A Charlie Brown Valentine  Episode #A Charlie Brown Valentine

Synopsis: Valentine's Day with the Peanuts gang: Charlie Brown tries to muster up the courage to ask the little red-haired girl to the school dance. Lucy demands kisses and chocolates from Schroeder. Snoppy writes bad poetry while Sally wants to make Linus her sweet baboo. Marcie grapples with her crush on Charlie Brown, and Peppermint Patty hopes Charlie Brown will take her as his date to the dance.
Director(s): Bill Melendez
Production: United Media Productions
22 min

[Snoopy and Charlie Brown are sleeping, Snoopy wakes up, turns on the lamp and leaves the bed, Typewriter Keys Clacking]

Charlie Brown:
I hate it when he gets an idea

in the middle of the night!

[Typewriter Dings]

Charlie Brown:
A Valentine's card for Valentine's Day.

"Roses are red, chocolate is brown"?

Good grief.

[Day time, Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty are sitting under a tree]

Peppermint Patty: Valentine's Day puzzles me, Chuck.

If someone gives you a great big valentine,

does that mean love, Chuck?

Charlie Brown:
Well, it could, of course.

But, actually, the size of the valentine

isn't important.

Peppermint Patty: How about an expensive valentine, Chuck?

Does that mean love?

Oh, no. I don't think the price

has anything to do with love.

Peppermint Patty: Should a valentine be mailed

or should it be presented in person, Chuck?

Charlie Brown:
I don't think it really matters.

Peppermint Patty:Have you been given a lot of valentines

in your time, Chuck?

Charlie Brown:
No. I've never received a single valentine.

Peppermint Patty: Well, then what am I talking to you for?

I should be talking to someone

who is used to getting valentines.

[Snoopy walks by with a wagon of valentines, and two valentines in his ear, he kisses Peppermint Patty, and walks away]

Peppermint Patty: Hey, maybe that kid with the funny nose

can answer my question.

Hey, kid, wait a second.

[Snoopy is shown typing a typewriter, and Lucy is in front of him, typewriter dings, Snoopy hands the paper to Lucy]

"Dear sweetheart. "

That's too impersonaI.

I think you should call her

something more endearing.

[Snoopy types something else, typewriter dings, Snoopy hands the Paper to Lucy]

"Dear angeI food cake

with seven-minute frosting. "

Your stories are dumb.

They don't have enough romance.

I've just been reading

a very romantic book.

The man says to the woman:

"You are breath and bread

and water to me. "

That's the sort of thing you should write.

[Snoopy types another paper, typewriter dings, Snoopy hands the paper to Lucy]

"'You are breath and bread

and water to me,' he said.

'And chocolate-chip cookies. "'

Good grief.

[Snoopy types on another paper, typewriter dings, Snoopy hands the paper to Lucy]

"Dear sweetheart,

I miss you morning, noon and night. "

That's too vague.

When you write to a girI,

you have to be more specific.

[Snoopy types yet another paper, typewriter dings, Snoopy hands the paper to Lucy]

"I miss you at 8:15, 11:45 and 9:36."

Good grief. [Lucy rips the paper in half, and Walks away]

[Snoopy types another paper, Sally walks to him, typewriter dings, Snoopy hands the paper to Sally]

"Dear sweetheart, happy Valentine's Day.

I'd do anything for you.

I'd climb the highest mountain.

I'd dog paddle the deepest ocean. "

[Snoopy types another verse, typewriter dings, Snoopy hands the paper to Sally]

"'Your eyes are beautifuI,' he said.

'Shall I compare them to a summer's day?

No, even more.

Your eyes are like two supper dishes.

Be my valentine. "'

You just gave me an idea.

I'm going to make my own valentine

this year.

I'm going to cut out some pretty red hearts

and then glue lace around them.

What I want you to do

is type out a nice verse.

[Snoopy types a verse for Sally’s valentine, typewriter dings, Snoopy hands the paper to Sally]

"Chocolate-chip cookies are red

Chocolate-chip cookies are blue

Chocolate-chip cookies are sweet

So are you"

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Charles M. Schulz

Charles Monroe Schulz (; November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000), nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist best known for the comic strip Peanuts (which featured the characters Charlie Brown and Snoopy, among others). He is widely regarded as one of the most influential cartoonists of all time, cited as a major influence by many later cartoonists, including Jim Davis, Bill Watterson, and Matt Groening. more…

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