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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973)

Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.

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Todd Barbee ...
Charlie Brown (voice)
Robin Kohn ...
Lucy van Pelt (voice)
Stephen Shea ...
Linus van Pelt (voice)
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Sally Brown (voice)
Christopher DeFaria ...
Jimmy Ahrens ...
Marcie (voice)
Robin Reed ...
Franklin (voice)
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Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.

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Spend Thanksgiving with Good Ol' Charlie Brown. (2008 DVD re-release)


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20 November 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Charlie Brown e o Dia de Ação de Graças  »

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Trivia

Lucy appears only at the beginning of the film when she is playing football with Charlie Brown. She never appears for the rest of the movie. See more »

Goofs

Right after Snoopy uncovers Woodstock from under one of the napkins when setting the table for the fake Thanksgiving dinner, he is holding the napkin that Woodstock was hiding under. As he jumps down in the next shot, the napkin is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lucy van Pelt: [holding football] Charlie Brown! Oh, Charlie Brown!
Charlie Brown: I can't believe it. She must think I'm the most stupid person alive.
Lucy van Pelt: Come on, Charlie Brown. I'll hold the ball and you kick it.
Charlie Brown: Hold it? Ha! You'll pull it away and I'll land flat on my back and kill myself.
Lucy van Pelt: But Charlie Brown, it's Thanksgiving.
Charlie Brown: What's that got to do with anything?
Lucy van Pelt: Well, one of the greatest traditions we have is the Thanksgiving Day football game. And the biggest, most important tradition of all is the kicking ...
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits, Snoopy and Woodstock both have a slice of pumpkin pie. See more »

Connections

Followed by You're in the Super Bowl, Charlie Brown! (1994) See more »

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Charlie Brown Blues
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Music by Vince Guaraldi
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holiday fun!
31 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

I have always enjoyed these "Charlie Brown" specials as

I called them...It always tells me a holiday will be coming shortly when i watch this on television. there is a weird quality to these specials...they are children oriented, but they seem to have a lot of strong messages

behind them for anyone of any age....like Linus's speech

about Massasoit--a young one who loves his blanket and

sucks his thumb, and to be so smart is like an oxymoron, a mature child..I'm sure we can all relate to one of the

characters in a way!


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