bad quotes Linus' line about giving the small baby Christmas tree a little love, after which he says, "Merry Vandalism, Strongly Brown!"
In the opening segment, Joe Biden (Jason Sudeikis) imitates the voice of a grown-up from Charlie Brown's world.
Shawn says, "We just saved Christmas!" and begins to dance like Snoopy as some jazz music similar to the Charlie Brown theme is heard.
The ending, with Carly saying that the tree needs a little love, saying that Spencer's not normal but he made a nice tree, and the cast gathering around "oo oo oooing" to "Hark the Herald Angels Sing," is a take off of the ending to A Charlie Brown Christmas.
After Sheldon's story about the origin of Christmas, Howard remarks, "And that, Charlie Brown, is what boredom is all about."
Strong Bad, getting punched by the arcade machine, gripes, "It's starting to knock the husk out of my naturally husky head," refers to Frieda's line, "It's taking the curl out of my naturally curly hair."
In "A Great and Grumpy Holiday", Wubbzy goes past Charlie Brown's tree while looking for a tree to put in Wuzzleburg Square (and muttering "Oh, good greif" in response).
Kelley imitates the sound of the grownups in the "Peanuts" world.
Lucy sets up a therapy stand for shopaholics, exactly like Lucy Van Pelt's psychiatrist stand, including the sign, "The Shopaholic is IN".
Linus and his security blanket are mentioned
The scene with all the main characters dancing together is mirrored in 'Mr. Fox'.
When Susie reveals that she used every roll of film, a picture of Snoopy is seen on a wall in her room.
During the closing credits, Phineas and Ferb and friends can be seen dancing in the same manner as the Charlie Brown kids in their Christmas pageant rehearsal.
the tree is seen behind Magee's desk
Picture shown when VGRetro discusses holiday movies
The businessmen in the "Springfield of Tomorrow" filmstrip talk like the adults in Charlie Brown's world.
Spanky Ham dances like one of the kids on the stage of Charlie Brown's Christmas play while stomping on the puppies and kittens.
Three teenagers called Brian Griffin Snoopy
In the opening sequence, Bart writes "'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' is as good as 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'" on the chalkboard.
When Bart arrives at the North Pole, Schroeder is there, playing "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" on his piano.
While shopping for Christmas trees with Pam and Darryl, Andy wonders aloud: "What if we got a really beat-up one, like on 'Charlie Brown,' and we just loved it for what it is?"
Nelson's Christmas tree, see in the opening sequence, is identical to the tree picked out by Charlie Brown and Linus in "A Charlie Brown Christmas."
Ross and Jay say to let your kids watch "A Charlie Brown Christmas," but not "A Charlie Sheen Christmas"
The Critic is given "A Charlie Brown Kwanzaa" to review
Lucy's psychiatric stand is depicted on the Army Doctor's door
Wolf and Twichy were dancing like the two characters from Charle Brown
Howard says, "I watch the 'Charlie Brown Christmas' special every year."
Theme music plays
Mentioned in dialogue
"Christmas Time Is Here" from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" plays at the Christmas party.
Adam gives this movie's CD as a gift
The Peanuts gang decorated Charlie Sheen's car.
When Jimmy brings home a pathetic-looking Christmas tree, Burt says, "What'd you do? Mug Charlie Brown?"
Charlie Brown is among the old comic strip characters.
Cartman stands up on stage to explain the "reason" for Easter similar to when Linus recalls the meaning of Christmas.
The town's Christmas tree lot is filled with pink aluminum trees. One resident remarks that Christmas is too commercial.
Charlie Brown, Linus & Lucy appear in the iCharlie skit.
The Spider-Man parade balloon beats up the Charlie Brown balloon.
Mentioned by Owen.
Charlie Brown Christmas tree menitoned
special is reviewed
Quentin Tarantino says he watched the special every year when he was young
Mentioned in dialogue
Lupa and Linkara say Merry Christmas to each other and add the last name Brown.
Snoopy doll is shown.
Zack says Nedra sounds like Charlie Brown's teacher
Mentioned in dialogue
dance sequence during end credits
Chris comments that Leslie is dancing around "like she's a character in one of those Peanuts cartoons."
Brad mentions he watches this
Reviewed by Jebediah Atkinson on Weekend Update
The piano score during certain scenes is a direct nod to the iconic music from "A Charlie Brown Christmas"
"We have Charlie Brown realizing the importance of loving thy neighbor."
A Peanuts snow cone maker was seen in one of the old Christmas cataloge books.
Amy says Christmas Tree is suitable for a Peanuts Christmas.
