A Charlie Brown Christmas (TV Short 1965) Poster

(1965 TV Short)


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Followed by 

Charlie Brown's All Stars! (1966) (TV Short)
You're in Love, Charlie Brown (1967) (TV Short)
He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown (1968) (TV Short)
Play It Again, Charlie Brown (1971) (TV Short)
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973) (TV Special)
It's a Mystery, Charlie Brown (1974) (TV Short)
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (1975) (TV Short)
It's Arbor Day, Charlie Brown (1976) (TV Short)
It's Magic, Charlie Brown (1981) (TV Short)
A Charlie Brown Celebration (1982) (TV Movie)
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown (1986) (TV Short)
Snoopy: The Musical (1988) (TV Short)
This Is America, Charlie Brown (1988) (TV Mini-Series)
Why, Charlie Brown, Why? (1990) (TV Short)
Snoopy's Reunion (1991) (TV Short)
A Charlie Brown Valentine (2002) (TV Short)
He's a Bully, Charlie Brown (2006) (TV Short)

Edited into 

A Charlie Brown Kwanzaa (2000) (Video)

Referenced in 

You're in Love, Charlie Brown (1967) (TV Short)
Lucy says to Charlie Brown, "Wasn't I the Christmas Queen?!"
Day by Day: Merry Kristin (1988) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the special.
Muppet Babies: Comic Capers (1989) (TV Episode)
The peanuts characters make an appearance in this episode.
The Simpsons: Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire (1989) (TV Episode)
Bart refers to A Charlie Brown Christmas
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) (TV Episode)
"Now Linus is drawn different because of his hair"
Tiny Toon Adventures: Pledge Week (1991) (TV Episode)
Babs does an impression of Charlie Brown
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Star Force: Fugitive Alien II (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Sounds like the teacher from the 'Peanuts' TV specials"
Batman: The Animated Series: Christmas with the Joker (1992) (TV Episode)
Charlie Brown's tree makes a cameo appearance.
Melrose Place: A Melrose Place Christmas (1992) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Herman's Head: A Charlie Brown Fitzer (1992) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Monster A-Go Go (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom (as a muffled voice speaks): "They're talking to Charlie Brown's mom."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Who's wearing a Linus shirt?"
The Ref (1994)
Gus says he's going to watch the Charlie Brown special at Christmas
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Red Zone Cuba (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "The Cubans in this movie sound like the grown-ups on 'Peanuts.'"
Bottle Rocket (1994) (Short)
Vince Guaraldi's "Skating" from this film is used in 'Bottle Rocket'.
The Simpsons: Marge Be Not Proud (1995) (TV Episode)
In the scene where Bart is imagining Christmas in Juvenile Hall, the wooden tree with the red ornament is shown in the background.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Jolly Old St. Dick (1996) (TV Episode)
Harry brings home a tiny, pathetic Christmas tree with a single red ornament
Sliders: Season's Greedings (1996) (TV Episode)
Quinn tells the story of a raggedy Christmas tree from his childhood, which he compares to Charlie Brown's.
The Simpsons: El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (The Mysterious Voyage of Homer) (1997) (TV Episode)
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.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Spider Invasion (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom (as muffled dialogue is heard): "The pilot is Charlie Brown's teacher."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Devil Doll (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike (as Sally): "All I want is my fair share! All I want is what's coming to me!"
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997) (Video)
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
Saturday Night Live: Helen Hunt/Hanson (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced in TV Funhouse
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Passion (1998) (TV Episode)
Willow goes over at christmas, and likes to watch Xander do "The Snoopy Dance", which was introduced in "A Charlie Brown Christmas".
Rushmore (1998)
South Park: Merry Christmas Charlie Manson! (1998) (TV Episode)
The title "Merry Christmas Charlie Manson!" is referencing A Charlie Brown Christmas and the phrase "Merry Christmas Charlie Brown!" from the cast.
Arthur: Arthur and D.W. Clean Up/The Long, Dull Winter (1999) (TV Episode)
A Charlie Brown like kid gets clothes for Christmas.
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
The skating scene after the kids see the Terence and Phillip movie is very reminiscent of that in A Charlie Brown Christmas and the music is similar as well.
Harlem Aria (1999)
"I'm Linus from the Peanuts gang"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Replacement (2000) (TV Episode)
