This Is America Charlie Brown

CBS (ended 1989)


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This Is America Charlie Brown

Show Summary

This Is America, Charlie Brown was an eight-part mini-series that aired on CBS in 1988. It is about the Peanuts characters who travel through time. From projects on the great inventors of America, to a NASA space station, The Peanuts characters traveled through American history. Combing facts with fun, Charles Schultz taught.

Show Facts
First Telecast: October 21,1988
Last Telecast: July 25, 1990
Type Of Show: Animated Mini Series

CBS Broadcast History:
October - November 1988 .... Fridays 8:00-8:30 PM
February-May 1989 .... Various 8:00-8:30 PM (once a month)
May - July 1990 .... Wednesday 8:00-8:30 PM

Nielsen Ratings (Top 30 or Better) Never finished in the Top 30

Scheduled Times
This Is America Charlie Brown was part of You're On Nickelodeon Charlie Brown and then aired on Nickelodeons sister station, Nicktoons TV, but it is currently off the air.
From 2004-January 2005 you could watch it Sundays at 3:00 PM on Canada's YTV, but as of right now, its off the schedule.

This Is America Charlie Brown VHS
In the early 1990s, Paramount put the entire This Is America Charlie Brown mini-series on 8 different VHS, not in the order of there premiere. They are not in print anymore, but you can still find them at

You're on Nickelodeon, Charlie Brown
You're on Nickelodeon, Charlie Brown features This Is America, Charlie Brown, and The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show. You're on Nickelodeon Charlie Brown is the reruns of those two shows and various Peanuts specials. It was on Nickelodeon in the late 1990's and was recently on their sister station, Nicktoons TV.

Did You Know?
This Is America Charlie Brown premiered in the middle of a writers strike on CBS.
Erin Chase was the first girl to provide the voice for Charlie Brown
This Is America Charlie Brown was billed as the first animated mini series
The first four episodes occupied the time slot of the series, Beauty and the Beast.

In 1989, Erin Chase, Ami Foster, and Brandon Stewart were all nominated for Young Artist Awards.
In 1996, Lee Mendelson was nominated at the Young Artist Awards as well, but for Best Family Animation Production.

Bill Melendez

Bill Melendez

Snoopy & Woostock (voice)

Brandon Stewart

Brandon Stewart

Linus Van Pelt (voice)

Jason Muller Mendelson

Jason Muller Mendelson

Peppermint Patty (voice)

Erica Gayle

Erica Gayle

Lucy Van Pelt (voice)

Erin Chase

Erin Chase

Charlie Brown (voice)

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