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'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' was a made for television animated movie in 1973, based on a comic strip by Charles M Schulz.

'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' went on to win a primetime Emmy Award next year. From then till 2019, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' has been telecasted on ABC every year.

'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' starts with Lucy van Pelt’s opening scene asking Charlie Brown to kick a ball as thanksgiving tradition and then pulling away from the ball, saying some tradition should be discontinued. Brown’s family is preparing to leave for their grandmother’s home, who has cooked a thanksgiving dinner when Charlie Brown receives a call from Peppermint Patty, who is alone for Thanksgiving. Along with Marcie and Franklin, she invites themselves to a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving dinner without his consent. Linus supports Charlie Brown in having two Charlie Brown Thanksgiving dinners, one with his friends and the other one with his family.

Along with Charlie Brown Thanksgiving quotes, you can also look at Charlie Brown Christmas quotes, and Charlie Brown quotes.

Best Thanksgiving Charlie Brown Quotes

The thanksgiving prayer is said by Elder William Brewster, which is something like ‘We thank God for our homes and our food and our safety in a new land. We thank God for the opportunity to create a new world for freedom and justice.’ You can check more Happy Thanksgiving Charlie Brown quotes below.

1. “What kind of Thanksgiving dinner is this? Where’s the turkey, Chuck? Don’t you know anything about Thanksgiving dinners? Where’s the mashed potatoes? Where’s the cranberry sauce? Where’s the pumpkin pie?”

- Peppermint Patty, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

2. “Come on, Snoopy, we don’t have any time for this playing around. The guests will be here pretty soon, so please get ready to help serve them.”

- Charlie Brown, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

3. “Are we going to have a prayer? It’s Thanksgiving, you know.”

- Peppermint Patty, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

4. “We’ve got another holiday to worry about. It seems Thanksgiving Day is upon us.”

- Charlie Brown, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

5. “Sally, Thanksgiving is a very important holiday. Ours was the first country in the world to make a national holiday to give thanks.”

- Linus van Pelt, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

6. [to Charlie Brown] “Isn’t he the cutest thing?”

- Sally Brown, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

7. “Isn’t it peculiar, Charlie Brown, how some traditions just slowly fade away?”

- Lucy van Pelt, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

8. “Good grief, it’s 4 o’clock! We’re supposed to be at grandmother’s house for Thanksgiving by 4:30. I’d better talk to her and explain my dilemma.”

- Charlie Brown, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

9. “Holidays always depress me.”

- Charlie Brown, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

10. “You can’t explain anything to Peppermint Patty, because you never get to say anything.”

- Charlie Brown, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

Best Thanksgiving Lucy Van Pelt Quotes

The catchphrase that Charlie Brown often uses is “good grief.” A meek, timid boy who is always doubted by his friends, Charlie brown uses this phrase whenever he lands himself in a soup. Please read some Charlie Brown thanksgiving quotes and Lucy van Pelt and friends quotes below.

11.  Charlie Brown: “Well, there’s only one thing wrong with that.”

Linus van Pelt: “What’s that, Charlie Brown?”

Charlie Brown: “My grandmother lives in the condominium.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

12. Lucy van Pelt: “Well, one of the greatest traditions we have is the Thanksgiving Day football game. And the biggest, most important tradition of all is the kicking off of the football.”

Charlie Brown: “Is that right?”

Lucy van Pelt: “Absolutely. Come on, Charlie Brown. It’s a great honour for you.”

Charlie Brown: “Well, if it’s that important, a person should never turn down a great honour. Maybe I should do it. Besides, she wouldn’t try to trick me on a traditional holiday.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

13. Marcie: “Don’t feel bad, Chuck. Peppermint Patty didn’t mean all those things she said. Actually, she really likes you.”

Charlie Brown: “I don’t feel bad for myself; I just feel bad because I’ve ruined everyone’s Thanksgiving.”

Marcie: “But Thanksgiving is more than eating, Chuck. We should just be thankful for being together. I think that’s what they mean by ‘Thanksgiving,’ Charlie Brown.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

14. Peppermint Patty: “Are we going to have a prayer? It’s Thanksgiving, you know.”

Peppermint Patty: “Before we’re served, shouldn’t we say grace?”

- 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

15. “Don’t worry, Chuck. We won’t make problems. We’ll help clean the dishes and everything. Just save me a drumstick and the neck. See you, Chuck.”

- Peppermint Patty, 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

16. "Linus van Pelt : In the year 1621, the Pilgrims held their first Thanksgiving feast. They invited the great Indian chief Massasoit, who brought...a great abundance of food. Governor William Bradford and Captain Miles Standish were honored guests. Elder William Brewster, who was a minister, said a prayer that went something like this: 'We thank God for our homes and our food and our safety in a new land. We thank God for the opportunity to create a new world for freedom and justice."

Patricia 'Peppermint Patty' Reichardt: Amen.

- 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

17. Linus van Pelt: “What are you going to do on Thanksgiving, Charlie Brown?

Charlie Brown: My mother and dad, and Sally and I are all going to my grandmother’s for dinner.

Sally Brown: Why don’t you come along, Linus? We can hold hands under the table.”

Linus van Pelt: “Blah!”

- 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

18. "Sally Brown: What’s the matter, big brother?

Charlie Brown: Nothing. I was just checking the mailbox.

Sally Brown: What did you expect, a turkey card?”

- 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

19. "Peppermint Patty: Hey Charles, how does that song go? [singing] Over the river and through the woods, To Grandmother’s House we go.

Everybody: [singing] The horse knows the way, to carry the sleigh, through the white and drifted snow.

Charlie Brown: Yes but there’s just one problem with that song. My grandmother lives in a condominium.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'.

20. "I can't cook a Thanksgiving dinner. All I can make is cold cereal and maybe toast."

- Charlie Brown.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' quotes, then why not take a look at [Peanuts quotes], or [Snoopy quotes].

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