Fun Facts: It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown airs tonight at 8 p.m. Did you know?

  • It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown was the third Peanuts animated television special.
  •  It aired for the first time on CBS on October 27, 1966, and thereafter was aired on television annually through 2000.
  • The director, Bill Melendez, also plays the part of Snoopy.
  • The theme music is by Vince Guaraldi (who also did the theme music for A Charlie Brown Christmas)
  • The 10-year-old child actor who was the voice of Charlie Brown has a dog named Snoopy.
  • Children all over America felt sorry that Charlie Brown got a rock in his trick or treat bag and actually mailed in candy.

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  1. #1 by Iowa Dog Trust on October 30, 2011 - 1:44 am

    Thanks for the link to Hula … It’s fun to see the old show again!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. #2 by omawarisan on October 30, 2011 - 9:03 am

    My son watched this religioulsy, every year when he was home. He told me that he watched it on Hulu in his dorm. I like that somethings dont change.

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