Bonus Episode: A Very Special Presentation

Slow, melancholy, and the true meaning of Christmas. It might sound more like a December mass at a local church but it’s actually commonly used description of a beloved holiday classic: A Charlie Brown Christmas.

In this bonus episode we go over how this timeless tale, that was originally as wanted as a withered Charlie Brown tree, became to be the enduring classic it’s considered today.


Show Notes


The Christmas classic that almost wasn’t – By Bill Nichols, USA TODAY, 2005

The Art and Making of Peanuts Animation: Celebrating Fifty Years of Television Specials – Charles Solomon, Chronicle Books, Jan 18, 2013


Charles Schulz on Charlie Rose, 1997

A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1963) clip: