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Oooh, DVD deal

You know those DVDs they’ve been releasing with one Peanuts TV special mixed with one episode of The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show? And you know those cheap DVD sets where you can get four related films in a single DVD case for about $10-$15? Well, you can probably see …

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Which holiday is that?

The special A Charlie Brown Christmas airs tonight, on ABC Last night, Fox aired Happiness is a Warm Blanket, and promoted it as a “Holiday Special”.

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A classic on demand

I’ve just started exploring the On Demand features of my cable system – hadn’t realized until now that you can watch primetime shows from the past month for free. That’ll be very useful. But I’m amused by the way they include Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown there. I …

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The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show

I’m sitting here in the jury duty waiting room, doing my small part to bring justice to the lawless of Ventura County, and thought I’d catch up on something – particularly since animated Peanuts are on my mind (tonight is the season’s first showing of A Charlie Brown Christmas). And …

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Peanuts on TV this week

You’ll have multiple chances for a dose of Charlie Brown and the bunch this week: Wednesday night is A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on ABC Thursday night is A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving again on ABC again Friday night is Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown on Fox All of these …

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an A Charlie Brown Christmas edition by any other name

Apparently, there are now so many book adaptations of A Charlie Brown Christmas that they have to come up with new names to distinguish them, at least judging by the new book A Charlie Brown Christmas Tree. Despite the different title, this is actually this year’s Hallmark entry in the …

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What the new film will mean

I’ve been thinking about the newly-announced Peanuts film and what it will all mean for those of us in the Peanuts fan/Peanuts stuff-buying community. Here are some quick thoughts: This will not be a minor film. This is coming from Blue Sky Productions, who have so far released seven movies, …

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A new Peanuts movie is in the works

The L.A. Times is reporting that a deal has been struck between the Peanuts rightsholders and 20th Century Fox for a new Peanuts theatrical release. The high points: 2015 release date, so don’t start popping the popcorn yet. Cowritten by two Schulzes (son Craig and grandson Bryan) with Cornelius Uliano …

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Snoopy Come Home on the big screen

AAUGH Blog reader Pat just alerted me to a rare big-screen showing of Snoopy Come Home in Hollywood. Alas, the scheduling (tonight and tomorrow at 7:30) doesn’t work for me, but I hope some of the L.A. crew can make it out!

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Next DVD is Snoopy 2 Go

Coming in October is Go Snoopy Go, the latest DVD in the Happiness Is… Peanuts series. These disks pair one special (in this case, It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown) with one episode of The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show (the one with the stories “Blanket”, “Peppermint Patty”, and “Rainy Day”), …