The Peanuts classic It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The animated special first premiered on October 27, 1966.
Written by Peanuts creator Charles Schultz, Linus goes to a pumpkin patch and waits for the arrival of The Great Pumpkin on Halloween night. Sally decides to join her “sweet baboo,” but is very disappointed when The Great Pumpkin doesn’t show.
Meanhwile, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang goes trick-or-treating. The kids get a variety of candy, but Charlie Brown somehow gets rocks in his bag.
Will tonight be the night where Linus finally sees The Great Pumpkin? Will Charlie Brown get candy instead of rocks? Tune in on ABC at 8pm ET to find out!