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You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1985)

The Peanuts gang performs the classic Broadway musical.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Kevin Brando ...
Charlie Brown (singing voice)
Michael Dockery ...
Marcie (voice)
Brad Kesten ...
Charlie Brown (voice)
Jeremy Scott Reinbolt ...
Schroeder (voice) (as Jeremy Reinbolt)
Tiffany Reinbolt ...
Sally Brown (voice)
Jessica Lee Smith ...
Lucy van Pelt (voice) (as Jessie Lee Smith)
Robert Towers ...
Snoopy (singing voice)
David Wagner ...
Linus van Pelt (voice)
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The Peanuts gang performs the classic Broadway musical.

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Happiness With the Peanuts Gang!


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Trivia

Snoopy speaks for the first time in an animated special (voiced by Robert Towers, who was a member of the 1967 Los Angeles stage cast). See more »

Quotes

Charlie Brown: Hi, Linus. Where're you going?
Linus van Pelt: Lucy's teaching me, Charlie Brown. She says a sister is responsible for the education of her little brother, so she's teaching me.
[sarcastically]
Linus van Pelt: Boy, is she intelligent.
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Follows The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show (1983) See more »

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You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Written by Clark Gesner
Performed by the Cast
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The Greatest Non-Holiday Peanuts Special of them all
2 March 2000 | by (Fargo, North Dakota) – See all my reviews

Out of all the Peanuts specials that are not Holiday specials, this is my personal favourite. Christmas, Great Pumpkin, and Easter Beagle will always be best, but besides those few, this is my favourite. The only one that rivals it is A Charlie Brown celebration, and that is only for it's sheer insanity. First off, the songs all absolutely rule. The kite flying song and the theme song are both among the greatest songs ever written for TV. But the greatest song from all Peanuts specials, is and will always be Happiness. Every time I hear it, I'm singing it for days. As far as story goes, there really isn't one. It's just really an animated version of highlights from the play. But, my what highlights they are. The baseball scene is one of the best ever. I finally taped the show when it aired on Nick-at-Nite recently, and now I can watch it whenever I want. Just two complaints- the classic theme song is not featured at all, and Snoopy talks (in a rather effeminate voice). But besides that, a classic from start to finish. This started out as a Broadway play. Sadly, I can only imagine Gary Burghoff as Charlie Brown.


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