History WesternAnimation / ACharlieBrownChristmas

11th Mar '17 11:47:44 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* BitingTheHandHumor: An unintentional example (maybe), but at one point Charlie Brown discovers a contest to win cash for the best Christmas lights and display and is left confused and shocked. ABC, who currently broadcasts the special during the season, has aired programs such as ''The Great Christmas Light Fight'', which is, yes, basically [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a contest just like the one in the special]].

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* BitingTheHandHumor: An unintentional example (maybe), but at one point Charlie Brown discovers a contest to win cash for the best Christmas lights and display and is left confused and shocked. ABC, Creator/{{ABC}}, who currently broadcasts the special during the season, has aired programs such as ''The Great Christmas Light Fight'', which is, yes, basically [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a contest just like the one in the special]].
28th Dec '16 8:57:09 AM tropower
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This humble television special that no one had any faith in CBS was fully-prepared to disown it and only aired it out of legal obligation[[labelnote:*]] (they quickly changed their tune when the ratings came in; ''literally half of America'' watched it; for reference, the only other things on American TV to earn that high an audience share are the Super Bowl [sometimes] and the final episode of ''Series/{{MASH}}'')[[/labelnote]] ended up turning ''Peanuts'' into a multimedia juggernaut, with several dozen more specials over the next four decades, [[WesternAnimation/TheCharlieBrownAndSnoopyShow a]] SaturdayMorningCartoon that ran for two seasons, [[WesternAnimation/ABoyNamedCharlieBrown four]] [[WesternAnimation/SnoopyComeHome thea]][[WesternAnimation/RaceForYourLifeCharlieBrown trical]] [[WesternAnimation/BonVoyageCharlieBrown films]][[note]]Plus a new adaptation from the makers of the WesternAnimation/IceAge movies.[[/note]], and two Broadway musicals[[note]]Both of which were given a RecursiveAdaptation as a TV special.[[/note]]. In 2015, ABC aired a two-hour special called ''It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown'', which focuses on the enduring popularity of ''A Charlie Brown Christmas''.

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This humble television special that no one had any faith in CBS was fully-prepared to disown it and only aired it out of legal obligation[[labelnote:*]] (they quickly changed their tune when the ratings came in; ''literally half of America'' watched it; for reference, the only other things on American TV to earn that high an audience share are the Super Bowl [sometimes] and the final episode of ''Series/{{MASH}}'')[[/labelnote]] ended up turning ''Peanuts'' into a multimedia juggernaut, with several dozen more specials over the next four decades, [[WesternAnimation/TheCharlieBrownAndSnoopyShow a]] a SaturdayMorningCartoon that ran for two seasons, [[WesternAnimation/ABoyNamedCharlieBrown four]] [[WesternAnimation/SnoopyComeHome thea]][[WesternAnimation/RaceForYourLifeCharlieBrown trical]] [[WesternAnimation/BonVoyageCharlieBrown films]][[note]]Plus a new adaptation from the makers of the WesternAnimation/IceAge movies.[[/note]], and two Broadway musicals[[note]]Both of which were given a RecursiveAdaptation as a TV special.[[/note]]. In 2015, ABC aired a two-hour special called ''It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown'', which focuses on the enduring popularity of ''A Charlie Brown Christmas''.
28th Dec '16 8:51:10 AM tropower
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This humble television special that no one had any faith in CBS was fully-prepared to disown it and only aired it out of legal obligation[[labelnote:*]] (they quickly changed their tune when the ratings came in; ''literally half of America'' watched it; for reference, the only other things on American TV to earn that high an audience share are the Super Bowl [sometimes] and the final episode of ''Series/{{MASH}}'')[[/labelnote]] ended up turning ''Peanuts'' into a multimedia juggernaut, with several dozen more specials over the next four decades, a short-lived SaturdayMorningCartoon, five theatrical films, and a Broadway musical. In 2015, ABC aired a two-hour special called ''It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown'', which focuses on the enduring popularity of ''A Charlie Brown Christmas''.

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This humble television special that no one had any faith in CBS was fully-prepared to disown it and only aired it out of legal obligation[[labelnote:*]] (they quickly changed their tune when the ratings came in; ''literally half of America'' watched it; for reference, the only other things on American TV to earn that high an audience share are the Super Bowl [sometimes] and the final episode of ''Series/{{MASH}}'')[[/labelnote]] ended up turning ''Peanuts'' into a multimedia juggernaut, with several dozen more specials over the next four decades, [[WesternAnimation/TheCharlieBrownAndSnoopyShow a]] SaturdayMorningCartoon that ran for two seasons, [[WesternAnimation/ABoyNamedCharlieBrown four]] [[WesternAnimation/SnoopyComeHome thea]][[WesternAnimation/RaceForYourLifeCharlieBrown trical]] [[WesternAnimation/BonVoyageCharlieBrown films]][[note]]Plus a short-lived SaturdayMorningCartoon, five theatrical films, new adaptation from the makers of the WesternAnimation/IceAge movies.[[/note]], and a two Broadway musical.musicals[[note]]Both of which were given a RecursiveAdaptation as a TV special.[[/note]]. In 2015, ABC aired a two-hour special called ''It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown'', which focuses on the enduring popularity of ''A Charlie Brown Christmas''.
28th Dec '16 8:42:35 AM tropower
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This is not a ChristmasSpecial. This is ''{{t|ropeCodifier}}he'' Christmas special.

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This is not a ChristmasSpecial. This is ''{{t|ropeCodifier}}he'' Christmas special.
special.[[note]]Well, actually, [[WesternAnimation/MrMagoo Mr. Magoo's]] [[Literature/AChristmasCarol Christmas Carol]] is [[UrExample "the"]] Christmas Special, having predated this one by three years. On the other hand, this was the one that made Christmas Specials a thing.[[/note]]
26th Dec '16 2:35:36 PM Mdumas43073
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25th Dec '16 6:30:10 PM Kalaong
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* AppealToForce: Lucy has a memorable one;
-->'''Linus''': Give me one good reason I should memorize this.\\
'''Lucy''': I'll give you ''five'' good reasons. ''(holds up palm, starts curling in fingers)'' 1-2-3-4-5! ''(holds fist under Linus' nose)''\\
'''Linus''': ...Those are ''good'' reasons. Christmas is not only getting too commercial, it's getting too ''dangerous!''
22nd Dec '16 6:12:25 PM FromtheWordsofBR
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* BitingTheHandHumor: An unintentional example (maybe), but at one point Charlie Brown discovers a contest to win cash for the best Christmas lights and display and is left confused and shocked. ABC, who currently broadcasts the special during the season, has aired programs such as ''The Great Christmas Light Fight'', which is, yes, basically [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a contest just like the one in the special].

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* BitingTheHandHumor: An unintentional example (maybe), but at one point Charlie Brown discovers a contest to win cash for the best Christmas lights and display and is left confused and shocked. ABC, who currently broadcasts the special during the season, has aired programs such as ''The Great Christmas Light Fight'', which is, yes, basically [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a contest just like the one in the special].special]].
22nd Dec '16 6:12:00 PM FromtheWordsofBR
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* BitingTheHandHumor: An unintentional example (maybe), but at one point Charlie Brown discovers a contest to win cash for the best Christmas lights and display and is left confused and shocked. ABC, who currently broadcasts the special during the season, has aired programs such as ''The Great Christmas Light Fight'', which is, yes, basically [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a contest just like the one in the special].
7th Nov '16 9:01:42 PM Mdumas43073
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27th Oct '16 9:26:00 PM Mdumas43073
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