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Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (1975)

The gang celebrate Valentine's Day while Charlie Brown hopes for at least one valentine for a change.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Duncan Watson ...
Charlie Brown (voice)
Stephen Shea ...
Linus van Pelt (voice)
Melanie Kohn ...
Lucy van Pelt (voice)
Greg Felton ...
Schroeder (voice)
Lynn Mortensen ...
Sally Brown (voice)
Linda Ercoli ...
Violet / Frieda (voice)
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It's Valentine's Day again and Charlie Brown dreams the seemingly hopeless dream to receiving a valentine from anyone. All the while, the rest of the gang have their own trials whether it be Linus' struggle to get the biggest card he can for his beloved teacher, or Lucy trying to get some token from Schroeder while Snoopy and Woodstock are having fun spearing valentines on each other's nose. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Ole sydänystäväni, Jaska Jokunen  »

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As Schroeder passes out the valentines, one of the names he calls out is Joanne Lansing. Joanne Lansing is the ink and paint supervisor for this and many of the other Peanuts specials. See more »

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Sally Brown: [reading off a candy heart] "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach, when feeling out of sight for the ends of being and ideal grace."
[Snoopy arrives and begins to mime the poem behind her]
Sally Brown: "I love thee to the level of every day's most quiet needs by sun and candlelight. I love thee freely as men strive for right; I love thee purely as they turn from praise; I love thee passion put to use in my old griefs and my childhood's ...
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Crazy Credits

Snoopy shows off puppets resembling members of the cast and crew. See more »

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Followed by Is This Goodbye, Charlie Brown? (1983) See more »

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A sad day
7 November 2005 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

'Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown' is the Valentine's Day special for Charlie Brown and the Peanut Gang. It's also a sad episode. Every school student knows that February 14th means giving Valentines to your classmates. (When I went to school, you had to give to everyone and not just the most popular kids in school!) Charlie Brown is unpopular, so he does not receive any cards. It's a depressing little story, really.

I didn't think this was an enjoyable story. I thought it went a little bit slow and dragged on. It didn't have the humor and the appeal that the Halloween special and Christmas special had.

Poor Charlie Brown.


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