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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 ...
Marcie (voice) (as James 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 jig playing in the background when Snoopy arrives as the Easter Beagle is the first movement of Beethoven's 7th Symphony in A Major. The second movement from this same symphony is heard when Sally turns impatient about the Easter Beagle's appearance. See more »

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When Snoopy and Sally are trying on hats, a brown hat that Snoopy takes off turns purple when it hits the ground. 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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Connections

Followed by It's the Girl in the Red Truck, Charlie Brown (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 7: First Movement
(partial)
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Heard on flute when Snoopy appears as the Easter Beagle
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Charming Fun
16 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like the Valentine's Day this episode is charming fun. You can't beat a cool Vince Guaraldi soundtrack, wry Charles Schulz humor and the earnest kid's voice actors not to mention some great catch the Beethoven references. This will not disappoint and has much to offer on so many levels. I have not seen it in years, but it cracks me up as much now as it did then. It even has some commentary on modern commercialism which is always heartening. While not as classic as the Christmas and Haloween episodes, it is up there with some of the best, certainly better than the ones which post-dated Vince Guaraldi death. Keep it on the shelf and bring it out in the spring. It will be a tradition you will be proud of!


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