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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Nothing Artificial Here*

There has always been something about Charlie Brown from the Peanuts comic strip that each of us can connect with. He opens his mailbox and it is always empty. He never can kick that football. He never could… Read More

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

On December 9, 1965 an animated Christmas special aired on CBS. Some network executives had already made the commitment to air it, but they only planned to air it that one time. Little did they know that the… Read More

Tom & Jerry’s Giant Adventure (2013)

In this animated straight-to-DVD film, Tom and Jerry are the last two animals left in the petting zoo at Storybook Town, a fairy-tale based theme park. Mr. Bigley has plans to turn the theme park into a strip… Read More

Tiny Toons: One Beer (1991)

In this Tiny Toon Adventures short, Buster Bunny, Plucky Duck, and Hamton J. Pig go where most Saturday morning cartoons don’t go. “One Beer” was only aired once in the United States. However, I came across this short while… Read More

We Three Kings: Claymation Style

Do you remember the Claymation Christmas special? It was aired in 1987 and won an Emmy. In celebration of Epiphany, here is their version of the hymn “We Three Kings.”

Kon Ducki (1992)

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This Tiny Toon Adventures short pairs Plucky Duck and Hamton J. Pig together as Plucky stars as Captain Pluck who vows to prove to the Explorer’s Club that when his ancestors migrated to Salinas, they did not fly, but sailed…. Read More

Old Glory (1939)

This animated short was released in Los Angeles on July 1, 1939, just a few days before the celebration of the 4th of July. The animation is realist, which was director Chuck Jones’ style at this time of… Read More

Halloween with Donald Duck

It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown (1992)

Charlie Brown and the team are back on the baseball field in this twenty-four minute short. But, the team is having problems. A toddler named Leland decides that t-ball is no longer his style, and joins Charlie Brown’s… Read More

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