The theme song played over the ending credits is a guitar rock version of Linus and Lucy.
During Scorpion's rundown, he shown losing a battle while "Christmastime is Here" plays in the background. During this time, Boomstick calls Scorpion "the Charlie Brown of Mortal Kombat"
Molly and Lucas refer to the sickly evergreen that Molly saves as a Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
Larry says, "That's one of them little Charlie Brown trees."
A jazzy, Vince Guaraldi Trio-inspired version of "O Tannenbaum" plays near the beginning of the episode.
discussion of made-for-TV Christmas movies
Mentioned by JonTron.
Adnan Virk refers to this title
Brad mentions Charlie Brown's Christmas tree.
Lucy's lines "Nickels, nickels, nickels" and "Ugh! I've been kissed by a dog! I have dog germs! Get hot water! Get some disinfectant! Get some iodine!" are taken verbatim from this special. Also, a children's choir sings "Christmas Time is Here" from this special and we hear Vince Guaraldi's "Skating", which was first introduced in this special. Also, when the children are dancing in the school dance, some of the children are noticeably dancing exactly the same way as their counterparts did in the earlier film.
Blaine imitates the parents' muffled voice
Paula mentions the Charlie Brown theme song.
"We've gone from A Charlie Brown Christmas with a tiny tree..."
Max wants to watch it and wrap presents.
mentioned among traditional Christmas specials
Mentioned by Jimmy before the Young People's Chorus of New York City performs "Christmas Time Is Here"
Alicia compares her sad-looking slice of pizza to "Charlie Brown's Christmas tree."
Ralph appears as Charlie Brown during the opening credits.
very brief clip and mention
the memorable highlights from this show
fred is watching it on TV
documentary about that film
Featured as the Number 3 spot
Clip briefly shown in reference to the best Christmas specials
The Charlie Brown Christmas special is #23.
clips are shown
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" is #5.
Music plays when Lupa tells Nava to get lost.
Snoopy is a runner-up
Piano music plays as Michael walks away depressed
Mentioned as a Charlie Brown holiday special. Clips shown.
The special's 50th anniversary is celebrated.
special is the subject of this editorial
During the song at the end, the line "If your Christmas tree's pathetic" is illustrated by a shot of Buster and Babs, drawn to look like Charlie Brown and Lucy, coming upon a pathetic-looking tree, which then crumbles.
The ending to a christmas song complete with dancing dog.
Dexter's dad talks with a mouthful of taffy, spoofing the "grown-up speak" of the Charlie Brown cartoons.
Stan gives the same speech as Linus, and the kids try to catch snowflakes on their tongues, with the familiar music playing.
The residents of Springfield Retirement Castle dance in the style of Peanuts characters.
Elliot is depressed because Christmas is too commercial, brings a sorry little tree, even wears a striped sweater.
Uses similar music in scene where kids skate on a rink until Bender falls through the ice and the kids are drowning in water
Timmy picking out his turkey is like Charlie Brown picking that "pathetic little Christmas tree"
Santa's Little Helper dances in the same manner as Snoopy while a "Linus and Lucy"-like theme plays.
The boys watch a parody on TV.
For one moment, Stewie is animated like Charlie Brown and does a weird exclamation spoofing Charlie's catchphrase one.
Butters' dancing at the youth center is identical to one of the kids at the Christmas play rehearsal
last-minute "true meaning of Christmas" monologue in identical context
Spoofed in TV Funhouse
characters enter a spoof known as the "Walnuts Hanukkah Special"
Both "A Holiday Greeting" and "The Best Decemberween Ever" contain many references to and are a parody of this Christmas special
The "Peanuts" gang at Christmas time
Climax is spoofed.
The kids at the Halloween party dance like the kids at the rehearsal for Charlie Brown's Christmas play.
Holiday Movie parody
Spoofed in "Your Parents Are Deaf, Charlie Brown"
Ren McCormack moves to Charlie Brown's town and doesn't like the dancing.
Spoofed as "You're a Rat Bastard, Charlie Brown"
uses "Christmas Time is Here" by Vince Guaraldi as Michael sadly leaves
When Iron Man is admonishing Hulk for sexually harrassing Black Widow, the piano music in the background is meant to reference the light=hearted Peanuts cartoons.
The rooftop scene featuring Daredevil, Spider-Man, Punisher and Moon Knight features jazzy spritely piano background music as an homage to the classic 60s holiday favorite.
Snoopy's "Happy Dance"
The gang is singing "Happy Birthday Daphne" in the style of "Glory to the New Born King".