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You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown (1972)

Linus runs for school president with Lucy and Charlie Brown being his campaign managers.

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Chad Webber ...
Charlie Brown (voice)
Robin Kohn ...
Lucy van Pelt (voice)
Stephen Shea ...
Linus van Pelt (voice)
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Sally Brown (voice)
Todd Barbee ...
Russell (voice)
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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 <kchishol@home.com>

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Fun wins in a landslide! (2008 DVD re-release)


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29 October 1972 (USA)  »

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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 »

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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 »

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Lucy van Pelt: If you knew that Linus Van Pelt was running for president, would you vote for him?
Russell: No.
Lucy van Pelt: If you knew that he was going to straighten out the whole educational system, would you vote for him?
Russell: No.
Lucy van Pelt: If you knew that he was going to solve all of the problems of the whole world, would you vote for him?
Russell: No.
Lucy van Pelt: Well, why not?
Russell: 'Cause I'm the one who'd be running against him.
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Followed by It's an Adventure, Charlie Brown (1983) See more »

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Oh Good Grief
1 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I only say "Oh Good Grief" because any one who knows the Peanuts knows that the famous line of Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and all the other members of the peanut gang.

Normally the plots of these specials would focus on Charlie Brown for this time around the plot center around Linus as he runs for School President with Charlie Brown and Lucy serving has his campaign managers. Plus Snoopy and his Joe Cool look and he does have a funny segment.

Now this is not your normal every day Charlie Brown special as it doesn't have the focus on Charlie Brown. With Linus as the center character it does make it different.

The animation for this special is what you can expect from any Charlie Brown and it is very good as well as it is well time animation along with the traditions that makes The Peanut Gang special.

The voice acting is very funny as you can get a good laugh for each joke from the characters in the special plus with a interesting song for Snoopy in the film.

The story for the film is very good as any fan of The Peanut gang can appreciate this film for kids and adults.

There is just nothing that holds the greatness from making this fun for all ages.

I give You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown an 8 out of 10


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