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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

TV Movie  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  27 October 1966 (USA)
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The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Robbins ...
Charlie Brown (voice)
Christopher Shea ...
Linus Van Pelt (voice) (as Chris Shea)
Sally Dryer ...
Lucy Van Pelt (voice)
Kathy Steinberg ...
Sally Brown (voice) (as Cathy Steinberg)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ann Altieri ...
Frieda / Violet (voice)
Gail DeFaria ...
Pigpen (voice)
Lisa DeFaria ...
Patty (voice)
Bill Melendez ...
Snoopy (voice)
Glenn Mendelson ...
Schroeder / Shermy (voice)
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The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween, with Linus hoping that, finally, he will be visited by The Great Pumpkin; while Charlie Brown is invited to a Halloween party. Written by Chuck Warner <deepwell@ix.netcom.com>

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Peanuts, pumpkins, and pleasure for the whole family! (2008 DVD re-release) See more »


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27 October 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Charlie Brown E a Grande Abóbora  »

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Trivia

When Schroeder plays "Pack up your troubles," at the exact point where the lyrics would go "smile, smile, smile", Snoopy gives three toothy grins. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, Linus tries to roll a pumpkin through a hole in a fence. When it doesn't fit he rolls it around the fence, but you never see him pass by the hole while going to the far end. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Lucy scoops out the innards of the pumpkin Linus brought]
Linus: [groans] You didn't tell me you were gonna kill it!
[bawls]
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Crazy Credits

Linus and Charlie Brown are at the wall and Charlie tells Linus that he's done stupid things in his life, too. Then Linus keeps on shouting during the credits about how sitting and waiting in a pumpkin patch wasn't stupid. See more »

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Spoofed in Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Scariest Performances (2010) See more »

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Snoopy and the Leaf
(uncredited)
Written by John Scott Trotter
Performed by The Vince Guaraldi Sextet
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What would Halloween be without it??
20 April 2004 | by (Paterson, NJ USA) – See all my reviews

Now what would Halloween, my favorite holiday, be without Charlie

Brown and the Great Pumpkin? Not to date myself, but I remember the very first time it aired on

CBS at the ripe old age of 7! I've never missed it since! Nothing encapsulates childhood, camaraderie and the spirit of

Halloween more than this Charles M. Schultz classic. Charlie

Brown and his bag of rocks, Snoopy and the Red Baron, Linus'

ingenious use of his security blanket for a ghost costume, Vince

Guaraldi's great score, and of course, bossy Lucy and her

sarcastic voice of reason - I think we all know a 'Lucy' growing up! All the feelings of anticipation, excitement and fear so commonly

associated with this spooky holiday is captured here - even the

feeling of great disappointment when awakening the day after and

knowing one must wait another FULL year for this greatest of

holidays to come again - another year to plan and live out your

fantasy. Well, at least there's Charlie Brown Xmas to get us over

the hump! Good Grief!!


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