Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown Review
A Charlie Brown Valentine's Day Show
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown was the thirteenth television special by Charles M. Schulz featuring the Peanuts gang. Originally airing on CBS in January of 1975 and then on ABC in 2008. It became available from Paramount Home Entertainment on DVD in 2003 and then again by Warner Home Video in 2008.
In Charlie Brown's Be My Valentine, the Peanuts Gang is busy getting ready for Valentine's Day and Charlie Brown anxiously awaits the receipt of a Valentine. In typical Peanuts fashion, things don't go well for Charlie Brown but his optimism helps him keep a positive outlook. After all, there's always next year!
The remastered deluxe edition of shown here features that television special plus two others called It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown and You're in Love, Charlie Brown. It also includes a featurette called Unlucky in Love: An Unrequited Love Story. This set is sure to please any Peanuts fan that you love! Wouldn't it make an ideal Valentine's Day gift!?! Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown
If you are not aware of the outcome of this program and you do not want to know, then do not read on!
"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach, when feeling out of sight for the ends of being and ideal grace." ~~ Sally Brown
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown Synopsis
In 1975 Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown aired as a television special that was created from years of Peanuts cartoon strips. In this show, Charlie Brown is suffering from receiving no Valentine's while the rest of his friends including Snoopy have piles of them.
This DVD was issued in 2008 and featured a remastered edition of the television classic Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown plus two other television specials -- You're in Love, Charlie Brown (1967) and and It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown (1977).
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown Facts
Including the cast (voices) of Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown
Actors: Peanuts Gang, Charles M. Schulz
Directors: Phil Roman
Format: Animated, Closed-captioned, Color, DVD, Original Recording Remastered
Language: English (Dolby Digital 1.0), Spanish (Dolby Digital 1.0)
Subtitles: English, Spanish
Studio: Warner Home Video
DVD Release Date: January 15, 2008
Run Time: 25 minutes
Charlie Brown: Duncan Watson
Lucy van Pelt: Melanie Kohn
Linus van Pelt: Stephen Shea
Sally Brown: Lynn Mortensen
Schroeder: Greg Felton
Snoopy & Woodstock: Bill Melndez
Violet & Frieda: Linda Ercoli
"Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown is one of the best of the TV specials, featuring a strong storyline laced with lots of ironic comedy based around unfulfilled expectations. - Ricadus
"A worthy addition to the Peanuts pantheon of prime-time holiday specials. As with all of the best Peanuts videos, this one works on (at least) two levels: Plenty of kid-friendly humor and hijinx, as well as wry dialogue for the more sophisticated viewers." - D. Anderson
"It was like watching this classic for the first time,and seeing it in a remaster edition even better, never get tired of it- the Peanuts gang is always great to see over and over again." - J. Nira
"I remember how excited I was when this special 1st debuted in 1975. Funny and sad, this special got a lot of valentines sent Charles Schulz's way when it was 1st aired, all for Charlie Brown!" - W. Langan
"This installment of the "Peanuts" series centers all around the travails of love and rejection. - A Customer
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After By My Valentine, Charlie Brown was shown on television, children sent numerous valentines to Charlie Brown so that he would not be sad!
How horrible is it that Charlie Brown doesn't receive a single, solitary Valentine's day Card?
I have to admit that I had not seen Be Mine, Charlie Brown since I was a child, if I did see it then. I watched it today and I was horrified to discover that Charlie Brown didn't receive a single solitary Valentine's Day card. I was incredulous. My lower jaw hung slack. How could this happen to anyone? How could this be the central part of a children's cartoon?
What do you think about Charlie Brown not receiving a single solitary Valentine's Day card?
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