Lame Xander: "Every Christmas, we watch Charlie Brown together, and I do the Snoopy Dance."
Popular: Are You There God? It's Me Ann-Margret (2000) (TV Episode)
Harrison mentions the animated movie.
Saturday Night Live: Lucy Liu/Jay-Z (2000) (TV Episode)
Theme played by the SNL band
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
The song "Christmastime is Here" from 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' recurs as Margo's theme.
Saturday Night Live: Ellen Degeneres/No Doubt (2001) (TV Episode)
Peanuts theme is played by the SNL band going into commercial
That '70s Show: An Eric Forman Christmas (2001) (TV Episode)
Episode title and Fez' quote "Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown" near the end of the episode
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius: Party at Neutron's/Ultra Sheen (2003) (TV Episode)
Some of the guests at the party do the same iconic dance moves as the Peanuts gang do in their inaugural television special.
Retarded Animal Babies (2003) (TV Series)
the name is mentioned
Kim Possible: A Very Possible Christmas (2003) (TV Episode)
Dr. Drakken echoes Sally's line "All I wanted was what's coming to me, All I want is my fair share," etc.
Saturday Night Live: Elijah Wood/Jet (2003) (TV Episode)
Theme tune played by the SNL Band
The Simpsons: 'Tis the Fifteenth Season (2003) (TV Episode)
The episode ends with the cast singing "Hark, the Herald Angel Sings" in the same manner as the ending to A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Drawn Together: Requiem for a Reality Show (2004) (TV Episode)
Charlie Brown mentioned
Arrested Development: Good Grief! (2004) (TV Episode)
Several scenes use theme music from A Charlie Brown Christmas and evoke characters from that show.
Saturday Night Live: Robert De Niro/Destiny's Child (2004) (TV Episode)
Theme tune played by the SNL band
The Venture Bros.: A Very Venture Christmas (2004) (TV Episode)
Hank has Charlie Brown's Christmas tree in Rusty's dream.
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Mentioned along with The Grinch as one of THE American Christmas Specials
Drawn Together: The One Wherein There Is a Big Twist: Part 2 (2005) (TV Episode)
Charlie Brown seen among the surviors of the plane crash.
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: A Lost Claus (2005) (TV Episode)
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.
Crazy for Christmas (2005) (TV Movie)
Good grief: Boy refers to anemic Douglas Fir as "a Charlie Brown tree"
Saturday Night Live: Jack Black/Neil Young (2005) (TV Episode)
Theme tune played by the SNL Band
The Boondocks: A Huey Freeman Christmas (2005) (TV Episode)
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.
The Boondocks: The Block Is Hot (2006) (TV Episode)
"you're the only person I know that could turn a beautiful day like this into a problem."
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Steven says one of his nicknames was "Black bodybuilding Charlie Brown".
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (2006) (TV Special)
Referenced in Two seperate TV Funhouses
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.192 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "TV Nostalgia" category
Weeds: Cooking with Jesus (2006) (TV Episode)
a dead weed plant is described as "The Charlie Brown Christmas Tree"
American Dad!: Of Ice and Men (2006) (TV Episode)
Stan makes a quip about the ice skating sequences in the Charlie Brown Christmas special.
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: The Christmas Show (2006) (TV Episode)
Matt brings in a "Charlie Brown"-type Christmas tree and Andy responds with "What are you? Linus?"
Video on Trial: Holiday Crap (2006) (TV Episode)
Discussed by Jurors.
Shrek the Halls (2007) (TV Short)
Dragon does the Snoopy Dance
American Dad!: The Most Adequate Christmas Ever (2007) (TV Episode)
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."
Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007) (TV Movie)
Stan the Snowball mentions "that round-headed kid who picked out that crummy tree."
Meet the Spartans (2008)
Traitoro begins to hear Margo speaking as one of the adults in Charlie Brown's world.
Kyle XY: I've Had the Time of My Life (2008) (TV Episode)
Amanda compares the decorated gym to Charlie Brown's Christmas tree.
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 3: Baddest of the Bands (2008) (Video Game)
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!"
Saturday Night Live: Paul Rudd/Beyoncé (2008) (TV Episode)
In the opening segment, Joe Biden (Jason Sudeikis) imitates the voice of a grown-up from Charlie Brown's world.
Psych: Christmas Joy (2008) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "We just saved Christmas!" and begins to dance like Snoopy as some jazz music similar to the Charlie Brown theme is heard.
iCarly: iChristmas (2008) (TV Episode)
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.
The Big Bang Theory: The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis (2008) (TV Episode)
After Sheldon's story about the origin of Christmas, Howard remarks, "And that, Charlie Brown, is what boredom is all about."
