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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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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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Followed by I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003) See more »

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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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It's Easter Time
14 December 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Twelfth animated special based on the cartoon strips of Charles M. Schulz gets around to Easter, as Lucy tries to color her eggs, and Peppermint Patty tries in vain to make Marcie comprehend the proper way to make Easter eggs(going broke in the process). All of them meet at the department store(already pushing Christmas!) to look for Easter gifts and clothes, while Snoopy tries to find a new house for Woodstock after accidentally destroying it. He also gets to dance with some bunnies. Sally is wary about Linus talking about the Easter Beagle after her Great Pumpkin experience, but Snoopy steps in(much to Lucy's annoyance) to save the day. Appealing and warm holiday tale.


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