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* ThePigPen: [[CaptainObvious Guess who?]]

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* ThePigPen: [[CaptainObvious Guess who?]]who?


** Patty. In the comic strips and earlier cartoons, she and Violet were little more than clones of Lucy (and [[DemotedToExtra largely disappeared]] after failing to develop any distinctive personality traits), and generally only played the "mean girls" role. In this adaptation, Patty's clear affection for Pig-Pen makes her seem very sweet, and certainly wins her far more sympathy than the previous portrayals of her did. Yet, when it was revealed that Charlie Brown got the highest test score (actually Peppermint Patty), these two were the first to acknowledge him and defended him from anyone who became too obsessive over him.

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** Patty. In the comic strips and earlier cartoons, she and Violet were little more than clones of Lucy (and [[DemotedToExtra largely disappeared]] after failing to develop any distinctive personality traits), and generally only played the "mean girls" role. In this adaptation, Patty's clear affection for Pig-Pen makes her seem very sweet, and certainly wins her far more sympathy than the previous portrayals of her did. Yet, In fact, when it was revealed that Charlie Brown got the highest test score (actually Peppermint Patty), these two were the first to acknowledge him and defended him from anyone who became too obsessive over him.

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* ShootingGallery: Charlie Brown races through the last-day-of-school carnival on his way to talk to the Little Red-Haired Girl before she leaves for summer camp. As he races through the carnival, he gets caught in several of these, dodging footballs thrown at the targets and getting water intended for the clowns squirted into his mouth.

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* KickTheSonOfABitch: Snoopy throwing his typewriter at Lucy.


** Patty. In the comic strips and earlier cartoons, she and Violet were little more than clones of Lucy (and [[DemotedToExtra largely disappeared]] after failing to develop any distinctive personality traits), and generally only played the "mean girls" role. In this adaptation, Patty's clear affection for Pig-Pen makes her seem very sweet, and certainly wins her far more sympathy than the previous portrayals of her did.

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** Patty. In the comic strips and earlier cartoons, she and Violet were little more than clones of Lucy (and [[DemotedToExtra largely disappeared]] after failing to develop any distinctive personality traits), and generally only played the "mean girls" role. In this adaptation, Patty's clear affection for Pig-Pen makes her seem very sweet, and certainly wins her far more sympathy than the previous portrayals of her did. Yet, when it was revealed that Charlie Brown got the highest test score (actually Peppermint Patty), these two were the first to acknowledge him and defended him from anyone who became too obsessive over him.


** In one scene, Marcie

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** Marcie taking off her glasses for a split few seconds in one scene.


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** In one scene, Marcie


* RuleOfThree: The middle of the film follows Charlie Brown attempting a total of three tasks to impress the object of his affections and prove he can be a winner: doing a magic act at the talent show, win a dance contest at the Winter Dance, and getting the highest score on a book report. All of these 3 fail due to external forces, [[spoiler:yet through each experience, Charlie Brown achieves advanced skills in a short span of time, proving there are good traits about him.]]

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The middle of the film follows Charlie Brown attempting a total of three tasks to impress the object of his affections and prove he can be a winner: doing a magic act at the talent show, win a dance contest at the Winter Dance, and getting the highest score on a book report. All of these 3 fail due to external forces, [[spoiler:yet through each experience, Charlie Brown achieves advanced skills in a short span of time, proving there are good traits about him.]]]]
** As part of the magic act itself, Charlie Brown is shown attempting to snatch the tablecloth from under the dishes three times and doesn't succeed until the third, [[spoiler:when he uses the sheet for his cow costume in order to help Sally]].

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* AdaptationalMundanity: In the original Peanuts strips, the Kite Eating tree was literal. In this movie, it is just a tree that Charlie Brown lost a lot of kites to.


* AnachronismStew: The only hard-and-fast rule the film had for the world's tech level is that any device used had to have shown up in the comic strip at some point. Given that the comic strip lasted ''fifty years'', that's not much of a limit at all, and so while modern computers and phones are absent [[note]]References to e-mail addressees do show up in the final years of the strip, but no computers were seen on-panel[[/note]], modern recycling bins and Scantron-based tests are fair game to exist alongside rotary-dial phones and typewriters. This is very subtly lampshaded by Snoopy finding his signature typewriter... in a school dumpster.

