This Is America Charlie Brown

Season 1 Episode 8

The Music and Heroes of America

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Aired Unknown May 23, 1989 on CBS
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The final part of the mini series starts out with Charlie Brown trying to convince Schroeder to let Snoopy in the band for the class project. Schroeder said he is in if he does not go crazy. Schroeder and his band are practicing when Lucy says that they should combine there projects. her project is on American people. He does not like the idea of combing the projects, but the teacher does. The band plays in front of there class. The first person he talks about is Steven Foster, while the band plays "Genie With the Light Brown Hair". Lucy then interrupts and talks about the women of American History, like Susan B. Anthony. Schroeder then talks about fight songs like "Yankee Doodle Dandy", and "America the Beautiful". The next composers they talk about is John Phillip Sousa, and George M Cohan. Lucy and the girls play "Yankee oodle Dandy" with them. Snoopy went crazy dancing, but the teacher liked it. Lucy then talks about immigrants and the hard time they had here in America. They take a break from there project then. The project then continues and Franklin gives his part of the report. He talks about songs called spirituals and songs like "Nobody Knows the Trouble I See" Lucy and Peppermint Patty talk briefly on Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, and W.E.B. Dubious. Franklin then talks about the blues and Jazz. Lucy then talks about the 1950's and 60's like the start of the Vietnam War. We see actual news footage of Vietnam. The Project is complete, but Snoopy is upset because the did not talk about Rock N Roll and songs like "Hound Dog". While walking home Lucy asks Charlie Brown what his favorite song is. He says it is called "Linus and Lucy" by coincidence.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)

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