Sep 9, 2021
As in two past specials about Charlie, the half-hour animated show had charm, adult wit and wisdom.
Sep 9, 2021
It was a beguiling half hour, though small fry may have found some aspects distressing. But what other cartoon characters make you FEEL for them?
Sep 9, 2021
As usual, the Peanuts characters were captured with all their charm by the animaters in a completely delightful show. It's turning into a nice holiday TV custom.
Sep 9, 2021
This was Snoopy's round from start to finish in another enjoyable fable that didn't even hang together very well, but nevertheless kept the chuckles flowing with its endearing mixture of childish antics and grownup talk.
Sep 9, 2021
Here was a Halloween offering appealing to the kids, because of its action, and right up the alley of the more sophisticated, because of its true humor.
Oct 28, 2020
It doesn't make any sense, but it's entertaining and I laughed mightily heard...
Oct 31, 2013
No matter how often we see it, we'll still be happy to wait in the pumpkin patch with Linus, and wait-for-it when Lucy pulls the football away from Charlie Brown, and delight when Snoopy is on the other end of the apple when Lucy goes bobbing.
Jul 4, 2009's hard not come away with a smile on your face.
Oct 4, 2008
May not be one of the better Charlie Brown specials but it sure is a great celebration of not just the Autumn season, but of Halloween and what a little faith in the tradition can do to a young child...
Sep 4, 2008
Director Bill Melendez concentrates on atmosphere more than anything else; he sets up unrelated jokes, or simply enjoys watching the autumn leaves fall gently to the ground.
Jul 24, 2005
May 18, 2004
Apr 27, 2003
Mar 12, 2003
What the hell kind of grown-up hands out rocks on Halloween?
Mar 11, 2003
Nov 28, 2002
Perhaps Charlie Brown's most charming, bittersweet moment.
Nov 2, 2002
Aug 30, 2002
The most sincere of all Halloween specials.