And I had interviews of some of the artists from years earlier. Can you tell me more about how involved he was?
Jeannie Schulz said he regarded the films as his characters, but not his work. AV: Did the producers ever get comfortable knowing that they could just keep producing the specials after their first few successes, or did they still live order-to-order? CS: Producer Lee Mendelssohn worked with Melendez and Schulz for decades and said they enjoyed the freedom to do as many or as few specials a year as they chose.
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Text Resize Print icon. MarketWatch Partner Center. Linus asks the most obvious question. Linus agrees to help Charlie Brown cook a special dinner for the gang — with the aid of Snoopy and Woodstock. When they come up with a meal of pretzel sticks, toast, popcorn, jelly beans and gelatin sundaes, Patty blows her stack.
The stately, uptempo main theme evokes the dignity of the holiday. The music continues as Snoopy fights with a lawn chair.
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The drawings are so vivid. He can do anything. Though the show would generate great critical acclaim and a 45 share of the television audience on that first night, making it the No. What convinced them, ultimately, was how well the shows did when they were repeated. The result was even stronger the next year, when it got a The entire special builds to that so skillfully, and it still has relevance. You hear people today talking about the commercialization of the holiday, and no one really understanding the spirit of it.
Airing in an slot on Thursday, Oct.