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You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown (1972)

Linus runs for school president with Lucy and Charlie Brown being his campaign managers.

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Bill Melendez
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Cast

Cast overview:
Chad Webber Chad Webber ... 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)
Todd Barbee Todd Barbee ... Russell (voice)
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Storyline

With the school election looming, Linus is talked into running for school president. With Lucy and Charlie Brown as his campaign manager and Snoopy and Woodstock assisting, he stands a decent chance of victory. Soon however, he makes unrealistic promises and learns the hard way that preaching about the Great Pumpkin cannot be considered a sound campaign strategy. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Fun wins in a landslide! (2008 DVD re-release)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

You're Elected, Charlie Brown See more »

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Trivia

Animated debut of Snoopy's alter ego Joe Cool. See more »

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After Snoopy is thrown out of school, the snap sound of the notebook is heard before it snaps onto his toe. See more »

Quotes

Lucy van Pelt: I've just compiled the results of my poll. You'll never get elected, Charlie Brown. You have no way of winning. No way.
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Followed by Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown (2011) See more »

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It's ElectionTime
14 December 2013 | by AaronCapenBannerSee all my reviews

Eighth animated special based on the Charles M. Schulz cartoon strips is one of the better ones, as Linus decides(with Lucy's help) to run for student body president, and how he makes nice speeches and many promises that he may have trouble keeping, especially when he mentions the Great Pumpkin again... Meanwhile, Sally is having trouble with her locker, but has faith in Linus, who is facing stiff competition from a classmate who still seems undecided about who he'll vote for. Amusing and thoughtful special about school life and political realities may be instructive to youngsters, and of course there's Snoopy as Joe Cool. Nice continuity with the Great Pumpkin mention!


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