This Is America Charlie Brown

Season 1 Episode 6

The Great Inventors

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Aired Unknown Mar 10, 1989 on CBS
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In the sixth part of This Is America Charlie Brown, Sally does a school report on the famous inventors of America. She and her assistant Snoopy give examples of people and there inventions. She explains the invention while Snoopy uses it. Inventions include The paper bag, toothpick, roller skates, the first pizzeria, basketball, and sneakers. Snoopy messes up and Sally brings him to Charlie Browns classroom. While there Linus gives a report on Alexander Grahmm Bell. While Linus gives his report we see him going to Alexander Grahmm Bell's house to do a report on him. He is invited up and he and his assistant Mr Watson explain to Linus about his telephone the are about to test. Linus asks if he can watch them test it. They say its alright and he listens as Mr Bell says something over the phone. They cheer and are happy. Back in there classroom, Peppermint Patty gives her report. Her report is on Thomas Edison. She explains about the phonograph. She is now in his house. She is talking with his daughter Miranda. Shes asks Thomas Edison if he can fix her toy. He explains that thanks to the Diaphragm on the top of the toy it can saw a piece of wood when they talk into it. He is about to leave to test out his new experiment when they ask if they can come. He says yes and now they are in his laboratory. They are ready and he recites "Mary Had A Little Lamb" into the phonograph. He then plays it back and it works. Peppermint Patty then is back in the class room and is embarrassed because she is dancing and cheering. Marcie finishes Peppermint Patty's report. Now Charlie Brown gives his report on Henry Ford. He explains that on Thanksgiving day in 1896 there was the first car race. It included 2 electric cars, 3 cars by Benz, and another mans car that was lighter then theres. There is another car that historians have forgotten about, The snoopster. The race starts and the lighter car is winning until the steering wheel breaks. Later the electric cars batteries die, and two of the Benz get stuck in the snow. The lighter car is in the lead and then finishes the race. Then Henry Ford visits a meat packing factory there he realizes he could make his cars cheaper if he did it in an assembly line. The Model A is named one the greatest accomplishment in transportation.moreless

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Brandon Stewart

Brandon Stewart

Linus Van Pelt (voice)

Erica Gayle

Erica Gayle

Lucy Van Pelt (voice)

Bill Melendez

Bill Melendez

Snoopy & Woostock (voice)

Jason Muller Mendelson

Jason Muller Mendelson

Peppermint Patty (voice)

Erin Chase

Erin Chase

Charlie Brown (voice)

Marie Cole

Marie Cole

Marcie (voice)

Alissa King

Alissa King

Miranda

Guest Star

Julie Payne

Julie Payne

The Landlady

Guest Star

Brittany Thornton

Brittany Thornton

Sally Brown

Guest Star

Gregg Berger

Gregg Berger

 

Recurring Role

Frank Welker

Frank Welker

 

Recurring Role

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