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Charlie Brown’s Arrested Development

I think I blogged about this when it aired years back, but now I can actually embed it. It’s the Arrested Development episode “Good Grief”. While the title reflects the episode in several ways, it does include some nicely-done Peanuts references, not via dialog but via music cues and visuals. …

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Schulz/Peanuts news

ABC aggressive on making it a (Charlie) Brown Christmas

Not only is ABC running A Charlie Brown Christmas twice this holiday season (once last night, once on Tuesday the 16th), and not only are they running it as an hour long block by matching it with the fine Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales, but they’re also running the hour-long I …

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A Charlie Brown Christmas airing

Tonight, at the start of ABC primetime in the U.S. Meanwhile, I’ve added a couple editions to the A Charlie Brown Christmas book guide – just variant formats of the original Dale Hale adaptation. And I think there’s one more of those to come. (I’m kind of surprised that there …

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Ferreting out more A Charlie Brown Christmas adaptations

There are at least a couple more A Charlie Brown Christmas adaptations/editions that aren’t on my big guide yet, and if anyone out there would like to help by sending pictures of them (and publishing/copyright date, if possible), please do: There was an album-sized record released, with a storybook included, …

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Classic finds

our holiday project – the A Charlie Brown Christmas book guide

This is what I was promising yesterday – sorry, but it took me a few more hours than expected to put it together. But now, at last, civilization is ready for: The AAUGH.com Evergreen, Evergrowing Guide to A Charlie Brown Christmas Books! Spread the word!

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Big discount, Calvin & Hobbes, four hours only

I know a lot of you are comics fans in general, and here’s a good but very-limited-time offer — the $150 Complete Calvin and Hobbes boxed set is 47% off (usually, it’s 37% off… so that’s another $15 in savings. Click here, then click on the View Gold Box offer …

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Discounts

Finding the bargains

So here I am, on the same block as a Best Buy, a block away from a Target, two blocks from an Office Depot. Seems like I’m ideally situated to exploit all the day-after-Thanksgiving earlybird sales this year, right? Well, no. Not only is there nothing I’m really looking for …

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Discounts

AAUGH.com and gift-giving, 2008

I stopped by a Wendy’s hamburger joint today, and discovered that their kids meals at this point come with Peanuts toys. Theres a stuffed Snoopy backpack clip, a stuffed Woodstock keychain, a frame with comic strips so you can mix-and-match panels, a Snoopy bobblehead, and then something called the Peanuts …

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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving airs

A CB Thanksgiving shows Tuesday in the U.S., at the start of ABC’s primetime lineup. So tune-in if you want the laughs, the jelly beans, the bird-on-bird cannibalism…

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The Class of 1950

There was something in the water during the 1950-1951 school year. Peanuts started in October, of course, and is still running strong in reruns after an almost 50 year run. Dennis the Menace started in March of 1951. Not as long-running but strong on the quality scale, King Aroo started …

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