America’s favorite animated Halloween special, “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” from the late great cartoonist Charles M. Schulz airs this Friday, October 19th.
“In the 1966 animated special “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” The PEANUTS gang celebrates Halloween, with Linus hoping that, finally, he will be visited by The Great Pumpkin, while Charlie Brown is invited to a Halloween party. Cast members include Peter Robbins (Charlie Brown) and Christopher Shea (Linus). The cast also includes Sally Dryer as Lucy, Chris Doran as Schroeder, Bill Melendez as Snoopy, Kathy Steinberg as Sally, Tracy Stratford as Violet and Ann Altieri as Frieda,” from ABC’s press release.
“It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” 30-minute episode airs on Friday, October 18th at 8 pm ET on ABC.
The full-length version of the classic animated PEANUTS special “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” includes the bonus cartoon, “You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown,” featuring the Great Pumpkin, and will air on Sunday, October 29th at 8 pm ET on ABC.
Photo: ©1966 United Feature Syndicate Inc.