As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” discover whether the beloved special was responsible for driving aluminum Christmas trees out of fashion.
This week, Brian Cronin retraces how Charles Schulz’s ownership of a Ford started his Peanuts characters on the road to A Charlie Brown Christmas.
If there’s one thing we can count on at this time of year, it’s the re-runs of all our favorite holiday cartoons and stop-motion specials, from Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer to How The Grinch Stole Christmas and, of course, A Charlie Brown Christmas. But which festive animation makes your days the brightest, and which would you rather see lost in the North Pole for awhile? Vote in our seasonal poll and let us know!
Continuing his new weekly feature for Spinoff Online, i>Was Superman a Spy? An Other Comic Book Legends Revealed author Brian Cronin delves into product placement included in the original version of the holiday classic A Charlie Brown Christmas.