Created byCharles M. Schulz Composer(s)Ed BogasJudy Munsen NetworkCBS Program creatorCharles M. Schulz
Directed byBill MelendezPhil Roman (co-director) Voices ofCasey CarlsonShannon CohnChristopher DonohoeKristen FullertonBrent HauerMichael MandyBill MelendezCindi ReilyEarl Reily Followed byIs This Goodbye, Charlie Brown? SimilarIs This Goodbye - Charlie B, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, Snoopy's Getting Married, He's Your Dog - Charlie B, You're Not Elected - Charlie B
A Charlie Brown Celebration is the 23rd prime-time animated TV special based upon the popular comic stripPeanuts, by Charles M. Schulz, who introduced the hour-long special. It was originally aired on the CBS network on May 24, 1982, and consists of a number of stories adapted from the comic strip. The special will be released for the first time on DVD by Warner Home Video on October 4, 2016, as a bonus special to Charlie Brown's All-Stars
"Sally": Sally, Eudora, and Snoopy are at summer camp. Eudora teases Snoopy.
"Linus and Sally": Linus is reading his report on summer camp. Miss Othmar is horrified by references to queen snakes. Charlie Brown is worried because he studied the wrong chapter and Sally is refusing to draw a cow leg.
"Peppermint Patty": Peppermint Patty is having trouble in school and tries to find a private one to attend instead. Following Snoopy's advice, she goes to the Ace Obedience School and quickly graduates from it, not realizing that it is a dog school. The teacher and principal from Peppermint Patty's elementary school do not believe that she has already graduated. When the girl finds out what has happened, she ends up fighting the vicious cat next door, mistaking him for Snoopy.
"Linus": Linus and Sally are going on a field trip. Linus is reunited with Truffles. Sally and Truffles fight over Linus and he gets stuck on a farm roof. It is up to Snoopy and Woodstock to save him.
"Piano": Lucy annoys Schroeder while he is playing his piano. Lucy throws the piano down the sewer. Schroeder tries to get it back with Charlie Brown's help.
"Lucy": Lucy is very angry and feels she has nothing for which to be thankful. She wants Linus to get logs for the fireplace, playing jokes on him and talking about Abraham Lincoln while he fetches them.
"Peppermint Patty and Marcie": Marcie tries to make some baseball caps for Peppermint Patty's team.
"Charlie Brown": Charlie Brown gets Sick and goes to Hospital. Sally takes the opportunity to move into his room but Peppermint Patty, Marcie and Lucy are worried about him. Lucy promises that, if Charlie Brown gets better, she will never pull the football away from him again. Linus tells Charlie Brown's mother about this. When Charlie Brown recovers, Lucy is forced to go through with her promise. However, Charlie Brown misses the ball and kicks Lucy's hand.
In The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show episode "Linus' Security Blanket" the footage scene where Charlie Brown and his kite get stuck in a tree is different but in You Can't Win, Charlie Brown the scene where Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy and Linus are caught up with his kite in Snoopy's doghouse is the same thing.