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.

About Mary Fletcher Jones

Mary Fletcher Jones is a mom, teacher, and blogger. Her blogs include Autumn in Virginia, Cool Yule Blog and You Can't Make This Stuff Up, among others. She is also the creator of "Living Well With Autism," an online resource for caregivers of children, teens, and adults with autism and related special needs.
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5 Responses to Fun Facts: It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

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

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  4. omawarisan says:

    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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