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* AnachronismStew: AmbiguousTimePeriod: The only hard-and-fast rule the film had for the world's tech level is that any device used had to have shown up in the comic strip at some point. Given that the comic strip lasted ''fifty years'', that's not much of a limit at all, and so while modern computers and phones are absent [[note]]References to e-mail addressees do show up in the final years of the strip, but no computers were seen on-panel[[/note]], modern recycling bins and Scantron-based tests are fair game to exist alongside rotary-dial phones and typewriters. This is very subtly lampshaded by Snoopy finding his signature typewriter... in a school dumpster.


** Mostly averted with Peppermint Patty whose BookDumb ditziness almost always results in D-Minuses. Aside from getting a perfect score on the aptitude test, she can still strike Chuck out in baseball, and rushes so fiercely in football she knocks Chuck for a loop, yet her life goes on as normal when her score is revealed to be the perfect one as if she hadn't gotten a perfect score.
* TheGhost:
** As per tradition, all the adults remain unseen and talk through Trombone Shorty's muted trombone.
** Averted somewhat with the Red Baron as we do see him, but he's TheFaceless since his features are obscured by flight gear and his plane. He's also TheVoiceless although [[spoiler:in the post credits scene, his plane flies past a celebrating Snoopy and his family, blowing root beer foam on his face while giving him a visible thumbs up.]] This is the most expressive an adult has ever gotten in the series.

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** Mostly averted Downplayed with Peppermint Patty whose BookDumb ditziness almost always results in D-Minuses. Aside from getting a perfect score on the aptitude test, she can still strike Chuck out in baseball, and rushes so fiercely in football she knocks Chuck for a loop, yet her life goes on as normal when her score is revealed to be the perfect one as if she hadn't gotten a perfect score.
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TheGhost: As per tradition, all the adults remain unseen and talk through Trombone Shorty's muted trombone.
** Averted somewhat with the Red Baron as we do see him, but he's TheFaceless since his features are obscured by flight gear and his plane. He's also TheVoiceless although [[spoiler:in the post credits scene, his plane flies past a celebrating Snoopy and his family, blowing root beer foam on his face while giving him a visible thumbs up.]] This is the most expressive an adult has ever gotten in the series.
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* TheVoiceless: The Baron never speaks, although in the post credits scene, his plane flies past a celebrating Snoopy and his family, blowing root beer foam on his face while giving him a visible thumbs up. This is the most expressive an adult has ever gotten in the series.


** By contrast, this doesn't seem to have much of an effect on Peppermint Patty, who gets a perfect score on the aptitude test, she can still strike Chuck out in baseball, and rushes so fiercely in football she knocks Chuck for a loop, in spite of frequently getting D-minus grades on her report cards.

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** By contrast, this doesn't seem to have much of an effect on Mostly averted with Peppermint Patty, who gets Patty whose BookDumb ditziness almost always results in D-Minuses. Aside from getting a perfect score on the aptitude test, she can still strike Chuck out in baseball, and rushes so fiercely in football she knocks Chuck for a loop, in spite of frequently getting D-minus grades on yet her report cards.life goes on as normal when her score is revealed to be the perfect one as if she hadn't gotten a perfect score.


* GeniusDitz: Charlie Brown is known for being a ButtMonkey extraordinaire. That said, his book report on ''Literature/WarAndPeace'' was, apparently, quite the fine work of written literature.

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Charlie Brown is known for being a ButtMonkey extraordinaire. That said, his book report on ''Literature/WarAndPeace'' was, apparently, quite the fine work of written literature.



*** On the back of the comic book is a panel from Sparky's first comic strip, "Li'l Folks", which served as a predecessor to ''Peanuts''.

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*** ** On the back of the comic book is a panel from Sparky's first comic strip, "Li'l Folks", which served as a predecessor to ''Peanuts''.

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* TestYourStrengthGame: At the last-day-of-school carnival, one little boy tries his hand at one of these games, but before he can try to hit the target with the hammer, Charlie Brown races through the fair on his way to the Little Red-Haired Girl before she leaves for summer camp and accidentally steps on the target. He rings the bell, and the little boy is happily rewarded with a giant teddy bear.

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