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Celebrating the Super Bowl, bowllessly

With the Super Bowl coming up on February 3rd, the fine folks at Warner Home Video will be leading into it with a release of… no, not You’re In The Super Bowl, Charlie Brown. That would be too obvious. No, instead they’re issuing a DVD entitled either Touch Down Charlie …

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New Peanuts holiday DVD set

Just released this week is Snoopy’s Holiday Collection, a new boxed set of holiday DVDs… but, well, it’s just a new box for them, with three existing DVDs: I Want A Dog For Christmas, Charlie Brown, which has that special and Happy New Year, Charlie Brown on it. (Oh, and …

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Will the Peanuts movie stand out from the crowd?

There’s a new Peanuts film coming up in 2015, and for me the real question is will it seem very Peanuts-y, or more in the modern style of kid-aimed animated films? I’m certainly hoping for the former, and think there’s a good chance we’ll get it. Here’s a good article …

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Featurettette

If you liked that six-second Peanuts video¬†from the other day, here’s the six-second making-of video. (Folks receiving this via email should click on the title in order to go to the blog on the web to view it.)

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the latest animated Peanuts

It’s starting to seem like a long time since Happiness is a Warm Blanket, and a long time until the new Peanuts feature film, but if you need something to tide you over, well, go pop some popcorn, gather the family around, turn down all the lights, cancel the newspaper, …

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The The is The Wrong Thing

At CinemaCon, Fox already started promoting their 3-D animated Peanuts flick, even though it’s not out for over two and a half years yet. Unfortunately, their little teaser video doesn’t seem to have ended up online, so I cannot tell you how their 3-D image of Charlie Brown looked… but …

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things I should have told you already

The Complete Peanuts volume 19: 1987-1988 is already shipping, and I’m going slowly through my copy before doing a review or summation or whatever it is I do on these things. And the complete set of the Charlie Brown And Snoopy Show on DVD can now be ordered through Amazon, …

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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 …