A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

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  • TV-G
  • 1973
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (12,263)

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is a classic animated television special that first aired on ABC in 1973. It follows the beloved Peanuts gang as they prepare for and celebrate Thanksgiving Day. The main character, Charlie Brown, is struggling to balance his responsibilities as a host for Thanksgiving dinner with his desire to attend his grandmother's big celebration. His loyal dog, Snoopy, is in charge of preparing the turkey and together with his bird friend Woodstock, they set out to make a feast for their friends.

As they gather around the table, they realize that Snoopy's skills as a cook are not quite up to par and they are left with a less-than-ideal Thanksgiving meal. However, in true Peanuts fashion, they find a way to turn their misfortune into a heartwarming lesson about being grateful for the company of friends and loved ones.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is a charming and timeless tale that captures the spirit of the holiday season. The show features endearing characters such as Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and Sally, each with their own quirks and personalities that make them relatable to viewers of all ages. The animation is simple and classic, with iconic moments such as Snoopy and Woodstock's culinary hijinks and the Peanuts gang's signature dance moves.

One of the most memorable scenes in the show is the gang's makeshift Thanksgiving feast, which takes place on a ping-pong table. The scene is both comical and heartwarming, as the gang reflects on what they are most thankful for. Charlie Brown, despite feeling discouraged and overwhelmed earlier in the episode, comes to realize that the true meaning of Thanksgiving lies in spending time with loved ones.

In addition to its heartwarming message, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is also notable for its original music by Vince Guaraldi. Guaraldi's jazz-inspired score perfectly complements the laid-back and heartwarming nature of the special, and his catchy holiday tunes are still beloved by audiences today.

Overall, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is a classic Thanksgiving special that remains a cherished part of many families' holiday traditions. Its enduring charm and message of gratitude make it a must-see for anyone looking to get into the holiday spirit.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (1 episodes). The series first aired on November 20, 1973.

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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
1. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
November 20, 1973
The "Peanuts" gang gather around Charlie Brown's picnic table for an unusual feast, even though he's going over to his grandmother's for dinner at 4:30. But Snoopy cooks for Charlie Brown and makes his own version of a Thanksgiving meal!
Where to Watch A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on demand at Vudu.
  • Premiere Date
    November 20, 1973
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (12,263)