Merry Christmas Charlie Brown

I just watched a Charlie Brown Christmas with the kids. Unbelievable what a fantastic little cartoon this is. I picked up the DVD so I wouldn’t have to watch it out of sync and with scenes cut to make way for commercials. You heard that right, the networks cut scenes in the cartoon parable decrying Christmas commercialism. They also seem to have botched other holiday specials by getting voice and video out of sync or trying to speed up dialog and getting the pitch messed up.

Funny reading the Wikipedia article pointed out that network execs were sure this cartoon would be a flop in 1965. I guess network executives have always been morons.

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