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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973)

Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.

Writers:

Charles M. Schulz (written and created by), Jerry Juhl (story) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Todd Barbee Todd Barbee ... Charlie Brown (voice)
Robin Kohn Robin Kohn ... Lucy van Pelt (voice)
Stephen Shea Stephen Shea ... Linus van Pelt (voice)
Hilary Momberger-Powers ... Sally Brown (voice) (as Hilary Momberger)
Christopher DeFaria ... Patricia 'Peppermint Patty' Reichardt (voice)
Jimmy Ahrens Jimmy Ahrens ... Marcie (voice)
Robin Reed Robin Reed ... Franklin (voice)
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Storyline

Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.

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Taglines:

Spend Thanksgiving with Good Ol' Charlie Brown. (2008 DVD re-release)


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Snoopy.com

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Vince Guaraldi composed the music as well as did the vocals for the song "Little Birdie". See more »

Goofs

As Franklin sits alone on the opposite side of the table from which Snoopy serves "dinner", empty chairs adjacent to him disappear and reappear. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lucy van Pelt: [holding football] Charlie Brown! Oh, Charlie Brown!
Charlie Brown: I can't believe it. She must think I'm the most stupid person alive.
Lucy van Pelt: Come on, Charlie Brown. I'll hold the ball and you kick it.
Charlie Brown: Hold it? Ha! You'll pull it away and I'll land flat on my back and kill myself.
Lucy van Pelt: But Charlie Brown, it's Thanksgiving.
Charlie Brown: What's that got to do with anything?
Lucy van Pelt: Well, one of the greatest traditions we have is the Thanksgiving Day football game. And the biggest, most important tradition of all is the kicking ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits, Snoopy and Woodstock both have a slice of pumpkin pie. See more »

Alternate Versions

The version of "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" that aired on CBS in the mid 1980s trimmed the segment with Snoopy and Woodstock getting dressed for the dinner after setting up the table. It cuts from the scene after Snoopy pulls out his costume and a small hat for Woodstock to the scene where they walk up to the house. See more »

Connections

Featured in Conan: A Man for All Flu Seasons (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Linus and Lucy
(uncredited)
Music by Vince Guaraldi
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holiday fun!
31 October 2004 | by AWERTHSee all my reviews

I have always enjoyed these "Charlie Brown" specials as

I called them...It always tells me a holiday will be coming shortly when i watch this on television. there is a weird quality to these specials...they are children oriented, but they seem to have a lot of strong messages

behind them for anyone of any age....like Linus's speech

about Massasoit--a young one who loves his blanket and

sucks his thumb, and to be so smart is like an oxymoron, a mature child..I'm sure we can all relate to one of the

characters in a way!


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