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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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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The name of the school the gang attends is Birchwood School. See more »

Goofs

When Snoopy is crying after getting his finger stuck in the binder at school during the Joe Cool song, tears are coming from his forehead, not his eyes. See more »

Quotes

Schroeder: The candidate whose name I am presenting to the electorate possesses the same unique combination of qualities as those possessed by Beethoven, the greatest of all composers. That wonderful pianist, and that tower of strength. Linus is sort of like that, too.
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Connections

Followed by Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!) (1980) See more »

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There's a reason the theme music mentions the wrong title
28 September 2008 | by del_grande-1See all my reviews

"The song at the title screen, it sang: 'You're elected Charlie Brown!', but they should of sang: 'You're NOT elected Charlie Brown.'"

There's a reason for this; the first time it aired, it was called, "You're Elected, Charlie Brown," and used the theme music with that title. However, sometime after that, presumably somebody noticed that, as Charlie Brown wasn't actually elected, the title made no sense, so the title was changed, and the theme music changed to a different song without lyrics. (It is possible that the on-screen title was changed at the last second, but note that CBS commercials for the show's first airing used the original title.)


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