Category Archives: cartoons

Charlie Brown Valentine: Discussion Questions

I wrote this last year to use with my youth group after watching A Charlie Brown Valentine. It was a great discussion about God’s love in our lives.

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A Garfield Christmas Special (1987)

It starts off like so many other animated specials with a focus on getting, getting, getting. But as the story unfolds and Jon takes Garfield and Odie with him to the farm, we learn that the greedy, fat cat, has a … Continue reading

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VeggieTales: Saint Nicholas (2009)

How often does the true meaning of Christmas get lost in the excitement of the holiday? In the VeggieTales Christmas tale Saint Nicholas, the Veggies are experiencing this same tension. The kids are concerned about what they will get and how … Continue reading

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VeggieTales in the House

On November 26, Netflix will premiere a new Saturday-morning style series of VeggieTales cartoons.  In the original cartoons, Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber would introduce the shorts from the kitchen counter. I never thought about it much, but … Continue reading

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VeggieTales’ Holiday Hot Line

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the gang from VeggieTales is here to share jokes, scripture, and cooking tips. The creators of VeggieTales are gearing up for the release of the brand new VeggieTales in the House, which is premiering November … Continue reading

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VeggieTales: Beauty and the Beet (2014)

“There are some who are hard to love.” The family musical group The VeggieTones are starting to make it big when they get the invitation to play at Vegtable Square Garden. On the way, the family is forced to pull … Continue reading

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Interview: Veggie Tales’ Mike Nawrocki

Telling the story of God’s unconditional love Next week a brand new VeggieTales DVD will be released, “Beauty and the Beet.” In this new show, a Veggie twist of the classic story Beauty and the Beast, Mirabelle (voiced by country … Continue reading

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It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown (1974)

The 12th animated television special, It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown, first aired on April 9, 1974 on CBS.  In this special, Charlie Brown and the gang are preparing for Easter. Peppermint Patty is teaching Marcie how to dye Easter … Continue reading

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A Charlie Brown Valentine (2002)

A Charlie Brown Valentine is the first Peanuts cartoon special that was made after the death of creator Charles Schultz. It is also the third time that such a special was made with digital ink and paint, rather than the … Continue reading

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It’s Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown

It’s Homecoming at Charlie Brown’s school. He and Linus are on the same Homecoming float, when Charlie Brown notices the little red-headed girl. The little red-headed girl is the Homecoming Queen. Charlie Brown and Linus are two of the guys … Continue reading

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