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

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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)


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27 October 1966 (USA)  »

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Charlie Brown E a Grande Abóbora  »

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Trivia

After this special originally aired, children all over the country sent candy to Charlie Brown out of sympathy. See more »

Goofs

Just before Snoopy rises as the Great Pumpkin, the moon moves along with him as he crawls through the pumpkin patch. 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 »

Connections

Followed by What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown! (1978) See more »

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Linus and Lucy
(uncredited)
Written by Vince Guaraldi
Performed by The Vince Guaraldi Sextet
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A can't-miss Halloween must!
2 November 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

The thing I loved most about this Charlie Brown Halloween special was the sheer simplicity of it. The creators obviously aimed this at people of all ages; It is just so funny and cute, it's impossible not to love. There is no horror, thriller, or gruesome bloody scenes. It shows what Halloween is really about- the fun of trick-or-treating, and being with your friends.

Linus believes in the 'Great Pumpkin', the Santa Claus of Halloween. He misses out on Halloween to stay in the Pumpkin Patch, waiting for the Great Pumpkin to pick his pumpkin patch as the most sincere. Meanwhile, Charlie Brown and the gang get invited to Violet's halloween party. The gang save Sally goes trick-or-treating as well. Sally decides to stay with Linus.

Don't miss out on this! A must see for Halloween.


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