This Is America, Charlie Brown!

This Is America, Charlie Brown!

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From the voyage of the Mayflower to the bold exploration of outer space, join the Peanuts gang as they take you on a timeless journey through American history! Groove along with Charlie Brown and Snoopy as they discover the beginnings of jazz and ragtime music, cleverly accompanied by Lucy’s speech about American heroes. Soar with the Wright brothers, blast into orbit on the NASA space station, and create some the world’s most influential inventions alongside such greats as Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford!
From the voyage of the Mayflower to the bold exploration of outer space, join the Peanuts gang as they take you on a timeless journey through American history! Groove along with Charlie Brown and Snoopy as they discover the beginnings of jazz and ragtime music, cleverly accompanied by Lucy’s speech about American heroes. Soar with the Wright brothers, blast into orbit on the NASA space station, and create some the world’s most influential inventions alongside such greats as Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford!

Season 1 (8 episodes)

  • 1. The Mayflower Voyagers

    Original air date: 10/21/1988 Runtime: 24:15 min.

    Original air date: 10/21/1988 Runtime: 24:15 min. The Peanuts characters take the voyage to the new world. They eventually have the first Thanksgiving.

  • 2. The Birth of the Constitution

    Original air date: 10/28/1988 Runtime: 23:59 min.

    Original air date: 10/28/1988 Runtime: 23:59 min. Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang is present when the country’s founding fathers discuss putting together the constitution.

  • 3. The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk

    Original air date: 11/04/1988 Runtime: 24:16 min.

    Original air date: 11/04/1988 Runtime: 24:16 min. Linus and Charlie Brown witness the Wright brothers’ first flight.

  • 4. The NASA Space Station

    Original air date: 11/11/1988 Runtime: 24:18 min.

    Original air date: 11/11/1988 Runtime: 24:18 min. Linus dreams that he and the rest of the Peanuts gang travel into space.

  • 5. The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad

    Original air date: 02/10/1989 Runtime: 24:14 min.

    Original air date: 02/10/1989 Runtime: 24:14 min. Charlie Brown discusses how the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads link to create the transcontinental railroad.

  • 6. The Great Inventors

    Original air date: 03/10/1989 Runtime: 24:09 min.

    Original air date: 03/10/1989 Runtime: 24:09 min. Each member of the Peanuts gang reports on various American inventions.

  • 7. The Smithsonian and the Presidency

    Original air date: 04/19/1989 Runtime: 24:15 min.

    Original air date: 04/19/1989 Runtime: 24:15 min. Viewers experience meeting U.S. presidents as seen through the eyes of the Peanuts gang. Charlie Brown visits with Abraham Lincoln. The gang also meets Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

  • 8. The Music and Heroes of America

    Original air date: 05/23/1989 Runtime: 24:10 min.

    Original air date: 05/23/1989 Runtime: 24:10 min. Snoopy wants to participate in Schroeder’s report on music in America.