With the school election looming, Linus is talked into running for school president. With Lucy and Charlie Brown as his campaign manager and Snoopy and Woodstock assisting, he stands a decent chance of victory. Soon however, he makes unrealistic promises and learns the hard way that preaching about the Great Pumpkin cannot be considered a sound campaign strategy. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <email@example.com>
Fun wins in a landslide! (2008 DVD re-release)
29 October 1972 (USA)
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Also Known As:
You're Elected, Charlie Brown
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Did You Know?
This program was originally titled "You're Elected, Charlie Brown", a phrase Linus actually speaks early in the show. In later showings, the word "Not" was added to the title, in deference to the fact that the plot actually focuses on Linus' run for student body president. See more
When Snoopy is crying after getting his finger stuck in the binder at school during the Joe Cool song, tears are coming from his forehead, not his eyes. See more
Well, I hope you told him.
Linus van Pelt
Well, not really. As a matter of fact, he told me.
He sold out! We elected him, and he sold out! They're all the same! Promises, promises! You elect them, and they weasel out of their promises!