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 5: 8-Bit Is Enough (2008) (Video Game)
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."
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!: A Great and Grumpy Holiday/The Super Special Gift (2008) (TV Episode)
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).
The Office: Broke (2009) (TV Episode)
Kelley imitates the sound of the grownups in the "Peanuts" world.
Til Debt Do U$ Part: Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) (TV Episode)
Lucy sets up a therapy stand for shopaholics, exactly like Lucy Van Pelt's psychiatrist stand, including the sign, "The Shopaholic is IN".
Infestation (2009)
Linus and his security blanket are mentioned
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
The scene with all the main characters dancing together is mirrored in 'Mr. Fox'.
The Lovely Bones (2009)
When Susie reveals that she used every roll of film, a picture of Snoopy is seen on a wall in her room.
Phineas and Ferb: Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation (2009) (TV Episode)
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.
Prep & Landing (2009) (TV Short)
the tree is seen behind Magee's desk
The Cleveland Show: A Cleveland Brown Christmas (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: A Christmas Carol (2009) (TV Episode)
Picture shown when VGRetro discusses holiday movies
The Simpsons: Postcards from the Wedge (2010) (TV Episode)
The businessmen in the "Springfield of Tomorrow" filmstrip talk like the adults in Charlie Brown's world.
The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! (2010)
Spanky Ham dances like one of the kids on the stage of Charlie Brown's Christmas play while stomping on the puppies and kittens.
Family Guy: Halloween on Spooner Street (2010) (TV Episode)
Three teenagers called Brian Griffin Snoopy
The Simpsons: How Munched Is That Birdie in the Window? (2010) (TV Episode)
In the opening sequence, Bart writes "'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' is as good as 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'" on the chalkboard.
The Simpsons: The Fight Before Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
When Bart arrives at the North Pole, Schroeder is there, playing "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" on his piano.
The Office: Classy Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
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?"
The Simpsons: Donnie Fatso (2010) (TV Episode)
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."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.58 (2010) (TV Episode)
Ross and Jay say to let your kids watch "A Charlie Brown Christmas," but not "A Charlie Sheen Christmas"
Nostalgia Critic: You're a Rotten Dirty Bastard: Christmas Special (2010) (TV Episode)
The Critic is given "A Charlie Brown Kwanzaa" to review
Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Lucy's psychiatric stand is depicted on the Army Doctor's door
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (2011)
Wolf and Twichy were dancing like the two characters from Charle Brown
The Big Bang Theory: The Rhinitis Revelation (2011) (TV Episode)
Howard says, "I watch the 'Charlie Brown Christmas' special every year."
Phelous & the Movies: Phrong Turn Too (2011) (TV Episode)
Theme music plays
Christmas Spirit (2011) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue
Eureka: Do You See What I See (2011) (TV Episode)
Everybody momentarily turns into Peanuts characters.
The Office: Christmas Wishes (2011) (TV Episode)
"Christmas Time Is Here" from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" plays at the Christmas party.
A Christmas Kiss (2011) (TV Movie)
Adam gives this movie's CD as a gift
Mad: FROST/Undercover Claus (2011) (TV Episode)
The Peanuts gang decorated Charlie Sheen's car.
Raising Hope: It's a Hopeful Life (2011) (TV Episode)
When Jimmy brings home a pathetic-looking Christmas tree, Burt says, "What'd you do? Mug Charlie Brown?"
Mad: Garfield of My Dreams/I Hate My Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012) (TV Episode)
Charlie Brown is among the old comic strip characters.
Raising Hope: Hogging All the Glory (2012) (TV Episode)
"Linus and Lucy" is heard as the Chances reenact Charlie Brown for Hope.
South Park: Jewpacabra (2012) (TV Episode)
Cartman stands up on stage to explain the "reason" for Easter similar to when Linus recalls the meaning of Christmas.
Saturday Morning RPG (2012) (Video Game)
The town's Christmas tree lot is filled with pink aluminum trees. One resident remarks that Christmas is too commercial.
Mad: This Means War Machine/iCharlie (2012) (TV Episode)
Charlie Brown, Linus & Lucy appear in the iCharlie skit.
Mad: The Blunder Games/The Poop-seidon Adventure (2012) (TV Episode)
The Spider-Man parade balloon beats up the Charlie Brown balloon.
The Christmas Consultant (2012) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Owen.
Dexter: Do You See What I See? (2012) (TV Episode)
Charlie Brown Christmas tree menitoned
