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It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown! (1974)

The Peanuts gang prepare for Easter in their own clumsy ways.

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Todd Barbee ...
Melanie Kohn ...
Lucy van Pelt (voice)
Stephen Shea ...
Linus van Pelt (voice)
Linda Ercoli ...
Lynn Mortensen ...
Sally Brown / Violet / Frieda (voice)
Jimmy Ahrens ...
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With Easter coming up, the gang is hard at work for get ready for the holiday. While Snoopy is shopping for a new home for Woodstock, Peppermint Patty is having a difficult time making Easter eggs with Marcie who hasn't the slightest idea of how to do that. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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The Easter Beagle is coming! (2008 DVD re-release)


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9 April 1974 (USA)  »

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E' il bracchetto pasquale, Charlie Brown  »

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The song that the music boxes play (and which Peppermint Patty, Marcie, and Snoopy dance to) in the second scene in the mall is a classical piece written by Johann Sebastian Bach and entitled "Minuet from the Anna Magdalena Notebook (BWV Anh. 116.)." See more »

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When they go to the shopping mall and see all the Christmas decorations, Lucy tells Linus, "I told you this was the gift-getting season!" She did say that earlier, but when she was talking to Schroeder, not Linus. See more »

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[first lines]
Marcie: I got the eggs, sir, just like you asked.
Peppermint Patty: Great. Come on in, Marcie.
[Marcie enters]
Peppermint Patty: But *please* quit calling me 'sir'.
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Followed by It's Arbor Day, Charlie Brown (1976) See more »

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Minuet In G Major
by J.S. Bach
[Played as Snoopy and the bunnies dance]
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Excellent holiday special which is very hip and hilarious
14 July 2007 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

In my opinion, this is an excellent holiday special which is very hip and hilarious. However, I couldn't bear seeing Marcie (voice of Peter Robbins) having to boil all those Easter eggs herself while Peppermint Patty yelled at her so she would do it right. In addition, the thing that really makes this special worth watching is the score, especially "Linus And Lucy." When that song is performed, I always get warm and tingly. I would have to say that's my favorite song of this special. If you ask me, Charles M. Schulz was a really good artist. In conclusion, I highly recommend this excellent Easter special which is very hip and hilarious to everyone, especially all you fans of the comic strip who have not seen it. When you see it, prepare to smile and have a good time.


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