A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving | 1973

Directed by: Bill Melendez, Phil Roman

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Main Plot

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving follows Charlie Brown and his friends as they plan a Thanksgiving dinner. However, when Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over, chaos ensues. With the help of Snoopy and Woodstock, Charlie Brown tries to salvage the holiday and learn the true meaning of Thanksgiving.


  • Todd Barbee voices the character of Charlie Brown in "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving." He is the main protagonist of the story.
  • Robin Kohn plays the character of Lucy van Pelt, who is a bossy and opinionated friend of Charlie Brown.
  • Peppermint Patty is a character in A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. She invites herself and her friends to Charlie Brown's house for Thanksgiving dinner.


In the end, Charlie Brown and his friends gather around a makeshift Thanksgiving dinner at his grandmother's house. Despite the unconventional meal of popcorn, toast, and jellybeans, they express their gratitude and enjoy each other's company. Charlie Brown realizes the true meaning of Thanksgiving and learns that being surrounded by loved ones is what truly matters. The special ends with the gang sharing a toast and expressing their appreciation for Charlie Brown, making him feel loved and accepted.

Bill Melendez, Phil Roman