Bum Reviews: A Charlie Brown Christmas (2012) (TV Episode)
special is reviewed
Good Bad Flicks: We Wish You a Turtle Christmas (2012) (TV Episode)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.60 (2012) (TV Episode)
Quentin Tarantino says he watched the special every year when he was young
An Easter Bunny Puppy (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Movie Nights: Power Rangers: Alpha's Magical Christmas (2013) (TV Episode)
Lupa and Linkara say Merry Christmas to each other and add the last name Brown.
Rewind This! (2013)
Snoopy doll is shown.
Hell's Kitchen: 8 Chefs Compete (2013) (TV Episode)
Zack says Nedra sounds like Charlie Brown's teacher
Futurama: Game of Tones (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Dick Figures: The Movie (2013)
dance sequence during end credits
Parks and Recreation: Filibuster (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris comments that Leslie is dancing around "like she's a character in one of those Peanuts cartoons."
DVD-R Hell: B.C.: The First Thanksgiving (2013) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions he watches this
Saturday Night Live: Paul Rudd/One Direction (2013) (TV Episode)
Reviewed by Jebediah Atkinson on Weekend Update
A Bulldog for Christmas (2013)
The piano score during certain scenes is a direct nod to the iconic music from "A Charlie Brown Christmas"
Nostalgia Critic: Eight Crazy Nights (2013) (TV Episode)
"We have Charlie Brown realizing the importance of loving thy neighbor."
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Wish List: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
A Peanuts snow cone maker was seen in one of the old Christmas cataloge books.
Lizard Lick Towing: Episode #6.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Amy says Christmas Tree is suitable for a Peanuts Christmas.
The Badly Animated Marvel Christmas Carol (2014) (Video)
The theme song played over the ending credits is a guitar rock version of Linus and Lucy.
Jingle All the Way 2 (2014) (Video)
Larry says, "That's one of them little Charlie Brown trees."
Death Battle: Ryu VS Scorpion (2014) (TV Episode)
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"
The Tree That Saved Christmas (2014) (TV Movie)
Molly and Lucas refer to the sickly evergreen that Molly saves as a Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
The Simpsons: I Won't Be Home for Christmas (2014) (TV Episode)
A jazzy, Vince Guaraldi Trio-inspired version of "O Tannenbaum" plays near the beginning of the episode.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 10 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
discussion of made-for-TV Christmas movies
JonTron: The Zoo Race (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by JonTron.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 23 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Adnan Virk refers to this title
DVD-R Hell: Christmas Comes to Pac-Land (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions Charlie Brown's Christmas tree.
The Peanuts Movie (2015)
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.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: I'm So Happy That Josh Is So Happy! (2015) (TV Episode)
Paula mentions the Charlie Brown theme song.
The Cinema Snob: Ms. Velma's Most Incredibly Magnificent Christmas Week (2015) (TV Episode)
"We've gone from A Charlie Brown Christmas with a tiny tree..."
Krampus (2015)
Max wants to watch it and wrap presents.
Nostalgia Critic: We Wish You a Turtle Christmas (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned among traditional Christmas specials
Mom: Horny-Goggles and a Catered Intervention (2015) (TV Episode)
Bonnie calls Christy "Charlie Brown".
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Channing Tatum/John Boyega/Young People's Chorus of New York City (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy before the Young People's Chorus of New York City performs "Christmas Time Is Here"
The Good Wife: Shoot (2016) (TV Episode)
Alicia compares her sad-looking slice of pizza to Charlie Brown's Christmas tree.
The Simpsons: Fland Canyon (2016) (TV Episode)
Ralph appears as Charlie Brown during the opening credits.
The Loud House: Funny Business/Snow Bored (2016) (TV Episode)
Lincoln goes down a hill on his sled and crashes on a tree and snow falls on him.
The Loud House: 11 Louds of Leapin (2016) (TV Episode)
The beginning of Luna's song where the oooh's are sung is reference to the beginning of the song "Hark the Hearld Angels Sing".
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Chelsea Handler/John Legend (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy in the monologue
Secrets and Lies: The Truth (2016) (TV Episode)
Eric refers to Patrick's prison as "Camp Snoopy".
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.67 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Holiday Duets" category
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Yongary (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom speaks in Charlie Brown adult-speak gibberish.

Featured in 

You Don't Look 40, Charlie Brown! (1990) (TV Special)
A Hollywood Christmas (1996) (Video)
very brief clip and mention
The Christmas Special Christmas Special (2004) (TV Movie)
the memorable highlights from this show
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Clips shown
Fred Claus (2007)
fred is watching it on TV
A Christmas Miracle: The Making of a Charlie Brown Christmas (2008) (Video)
documentary about that film
Nostalgia Critic: Top 12 Greatest Christmas Specials (2008) (TV Episode)
Featured as the Number 3 spot
The People vs. George Lucas (2010)
Clip briefly shown in reference to the best Christmas specials
25 Most Hilarious Holiday TV Moments (2010) (TV Movie)
The Charlie Brown Christmas special is #23.
Nostalgia Critic: Rover Dangerfield (2010) (TV Episode)
clips are shown
25 Most Heartwarming Holiday TV Moments (2011) (TV Movie)
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" is #5.
Movie Nights: Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special (2011) (TV Episode)
Music plays when Lupa tells Nava to get lost.
Movie Nights: Top 10 Hottest Animated Dogs (2012) (TV Episode)
Snoopy is a runner-up
Phelous & the Movies: Halloween Re-Phake (2012) (TV Episode)
Piano music plays as Michael walks away depressed
Nostalgia Critic: Overlooked Christmas Specials (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
AniMat's Reviews: The Peanuts Movie (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a Charlie Brown holiday special. Clips shown.
It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown (2015) (TV Special)
The special's 50th anniversary is celebrated.
Nostalgia Critic: Is a Charlie Brown Christmas Overrated? (2015) (TV Episode)
special is the subject of this editorial
Phelous & the Movies: Miracle in Toyland (2016) (TV Episode)
"Christmastime is Here" briefly plays over a sad moment

