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Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!) (1980)

Charlie Brown and his friends travel to Europe as exchange students.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Daniel Anderson ...
Linus van Pelt (voice)
Scott Beach ...
Waiter / Baron / Driver / Tennis Announcer / English Voice / American Male (voice)
Casey Carlson ...
Marcie (voice)
Debbie Muller ...
Stewardess (voice)
Patricia Patts ...
Laura Planting ...
Lucy Van Pelt (voice)
Arrin Skelley ...
Charlie Brown (voice)
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Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)
Annalisa Bortolin ...
Sally Brown (voice)
Roseline Rubens ...
Violette / Patty / Sophie / Frieda / Violet (voice)
Pascale de Barolet ...
Pierre (voice)
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Storyline

Charlie Brown, Linus, Peppermint Patty, and Marcie travel to France as foreign exchange students. Also along is Snoopy and Woodstock. While everyone is excited about the opportunity to travel to a foreign country, Charlie is disturbed by a letter he receives from a mysterious girl from France who invites him as her guest only to find that he does not seem welcomed to her chateau. Written by David Ng <dng@ic.sunysb.edu>

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Travel with the PEANUTS gang on their first overseas adventure- There's fun, mystery, suspense, danger, and even romance!


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Release Date:

30 May 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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$2,013,193 (USA)
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Trivia

The château that Charlie Brown, Linus, and Snoopy stay in is based on the château that Charles M. Schulz was billeted at for six weeks in World War II. This is the Manoir de Malvoisine, near Le Héron. In the film, the estate is called Mal Voisin. See more »

Goofs

In London there is a "Travel Center", spelled in the American way, rather than "Centre". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Linus: [in a classroom] Quiet, everybody! We have two new students here that I'd like to have you meet. They are exchange students from Europe. It is my great honor to introduce to you Babette and Jacques.
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Follows It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown! (1974) See more »

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Great movie, why no DVD?
21 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is by far the best of the Peanuts movies. The artwork is pitch perfect without some of the characteristic sloppiness built into the other movies; the soundtrack, marvelous; and the plot expertly crafted. It's truly a shame that Paramount has failed to release this gem on DVD. It is a classic that far outperforms the Holiday films and still gives us the imaginative exploits of the Peanuts gang. If you haven't seen this one, go out and find some way to watch it. The storyline adds depth to the characters, with Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty, Marcy, Linus, and (of course) Snoopy all heading to France for a student exchange program. For some purists the absence of the other characters may seem disappointing, but it offers the viewer a sharp focus on the characters who are in the movie. The cultural comparisons provide some of the drive for this movie, but there are also the Gothic overtones with mystery and a "forbidden secret," as well as romance (of course—they're in France!).

So in short, see this movie, and tell Paramount to release the DVD. Sign the petition at http://www.petitiononline.com/Snoopy/petition.html .


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