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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.

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Charles M. Schulz (written and created by), Jerry Juhl (story) | 5 more credits »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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:

TV-G | See all certifications »

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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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Mono | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Snoopy's fight with the folding lounge chair appears to have been inspired by W. C. Fields' similar struggle with a chair in 1934's "It's A Gift." See more »

Goofs

During the fake Thanksgiving dinner scene, Snoopy puts two slices of toast on everybody's plate (including Franklin's). When Snoopy tosses Franklin his plate, there's only one slice of toast on it. 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

Followed by It Was My Best Birthday Ever, Charlie Brown! (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Charlie Brown Blues
(uncredited)
Music by Vince Guaraldi
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Excellent holiday special which is very appetizing
14 November 2006 | by Catherine_Grace_ZehSee all my reviews

In my opinion, this is an excellent holiday special which is very appetizing. However, I couldn't bear seeing Snoopy and Woodstock having to endure all that torture. In addition, the thing that really makes this special worth watching is the score, especially "Little Birdie and "Linus And Lucy." When those songs are performed, I always get warm and tingly. I would have to say that's my favorite song of this special. If you ask me, Charles M. Schulz was a really good artist. In conclusion, I highly recommend this excellent holiday special which is very appetizing to everyone, especially all you fans of the comic strip who have not seen it. When you see it, prepare to smile, have a good time, and bon appetit.


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