It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)

This animated production features Charlie Brown and his friends. It's Halloween again, and everyone goes trick-or-treating except for Linus. He will wait for the Great Pumpkin again.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1966
DVD Release Date: September 12, 2000
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Critic Score: 94% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Roush
TV Guide

No matter how often we see it, we'll still be happy to wait in the pumpkin patch with Linus, and wait-for-it when Lucy pulls the football away from Charlie Brown, and delight when Snoopy is on the other end of the apple when Lucy goes bobbing.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Director Bill Melendez concentrates on atmosphere more than anything else; he sets up unrelated jokes, or simply enjoys watching the autumn leaves fall gently to the ground.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The most sincere of all Halloween specials.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis's hard not come away with a smile on your face.

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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

What the hell kind of grown-up hands out rocks on Halloween?

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

May not be one of the better Charlie Brown specials but it sure is a great celebration of not just the Autumn season, but of Halloween and what a little faith in the tradition can do to a young child...

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Gabriel Shanks
Mixed Reviews

Perhaps Charlie Brown's most charming, bittersweet moment.

Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Perfect little film for families of all ages. This simple tale as some of the most memorable characters in history, "The Peanut Gang." This group of… More
Lanning : )
Happy Thanksgiving to all my flixster buddies who celebrate it!
Aj V
This is probably my favourite Charlie Brown movie, it's very unique, I mean who had ever heard of the "great pumpkin" before? It's very… More
Nani Vang
=D I love Peanuts
Jennifer Xu
I think I like watching Charlie Brown than actually reading the comics. The characters always do the cutest things, like dancing silently and pinking up.… More
Rachel F's Charlie gotta love it.