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Charlie Brown is on the run from the Peanuts Gang after the Great Pumpkin puts a bounty on his head in this wild animated student short by Jim Reardon. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Etienne Badillo ... Charlie Brown (voice)

Rich Moore ... Charlie Brown / Narration (voice)
Mike Reardon ... Charlie Brown / Additional Voices (voice)

William Holden ... Charlie Brown (voice) (archive footage)
Ethan Kanfer ... Linus Van Pelt (voice) (as Nate Kanfer)

Bret Haaland ... Lucy Van Pelt / Additional Voices (voice)

Jeff Pidgeon ... Great Pumpkin (voice)
Ed Bell ... Additional Voices (voice)
Broose Johnson ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Bruce Johnson)

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Jim Reardon 
 
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Jim Reardon 

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Jim Reardon .... animator
 
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Hal Ambro .... aided and abetted by
Ed Bell .... aided and abetted by
Russ Edmonds .... aided and abetted by
Doug Frankel .... aided and abetted by
Tony Fucile .... aided and abetted by
Michael Giaimo .... aided and abetted by (as Mike Giaimo)
Bret Haaland .... aided and abetted by
Dan Hansen .... aided and abetted by
Ethan Kanfer .... aided and abetted by (as Nate Kanfer)
Dale McBeath .... aided and abetted by
Bob McCrea .... aided and abetted by
Rich Moore .... aided and abetted by
Sarge Morton .... aided and abetted by
Sam Peckinpah .... dedicatee (as Sam 'The Man' Peckinpah)
Jeff Pidgeon .... aided and abetted by
Beverly Reardon .... aided and abetted by (as Beverly)
Eileen Reardon .... aided and abetted by (as Eileen)
Mike Reardon .... aided and abetted by
Jim Ryan .... aided and abetted by
Craig Smith .... aided and abetted by
Bob Winquist .... aided and abetted by
 

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Charlie Brown's line "Happiness is a warm Uzi" is a spoof of Peanuts author Charles m. Schulz's famous quote "Happiness is a warm puppy"See more »
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Factual errors: The closing credit "'Charlie Brown' - The Platters" is incorrect, with the song playing over the credits being the Coasters' hit recording of "Charlie Brown", a song the Platters are not known to have recorded.See more »
Quotes:
Charlie Brown:Schroeder, where's your piano?
[a giant piano falls on him]
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Spoofs The Wild Bunch (1969)See more »
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The kind of thing that nowadays would prove a YouTube hit, 24 January 2010
Author: Foux_du_Fafa from United Kingdom

A CAL-ARTS student film by Jim Reardon (who worked on numerous episodes of "The Simpsons"), "Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown" does what it says on the tin: numerous beloved fluffy characters go after Charlie Brown by order of the Pumpkin King. It's all done in B+W and resembles pencil tests, much like most films made by animation students. Yet I can imagine that it would have stood out a lot from its contemporary CAL-ARTS productions in terms of tone, as it really does feel like not a sort of Disney/WB homage or an art-house film but rather the kind of spoof that one would find on YouTube or MySpace. Thus, this can be viewed today as a good piece of immature fluff that was perhaps ahead of its time in terms of style and tone. If you can track it down somewhere, it's worth taking a peak.

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