Take Vulture’s Peanuts Holiday Special Superfan Quiz

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Every year since you were younger than Charlie Brown and his friends, you’ve probably been watching the Peanuts holiday TV specials, all 11 of them, which began airing 50 years ago today — starting with the December 9, 1965 premiere of the Emmy- and Peabody-winning A Charlie Brown Christmas. In honor of the anniversary of Charlie Brown’s Charlie Brown–ness and that underappreciated little Christmas tree, prove your devotion to the beloved Peanuts holiday specials with a spin around our quiz.

How Well Do You Know the Peanuts Holiday Specials?

How Well Do You Know the Peanuts Holiday Specials?

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In ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’, what color is the ornament Charlie Brown puts on his little Christmas tree?

Red

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Who hosts the gang’s Halloween party in ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown?’

Violet

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What is not on Chef Snoopy’s menu in ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’?

Peanuts

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What’s the name of the teacher Linus buys candy for in ‘Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown’?

Miss Othmar

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After his appointment at Lucy’s five-cent psychiatrist booth in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’, Charlie Brown realizes he suffers from pantophobia, which is a fear of what?

Everything

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‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ was the first Peanuts holiday special; what was the second?

‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’

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What does Snoopy buy for Woodstock at the department store in ‘It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown’?

A birdhouse

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What does Sally Brown want Santa to bring her in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

Tens and twenties

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In ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’, what does Linus tell Lucy he’s going to do with his blanket when he grows up?

Make it into a sport coat

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What song does Lucy want Schroeder to play on his piano during the pageant rehearsal in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

“Jingle Bells”

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In ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’, which parts of the turkey does Peppermint Patty call dibs on when she invites herself to Charlie Brown’s house for dinner?

A drumstick and the neck

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While trick-or-treating in ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’, what does C.B. get in his candy bag at every house?

A rock

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Which company originally commissioned a holiday special that was pitched to them as ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

Coca-Cola

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How many dozens of eggs does Marcie ruin when Peppermint Patty tries to teach her how to color eggs in ‘It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown’?

Three

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Which part of the Bible does Linus quote in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

The Gospel of Luke

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In what order does Snoopy load the feast onto the dinner guests’ plates in ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’?

Toast, popcorn, pretzel sticks, jelly beans

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What gift does Violet give Charlie Brown in ‘Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown’?

A used Valentine card

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The Vince Guaraldi composition that serves as the Peanuts holiday specials theme song made its debut in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ and is named after which Peanuts pair?

Linus and Lucy

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What is Charlie Brown’s role in the Christmas pageant in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

He’s the director

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Which of the following is not a real Peanuts holiday special?

‘Happy Red, White, and Blue to You, Charlie Brown!’

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In ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’, who complains that he always plays a shepherd in the Christmas pageant?

Shermy

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What is Linus’s review of the snowflake he catches on his tongue in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

“Needs sugar”

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Sally is unhappy that Thanksgiving has caused her to have more schoolwork in ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’. What assignment does she find particularly irksome?

Writing an essay on Myles Standish

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“I think there must be something wrong with me, Linus” are the first words spoken by Charlie Brown in which holiday special?

‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’

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What’s Lucy’s costume in ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’?

A witch

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Why does Lucy get angry at Snoopy in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

He kisses her

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How does Snoopy make up with an angry Lucy after he steals her eggs in ‘It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown’?

He kisses her

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How does Snoopy greet Charlie Brown when C.B. arrives at the Christmas pageant in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

He boos him

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In an unauthorized 2006 viral YouTube clip, which band’s music was paired with ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ to create a perfect pop-culture mashup?

Outkast

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In ‘It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown’, what fashion accessory do Snoopy and Sally try on at the department store?

Hats

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Who is Snoopy’s ping-pong opponent in ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’?

Snoopy

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What time is Charlie Brown supposed to be at his grandmother’s house in ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’?

4:30 p.m.

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Which ‘Full House’ star provides the voice for Sally Brown in ‘It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown’?

Jodie Sweetin

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Which Peanuts character is not in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

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Where do Charlie Brown’s friends get the supplies to decorate the sad little tree in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

Snoopy’s doghouse

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In ‘Happy New Year, Charlie Brown!’, what book does Charlie Brown have to write a report on?

‘War and Peace’

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Who does not dine with Charlie Brown and his guests in ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’?

Lucy

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What song do Charlie Brown’s friends sing after they decorate his tree in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

“Hark the Herald Angels Sing”

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How does Charlie Brown try to make money in ‘It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown’?

He sells wreaths

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Vince Guaraldi wrote and sang the infectious “Little Birdie” to accompany Snoopy and Woodstock’s adventure in which Peanuts holiday special?

‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’

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What does Snoopy fight with while setting up the dinner table in ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’?

A chair

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Which Peanuts holiday special opens with Lucy pulling the football away when Charlie Brown tries to kick it?

‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’

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Who wins the “spectacular, supercolossal neighborhood Christmas lights and display contest” in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

Snoopy

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Lucy is reading TV Guide in ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’. Who’s on the cover of the issue she’s reading?

Lucy

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How many bites does it take Snoopy and Woodstock to eat their pumpkin pie at the end of ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’?

Five

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What color of aluminum tree does Lucy tell Charlie Brown to get in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

Pink

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What does Charlie Brown’s candy heart say in ‘Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown’?

“Forget it kid.”

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. In ‘It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown’, what holiday decorations are displayed in the department store?

Christmas

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As revealed in ‘Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown’, what is the name of the elementary school Charlie Brown attends?

Birchwood

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What instrument does Snoopy play in the pageant in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

Guitar

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