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

The Peanuts gang performs the classic Broadway musical.

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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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Charlie Brown and the Peanuts sing out as they perform excerpts from the classic musical. Charlie Brown has one of his usual bad days of loneliness and failure whether it be in the schoolyard, at the baseball diamond or at home. Meanwhile, Linus ponders his dependence on his security blanket, Linus bullies and pesters the boys, Sally Brown goes through life with her scatterbrain philosophies and Snoopy indulges in his appetites and fantasies. However, there is music to be had to see them through, until they all realize what truly makes them happy. Written by Kenneth Chisholm

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Happiness With the Peanuts Gang!


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6 November 1985 (USA)  »

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Two songs from the musical that were not featured in this movie were "My Blanket and Me" sung by Linus to his beloved security blanket and "The Doctor Is In" between Lucy and Charlie Brown at her famous psychiatrist's booth. See more »

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Linus van Pelt: In examining a work such as "Peter Rabbit", it is important that the superficial characteristics of its deceptively simple plot should not be allowed to blind the reader to its more substantial fabric of its deeper motivations. In this report, I plan to discuss the sociological implications of family pressures so great as to drive an otherwise *moral* rabbit to perform acts of thievery which he consciously knew were against the law. I also hope to explore the personality of Mr. McGregor in his ...
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Happiness
Written by Clark Gesner
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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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