Over the last year, our family watched a whole bunch of Peanuts holiday specials – on
Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s and Valentine’s Day – and we wrote down all the amazingly adorable things our kids said about them.
Well now we’re back to cover the one big Charlie Brown special we missed!
So without further ado, here’s how our now-five-year-old daughter Sammy and her nearly three-year-old brother Freddy reacted when we showed them
“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” for the very first time!
(We think it’s a real treat!)
SAMMY: What is this? Is this like a dream or something?
MOM + DAD: It says “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” SAMMY: I know that.
SAMMY: That’s a really big lollipop.
SAMMY: The leaves got stuck to it. That’s what I knew was going to happen!
SAMMY + FREDDY: (big laughs.) FREDDY: That was silly!
SAMMY: He’s talking about Santa but he does not even know that.
SAMMY: She loooves him.
SAMMY: I knew who that is. Well, I don’t know his name, but I know he’s always really dirty, so I knew that was him because he had a cloud of dust with him.
SAMMY: What’s “slug you” mean? MOM + DAD: It means she’s going to hit him. SAMMY: …But she loooves him.
SAMMY: They’re standing right next to the biggest pumpkin. Maybe that means it’s the Great Pumpkin?
SAMMY: Smell my feet? FREDDY: Smell! My! Feet!
SAMMY: “I got a rock.” That’s weird.
SAMMY: Whoa. He must be really hot. ‘Cause he’s in the sun.
SAMMY: What is he doing? MOM + DAD: Pretending to fly a plane in a war. SAMMY: Oh. FREDDY: This is scary…
SAMMY: That’s weird. ‘Cause they were drawing on his bald head.
SAMMY: Look at him. FREDDY: I saw him right there. He was right in the darkness.
FREDDY: My favorite character is the dog. Cause he do’s funny things.
SAMMY: Why isn’t he dancing? Why is he just crying like that? Was that a sad part or something? Of the music?
FREDDY: I’m scared…
SAMMY: They say “blockhead” a lot!
SAMMY: But in a different movie she said, “I still have my Halloween candy.” But she didn’t even go trick-or-treating!?! That doesn’t even make sense! MOM + DAD: …Wow, kiddo. Good memory.
SAMMY: What is she even doing?
SAMMY: She put him into his bed.
SAMMY: He always has sad holidays.