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You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown (1972)

Linus runs for school president with Lucy and Charlie Brown being his campaign managers.

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Bill Melendez
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Chad Webber Chad Webber ... Charlie Brown (voice)
Robin Kohn Robin Kohn ... Lucy van Pelt (voice)
Stephen Shea Stephen Shea ... Linus van Pelt (voice)
Hilary Momberger-Powers ... Sally Brown (voice) (as Hilary Momberger)
Todd Barbee Todd Barbee ... Russell (voice)
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Storyline

With the school election looming, Linus is talked into running for school president. With Lucy and Charlie Brown as his campaign manager and Snoopy and Woodstock assisting, he stands a decent chance of victory. Soon however, he makes unrealistic promises and learns the hard way that preaching about the Great Pumpkin cannot be considered a sound campaign strategy. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Fun wins in a landslide! (2008 DVD re-release)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

You're Elected, Charlie Brown See more »

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Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Animated debut of Snoopy's alter ego Joe Cool. See more »

Goofs

After Snoopy is thrown out of school, the snap sound of the notebook is heard before it snaps onto his toe. See more »

Quotes

Sally Brown: Well, I hope you told him.
Linus van Pelt: Well, not really. As a matter of fact, he told me.
Sally Brown: He sold out! We elected him, and he sold out! They're all the same! Promises, promises! You elect them, and they weasel out of their promises!
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Followed by Life Is a Circus, Charlie Brown (1980) See more »

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"I remember one time he gave me half of his peanut butter sandwich. I'd vote for anybody who took me out to lunch."
3 November 2014 | by utgard14See all my reviews

The Peanuts gang tackles politics as Linus (not Charlie Brown, despite the title) runs for student body president. Lucy is his campaign manager. Lots of funny bits of business to be had here. Linus' campaign speeches are hilarious. This is an underrated gem among the Peanuts specials. Aside from the great political satire and all-around good fun that comes from Charlie Brown & friends, this one offers up the first animated appearance of Snoopy's best alter ego: Joe Cool. Vince Guaraldi crafts a wonderful song to introduce him ("Joe Cool, back in school, hangin' around the water fountain actin' a fool"). The version currently being shown by ABC, following the Great Pumpkin, is edited. Particularly the beginning and ending have been altered. It's still enjoyable but try to catch the unedited version. This is a very fun cartoon. Peanuts fans will, of course, love it.


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