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Why, Charlie Brown, Why? (1990)

TV Movie  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Drama  |  16 March 1990 (USA)
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Linus falls for a new girl who soon must go to the hospital for cancer treatment.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Kaleb Henley ...
Charlie Brown (voice)
Brandon Stewart ...
Linus Van Pelt (voice)
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Janice Emmons (voice)
Adrienne Stiefel ...
Sally Brown (voice)
Jennifer Banko ...
Lucy Van Pelt (voice)
Dion Zamora ...
The Bully (voice)
Brittany Thornton ...
Little Sister (voice)
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Big Sister (voice)
Bill Melendez ...
Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)
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A new girl comes to the neighbourhood school and Linus is smitten with her. Unfortunately, she develops the symptoms of leukemia and must go to the hospital for cancer treatment. Linus and Charlie Brown help her through the traumas of chemotherapy as best they can while Snoopy plays at being the world's greatest doctor. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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This is the only Peanuts special where Linus' security blanket is not seen, nor is it mentioned. See more »

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When Charlie and Linus first arrive at the hospital, they are told that Janice is in room 402. However, when they leave the room while she gets her injection, they return and enter room 404. See more »

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Linus van Pelt: [sad about Janice at the hospital] Why, Charlie Brown, why?
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Follows It's Magic, Charlie Brown (1981) See more »

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A Universal Classic
7 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

No other cartoonist who dare address subject matter as death can achieve such brilliance as Charles M. Schulz. One of the absolute best of the Peanuts TV movies, a beautiful piece that stays with you throughout the years.


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