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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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Trivia

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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Snoopy's mouth does not move when he shouts, "Hey!" to the dancing bunnies. See more »

Quotes

[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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Follows Play It Again, Charlie Brown (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 7: Second Movement
(partial)
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Played on piano as background music when Charlie Brown is depressed
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"He sure is a funny-looking kid, though."
23 April 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

The Peanuts gang is preparing to celebrate Easter. Peppermint Patty and Marcie struggle to make Easter eggs, Snoopy tries to help Woodstock find a new home, and Linus is once again waiting on an enigmatic holiday figure. It's not the Great Pumpkin this time, though. It's the Easter Beagle. One guess on who that will turn out to be. Charlie Brown takes a backseat in this one, as his friends get most of the plot. It's a sweet, smart, funny cartoon, as all of the '60s and '70s Peanuts specials were. They're timeless really. Oh and the groovy soundtrack is a plus. It's not on par with the Christmas or Halloween classics, but it's still pretty good.


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