Spoofed in 

Tiny Toon Adventures: It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special (1992) (TV Episode)
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 Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror IV (1993) (TV Episode)
The ending to a christmas song complete with dancing dog.
The Spirit of Christmas (1995) (Short)
Dexter's Laboratory: Sports-a-Poppin'/Koos a la Goop a Goop/Project Dee Dee (1997) (TV Episode)
Dexter's dad talks with a mouthful of taffy, spoofing the "grown-up speak" of the Charlie Brown cartoons.
South Park: Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo (1997) (TV Episode)
Stan gives the same speech as Linus, and the kids try to catch snowflakes on their tongues, with the familiar music playing.
The Simpsons: Miracle on Evergreen Terrace (1997) (TV Episode)
The residents of Springfield Retirement Castle dance in the style of Peanuts characters.
South Park: Spookyfish (1998) (TV Episode)
When the kids agree to carve the squash and enter it into the pumpkin carving contest Stan says "Yeah. You know, I never thought it was such a bad, little squash. It just needs some tender, loving care."
Just Shoot Me!: How the Finch Stole Christmas (1998) (TV Episode)
Elliot is depressed because Christmas is too commercial, brings a sorry little tree, even wears a striped sweater.
Futurama: Xmas Story (1999) (TV Episode)
Uses similar music in scene where kids skate on a rink until Bender falls through the ice and the kids are drowning in water
South Park: Helen Keller! The Musical (2000) (TV Episode)
Timmy picking out his turkey is like Charlie Brown picking that "pathetic little Christmas tree"
The Simpsons: The Computer Wore Menace Shoes (2000) (TV Episode)
Santa's Little Helper dances in the same manner as Snoopy while a "Linus and Lucy"-like theme plays.
South Park: A Very Crappy Christmas (2000) (TV Episode)
The boys watch a parody on TV.
Family Guy: Ready, Willing and Disabled (2001) (TV Episode)
For one moment, Stewie is animated like Charlie Brown and does a weird exclamation spoofing Charlie's catchphrase one.
Family Guy: A Very Special Family Guy Freakin' Christmas (2001) (TV Episode)
When Peter gets up on the stage to give his speech, he says "lights please". This is reference Linus' speech near the end of A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
South Park: Asspen (2002) (TV Episode)
Butters' dancing at the youth center is identical to one of the kids at the Christmas play rehearsal
Lizzie McGuire: Xtreme Xmas (2002) (TV Episode)
last-minute "true meaning of Christmas" monologue in identical context
Saturday Night Live: Al Gore/Phish (2002) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in TV Funhouse
The Fairly OddParents: Channel Chasers (2004) (TV Episode)
characters enter a spoof known as the "Walnuts Hanukkah Special"
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 2 (2006) (Video)
Both "A Holiday Greeting" and "The Best Decemberween Ever" contain many references to and are a parody of this Christmas special
Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken's Half-Assed Christmas Special (2007) (TV Episode)
The "Peanuts" gang at Christmas time
Code Monkeys: The Secret of 4-20 (2008) (TV Episode)
Climax is spoofed.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XIX (2008) (TV Episode)
The kids at the Halloween party dance like the kids at the rehearsal for Charlie Brown's Christmas play.
How It Should Have Ended: The Holiday Movie Special (2010) (TV Episode)
Holiday Movie parody
Robot Chicken: Saving Private Gigli (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Your Parents Are Deaf, Charlie Brown"
Robot Chicken: Beastmaster and Commander (2011) (TV Episode)
Ren McCormack moves to Charlie Brown's town and doesn't like the dancing.
Saturday Night Live: Martin Short/Paul McCartney (2012) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "You're a Rat Bastard, Charlie Brown"
Raising Hope: Arbor Daze (2013) (TV Episode)
Barney's "that's what Arbor Day is all about" speech is a parody of Linus's "that's what Christmas is all about" speech in "A Charlie Brown Christmas."
Arrested Development: Flight of the Phoenix (2013) (TV Episode)
uses "Christmas Time is Here" by Vince Guaraldi as Michael sadly leaves
The Avengers Badly Animated Adventures (2013) (Video)
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 Badly Animated Marvel Christmas Carol (2014) (Video)
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.
Family Guy: Turkey Guys (2014) (TV Episode)
Snoopy's "Happy Dance"
iZombie: Max Wager (2015) (TV Episode)
Blaine imitates the parents' muffled voice from "A Charlie Brown Chistmas."
Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!: Scary Christmas (2015) (TV Episode)
The gang is singing "Happy Birthday Daphne" in the style of "Glory to the New Born King".
A Stranger Things Christmas (2016) (Short)
It is the primary object of parody in this short.

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