Why, Charlie Brown, Why?

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Why, Charlie Brown, Why? is the 33rd prime-time animated TV special based upon the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz. It originally aired on March 16, 1990 and was also nominated for an Emmy. In a departure of the light-hearted themes presented... read more

Why, Charlie Brown, Why? is the 33rd prime-time animated TV special based upon the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz. It originally aired on March 16, 1990 and was also nominated for an Emmy. In a departure of the light-hearted themes presented in previous Peanuts specials, the story deals with a new character, named Janice, who is diagnosed with cancer. This is the first Peanuts special of the 1990s.

Original Release

03/16/1990

US Release

03/16/1990

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Cast

Kaleb Henley Charlie Brown
Brandon Stewart Linus Van Pelt
Olivia Burnette Janice Emmons
Adrienne Stiefel Sally Brown
Bill Melendez Snoopy / Woodstock
Jennifer Banko Lucy Van Pelt (voice)
Dion Zamora The Bully (voice)
Brittany Thornton Little Sister (voice)
Lindsay Sloane Big Sister (voice)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Sam Jaimes

Writers

Charles M. Schulz, Sara Compton, Judy Freudberg, Tony Geiss, Nancy Sans, Norman Stiles, Cathi Turow

Cast

Kaleb Henley Charlie Brown
Brandon Stewart Linus Van Pelt
Olivia Burnette Janice Emmons
Adrienne Stiefel Sally Brown
Bill Melendez Snoopy / Woodstock
Jennifer Banko Lucy Van Pelt (voice)
Dion Zamora The Bully (voice)
Brittany Thornton Little Sister (voice)
Lindsay Sloane Big Sister (voice)

Producers

Lee Mendelson Executive Producer
Jon Stone Executive Producer
Bill Melendez Producer

Editors

Chuck McCann, Warren Taylor

1990EmmyOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) Nominated
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