Charlie Brown

CBS Premiered Dec 09, 1965 Between Seasons




Episode Guide


  • Season 1
    • A Charlie Brown Christmas
      Good Grief! In the first Peanuts special, the gang celebrates Christmas. Charlie Brown, thinking Christmas is too comercialized, directs the school Christmas play. He learns it from Linus, who tells us all the true meaning of Christmas!
    • Charlie Brown's All-Stars
      After losing 999 games in a row, Charlie Brown's baseball team threatens to quit and spend the summer like normal kids (swimming, skateboarding, and jumping rope) until he announces that Hennessey's Hardware store will sponsor them, meaning they can get uniforms and play in a real league - but only if he'll take the girls and Snoopy off the team.moreless
    • It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
      Join the Peanuts gang as they celebrate Halloween. Linus patiently waits in the pumpkin patch for the arrival of the Great Pumpkin, while Charlie is invited to a Halloween party and gets rocks in his trick-or-treat bag.
    • You're In Love, Charlie Brown
      With the school year coming to an end, Charlie Brown tries to meet his dream girl, whom he only knows as "The Little Red-haired Girl". But his nervousness prevents him from meeting her upfront, and all his attempts to impress her fail. Linus tries to give him a helping hand, but the outcome just keeps looking bleaker and bleaker...moreless
    • He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown
      When Charlie Brown wants to send Snoopy back to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm for being disobedient, his dog hides at Peppermint Patty's house, which is fine for him--until she starts making him do chores.
    • It Was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown
      The gang recalls their summer vacation when, after some failings when competing with the girls, the boys bring out the "Masked Marvel."
    • Play It Again, Charlie Brown
      Lucy tries to get Schroeder's attention while he plays the piano. She arranges for him to play at the PTA program--but they don't want Beethoven.
    • You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown
      Elections for student body president are approaching, and Linus is one of the candidates, with Lucy and Charlie Brown in charge of his campaign.
    • There's No Time For Love, Charlie Brown
      Charlie Brown must get an A on his report about a field trip to the art museum in order to pass the class. When the bus arrives at the museum, he meets Peppermint Patty, whose school is also there for a field trip. Unfortunately, they lose track of all the other kids and go inside a supermarket instead!moreless
    • A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
      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!
    • It's a Mystery, Charlie Brown
      While Sally worries about a science project, Snoopy investigates the disappearance of Woodstock's nest.
    • It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown
      Easter is approaching, and the gang is getting ready. Sally wants new shoes, Peppermint Patty attempts to show Marcie how to color eggs, and Snoopy helps Woodstock with a new house. Linus, however, claims that all the work is unnecessary because the Easter Beagle will come.
    • Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown
      With Valentine's Day approaching, the gang prepares in various ways. Charlie Brown waits at the mailbox, Linus buys a box of candy for his teacher (while Sally thinks it's for herself), Snoopy puts on a dramatic "Pawpet" show, and the school has a Valentine's Day party.
    • You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown
      Peppermint Patty gets "Chuck" to participate in a motocross race which has many challenges, including a mysterious Masked Marvel.
    • It's Arbor Day, Charlie Brown
      When Miss Othmar makes Sally research Arbor Day, the girl enlists Linus and Lucy to plant a garden. Their location, however, is Charlie Brown's baseball field. They decide to name it Charlie Brown Field, and Charlie Brown is flattered--until he sees what they have done.
    • It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown
      Charlie Brown must escort the Little Red-Haired Girl to the homecoming dance, even though he has trouble kicking the ball during the homecoming football game.
    • What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown
      Having eaten too much, Snoopy dreams he's an Alaskan sled dog.
    • You're the Greatest, Charlie Brown
      Charlie Brown participates in the Junior Olympics Decathlon, competing against several other contestants, including the Masked Marvel.
    • She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown
      Peppermint Patty prepares for a skating competition with Snoopy as her coach.
    • Life Is a Circus, Charlie Brown
      The circus comes to town and Snoopy falls for one of the poodles in an acrobatic act. He soon runs away to join it. Snoopy becomes "Hugo the Great" and while Charlie Brown worries about him, Snoopy has to face some realities of the show business himself .
    • It's Magic, Charlie Brown
      Snoopy puts on a magic act. His tricks are failures, except for one--turning Charlie Brown invisible.
    • Someday You'll Find Her, Charlie Brown
      After Charlie Brown falls in love with a girl briefly shown in a broadcasted football game, he and Linus go across town door-to-door, searching for her.
    • A Charlie Brown Celebration
      A one-hour special in which Charles Schulz introduces the Peanuts Gang involved in a variety of activities, including dog-training classes, a baseball game, a field trip and more.
    • Is This Goodbye, Charlie Brown?
      Linus and Lucy's dad has a new job, which involves relocating their family far from the rest of the gang. Everyone says goodbye and tries to cope with their friends' departure.
    • It's an Adventure, Charlie Brown
      The second one-hour special, with stories adapted directly from newspaper comic strips. We can see Charlie Brown having strange visions, running from the EPA and being elected president of summer camp; Peppermint Patty and Marcie becoming golf caddies; Lucy determined to get rid of Linus's blanket; and more.
    • What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown?
      As they begin their journey home from their student exchange term in France, the Peanuts gang find themselves sidetracked and with car problems. They then pass by the memorials of some battlesites in both World Wars. Linus talks about their importance and the sacrifices required of the troops who fought them.moreless
    • It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown
      Snoopy becomes Flashbeagle, loving to dance the night away.
    • Snoopy's Getting Married, Charlie Brown
      Snoopy runs into a female poodle while guarding Peppermint Patty's house and decides to marry her. The Peanuts gang gets into preparing their wedding with the usual complications and the extra help of Snoopy's cousin, Spike.
    • You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
      A 50 minute special animated version of the classic off-Broadway musical from the 60's. The Peanuts gang perform the various comedy sketches of the play.
    • Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
      Charlie Brown has to read "War and Peace" over Christmas break, but is obliged to attend Peppermint Patty's New Year's Eve party.
    • Snoopy: The Musical
      The 50 minute special adaptation of the second musical (this one from the 70's) based on the Peanuts gang, this time centered on Snoopy.
    • It's the Girl in the Red Truck, Charlie Brown
      A one-hour special which combines live-action with animation. Snoopy's cousin Spike falls for Jenny, a pretty blonde girl in an old red truck. They visit Los Angeles and have lots of fun, but Jenny's boyfriend and Spike being mistaken with a coyote may put their relationship in jeopardy.
    • Why, Charlie Brown, Why?
      Linus is smitten by a new girl who comes to the neighborhood school. But she develops the symptoms of leukemia and must go to the hospital for cancer treatment. Linus and Charlie Brown help her through the traumas of chemotherapy as best as they can while Snoopy plays at being the world's greatest doctor.
    • Snoopy's Reunion
      Snoopy's Reunion
      Episode 34
      Charlie Brown notices that Snoopy is depressed. He then decides to cheer up Snoopy by hosting a reunion party with his brothers and sisters. The whole gang enthusiastically responds. We learn about their early days at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm and also of what happened to it.
    • It's Spring Training, Charlie Brown
      Charlie Brown's team can get uniforms if they win the first game of the season. However, considering the usual competence of the team, including new members, the challenge seems impossible. Will an early round of spring training be enough help?
    • It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown
      A collection of stories related to Christmas, where we can see Charlie Brown trying to raise money for his girlfriend or Sally and Peppermint Patty worried about their lines on the Christmas play, among other stories.
    • You're in The Superbowl, Charlie Brown
      The Peanuts Gang competes in a punt, pass and kick contest. The winner gets a new bicycle and a trip to the Super Bowl. Meanwhile, Snoopy coaches a football team of birds to the championships.
    • It Was My Best Birthday Ever, Charlie Brown
      Linus meets a singer and gardener named Mimi, and invites her to his birthday party. However, there is some speculation about if she'll actually show up.
    • It's the Pied Piper, Charlie Brown
      Charlie Brown tells Sally a somewhat modified version of the legend of the Pied Piper, as Snoopy plays the title character who tries to rid the Peanuts' gang's hometown of sports playing, loudly dancing mice by playing his accordion in return for a year's supply of dog food.
    • A Charlie Brown Valentine
      The Peanuts kids are preparing for Valentine's Day—Charlie Brown is trying to find the nerve to ask Little Red-Haired Girl to the dance, Marcie and Peppermint Patty are trying to get the attention of “Chuck,” and Snoopy is being as debonair as ever.


    • Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales
      A collection of five Christmas-themed animated shorts based directly on stories from the Peanuts comic strips, each focusing on a specific Peanuts character - Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Lucy, and Sally.
    • Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown
      Charlie Brown trades Lucy to Peppermint Patty's baseball team in hopes of getting a better player and winning a few baseball games.
    • I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown
      An hour-long special. It centers on ReRun, Linus and Lucy's younger brother. It's Christmas vacation and, as usual, ReRun's big sister is stressing him out, so he decides to turn to his best friend, Snoopy, for amusement and holiday cheer. However, Snoopy has plans of his own, giving ReRun reason to ask Snoopy to invite his brother Spike for a visit. When Spike shows up, it looks like ReRun will have a dog for Christmas after all... but then the real trouble begins.moreless
    • He's a Bully, Charlie Brown
      The Peanuts gang is at summer camp, and Rerun has brought his marbles. Unfortunately, a talented bully takes advantage of Rerun and "teaches" him to play marbles, and takes all of them, including his grandfather's shooter, because he "won" them. Now it's up to Charlie Brown to win back Rerun's marbles.moreless
    • Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown

      Linus is obsessed with his blanket; he can't live without it. This becomes a problem when he learns that his blanket-hating grandma is coming for a visit, and she insists that he give it up by the time she leaves, or she'll get rid of it for him! Linus asks for some help to break the habit, but his willpower isn't strong enough. It doesn't help when Lucy makes his blanket into a kite, and it flies away.